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  • How can I customize my Website Builder's subdomain?

    To customize your Website Builder's subdomain, 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 customize. Click on the "Settings" icon on the left-hand tool bar. Click on the "Domain" tab. Enter your custom subdomain under the "Use a subdomain of Dynadot.com" section. Click on the "Apply" button to save your changes. Want to add a custom domain to your Website Builder instead? Search for your dream domain, register it in your account, and then connect the domain to your Website Builder.

  • How do I create a blog page in my Website Builder?

    Creating a blog is easy with our Website Builder. To get started with your blog, you'll first need to create your blog page. To do so, 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 access. A new page should load in a new browser tab. Click on the "Page" icon located on the left-hand panel. Click on the "Add Page" button. Under "Page Type", select "Blog" and enter the "Navigation Title" for your page. Click on the "Save & Close" button to save your changes. Please note that you can only have up to 5 pages with the free version of our Website Builder. You can also only have up to 5 free blog posts. Upgrade to unlock more pages, blog posts, and many more awesome features!

  • How do I publish the website I created in your Website Builder?

    Our Website Builder offers you easy-to-use, intuitive tools to create the website of your dreams! Best of all, the first five pages are completely free! Once you're ready to show your website off to the world, all you need to do to make it accessible to others is publish it. To publish the website you created with our 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 publish. Click on the "Publish" button on the left-hand tool bar. Your website can always be found at the following link (once you replace the "YourNumberHere" with the "Site Builder ID" listed under the "Website Builder" tab): https://sitebuilderYourNumberHere.dynadot.com You can also set a custom subdomain or connect a domain in your account for your website address. Please note that as you make changes to your website in our Website Builder, you will need hit "publish" to make those changes live on your site. This allows you to make changes without having them immediately show up on your live website.

  • Do I have to set up a Stripe account to accept payments through your Website Builder's shopping cart?

    Yes, a Stripe account is required for you to accept payment through our Website Builder's e-commerce shopping cart. Currently, Stripe is the only payment processor available with our shopping cart, though we hope to add more options in the future. How do I set up my Stripe account? Are there any fees associated with your Website Builder's shopping cart? Please note that access to our shopping cart feature is only available through our Website Builder Business plan.

  • How do I add a gallery of my Instagram images to my website on your Website Builder?

    Our Website Builder allows you to easily add a gallery of your Instagram images. To add your Instagram images, please 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 "Add" icon (the plus in a circle) on the left hand tool bar. Click and drag the "Instagram" icon to the section you want it to appear on the page. After you have placed it, an "Edit Instagram" box will pop up. If you already have your Instagram account connected, you can select it from the drop down. Otherwise select "Add an account" from the drop down. You can use the slider to select the number of images, between 1-20, that you'd like to show. You can also adjust the design under the "Design" tab where you can choose to see the images show in a slideshow, carousel, grid, or stacked. Each of these options also have their own settings that will show below as you select them. When you're done, click on the "Save" button. If you selected "Add an account," you should get a prompt confirming that you want to add an account. If you're logged into Instagram on your computer, it will automatically connect. Otherwise, once you hit "Okay," you will see a popup to log into Instagram. You can also add a gallery of images that you can upload or simply link to your Instagram page by adding social icons.

  • How do I change the paragraph spacing from double space to single space in your website builder?

    Our website builder automatically adds a double space when you hit the "enter" key in a text box. Having a double space between paragraphs on your website helps make it easier for users to read. If you want to make a single space instead of a double space between paragraphs, you need to hold down the "shift" key when you hit "enter." How do I change the font, color, and size of my website's content? What are the text options for your website builder? How do I add more text to my website builder?

  • How do I adjust the transparency of my background color on my Website Builder?

    To adjust the transparency of a background color of 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 "Design" icon on the left-hand tool bar. Click on the circle next to the "Background" color you want to adjust. Select the color you want, then use the slide bar to adjust the transparency. Click "Save" at the top to save your changes. Learn how to change the background color of different sections of your website. You can also set the same background for your entire page or how to remove your background completely.

  • Does your Website Builder's shopping cart charge any fees?

    Yes, our Website Builder's shopping cart does have fees. Although Dynadot does not charge any fees for your shopping cart transactions, Stripe, the payment processor for our shopping cart, does. Stripe charges 2.9% + 30¢ per successful credit card charge. Our e-commerce shopping cart is available with our Website Builder's Business plan, which also includes unlimited pages, a free domain name, custom email, and more. Do I have to set up a Stripe account to accept payments through your shopping cart? How do I set up a Stripe account?

  • How do I set my website home page on your Website Builder?

    To set a home page on your Website Builder website, 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 the "Page" icon (the one that looks like a piece of paper) on the left-hand tool bar. Put your mouse over the three horizontal lines to the left of the page's name that you want to set as your home page. Your mouse should turn into the move icon, which looks like a cross with arrows on the ends. Click and drag the page to the top of your page list. The home icon, which looks like a little house, should show to the right of that page's name, meaning it is now your home page. Please note that your home page does not need to be called "home," you can name it anything you want. Next, learn how to set the name of your page.

  • Can I change my page's type after it's been created in your Website Builder?

    No, once you have created a page, you cannot change the type of page it is within our Website Builder. You will need to add a new page and select the type that you want the page to be. We have three types to choose from: Page: "Page" is our general option. This is the type to select if you don't want your page to be set up for blog posts or product listings. Blog: "Blog" will automatically set up your page to host blog posts. When you set your page type to blog, you are given special setting options such as the number of posts per page, the ability to turn comments on or off, and, importantly, the ability to add blog entries to the page. Product: The "Product" page type is only available with our Website Builder Business plan. This page type is the only page type that supports products for our shopping cart.

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