|System Requirements -
To setup an Invisible Gold server, you need to be able to create ASP powered sites. This requires Microsoft Windows and IIS. Invisible Gold needs the ability to load and execute DLLs. (It won't run on a Linux or Unix server with ASP emulation.)
Every Invisible Gold website has a login link to allow you to login and make changes. It starts out with a single "admin" user account, but others can be added in the Multiuser and Advanced Commerce versions.
Get to the login page by scrolling to the bo...
|Private Client Areas -
A private client area is a page that only a specific user or group of users can access and a multi-user license is required. For example: you might want to provide a list of documents to clients, charge for access to an area, communicate confidentially wi...
|Invisible Gold Quick Tour -
Invisible Gold is an easy to use website building tool that allows you to maintain your website with just a web browser. No need to worry about breaking the site or paying for simple text or image changes.
Depending on the version, your Invisible Gold l...
|Rich Edit -
The Rich Edit template is very flexible. It doesn't automatically create links or display a title. However, it allows you to bold text, change fonts, and paste text right from Microsort Word (with all of the formatting in intact)...
|RSS Feed -
RSS is a common way for websites to broadcast news on the Internet. Most large news service sites offer it as a way for other sites to display their news.
RSS offers you you a way to include latest industry news on your website. Keep in mind that the...
Keeping track of your website's traffic is not only important, it's fun. Click on the Traffic button on the left side of the page when you are logged in as an Administrator. This will open a page with various graphs tracking everything from pages loaded...
|Web Designer Tip: Customize the Page Title -
This is a good tip for database backed sites for search engine optimization.|
Normally Invisible Gold manages the title tag automatically. It takes the "name" of each page and combines it with the "title" value stored in the settings page.
This doesn't work well when using an external database of products. For example, if you up...
|Directory Structure -
Creating sites usually involves uploading them to the server, or perhaps making changes right to the files themselves. There are a few things you should know first.|
Creating sites usually involves uploading them to the server, or perhaps making changes right to the files themselves online. There are a few things you should know first.
1) There are 5 main directories in an Invisible Gold website: Data, Frameworks, I...
|Banner Ads -
The Invisible Gold Banner Ad system is designed for advanced users to integrate in large scale websites for use in online advertising campains (selling ads for certain sections of your site, etc.)
It also stores ads so clients can pay for a certain num...
|Paid Registrations -
The Registration system can also work with the Shopping Cart to charge users before creating new User accounts.
For more information, read the Users section.
Basically, it works just like the Registration system, however, after the user creates a new ...
|Processing Orders -
As new Orders come into the system, you should receive emails for each one, or check back regularly to see orders as they come in.
Note: Email is not a foolproof system. It's a good idea to check regularly just in case.
Also: Receiving the orders email...
|Create a New Invisible Gold powered site by hand. -
Even if you prefer to use the Wizard, it makes sense to understand what steps are being done to configure a new Invisible Gold site.
Note: Even before you can create the site, you need a Windows 2000 or 2003 Server that can run ASP and a version of Invis...
|Using the Wizard to Create and Manage Invisible Gold Sites -
Administrators that have been working with Invisible Gold for several years will remember configuring them by hand. Now we have a tool that reduces most of the process to allow button clicks.
The Wizard can be used to create Invisible Gold websites, vir...
|Useful HTML Guide -
It seems that you can't go too far into the computer world now without hearing about HTML. We know that it's a programming language, or atleast a technique for making text bold or italic and setting fonts. Invisible Gold allows you to enter HTML into ma...