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...
|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...
|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...
|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...
|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...
|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...
|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 Invisible Gold Security system allows you to set permission rights on individual pages to Users or Groups. Rights are also inherited, so if you have the Right to view a page, you also have the right to view all of the pages under it.
Note: You can a...
|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 ...
|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 ...
|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...
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.
|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 ...
|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...