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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - Features

If you want help with using the system, some of the questions may be answered here but in-depth help is available in the help section (click here).

Click on the headings below to begin. If you have any further questions not answered, you can contact us or use our form. The FAQs are divided into four main sections:

Sales questions
Questions on features
Search engine optimisation features

Features

Click on the questions below to find the answers:
Can any design be used or do you just use set templates?
Do I need software to update my site?
I do not have any technical knowledge, is the site easy to use?
How will I edit my website?
Several of us will want to update the site - can we?
Am I limited to the number of pages I can add?
Can people see pages that I am editing online?
Can people see products that I am editing online?


Can any design be used or do you just use set templates?
Pretty much any layout can be used but we would advise you ask if uncertain, as we like to make things as easy to update for you as we can. Currently you have a choice of automated menus to use, including text, image roll overs, bullet points, JavaScript drop downs with either text or images, and menus vertically or horizontally. The system is extremely flexible using most graphic designs that you could require

We usually design an original layout for each new client but some people decide to do the entire site by themselves.
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Do I need software to update my site?
No, you only need Firefox or Chrome web browsers for Windows PCs or Apple desktop or laptop machines, in order to update, add and delete pages from your site.
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I do not have any technical knowledge, is the site easy to use?
Yes! We give free phone tuition within our prices with further free help thereafter. We value the time, as it helps us to improve our product and service. The site has been designed to make it logical and easy to find your way around - if you can read this page then you can produce the site. There are links to the help pages wherever you are in the system, and we are only a phone call away if you need to speak with us on any points. We frequently have people tell us how easy they find the system to be.
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How will I edit my website?
We have a control panel online to allow you access to and editing of your web site using Firefox or Chrome web browserson a PC or  Apple desktop or laptop computer.
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Several of us will want to update the site - can we?
You can update the site using the standard administration facility - which can be used by a few users provided they can be trusted - we would not advise you work on the site at the same time though, to avoid confusion. We have a further facility to allow many users access to restricted areas, defined by the main administrator - but this is at extra cost. This allows you to have contributor users who can add to but not publish certain areas that you define.
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Am I limited to the number of pages I can add?
You can add as many sections, subsections pages, categories and products as you wish depending upon the package that you require. Over 350 pages or a couple of thousand products, we would advise you start looking at dedicated servers instead of standard hosting. Please ask for details.
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Can people see page edits that I am working on?
If you publish a page, it is at this point that the information becomes live to the Internet. If you are actually editing a page, these alterations do not take effect until you re publish the page. You have ample opportunity to test the look of the pages you produce and can preview the page as it will look on the live site before making it public.
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Can people see products that I am editing online?
Yes. Once you add or edit a product or category, it becomes live immediately.
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Last update: 28.12.2016