|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....
|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...
|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...
|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...
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...
|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...
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...
|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 ...
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|Users and Groups -
Invisible Gold has a user administration system that is included with the Multiuser and Advanced Commerce licenses. This enables a website to have separate user logins, groups of users (for security settings). Advanced Commerce sites also have the optio...
|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...
|Creating Drop Down Menus -
It's inevitable, not long after you created your first site, you dabbled (or will dabble) with drop down menus. They look slick, most of the big sites have them, and they're very effective at organizing sites with more than 10-15 pages.|
It's inevitable, not long after you created your first site, you dabbled (or will dabble) with drop down menus. They look slick, most big sites have them, and they're very effective for organizing sites with more than 10-15 pages.
(Note: Drop down menus...
|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...
|Uploading Images -
It is easy to upload images and files to your Invisible Gold website. You can upload an image anywhere you see the "Click To Upload Image" box.
Once an image is uploaded, you can change its size, position, and add a caption.
Images must be in either...
|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...