|Template Library -
Every page in an Invisible Gold powered website is based on a page template. An Inivsible Gold template is a page layout with its own set of tools or features. When you click "New" to create a new page anywhere in your site, the Select Template page give...
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|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...
|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...
|New CSS Menus -
These are an updated version of our CSS menus that work on all browsers and include descriptive comments in a menu_setup.css file to set colors. Note, be sure the path in this file matches whatever framework folder you put it in if you use rollover backg...
|Hosting Invisible Gold Powered Websites -
Invisible Gold is a content management system that runs on a Windows 2000 or 2003 server. It requires both IIS and ASP to host sites. Content is loaded primarily through the web browser....
The Gallery template is perfect for organizing a group of pages. It displays some text and or a picture at the top, and then all of the child pages as a grid below....
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...
|Advanced: Using Drop Down Menus With Calendars -
This tip extends the normal drop down menu technique to include upcoming calendar events.|
Ok, so now you can build drop down menus, but what happens when you want to show events from a calendar? Once the calendar has more than 10 events, it gets too long.
There is a nice little trick to use a slightly different call to pull just the upcoming...
A Framework defines the "look" of an Invisible Gold powered site. There can be several, and it makes sense to evolve the Frameworks over time. Each page can have its own, or inherit the one from its parent. If none are chosen, one in a directory called "default" is used.|
A Framework defines the "look" of an Invisible Gold powered site. There can be several, and it makes sense redisign your Frameworks over time. Each page can have its own, or inherit the one from its parent. If none are chosen, one in a directory called...
Creating Invisible Gold powered sites is quite different than a plain HTML sites. There is a strong separation of Content, Code, and Design. This means that...|
Creating Invisible Gold powered sites is quite different than a plain HTML sites. There is a strong separation of Content, Code, and Design. This means that your client can be making changes to the content of pages without affecting the design. You can...
|Exporting Orders -
Exporting Orders for use in other programs is quite easy. Log in as an Administrator and click the Orders button on the left. This will show a list of orders in the system. Click on the Export link in the top right and you will have the option to save ...
|Taking Orders -
The cart is enabled right from the start if you have one of the two Invisible Gold Commerce licenses.
Create some Product pages using the product template. The Product Catalog and Gallery templates are a great way to organize products. Also, quite a ...
|Upgrading Sites -
Every Invisible Gold site is a certain version. One of the great features of Invisible Gold is that sites can be updated to the latest version to take advantage of bug fixes, new templates, and new features.
Note: Before you upgrade a site to the latest...
|System Settings -
System Settings give you access to make changes to the way your website works. Unlike the content on individual pages, this refers to the Email, Shopping Cart, Login Page, and Search Engine values.
Modify the System Settings by logging in as An Administ...