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Author: Olivia Justice

How to use the Redirect Module

By Olivia Justice
October 11, 2017 Category: Modules

Changing URLs is restricted in Virteom CMS - Why? Because it can wreak havoc on your website. Changing your URL can result in: Loss of SEO Ranking Loss of referring site traffic. Have you ever been to a site linked from a blog you were reading and then get a Page does not exist error? - It is likely that they changed the URL. Email Clicks go to Dead URLs much more! To learn more about why changing URLs can devastate your SEO traffic CLICK HERE. But we understand that sometimes changing your URL is neccesarry. We suggest adding a redirect on your page. Redirection is the process of forwarding one URL to a different URL. This allows you to send users and search engines to a different URL than the one that was originally requested. Virteom CMS makes it easy for you to add a redirect on your website. Keep reading this how-to guide to get the scoop: How to add a redirect on your website First things first, youll need to login to the back-end of your website. Type in your

Improving your SEO in Virteom CMS

By Olivia Justice
September 29, 2017 Category: Meta Tags, Meta Descriptions, Browser Titles, SEO

SEO in Virteom CMS Search engine optimization (SEO) is an important piece to your website. Generating traffic from organic searches to your website is a key part of your online business. The time and effort you put towards your websites SEO can mean all the difference. Thats why adding things like browser titles, meta descriptions and meta tags for every page on your site is important. Adding these behind the scenes SEO tactics, you can improve your search appearance. In Virteom CMS, we make it easy to add things like meta description, meta tags and browser titles in. Follow along with this how to learn how to add this SEO information on all the pages of your website. First things first, youll need to log-in to the back end of your website. Once you have logged in, you should see a black navigation bar at the top of your screen. Click on Navigation from the black taskbar at the top of your screen Click on the Edit icon that is next to the page name youd like to add SEO information

How to Add a Button Style to Your Webpage

By Olivia Justice
September 13, 2017 Category: Buttons

Your website has been launched. Congrats! You may be happy with the way things look for a while, but as you may know - creating new content is necessary to stay relevant online. As you create your new web pages, youll more than likely find yourself in the need of a stand out button. Stand out call-to-action (CTA) buttons let your customers know what action you want them to take. It keeps them from being distracted from all of the other links that are provided on your website. But, how did Virteom add that stylish BIG call-to-action (CTA) button that is sprinkled throughout yourwebsite? And, furthermore, how can I use that same style? This how-to guide will show you how to add button styles to the links you create on your website. Locating your button style The first step in the process is locating the button style you want to replicate. Where does this button live? Do you see it on another page on the website? If so, navigate to that page on your site. If you have are computer

How to Check Your Form Submissions

By Olivia Justice
August 22, 2017 Category: Forms, Form Submissions

Worried you may have missed a lead? Checking who has submitted a form on your website is easy with form submissions. Form submissions allow you to see who has submitted a response to any form on your website in one Excel file. Keep reading to learn how to access your form submissions in Virteom CMS. Login to the CMS Click on Manager Click on Forms on the left-hand side Click on Submissions on the left-hand side underneath forms Choose What Form Youd like to see Submissions From the dropdown menu select the form you would like to see submissions for. The dropdown menu goes by thename of the form. Export Submission(s) to Excel Now that you are on the form youd like to see submission for, click the Click to ExportxxSubmission(s) To Excel Check that you did not miss a lead! The file will export as an Excel Spreadsheet. You can view all of your form submissions that have come through on the specific form you chose on this spreadsheet. If youd like to

How to Resize Images the Right Way

By Olivia Justice
March 24, 2017 Category: How To, Image Resize

Is your website powered by Virteom CMS? Do your images look good on your laptop but not on your 4k monitor? Are your pictures a good size on desktop but become oversized or deformed on a mobile device? More than likely youre using pixels to set the dimensions of your photos, but is that the best way? This article will explain how you should be sizing the images on your Virteom powered website so that they look good across all devices. As you make edits and additions to the pages of your website you find yourself adding images to support your content. Typically, the size of your image is too large for your page and with the popup picture below you set dimensions of your image using pixels: Setting your images dimensions using pixels is what makes your image stretch on your cell phone or from one screen to another. You dont want to use pixels to set the dimensions of your images. For example: Here we have a picture of a tablet: Once we add it into the image uploader we see the width

How to Use the Sidebar Menu

By Olivia Justice
February 13, 2017 Category: Sidebar Menu, Page Information

How to use the Sidebar Menu Sidebar menus have been used as a directory for Related Pages to a Service offering, Navigation items to a specific service or topic and even just as Links the visitor may be interested in. Sidebar menus are extremely useful and allow users to control what links are added to a page as new content is created and if old content is obsolete. Does your website have a sidebar menu, but youre not exactly sure how to add navigation items to it or how to add it to a new page? This how to guide will take you step by step on how to create the menu item for the sidebar menu and how to add the sidebar menu to your page. Signing into the Virteom CMS First things first, youll need to sign into the back-end of Virteom CMS. Go to www.yourwebsite.com/virteom and type in your username and password. Creating a New Menu from Scratch for your Sidebar Menu Now that youre logged in, youll need to access your Navigation: 1. From the Black Navigation bar at the topic

How to Add, Edit and Delete Info Boxes

By Olivia Justice
February 09, 2017 Category: How To, Info Boxes, Modules

How to add, edit and delete Info Boxes Does your Virteom powered website use info boxes to display information about your services? Are you stuck trying to use the editor but confused why you cant change the content within the box? Well, wonder no more. This follow along article explains how you can change the photo, text, button and link that is within these infoboxes. Log-in to your Virteom Powered website Obviously enough, you need to be logged in to edit the infoboxes. So, go to yourwebsite.com/virteom. Once youre logged in, access the Manager Now that youre logged in, youll be greeted by your homepage. In top black Navigation click on Manager Accessing Modules from the Website Tools In the left hand panel Website Tools youll see a item listed as Modules. Click on it. On the left you should see a dropdown of all the modules (or commonly known as plugins) that are installed on your website. They also display on the right hand side. 1. From the menu select

