|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...
|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...
|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...
|Discussion List -
The discussion list allows website visitors to post comments and discuss topics. It's also known as a message board or a bulletin board.
It maintains a list of "threads" or discussion topics. Logged in users have the ability to read threads and submit ...
|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...
|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...
|Custom Form -
The Custom Form template is very powerful. It's also widely misunderstood. It allows you to create a custom form using HTML that submits information just like a contact us template. If you are just starting out, you might be better served by the Contac...
|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...
|GetHTML Tags -
A GetHTML tag is always replaced by some HTML. You can put these into Content of a page, a Framework, or a Custom Template.|
A GetHTML tag is replaced by HTML in the web browser. You can put these into Content, Framework, and Custom Templates.
|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...
|Custom Templates -
The entire Invisible Gold system is built using XML and XSL. This is a technology that works very similarly to databases. (Actually modern databases all are moving toward outputting XML.)...|
The entire Invisible Gold system is built using XML and XSL. This is a technology that works very similarly to databases.
The XSL files transform the XML into text like an HTML page. Different XSL files can output different pages. For example, when yo...
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...
|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...
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....
The Approvals system allows you to monitor content changes to your website. It is included in the Multi-User and Advanced Commerces licenses and is designed primarily for use in Discussion Lists and when various users can maintain their own pages.