|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...
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...
|Payment Options -
Invisible Gold makes it easy to manage an on-line store, but there are a few things to decide before you start selling.
First, you need to understand that there are a lot of different ways to sell on-line. Some people sell on Ebay. Others put up pages ...
|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...
The calendar template allows you to display upcoming (and past) events on your website by creating events and setting their start and end dates. The calendar page always displays the current month and allows visitors to view different months, the whole y...
|Contact Us -
The Contact Us template is primarily used for getting feedback from visitors. However, it has several options that can allow it to also sign visitors up for mailing lists, send email responses, and generate email to you website administrator.
One of the...
|Default Page -
The default template is the most common page type. It allows you to specify a title, some text, add an image, and lists all child pages as links at the bottom. Use this one if you are in doubt about which template to use....
|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 ...
|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...
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...
|Mailing Lists -
Every Invisible Gold website has the Mailing List feature. It ties directly into the Email Newsletter system so you can send messages to one or more list (If you have the Invisible Gold Newsletter or higher license). It is also quite flexible and can be...
|Email Newsletters -
Invisible Gold Newsletter and higher include a system for sending out email newsletters either as HTML or plain text. Just add your message text to your site, then click the Send Email button at the top of the page (when you're logged in), and then choos...
|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...
|Site Search -
The Site Search template creates pages that search all or part of the rest of the site. Other than specifying where the search will occur, it doesn't require any setup other than creating a search page....
|Download List -
A download list template can be used to distribute files to your visitors such as audio clips, word documents, executables, and PDF files.
It is very similar to the static list template. the only difference is that it automatically displays links to the...