- How can I set up my blog on your Website Builder?
Our Website Builder makes it easy to start your blog! All of our templates come with a "blog" page that is already set up to allow you to easily manage posts, add categories, archive posts, and more. If you would like to add another blog page to your site, you will need to upgrade to the Basic, Pro, or Business plan. Then, follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select “My Websites” from the left-side menu bar. 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. Click "Add Page" at the top. Please note that if you are using our free version, you can only have one page (also you are limited to six blog posts). If you have too many pages, you'll need to delete one or upgrade to access more pages, blog posts, and tools. Select "Blog" under "Page Type" and then make sure to add the navigation title you want (it does not have to be "blog"), and the page layout you want. Click "Save & Edit" at the top to save your new blog page. Learn more about our Website Builder blog.
- How do I change the font, color, and size of my website's content in your Website Builder?
To change the font, size, color, and more of your website's content text in our Website Builder, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select “My Websites” from the left-side menu bar. Click on the "edit" link next to the website builder you want to use. Click on the "Design" icon (the one that looks like a paint brush) on the left-hand tool bar. Under the "Content" section of our style editor, click on "Text." The text editor for your website's content will pop up giving you the following options: color, font, size, weight (light, normal, bold), style (normal, italic, oblique), letter spacing, line height, and allow you to easily "transform" your text into all uppercase, all lowercase, and all first letter capitalization. Please note that the changes you make here will apply to all content on your website. There are also changes you can make within your content when you click into the area of text you want to change. You should see your changes show as you make them. To save your changes, simply click out of the editor and then click "Save" at the top of the page. You can also set up different headers to be used on your site under "Header 1," "Header 2," and "Header 3" in the same section.
- I've added a background image to my Website Builder. What do the background image options mean?
There are a few options that are available to you after you've uploaded a background image in our Website Builder. If you've uploaded a header background image, you can access these options by following these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select “My Websites” from the left-side menu bar. Click on the "edit" link next to the website builder you want to use. Click on the "Design" icon (the one that looks like a paint brush) on the left-hand tool bar. Click on "Background Position" under the "Header" section. If you've uploaded any other background image (for your whole site or cover section), you can access these options in the same place that you uploaded the image. After you've uploaded your background image, the options will appear below it. Here is more information about these options: Position: This allows you to adjust the position of the background image. The options include top left, center, right; center left, center, right; and bottom left, center, right. We recommend trying a few of the options to see where your image looks best. Size: The size of your background image. Options include auto, cover, and contain. Repeat: Whether or not your background image repeats on your website. The options are none, no repeat, repeat, repeat-x (repeat along the x-axis only), repeat-y (repeat along the y-axis only) Fixed: This allows you to choose whether your image is fixed or scrolls. If you select "fixed" then as you scroll, your background image will not move. If you select scroll, then your background image will move as the user scrolls up and down your page.
- How do I set up an away message or auto-response for my email on your Website Builder email platform?
Our Website Builder's business plan has email built right in! Our email platform is easy to use and offers you the ability to set an auto-response, which can be used as an away message. To create your auto-response, 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 "Delivery Options" section. Check off the box next to "Automatically respond to emails" to turn on the auto response. Use the text box below to enter the message you want as your auto-response. Check off the box to "Include signature in auto response" if you want to include your signature as well. Click "Save" below to save your auto-response message. How do I create email addresses in my Website Builder business plan?
- What is a product page within your Website Builder?
Our Website Builder offers three different page types and "product" is one. The product page is only available with our Business Plan, which includes our e-commerce shopping cart. The product page is specially set up to feature your online store's products. This is the only page that can show products for sale in your store. How do I add pages to my Website Builder? How do I choose what page a product will show on from within your Website Builder shopping cart system?
- 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 “My Websites” from the left-side menu bar. 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 can people find my Website Builder?
Each Website Builder is assigned a subdomain of Dynadot.net. This is your website's address and you can give it out to anyone who wants to visit your website. The default subdomain uses your Website Builder number such as "sitebuilder1.dynadot.net". You can customize your subdomain no matter which plan you use. You can also connect a domain to your Website Builder. Please note that if you want to connect a domain to your Website Builder, the domain must be in the same account as the Website Builder you plan use. Don't have a domain but want to add a custom domain to your Website Builder? Search for your dream domain, register it in your account, and then connect the domain to your Website Builder.
- How do I add an audio/music file to my Website Builder?
To add an audio or music file to your Website Builder, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Websites" from the left-side menu bar. 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 "Audio" icon to the place you want it to appear on the page. After you have placed it, the "Audio Settings" box will pop-up. Click on "Upload Audio" to upload a mp3, wav, or m4a file from your computer. The maximum file size is 10 MB. You must enter the "Track Title" and the "Track Artist" to successfully save the file. Click on the"Save" button. Your audio file will appear where you added it on the page. Click on the "Save" button at the top left-hand side of the page. Once your audio file appears on your Website Builder, you can edit by following these steps: To replace the audio file, change the track title, or change the track artist, click on the settings icon that appears in the top right-hand corner of the file. To move the audio file, click on the "Move" icon that appears in the top right-hand corner of the file. To remove the audio file, click on the "Trash" icon that appears in the top right-hand corner of the file. Want to make other changes to your Website Builder? Learn how to add images, video and more text.
- How do I set up email forwarding for my Website Builder email?
Our Website Builder plans have email built right in! You can set up different numbers of email addresses depending on the Website Builder plan you choose and you can also have your email forwarded if you want. To do so, 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 "Delivery Options" section. "Deliver email to inbox" should be checked. If you choose to keep this checked, you will still receive email in this inbox as well as forward the email to another inbox. Check off the box next to "Forward email to another email address" to turn on email forwarding. Enter the email address you'd like to forward your email to in the text box below. Click "Save" at the bottom of the "Delivery Options" section to save your changes. Your settings should look similar to what is shown below: (click to enlarge) Website Builder Email Forwarding Example How do I create email addresses in my Website Builder business plan?
- What is Stripe?
Stripe is the payment processor that we use with our Website Builder shopping cart. Our Website Builder's Business Plan includes access to a built-in shopping cart feature that allows users to sell their products and services on their website. Stripe has been called the "PayPal of the mobile era." The company allows both individuals and businesses to accept payments over the Internet. Stripe handles billions of dollars every year and is used by over 100,000 businesses including Kickstarter, Slack, and Lyft. How do I set up a Stripe account? Does your Website Builder's shopping cart charge any fees?