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  • How do I set up my Stripe account?

    Stripe is the payment processor that we use with our Website Builder shopping cart. In order to accept payments through our shopping cart, you will need to set up a Stripe account on their website. After you create your account on Stripe's website, you will need to confirm your email address and then activate your account. To do this, you will need to fill out the following information: Country you're located Business description Business type Tax ID Business address Business website Your legal name Your date of birth Your social security number (for US, it will vary by country) Business name and phone number to show on customer's credit card statement Your bank details including account number and routing number Once you have activated your Stripe account, you need to connect it your Website Builder shopping cart from within our editor. Follow these instructions: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select the "Website Builder" tab in the main menu. Click on the "edit" link next to the website builder you want to use. Click on the "Shopping Cart" tab on the left hand tool bar. Select the "Payments" tab and click "Connect Stripe". You will be taken to Stripe's website where you can log in if you haven't already. If you have already activated your account, you should only need to authorize the connection. Otherwise fill out the additional information needed. Once you click authorize access, Stripe may have to review your information. Once the connection has been fully authorized, you should see that "you already connected a Stripe account" within the "Payments" tab. You have now set up your Stripe account for payments. Do I have to set up a Stripe account to accept payments through your Website Builder's shopping cart?

  • How do I add the video background feature to my Website Builder?

    The video feature allows you to put a video as your header. The header is most likely the first thing your viewers will see, so it's a great place to feature an eye catching video. This great feature will allow you to promote specific things in your video. To get access to this new feature, you must have either a Pro or Business plan. How to add the video header background feature: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select the "Website Builder" tab in the main menu. Click on the "edit" link next to the website builder you want to use. At the top of your page, you will find the header section. If you hover your mouse over it, you will see two options that pop up: header design & header size. Click on the "Header Design" button, then click on "Background". Here you will see three options that you can choose from: image, carousel & video. Click the "Video" button and paste your video link from any video hosting site. Click "Save" as well as the "Save" button on the top of the page. You should now see the video in your header. To see this live on your website, hit "Publish". How do I add the carousel background feature to my Website Builder?

  • What are some basic HTML tags that I can use to build my website?

    Here are a few basic HTML tags that may be helpful: <p></p> – paragraph. <h1></h1> to <h6></h6> – heading. <br> – line break. Doesn't require content or a closing tag. <b></b> – bold <i></i> – italic <u></u> – underlined <a></a> – A link. The href attribute should be used to indicate the link's destination. Example: <a href="http://www.dynadot.com">Link to Dynadot</a> Please note the following: – Don't forget to include a closing tag (e.g. <b>bold</b>) – It is recommended to always use lowercase letters in tags. For more information regarding HTML, check out the HTML section of our blog where we have a few posts that can help get you started! Don't want to have to learn and use HTML or other code to create your website? We have the solution! Check out our easy-to-use, no coding-required, Website Builder! You can even try it for free!

  • What are your Website Builder plans and prices?

    We offer three Website Builder plans: Basic (FREE), Pro ($5/month), and Business ($15/month). You can find out a little more about each plan below: *NOTE: The free domain is included only with the yearly Website Builder plan.

  • How do I create email addresses in my Website Builder business plan?

    Our Website Builder's business plan has email built right in! There are two types of email addresses you can create: personal email and shared email. Shared mailboxes allow multiple people to access the same email inbox. This is great for businesses because, for example, each member of Team Dynadot has a personal email as well as access to shared emails such as info@dynadot.com. To create a personal email address in your Website Builder, please follow these steps to add a new user: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select the "Website Builder" tab in the main menu. Click on the "edit" link next to the website builder you want to use. Click on the "Settings" icon (the one that looks like a gear) on the left-hand tool bar. Select the "Email" tab. Click on the "Add User" icon (it looks like a person with our Dynadot logo as its head and has a plus next to it) on the top right-hand side of the page. Enter the user's first and last name, email address (you only need to enter what will appear before "@yourdomain.com"), password, and check off if you want this email address to be "Catch All" email. You can also upload an Avatar image for them (png, jpg, jpeg, gif and max 2M). Click "Create New User" to save your new user and their personal email address. To create a shared email addresses in your website builder, please follow these steps to add a shared mailbox: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select the "Website Builder" tab in the main menu. Click on the "edit" link next to the website builder you want to use. Click on the "Settings" icon (the one that looks like a gear) on the left-hand tool bar. Select the "Email" tab. Click on the "Add Shared Mailbox" icon (it looks like a letter with a plus next to it) on the top right-hand side of the page. Enter the mailbox name, email address (you only need to enter what will appear before "@yourdomain.com"), password, and check off if you want this email address to be "Catch All." Click "Create" to save your new email address. Learn how to give a user access to a shared email address or how to log in to your website builder email.

  • How do I add different options or variants of the same product to my Website Builder shopping cart?

