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Month: December 2012

Editing On-Page Content

By Danni Bennett
December 28, 2012 Category: Learning, Content, Formatting, Links, Tables

Using Virteom, you can edit any of the body content of your pages. Generally speaking, this is the main content area on the page. In some cases there are multiple areas that can be edited, but that depends on your sites design and layout. There are two ways to make a page editable. Which you use depends on preference and if you are already viewing the page you want to edit. To make the current page editable To make the current page editable, you must be logged into Virteom. Then, while viewing the page you want to edit, click the Editor link in the Menu Bar. Each editable text area on the page will have a dotted line around it. You can click inside that editable area to work with it. To select a page to edit If you are not viewing the page you want to edit, you may click the Navigation link in the Menu Bar, find the page you want to edit within the Navigation window, and click its Edit (arrow) icon. The page will appear with a dotted line around the editable area(s),

Working with Links

By Danni Bennett
December 28, 2012 Category: Learning, Link, Content

Links are clickable spots (the link) on a webpage that take the visitor elsewhere (the target). A link may take the visitor to another page on your site (an internal link), to a page on a different website (an external or outbound link), or to a different spot on the same page (an anchor link). They may also open an email message addressed to a particular email address in the visitors default email program. (Note that we generally do not recommend this type of email link as it can be a target for spam and, depending on the email program used by the visitor, they do not always work as expected.) The clickable spot can be text or an image. If its text, it is usually formatted in such a way to indicate to the user that its clickable. Historically, this has been through an underline, but, depending on the design of your website, it may be through a different color or a hover affect (the text style changes when you point to it with the mouse). Regardless of the type of link or target, the

Using Your Website Report Card

By Danni Bennett
December 05, 2012 Category: Learning, Search Engine Optimization, Report Card, Traffic Analytics

Your website Report Card is at the heart of the Virteom success system. Its your go-to report for the health of your website, its SEO, and the leads it generates. The Report Card is chock full of information, so its a good idea to review it on a regular basis (monthly, at a minimum) and make sure you understand what the data means and how you can improve your scores. You can also get a 1000-foot view simply by looking at the Health Meter for your website. This number is a proprietary calculation that looks at content, SEO and website traffic to give you a general feeling about the sites health. Your goal is 100% health, but the higher the number the better. You can view the Health Meter for your site by clicking the Manager link in the Virteom toolbar. Access to the Report Card is just to the right. Click the Report Card icon to view the Website Report Card and Optimization Suggestions screen. The Report Card is broken up into several sections, including: Traffic analytic data SEO

Adding and Deleting Pages

By Danni Bennett
December 05, 2012 Category: Learning, Pages, Navigation

As your site grows and changes over time, you may have the need to add or remove pages from it. It is also important from a search engine optimization standpoint to keep your content fresh and changing. While editing content on an existing page is good, adding new pages is better. The information below refers to adding an deleting normal web pages. To work with blog posts, see Adding and Editing Blog Posts. Adding a New Page To add a new page to your website, you must first decide where you want it to fall within the navigation. For example, if you want it to appear under the About Us menu, you need to add the page to the About Us section. The section where you want the new page to fall is called its parent. There may be times when you want to add a page that does not appear within the navigation. For example, you may be creating a stand-alone landing page. In that case, youll need to add the page to non-menu-related section. Depending on how your site is setup, you may have a section

Category: CMS

Add Google Tracking Javascript Codes to Your Pages

By Alana Haws
March 09, 2016 Category: Javascript, Virteom, Google, Cms

Did you know that you could add a google tracking code to a specific page? Well, ya can! This is especially useful if youre trying to track conversions of a form youve created. So say youve created a form using our CMS and after the user fills it out, they get directed to a Thank You Page that you created. Well, you probably want to track when a customer lands on that page. You can do that using our Virteom CMS in conjunction with a snippet of code youve received from Google. And this is how..... Login to the editor and navigate to the page youre interested in. This provides useful when you are interested in tracking your page using Google Analytics, etc. Click on Editor Open the Left Side Toggle Bar by clicking on it Click on Javascript Paste your Javascript Note that this will need to be encoded properly or else it will cause issues. You may want to run your code by a Virteom developer if youre unsure if it is properly written Always

How to Update Your Image Rotation

By Alana Haws
March 09, 2016 Category: Virteom, CMS, Image, Rotator, Rotation, Banner

You have a great image rotation on your sites homepages, its got awesome imagery, text, and even links somewhere. But some time has past and you have some new content for it. So you think to yourself, Self....what the heck do I do now? This is how you edit your rotator using the Virteom CMS! Login to the CMS by going to your site name.com/virteom Welcome to Virteom 8 - hello Click on Manager at the top Click on Modules on the left Click on Home Rotation Here is a list of all the Images that show up on your rotator Click Edit on the one youd like to change the information for. This opens the editor for that specific image Here you can edit: Label: The title of the banner image Display Order: Where in the line of images should it display? This one shows up seventh. Link to Page: Do you want this image to be clickable and go to a page? Image Itself: Upload a new image if youd like. Tile Background Color: Only some sites use this! So if yours doesnt