|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...
|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...
|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...
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...
|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...
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.
|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...
|Shopping Cart System Settings -
In addition to simply editing the Shopping Cart page, (for the text at the top), you can also modify several system settings that affect the way the shopping cart behaves.
Click on the System button at the top of the page (when you are logged in as an Ad...
|System View -
The System page shows you information about a page or the entire website. You can view it by logging in as an Administrator and clicking on the System button at the top.
The page is divided into three main areas. In the top left are links to various Sy...
|Shipping and Taxes -
Taxes are calculated for every Order being shipped to a single state. (presumably the one your business is in.) You can also set individual products to be Tax Exempt. For example, a Gift Certificate would not be taxable.
Note: The field to set a P...
|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...
|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 ...
Besides Custom Templates, Product pages are the only types of page that can use "Add to Cart". The Product Template is only available in the Commerce and Advanced Commerce versions of Invisible Gold.
Products can be listed on many different types of pag...
|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...