How to Add, Edit and Delete CTAs From Your Website

By Olivia Justice
February 08, 2017 Category: CTAs, Call To Actions Module, Call To Action, Modules

How to add, edit and delete CTAs from your Website Driving traffic to your website is great. But you cant always reap the benefits of all that traffic without adding a call to action to your page. What is a call to action? It is an image or instruction that drives the visitor to take action. Maybe it is to take them to a landing page that drives them to fill out a form, to sign up for your services or to download your whitepaper. In some cases, a call to action could just invite the user to take a look at some of the other services you have to offer. Almost every page on your website needs a call to action. It gives the page purpose while also supplying your visitor with information. So, now youre wondering - how do I add a call to action to my Virteom powered website? Well, its easy! Follow this guideline, and well get you in action in no time. Log-in to Your Virteom Powered Website Obviously, youll need to sign into the back-end of you website to add a CTA to your page: Go

How to Change the Page Layout on Your Website

By Olivia Justice
February 08, 2017 Category: Page Layout

How to change the page layout in Virteom CMS Does the content on your page need a different layout? Do you like another page layout on your website but have no idea how to use it? Have you created a new page but dont know how to choose a new page layout? No worries. This article shows you the easy steps on how to change the page layout in your Virteom powered website. Log-in to your Virteom Powered Website First things first, youll need to log in - of course - by going to yourwebsite.com/virteom Navigate to your Navigation Once youve logged in, on the top black bar, click on Navigation Access the page you wish to change the layout for From here, youll see your entire sitemap broken down into sections. These are all the pages that exist on your website. Well want to access the page you want to change the layout for. Scroll through the list (or use [ctrl + f] to find and search the name]) of the page youre looking for. Once youve found it in the list click on

How to Edit a Blog Post After It Has Been Published

By Olivia Justice
February 02, 2017 Category: How To, Blogs

How To Edit a Blog Post after it Has Been Published Have you published a blog article on your Virteom powered website, but youve noticed you spelled something wrong or something needs tweaking? Or maybe you want to go back a few months later and make a revision to add some updated information. Well, dont fret - this how to article will explain exactly how to edit your blog post after youve hit publish in the Virteom CMS. Sign-in to your website Go to www.yourwebsite.com/virteom and sign in using your login credentials. Access your Navigation Once youve logged into the back-end editor of your website, click on Navigation. Find the Blog Article you want to edit Now that youre in your navigation, you should see all the pages on your website. Look for the title of the blog that you want to edit - or if youve organized it as such, scroll down to the section of your navigation entitled Blog and look through the titles to find the article that needs edited. Click

How to Add Page Banners

By Olivia Justice
November 21, 2016 Category: Page Banner, Modules, Virteom CMS, Learning

How to add a page banner in Virteom CMS Maybe you have been asking yourself How do I add a page banner in Virteom CMS. Well, look no further! In this article you will learn how to add a page banner in our custom CMS. Follow along with our step by step guide, showing you how to add page banners. First things first: Log In Go to yourwebsite.com/virteom and use your credentials to login. Zoom Navigating to the Page Banner module Once you are logged in, youll want to click on Manager to get into the behind the scenes editor. Click on Manager. Zoom Navigating Modules Once youre in the back-end editor, youll want to click on Modules in the left hand navigation. Zoom Modules Page Banners Once youre in the Modules section, youll be able to see all the modules installed on your website. In this case Zoom Adding a New Page Banner Once youre inside the Page Banner module in the Virteom CMS, youll want to click Add New page banner Zoom New

How to add an Employee to the Employees Module

By Olivia Justice
November 21, 2016 Category: Learning, Employees, Modules, Virteom CMS

How to add an employee to the Employees Module in Virteom CMS So, youve been wondering How do I add a team member or an employee to my Virteom powered website? or How do I add an employee to the employees module in Virteom? Well, youve come to the right place. In this article you will learn how to do just that. Follow along with this instructional guide and learn how to add employees to your teams page. As always, if you have any questions - feel free to reach out to a Virteom team member by utilizing our ticket system. Login to the Virteom CMS First and foremost, well need you to login to editor side of your website. To access the Virteom CMS, type in yourcompanyurl.com/virteom- Once youre here, youll use your login credientails. Navigating to the Modules Once youve logged in, click on Manager from the top Navigation. Zoom Navigation Modules In the right hand Navigation, youll click on Modules. Once you have accessed the (1) Modules page, youll see a list

Creating a new sub-page

By Olivia Justice
June 20, 2016 Category: General

Youre interested in adding a sub-page to one of your pages. Thats great. Adding a sub-page is a great way to organize and break up content, so you dont overwhelm your visitors. Here are all the steps you need! And of course, if you have any questions please do not hesitate to reach out to our team! Were here to assist you! Once youre logged into your Virteom powered account: Click on Navigation Click the + Plus Icon located to the right of the page you would like to create a sub-page for. Add to Navigation 1. Choose the Content (Page) button for creating a new sub-page 2. Give your new sub-page a title 3. Give your new page a URL. Note: This area will automatically fill in with the page titles name 4. From the dropdown list, select which layout you would like for that page 5. Click Save to save your selections add a new page Hidden Pages Once you have added your page, you might decide that while you work on it you dont want it to be visible. To make this page

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