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  • Why won't my image upload on your Website Builder?

    Our Website Builder can only accept images that are 2MB or less in size. If your image is larger than this, you have two options. One is resizing the image to be smaller in width and height, which should also mean it's smaller in size. Two is using an image compressing service, which will compress the image into a smaller size. Here are two options for compressing your images: jpegmini.com tinypng.com Next, learn how to add an image to your Website Builder.

  • How do I add more text to my Website Builder?

    To add more text 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 and drag the "Text" icon to the section you want it to appear on the page. After you have placed it and clicked in the box to type, some text options will appear above your text box. Please note that you will need to click on the "Design" icon to set the font, color, size and more for your content. Click on the "Save" button at the top left of the page to save all your changes. Learn how to move your text box or remove a text box from your website builder. Want to make other changes to your Website Builder? Learn how to add images, audio/music and video.

  • 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 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.

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