SiteMaker: The Basics – Part 1. Adding your Site Name

This is the first in a series of tutorials that will highlight some of the basic functions of SiteMaker.

If you need any further help in the very first stages of getting started with your new SiteMaker website; you can follow our guide ‘Getting Started with SiteMaker’, from this you will have successfully chosen an appropriate template and have launched SiteMaker.

So lets get started editing your new SiteMaker website – our first tutorial will guide you through the first steps of adding your Site Name

The first thing to note is the editing toolbar across the top of the screen. It is this toolbar that will allow you to design a great looking site.

sm toolbar
One of the first things you will want to do with your new website is to display your website name. To do this, double click the top section of your Home page.

sm site name
A dialog box will appear stating that you will be accessing the Page Master. The Page Master is the area that will appear on every page of your site. Click Yes.

sm page master
Double click the current site name to activate the ‘text box’. Delete current text and enter your new site name. You can also drag and position the text box elsewhere. Click Save.

sm change name
Within the Page Master you can also pick up and reposition your menu. Click Save when you have finished.

sm move menu

In our next blog tutorial we will show you how to edit your menu… to view all tutorials please see the SiteMaker section of our Knowledge Base, where all tutorials for SiteMaker and other products are available.

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