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Working With Pages (VIDEO)

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Once you have selected a theme for your website and clicked the button to “Start Editing," you will land inside your main account dashboard. At first glance, you may notice a few things that stand out; like the background should already have text, images, and sections based off of the theme you chose. You will also notice there are a few pages already included with the design and a toolbar to the left-hand side as well as at the top of the designer.
It's good to become familiar with these different areas of your designer where you can add, delete or edit the Elements you need to make your website a success. In this article, we will learn where to go to Manage Your Pages, Add a New Page, and Delete a Page.

Managing Pages:

From the left-hand toolbar, located at the absolute left-hand side of the website builder screen, you’ll see a Pages options. 

  1. Select Pages and you’ll be presented with a list of existing pages which usually include an About, a Contact and maybe a testimonials page or a Gallery. 

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  2. If you click Manage Pages you will see a pop-up appear where you can manage various details about a specific page.

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    From this menu you can:

  • Change the order of your pages by dragging the 3 stacked dots up or down the left column.
  • Update Page Information like Page name and URL appearance.
  • Select Privacy settings like "Hide" to conceal your site in Mobile or Desktop.
  • Add Password Protection to a single page.
  • Add keywords and Meta Tags and Descriptions.
  • Add Page HTML code to add effects to your site.

Managing Pages Continued: Add/Duplicate/Delete Pages:

Below the Manage Pages button, you will see some more icons that will give you more page settings.

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With these icons you can:

  • Add New Page
  • Duplicate Current Page
  • Rename Current Page
  • Delete Current Page
  • Change of Page Design

To Add a Page:

  1. Click the Add Page icon and you’ll see several different layout options appear, plus the option to create a blank page.

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  2. Select the page layout that fits your needs, then name the page something logical.

  3. From there you’ll start editing the page itself, like adding text, uploading photos or videos, changing headers, and updating fonts.

    To edit anything on the page, simply click what you would like to change. For example, click a text block to start editing text. If you want to change a headline, select the headline and a toolbar will appear.  To learn more about working with elements check out: Design With Elements (VIDEO)

To Delete a Page:

  1. Simply click the Pages section from the left-hand menu, then select the Page so that it displays in the background of the designer.

  2. Select the Delete Current Page option with the Trashcan icon to remove your page from this list.

Pro Tip: Unless you have Save History enabled with the premium builders, you will not have the ability to recover deleted pages. For this reason, it's important to be sure that you are certain when you make this selection or you can upgrade your builder to have Save History through the App Market or inside your designer through the Save history Icon at the top right of the builder.
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