    Our Website Builder shopping cart makes it easy to sell different forms of the same product. For example, you can add different sizes and colors for a t-shirt. You can add this to your product from within our shopping cart editor in our variants section. To add options and variants to your product: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select the "Website Builder" tab in the main menu. Click on the "edit" link next to the website builder you want to use. Click on the "Shopping Cart" (the one that looks like a cart) on the left-hand tool bar. Select the "Inventory" tab and select the product you want to add a variant to or click on "Add Product" to add a new product. Under the variants section, you will see two options: Add Option and Add Variant. Before you can add a variant of your product, you must first add an option. In the example above, you would need to add color as your option. Click the "Add Option" button and enter the option you want to add and the default value. Once you click save, the option you added will show along the top row along with the product's SKU, Price, Stock, Weight, Dimensions, and whether it's hidden or visible. Once you've added your product options, click on "Add Variant". This will create another product row where you can adjust the options available. For example, the top row can represent a red t-shirt and the next row down can represent a white t-shirt. To adjust the options for your variant, click on the Edit button or to delete it, click the trash button. Click the "Save" button on the top left on the screen to finalize your changes. To view your options on the product page: From within your Website Builder editor, go to your product page. Hover over your product and click "Open Product". You should now see your options on this page in a drop down menu. What is the difference between a variant and an option in our Website Builder shopping cart editor?

  • How do I choose what page a product will show on from within your Website Builder shopping cart system?

    Since our Website Builder shopping cart is available with our Business plan, you have access to umlimited pages on which to feature your products. To select which page to show each product, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select the "Website Builder" tab in the main menu. Click on the "edit" link next to the website builder you want to use. Click the "shopping cart" tab (it is shaped like a cart) and click the inventory tab. Click on the product that you want to place. Once you are inside your product editor, scroll all the way to the bottom of the page and you will see a "Manage" section. Here, you will see two areas you can change. The "Collections Page" and "Product URL". The "Collections Page" is where you can choose which product page you want this product to be on. (If you only have one product page, it will just have the name of your product page and none as options. If it is set to none, you will not be able to see the product on your website.) Each product is also given its own product page under the "Collections Page" it is listed on. "Product URL" is where you can set a custom URL for your product. Once you have made your changes, be sure to click "Save" at the top of the page. Please note that you can only show products on a "product" page. How do I add products to my inventory?

  • How do I change the name of my email inbox folders on your Website Builder email platform?

    Our Website Builder's business plan has email built right in! We make it easy to keep your email organized with folders. Our default folder name is "folder_0," to change the name of your email folders, please follow these steps: Sign in to your website builder email. Click on the "Settings" icon (the one that looks like a gear) in the top-right corner of the page. Scroll down to the "Folders" section. You will see 8 folders available to use and rename. Replace the default "folder_0" with the folder name you want to use. If you don't need all 8 folders, simply remove the default name and leave it blank to remove it from the left-hand bar. Click "Save" at the bottom of the "Folders" section to save your changes. How do I create email addresses in my Website Builder business plan?

  • How do I add a new blog post to my Website Builder?

    Our Website Builder makes it easy to start your blog! All of our templates start you off with a "blog" page that is already set up for you (if you don't have this page, find out how to add a blog page). To add a new post to your blog, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Click on the "Website Builder" tab on the main menu. Click on the "edit" link next to the Website Builder you want to use. Click on your blog page from the navigation bar. Click "Add Post" at the top. Here you can add your title and content as well as set whether the post is visible or hidden and the date and time it was published. Once your post is ready, you can choose to "Save Draft" or "Publish" at the top. You can also "Delete" your post or simply click "Back" and discard any changes you've made if you don't want to publish or keep your post. To set whether comments are on or off, your categories, tags, and your author name and image, click "Post Options" at the top (it will prompt you to save changes). You can also set this after you've published it on your blog by hovering over the title and clicking "Post Options." Please note that you can only have up to 6 blog posts with our free version. Upgrade to get more blog posts, pages, and tools. Learn more about our Website Builder blog.

  • How do I add a map to my Website Builder?

    To add a Google map to your Website Builder, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select the "Website Builder" tab in the main menu. Click on the "edit" link next to the website builder you want to use. Click on the "Add" icon on the left-hand tool bar. Click on and drag the "Map" icon to the place you want it to appear on the page. To add your address, hover over the map and click on the "Settings" icon on the top-right. You will see a place to enter your address as well as adjust the height and zoom of the map. Your changes will save automatically, simply click out of the box and the map will update accordingly. You will need to hit the "Save" button at the top of the website builder to fully save your changes. To move your map, hover over the box and use the "Move" icon that appears in the top-right corner to drag it to a new location. To remove your map, hover over the box and use the "Trash" icon that appears in the top-right corner. Want to make other additions to your Website Builder? Learn how to add a contact form and a search box.

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