The purpose of this tutorial is to provide you with a quick outline of what the Website Setup settings are and how to use them.

Introduction

Website Setup is generally the first thing people configure when they activate PageLines.

From your WordPress Administration Panel:

  1. Select the “PageLines” panel, then “Site Options”
  2. Select the “Website Setup” tab to show the following options:

Settings Overview

These are the options that get your logo, brand name, and other custom elements up on your site.

Custom Logo

This is the main logo of your site. The Custom logo supports the Branding and BrandNav section.

  1. Click “Upload Image”
  2. Browse your computer & select the image you want uploaded
  3. Supports .png, .jpg, & .gif
  4. Click “Save Options”

If you already uploaded a custom image to your server, simply type the full URL of the image & click “Save Options”

Note: As of version 2.3, you’re now able to select an image from your media library.

Custom Logo Image


Favicon Image

A Favicon is a small, 16×16 image that is shown inside the browser when your site is called up. It is a good way to brand your site and increase it’s prominence in your visitor’s bookmark menu. For more information on what a favicon is, please read the following article.

You can create your own Favicon by using programs such as Adobe Photoshop, or you can simply type a Google search for “favicon generator” and choose from among hundreds of different websites.

From your WordPress Administration Panel:

  1. Click “Upload Image”
  2. Browse your computer & select the icon you want uploaded
  3. Must be .png or .ico file and no larger than 16px by 16px
  4. Click “Save Options”

If you already uploaded a Favicon to your server, simply type the full URL of the Favicon & click “Save Options”

Note: As of version 2.3, you’re now able to select an image from your media library.

Favicon


Twitter Integration

You can place your most recent Tweets directly on your site.

  1. Under “Twitter Integration,” type your Twitter Username
  2. Click “Save Options”

Note: Requires you have the Twitterbar section active.

Twitter


Website Hashtag

This hashtag will be used in social media (e.g. Twitter) and elsewhere to create feeds.

Hashtag


Login Page Image

One of the new features in PageLines Framework is the ability to easily add a custom image to the Login Page. This feature is great for client sites!

  1. Click “Upload Image”
  2. Browse your computer & select an image that is approximately 80px in height
  3. Click “Save Options”

Login Image


Mobile Touch Image

Enter the full URL location of your Apple Touch Icon which is visible when your users set your site as a Web Clip in Apple Iphone and Touch Products.

  1. Click “Upload Image”
  2. Browse your computer & select an image that is approximately 57px by 57px in either .jpg, .gif or .png format.
  3. Click “Save Options”

Mobile Touch Image


Website Watermark

Since PageLines update 2.1.4, we added a new feature called WaterMark. The new WaterMark setting allows you to disable the PageLines leaf logo in your footer with a tick of a box or you can even upload your own logo and custom URL.

  1. Click “Upload Image”
  2. Browse your computer & select the image you want uploaded
  3. Supports .png, .jpg, & .gif
  4. In the “Watermark Link (Blank for None)” field, add a custom URL or leave blank if you prefer to have no link.
  5. Enter your alt text for your custom image, for more information on the alt attribute, read this article.
  6. Click “Save Options”
  1. If you wish to remove the Watermark image completely, simply ignore the steps above and check the “Hide Watermark” check box
  2. Click “Save Options”

Watermark

If you already uploaded a custom image to your server, simply type the full URL of the image & click “Save Options”

Note: This setting was added in update 2.1.4 and as of version 2.3.0, you’re now able to select an image from your media library.


Page Titles

This option will automatically place page titles on all pages, this option is on by default.

If you wish to remove all Page titles, simply uncheck the box and Save Settings.


Remove Default Sidebars When Empty

If you don’t have any Widgets activated, PageLines will automatically display the following four widgets:

  • Categories
  • Archives
  • Calendar
  • Meta

If you do not want to display these widgets, (or any others for that matter) this setting allows you to remove them.

  1. Check “Hide Sidebars When Empty”
  2. Click “Save Options”

With this method you will still have an empty space where the widgets would have gone. If you want your website’s content to take up that space, your must change your layout using the Layout Editor.

Sidebar Wrap Widgets

If the Sidebar Wrap section is enabled, this setting controls its position in relation to the Primary/Secondary Sidebar.

  1. Click the dropdown & select either “On Top of Sidebar” or “On Bottom of Sidebar”
  2. Click “Save Options”

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