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  • How do I link text in your Website Builder?

    We've made it easy to link text within our Website Builder! To add a link to your text, 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. Go to the page with the text box where you want to add the link and click in the box, so your cursor is blinking. (Learn how to add a new text box if need to add a new one.) You should see a text options box pop up at the top of the text box. You can either highlight the text you want to link and then click on the link icon (3rd button from the left) or simply click on the link icon and it will add the link you enter to the text box as your text (for example, ). A link settings box will appear. Select the type of link you want to add: URL, Link to anchor in the text (anchors can only be added using our code editor), or E-mail. Then, select the link protocol. Most websites use either http:// or https://. Enter the link in the URL box (you should only include everything after the http:// or https:// as that is provided in the protocol section, for example, www.dynadot.com). You can also set how the new link will show for the user in the "Target" section. Click "OK" to set your link and its settings. You should see your link appear in the color you selected within your text box. Click "Save" at the top of the page to save your changes.

  • How do I set my domain to use your free web hosting service?

    Dynadot offers free web hosting through our Website Builder. We offer up to five free web pages, six templates, and easy-to-use, fully customizable tools. Our Website Builder is also mobile friendly with no extra effort on your part! To set your domain to our free Website Builder, please follow these steps: Log into your Dynadot account. Click on the "Website Builder" tab on the main menu. If you haven't already created a website with our Website Builder, click on "Create Website." You'll need to choose your template and select the free web hosting option (or upgrade to get access to even more tools). Your site has now been created and you'll see it listed under the "Website Builder" tab. Click on the "edit" link next to the Website Builder you want to use with your domain. Click on the "Settings" icon on the left-hand tool bar. Click on the "Domain" tab. Enter your domain name under the "Connect a domain you own" section. Please note that you can only connect a domain in your Dynadot account to your Website Builder. You can transfer your domain to your Dynadot account from another registrar or use a change ownership request if you have it in another Dynadot account. Click on the "Apply" button to save your changes. Please be aware that it might take some time for your changes to propagate. Please note that you can also use our Website Builder without owning a domain. We offer you the ability to create a free custom subdomain such as YourSubdomain.dynadot.com. We also offer a free domain with each Website Builder upgrade.

  • How do I turn off auto-renew for my Website Builder plan?

    All of Dynadot's Website Builder plans are defaulted to auto-renew. You can turn this off by following these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select the "Website Builder" tab in the main menu. Click on "Payment Settings" under the "Settings" column. Click on the "turn off auto-renew" button at the top of the page. The button should change to say "turn on auto-renew" if you have successfully turned it off. NOTE: If you want to continue using the same plan, you will need to manually renew your Website Builder. Failure to do so will revert your plan back to the free version and you will no longer be able to use our premium features and tools, including email (for the Business plan). If you have more than five pages on your website, our system will only show the first five pages on your website.

  • What are the text options for my Website Builder?

    When you create a text box in our Website Builder, a box of text options will appear above it when you click in the text box to type. Here is a key of what each option does from left to right: Undo: Undo the last thing you did within the text box. Redo: Redo the last thing you undid within the text box. Link Text: Use this button to add a link to your text. You can either highlight the text you want to link, then click the button or simply click on the button and enter the link you want and it will automatically add it to the text box as a full link (for example, http://www.dynadot.com). Unlink Text: Remove a link from within your text. This can only be used when your cursor is on text that has been linked. Then, to remove the link from that text, simply click the button and it will remove it. B for Bold: Click on the "B" button to make what you are going to type appear in bold or highlight the text you want to appear in bold and click on the "B" button. I for Italics: Click on the "I" button to make what you are going to type appear in italics or highlight the text you want to appear in italics and click on the "I" button. U for Underlined: Click on the "U" button to make what you are going to type appear underlined or highlight the text you want to appear underlined and click on the "U" button. Align Text Right: This will align all of your text on the right side. You can either set this before you start typing by leaving your cursor in the line you want aligned right or simply highlight the existing text you want aligned right. Align Text Centered: This will align all of your text in the center. You can either set this before you start typing by leaving your cursor in the line you want centered or simply highlight the existing text you want to have centered. Align Text Left: This will align all of your text on the left. You can either set this before you start typing by leaving your cursor in the line you want aligned left or simply highlight the existing text you want aligned left. Insert/Remove Numbered List: Create a new numbered list of items or remove an existing numbered list of items. If you're creating a new numbered list, you can either set this before you start typing by leaving your cursor in the line you want numbered or simply highlight the existing text you want numbered. Insert/Remove Bulleted List: Create a new bulleted list of items or remove an existing bulleted list of items. If you're creating a new bulleted list, you can either set this before you start typing by leaving your cursor in the line you want bulleted or simply highlight the existing text you want bulleted. Decrease Indent: This button will not be able to be used unless you've already increased your indent. If you have increased the indent of your text too much, you can use this button to decrease it. Increase Indent: This will increase your text indent, moving your text over a few spaces to the right. You can either set this before you start typing or simply leave your cursor in the line you want indented and click the button to increase it. Block Quote: This will put a section of your text in large quotes. The default is the paragraph your cursor is in when you click the button, but you can also include multiple paragraphs by highlighting all of the ones you want to include, then clicking the button. Header Drop Down: Type out your header, then highlight it and choose the header size you want from options 1-3 with 1 being the largest size. Learn how to customize your content headers Remove Format: This will remove any formatting you've added. Learn how to adjust the font, color, size, and more of your website's content.

