The primary site editor, is referred to as "Builder" in the editing stage. In addition to the dock at the bottom that contains all of the available site-building modules, you'll notice a few more tools throughout the Builder.
You will find these definitions helpful in identifying the different tools used within the Sitebuilder as well as understanding the layout of the Sitebuilder.
The Main Navigation provides access to your Dashboard, the Sitebuilder, your list of Pages, and the Theme Editor, as well as the Help and Publish buttons.
In the upper-right corner is a dropdown menu for changing page properties such as page name, layout, and meta information. This is your Page Settings menu. This is also used to create a new page. Next to the settings are undo and redo arrows, which allow you to undo the most recent edit and redo if necessary.
The Dock is the bottom-most section of the editor where module groups are located. In the Theme Editor, this is where themes can be chosen via thumbnails.
The Formatting Toolbar appears just under the main navigation when a module is being edited. The editing options will differ depending on the module you are editing.
Modules allow you to easily add content to your like text and images as well as dynamic content like videos. In the Sitebuilder they are located along the bottom section called the "Dock".
Modules are organized into five categories that can be viewed by clicking on the tabs just under the icons:
- Popular: These are the modules you'll be using the most to fill your site with general content like text and images.
- Structure: These modules are used to create columns and tables.
- Media: Add dynamic content like audio and video.
- Social: You can use these modules to enhance your site with social networking features like Twitter and Facebook.
- Commerce: Modules that allow you to add eCommerce options such as PayPal and Google Checkout buttons.
- Other: This category includes feed modules that coincide with the applications you have installed on your site. Most modules for App Feeds will not appear in the dock until you start publishing using the associated application. You will also the Custom HTML and Map modules under this category.
Add A Module To A Page
When working with a blank page, you will see prompts in one or more areas (depending on your chosen layout or theme) to "drag & drop modules here"
Using your computer mouse, select from a group of modules at the bottom of the screen and drag one into place.
The main background of the editor will go dark and the module area will turn blue as you are preparing to drop your module.
Once the module is in place, you can begin editing. A toolbar with various formatting options will appear depending on the type of module you’ve chosen.