Edgewood Ave is a Premium template. Here is some helpful information pertaining to the template:
|Control panel version||3|
|Slideshow in gallery||YES|
You will find the ability to change about nine(9) colors from the Colors section.
|Color Name||Color Description|
|Title Color:||Colors the logo if an image is not used.|
|Text Color:||Colors the page text, caption text, e-card form text, contact form text, and also send button background.|
|Body Color:||Colors the body background. If a texture file is specified it will overlap this color.|
|Secondary Color:||Colors the top and bottom bars, load bar background, audio player background, e-card form background, and caption background.|
|Border Color:||Colors lines used when hash marks option is turned off. Colors gallery navigation arrows.|
|Default Page Background Color:||Colors the page background. The opacity of page backgrounds are affected by the Page background opacity setting in Site Settings > Template Settings.|
|Custom Color 1:||Colors the main menu items, copyright text, any page links (including sub page links), audio player buttons, and icons.|
|Custom Color 2:||Colors the items colored by custom color 1 on mouse over (copyright excluded).|
|Custom Color 3:||Colors the field backgrounds and send button text on the e-card form and contact form. Also colors the bar background on the load bar.|
Edgewood Ave allows you to set your own content width and height. You can set it to a standard 3:2 ratio (ex: 1200×800) or something completely different (ex: 900×350). See the ‘Content width’ and ‘Content height’ settings under Special Features for more information. Intro, Gallery, and Page images, as well as the image for the contact page should match those settings.
|Intro images||Content width setting||Content height setting|
|Gallery images||Content width setting||Content height setting|
|Page images||Content width setting||Content height setting|
|Contact image||Content width setting||Content height setting|
Enter the desired width of the content area under Site Settings > Template Settings. ex: 1200
Enter the desired height of the content area under Site Settings > Template Settings. ex: 800
Under Site Settings > Intro/Texture upload images for the intro or background image that appears when your site opens. Press the upload new file button under Background/Intro and select a new image to upload. Intro images should be optimized and sized according to the template image specifications. Drag and drop the images to reorder them. Press the delete button on the right to delete an image.
To make a page link redirect to some other page (ie. http://google.com) Put the following as the first and only text in the page text: REDIRECT:http://google.com
Music is uploaded into the music area under Site Settings. The jukebox will read ID3 tags from MP3 files. Depending on what music player you use, you may have to “Convert ID3 Tags…” before they are uploaded to your site. Otherwise the jukebox will not be able to read the song/artist information.
To display the availability calendar, create a page called ‘calendar’ under the Pages tab. Manage the calendar’s page settings from the edit page option in the pages tab. To manage the calendar dates and content, go to the Calendar tab. Enter your calendar’s title and description, and press the submit button to save this information. Press the calendar boxes to select or deselect a day.
To add the built-in comments form available in Edgewood, add the text, ‘[[COMMENTS PAGE]]’ to a page’s body text. When comments are submitted an email will be sent to the email in Site Settings > Profile. To show a submitted comment, simply remove the html comment tag around the submitted comment. Html comment tags start with ‘>!–‘ and end with ‘–<‘.
Under Site Settings > Template Settings enter the amount of time in seconds an image should display in intro and gallery slideshows before loading the next image.
Upload an image for the background texture under Site Settings > Intro/Texture. Press the upload new file button under Texture and select a new image to upload. Texture images should be sized to a minimum of 1400 x 1050 pixels. To remove the texture press the delete button to the right of the image.
***Textures are an easy way to set your site apart and give it depth. We have an incredible set of texture packs to choose from created directly by our developers for you HERE.
It is possible to turn of the diagonal lines or hash marks throughout the design. Enter 0 or No in the Hash marks field under Site Settings > Template Settings to show solid color in the areas where hash marks are used.
To turn the raised corner shadows on or off throughout the site, enter ‘on’ or ‘off’ in the Raised corners field under Site Settings > Template Settings.
The Page background opacity setting under Site Settings > Template Setting controls the opacity of the page color setting. Enter a value from 0 to 100.
To change the height of the top and bottom bars on Edgewood, enter the desired values in pixels in the Top bar height and Bottom bar height under Site Setting > Template Settings.
Under Site Settings > Template Settings enter the desired label for the button that opens the pages menu.
Under Site Settings > Template Settings enter the desired label for the button that opens the contact form.
Under Site Settings > Template Settings enter the desired label for the button that opens the first extra link. Extra links are placed in between the info menu button and the contact button.
Under Site Settings > Template Settings enter the desired URL for the first extra link button.
Under Site Settings > Template Settings enter the desired label for the button that opens the second extra link. Extra links are placed in between the info menu button and the contact button.
Under Site Settings > Template Settings enter the desired URL for the second extra link button.
To create a caption for an image click on the desired image under Images > Image Bank**. In the caption field enter a few sentences to describe the image. When the image shows up in a gallery on your site, the caption will appear over the image.
** You may need to wait for the entire image bank page to load before you can enter a caption.
Font Modifiers allow you to increase or decrease the size of the text from its default size (set at 0) for your Site Title, Navigation, and Pages. This is most helpful when selecting fonts that render at small sizes.
You can find helpful information on video here.
A good place to start is around 400 width by 100 height in pixels. If you need the logo bigger/smaller, just resize the logo in your image editing program and then re-upload into the admin.
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