  • How do I get the shopping cart function in my Website Builder?

    Our built-in e-commerce shopping cart is only available with our Website Builder's Business plan. Our shopping cart allows you to sell products and services with ease and our business plan also includes custom email and a free domain name, among other great tools. To get access to our shopping cart, you simply need to purchase our business plan or upgrade an existing website builder to it. How to Get Started with a New Website Builder Business Plan Go to our Website Builder plans page. Select the "Business plan" tab and click on it. Here, you can choose to pay for the plan yearly or monthly. Note that if you pay for it yearly, you will also receive a free domain, which you can search for right on this page. If you don't want to choose a domain name now, you can also click on "Choose a domain name later". Choose the template that you want to use and click on it. All of our templates are fully customizable, so any template you choose can be turned into the beautiful website of your dreams. You should see your Website Builder Business plan (and your free domain name if you chose one) in our shopping cart. You can use the drop down to ensure you have selected the plan you want. If you have not already, our system will prompt you to sign in or create a Dynadot account (don't worry - it's free!). Once you've signed in, you can enter in your chosen payment method and click "Submit Order". Once your order is complete, you will be able to use our shopping cart function, along with other great tools in our Business plan. The shopping cart function will be shaped like a cart within your editor's tool box. How to Upgrade Your Website Builder to a Business Plan Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select the "Website Builder" tab in the main menu. Click on the "upgrade" button next to the website builder you want to upgrade. The upgrade has now been added to your cart. Click on our shopping cart icon at the top of the page to check out. You can use the drop down menu to select the plan you want to upgrade to. If you already have a Pro plan with us, your upgrade will be pro-rated. Follow the steps to complete your purchase. Once your order has completed, you'll have access to our shopping cart feature as well as other great tools in our Business plan. The shopping cart function will be shaped like a cart within your editor's tool box.

  • How do I set my Website Builder plan to auto-renew?

    All of Dynadot's Website Builder plans are defaulted to auto-renew. However, in order to make sure your plan successfully auto-renews, you will need to set a payment method. If you have turned your auto-renew off, please follow these steps to turn it back on: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select the "Website Builder" tab. Click "Payment Settings" under the "Settings" column. Click on the "turn on auto-renew" button at the top of the page. If you see "turn off auto-renew" instead, then auto-renew is already on. You should see payment information appear below after you turn on auto-renew. You will need to choose a payment method to ensure your auto-renewal is successful.* Renewing your Website Builder will ensure you can continue to access our premium features and tools. If your Website Builder plan expires, it will revert back to the free version and you will need to upgrade your plan to gain access to the premium features and tools again. Find out more about what happens if your Website Builder plan expires. *If you choose account credit, you will need to ensure you have enough available to cover the renewal. You also need to have account credit in the same currency as your preferred currency. If you choose credit card, you need to make sure your card is not expired.

  • Do you have a website builder that comes with your web hosting plans?

    We offer a free and easy-to-use Website Builder hosted on our reliable VPS hosting (this is separate from our VPS Hosting plan). We offer six templates to choose from that are completely customizable. Our Website Builder is mobile optimized, includes SEO, blog, coding tools, and, with our business plan, custom email. Please note that you do not need to purchase additional web hosting with our Website Builder.

  • Where can I see my Website Builder shopping cart's orders?

    We make it easy to track orders with our Website Builder's shopping cart feature. Please follow these steps to view your orders: 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 (the one that looks like a cart) on the left-hand tool bar. Click on the orders tab. Here, you can choose to view "All orders or Pending orders". The page will list the order number, date it was placed, customer info, customer email, total, payment status, and fulfillment status. To see more info about a specific order, simply click on the order. Please note that access to our shopping cart feature is only available through our Website Builder Business plan.

  • 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?

  • How do I reset the password for an email address in my Website Builder?

    Our website builder's business plan has email built right in! To change the password of an email address in 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 the email is under. 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 user account or shared mailbox whose email password you need to reset. Click the "Change Password" link under the "Password" section. You will need to enter the password twice, then click "Save" to save it. Click "Save Settings" at the top of the page. If you want to return to the "Email" page, click the "Back" button at the top of the page. Note: If you are changing the password of a user account, this change will also affect their login to edit your website builder if they have access to editing capabilities.

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