Basics - Creating your first website
Choose a template
Visit the websites screen, click on the New site tab and follow these steps:
- Choose a template that you would like to use.
- Select the intial theme and layout (these can be changed later).
- Click Create.
- Enter a name for your website, this can be anything you like.
- Click OK.
Wait for the site to be created
You can add images directly to a set.
Using sets with the website
You can also create sets within the website page sets to help you organise your images. This site shows an example of sets in use. Each one of our Templates has several built-in themes and layouts for you to choose from. Using the Design screen you can change the theme and layout to use as-is or to customise further as much as you like.
Getting to the Design section
From the Dashboard got to Websites and select your chosen website. Once you're on the Website management screen click Edit Design.
Selecting a themeGo to Style > Theme to see the premade themes available for your template. Clicking on a theme will preview it on your website on the left of the screen. Click Save to apply the theme, or Cancel to discard any changes.
Selecting a layoutSome templates also have different layouts to choose from. Clicking on a layout will preview it on your website on the left of the screen. Click Save to apply the layout, or Cancel to discard any changes.
Here are some examples of sites with social icons:
Adding social iconsIn the Content section, enter the full web addresses for each social icon you want to appear on the site. You can also add an email icon.
Making the site live
Before you tell the world about your site you should add a public host.