HTML5 Step 6 - Homepage

Setup a Homepage  

  1. Click on Content Tab
  2. Click " New"
  3. Give your new page a title ie Homepage
  4. Select the type of page you want ( for Sarin and Lyra, you have a homepage option)
  5. Click Save

You will now see the homepage under you All Pages to the left. Next you will be adding content to your Homepage

 

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Setup a Homepage  

  1. 1. Click on Content Tab
  2. 2. Click " New"
  3. 3. Give your new page a title ie Homepage
  4. 4. Select the type of page you want ( for Sarin and Lyra, you have a homepage option)
  5. 5. Click Save

You will now see the homepage under you All Pages to the left. Next you will be adding content to your Homepage

Image List - (slideshow)

These are images that will be appearing in your header area of the Homepage

  1. Click on Homepage in the left All Pages column
  2. Select Image List and click " Add Files From Your Computer "
  3. Once all the images are uploaded click Done.

Entries - (images/title/links below the main image slideshow)

  1. Click on the Homepage
  2. Click "new" at he bottom of the Entries tab
  3. Add a title for this entry.
  4. Assigned Image - click upload new and select one of your pre-cropped web ready images
  5. Choose the destination of the button: Either click "link to the page you create" and link to one of the pages that you created OR type the URL in the "Enter URL" field if you want it to link to an external site like your blog. Please make sure you enter in the whole address http://www.domain.com
  6. Choose Where this link opens:  Select same window if it is linking to an internal page.  Select a new window if you are linking to an external URL.
  7. Click "Save"
  8. Repeat these steps for the additional tabs if necessary.

Settings - (welcomes text, slideshow timing, and more) 

  1.  Click the "Settings" tab to set up your grid.
  2.  Grid Columns-   Here you can select the amount of columns you would like for your Gallery List page to have.
  3. Use Watermark- You can upload a water mark logo under the design tab, this can be used on all of your images throughout the site.
  4. Show Image Captions - this will allow you to show the names of the photos in your site.
  5. Auto Start Slideshow will start the slideshow once the page is pulled up.
  6. Slideshow timer allows you to select the amount of sections between each photo.
  7. Description here is where you can put content about the site for the homepage. This is also good for SEO

Tracks

This tab allows you to upload MP3's to your site

  1. At the bottom of that panel, click the "Upload" button
  2. Click "Add files from your computer"
  3. Select your files from your computer
  4. Click "Done" once all of the images have loaded.
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