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How To Edit Sections

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Using Sections on your pages isn't something you should focus a lot of time on, however, is very important to your web design. Every template comes with predefined sections for simplicity, but you have some additional options to add or change how people interact with your sections should you desire. The basic idea is that every website should have a Heading (or beginning), a Body (with 2-3 sub-sections), and a Footer (or end). You can customize each page using Sections inside the website builder tool, adding new sections and moving those sections around the page to organize your content how you feel looks best.

In this article, we will cover the basics of How to Edit Sections and the Basic Settings. This most  logical time you might add or edit sections includes when you need more page space for a different kind of content or when you have a variety of the same content you want to separate into "sections." Ideally, you want to work within the realm of the template wire-frame provided as they're designed with "best practices" in mind.

Pro Tip: It's never wrong to add a section, but sometimes your information is better served by its page. Keep in mind; you want to engage your visitor and encourage them to click through your pages. Separating the content into pages is an excellent way to accomplish this.

Editing Sections:

  1. To begin, start within your drag and drop editor and look for the Sections tab from your left-hand menu and click on it.
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  2. In the panel that opens you can:
    • Add a new section from a list of available options by clicking the button.
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    • Select a section within the menu to navigate to that specific section within the editor to the right.
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    • Rearrange sections by dragging them into the order you prefer. (Between the header and footer.)
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    • Hide sections by clicking on the desktop computer icon.
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  3. Next, to edit an individual section when you hover over the desired one from the main design area you will see a small green colored bar appear (see image below) in the top left-hand corner of each section with the name of that section inside of it to indicate the target area.
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  4. When you click on the background of the desired section (the colored area to the left or right of your design elements), the green bar will turn orange displaying a Section Settings Menu and an Advanced Settings Menu.
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Within the Settings Section Menu you can:
  • Move the section up or down.
  • Copy the selected section.
  • Delete the section.
  • Show the Advanced Settings Menu.
Whereas in the Advanced Settings Menu you can:
  • Change the Style of the section, such as colors, borders, and backgrounds.
  • Change the Section Design or layout of this section.
  • Change the sections SEO and Behavior Settings.
  • Change the section’s Size and Position manually, including its Width and Height.
  • Add Animations like "flip" or "fade in" effects.
Pro Tip: Over time, you'll find that there are many settings available to choose. As you will see, the more you use the builder, the better you get at it. Be sure to test out things until you become familiar with what you can/can't do.