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Edit texts and webpages

CMS Icon The Content Management System or CMS allows you to create and update web pages yourself.

CMS can be found in the Management menu.

At the top you can see the languages ​​in which your shop is available. Choose the language in which you want to edit your website.

You will see the list of the pages that your shop contains. The first five pages are standard pages.

CMS Choose page

EditClick the Edit icon to update a page.

MoveDrag the move icon to change the order of the pages or to create sub pages.

DeleteClick the delete icon to remove the text on a page.

DisplayClick the display icon to display or to hide a page.

Updating a page

Respect copyrights: do not copy texts or photos without permission of the author.

After selecting the page, you will see the interface for editing the page.

Navigation
This allows you to customize the text that is displayed on the navigation buttons. For example, you can change Shop to Catalog.
Title
This is the title that is visible in the title bar at the top of your browser window when visiting your shop. Choose an appropriate title for each page, this will be indexed in search engines. Don't use the same title from other pages, this will negatively influence your search engine ranking.
META Description
Enter a brief description of the page. This is displayed on the result pages of search engines. Don't copy the same text from other pages, this will negatively influence your search engine ranking.
META Keywords
Choose some appropriate tags or keywords that apply to this page, separated by commas.
Web address
This allows you to personalize the web address for this page.

More information about META tags can be found in the section search engine optimization.

Your shop is 100% optimized for the best results in search engines. By using clear descriptions and keywords in your texts and products, you will get better results in search engines.


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Below the META fields you see a text editor in which you can enter text or a welcome message. The content management system works similar as the word processing program on your computer.

Never copy text from Microsoft Word directly into the HTML editor. This will cause layout problems because of the internal HTML codes that Microsoft Word uses.

If you want to copy text from Word, you can copy first into Notepad, and then to your website.

CMS Edit page

Header
The header is the text above the content that is displayed on the website.
Footer
The footer is the text below the content that is displayed on the website. Not all pages have default content, hence they do not all have a footer.

Remember to always save your text by clicking Save. Save your text regularly to avoid loss of data, for example caused by a session timeout.

Formatting website tips

CMS Hyperlink Click the hyperlink icon to insert a hyperlink to another page or a website.

Optionally, you can set the hyperlink to open in a new browser window.

CMS Image Click the upload icon to insert an image or photo, see the following documentation topics for this.

Hiding or showing pages

Display Click the green icon to hide a page from the menu.

Hide Click the red icon to display the page in the menu.

Changing the order of your pages

Move Drag the move icon to move the bar with the page.

Release the bar between two other pages.

Creating sub pages

Move Drag the move icon to move the bar with the page.

Release the bar onto another page.

Click Save.

In some layout designs, sub pages also appear in the menu as a drop down menu.

Content locations

Content locations are pages that are not in the menu, but where custom texts can still be inserted.

Checkout process Shopping cart

You can change all text displayed to your customers during the checkout process.

Thank you page
This is the page the customer sees when his or her order is complete. Here you can for example put bank details (if you do not use the built-in payment options) or an indication of what will happen with the order.

Other texts CMS

These are various locations where you can customize the texts. Here you can set the terms and conditions and your privacy policy.

Technical codes and HTML XML

These are locations where mainly HTML code is used.
Do not use these pages if you do not need them.

Deleting a page

Delete Click the delete icon to remove the text on a page.

On a default page the default text will be displayed and the delete icon will turn gray.

A new page will be completely removed.

You will receive a confirmation message if you want to delete a page. Deleting a page cannot be undone!

Possible Problems

There are weird characters between my texts
Usually this is because the texts are copied from Microsoft Word. There is a lot of markup between the text, and this can disrupt the layout or cause inconsistency.

Copy the text first to Notepad and then copy the text from Notepad to the content management system.

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