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Areas – Change layout

Support > Designer since 11.2019 > Site editor

You can always adjust the layout (division of the different elements per content area), the colours or whether a background image or not, etc. of the individual areas of your website.

After you have «logged in to the Designer» you will find yourself in the Designer Editor on the start page and thus in the «Site editor» area. Proceed as follows:

1. Navigate

On each page, here on the start page of the construction kit, the pages are composed of different «Elements (areas)». These can be adapted at any time.

2. Area variants

There are different area or content types. Depending on the types, the editing options for title, text and image are different. We will discuss the following here:

Title & Menu Bar
Header area
Content area images and text
Content area with button and text
Footer

Customize text
Customize image
Customize button

 

3. Title & Menu Bar

To adjust the «Title & Menu Area», move the mouse over the round «Slider» icon to the left of the area, the «Appearance» button will open. Now click on the icon.

3.1 Edit area

The edit mode is automatically displayed. The following customization options are available here.

Color selection or background image
Layout
Animation
Header Adjustments

3.2 Color selection / background image

According to your chosen design and its color scheme, you can now define the area according to the 3 (or more) color components. Or you can select the image which will then be used as background image over this area.

3.3 Change layout

To define which content is displayed in the header area, you can choose from various ready-made header areas. To do this, click on «Change layout».

Select your desired header layout by clicking and then click on «Update». The new layout will be applied immediately.

3.4 Animation

You can add an animation to the text areas and let them fade in accordingly. To do this, click on «Animation».

Now you can choose between «Fade» and «Slide». Then click on «Done».

Preview or publish to see section animations.

You can define whether you want to apply the selected layout to the home page only or to all pages. To do this, click on the bottom section, here: «Page header».

A popup opens with the options for your header area:

• All pages on my site
• Just this page

Then click on «Done» to save the desired changes.

 

In the header area you can adjust the header image on the one hand and the header text on the other hand. Click on the appropriate area to continue.

4.1 Header image

If you want to adjust a full screen area, move the mouse over the round «Slider» icon on the left of the area, the button «Appearance» will open. Now click on the icon.

4.2 Header image - editing mode

In this example, our startup image is a «full screen area». The following settings are now available for adjusting the image:

Replace image
Overlay
Focus point
Scroll effects
Chance layout
Shape dividers
Animation

4.2.1 Replace image

You can exchange this picture at any time. To do this, click on «Replace image».

You can now either upload a new picture «Upload» or select a «Recent» added picture or one from your «Facebook» account or get a «Stock image».

Please note that depending on your subscription, a certain number of photo credits are available to you for the designer.

When you have selected your picture, click on it. It is saved immediately and the view is updated.

4.2.2 Overlay

The «Full Screen» area is displayed with a color overlay by default. If you want to adjust the «Color» or the «Opacity» of the color overlay, click on «Overlay».

Depending on your chosen design and its color scheme, you can now select one of the «dark or light accent color» or the «Overlay Color» from black, gray or white in the «Preferences» section.

In the «Individual» ection you can insert your desired colour or the colour of your logo by hex or RGB data.

And now select the intensity with which the selected color overlays the image in the «Opacity» section. As you move the slider, the preview image adjusts immediately.

If you are satisfied with your settings, click on «Save».

4.2.3 Focal point

In the «Full Screen» area you can set a focal point for this image. To do this, click on «Focal point».

You can now set the focal point in the popup that opens by clicking the mouse in the image preview area. The preview image adjusts immediately.

If you are satisfied with your settings, click on «Save».

4.2.4 Scroll effects

If you want the header area to have a scroll effect, click the «Scroll effects» button.

Now you can choose between «Parallax», «Zoom» and «Fixed». Then click on «Done».

To view the scroll effects, either click on Preview or publish your website directly.

4.2.5 Layout

In the «Full Screen» area you can determine where or at which position in the image the «Text Area» is placed by selecting the «Layout». To do this, click on «Change layout».

Now click on the «arrow icon» to preview the different layouts.

If you are satisfied with your settings, click on «Done».

4.2.6 Shape dividers

If you would like to add a color accent to the image, select «Shape dividers» here.

Now select the desired shape of the dividing line. In the preview, the selection is immediately adjusted. You can now choose the colour of the dividing line according to your chosen design and its colour scheme.

If you are satisfied with your settings, click on «Done».

4.2.7 Animation

You can add an animation to the header image and have it displayed accordingly. To do this, click on «Animation».

Now you can choose between «Fade» and «Slide». Then click on «Done».

To view the animation effects, either click on Preview or publish your website directly.

4.3 Header text

If you want to adjust a text in the full screen area, move the mouse over the desired text. This is now marked with a frame.

The following adjustment options are available:

Customize
Delete

4.3.1 Customize header text

To change the «Text area» in the header image, click on the corresponding marked text.

In the now opening edit mode you can adjust the text in the usual way (bold, italic, link, color, bigger, smaller) and by clicking on the «arrow icon» on the right, the alignment and list area opens.

If you are satisfied with your adjustments, click with the mouse outside the text and the text area is automatically updated and saved.

4.3.2 Delete header area

NOTE, if you click on the trash can icon next to the text, not only the text area is deleted, but the whole content module (here: header full screen including text area).

 

5. Content area with images and text

To adjust the «Images & Text» area, move the mouse over the round «slider» icon to the left of the area, the «Bereich anpassen». Klicken Sie nun auf das Icon.

Of course you can also adjust the individual areas such as text and image.

The following editing options are available to you:

Color
Layout
Shape dividers
Animation

5.1 Color

To change the background color of the «Image Text» area, click on one of the colors available according to your chosen design and its color scheme. The preview will be adjusted immediately.

5.2 Layout

You use the layout to define where the image or text is placed (image left, right or top). To do this, click on «Change layout».

In the popup that now opens, you can select the different layouts by clicking on the «arrow» icons. The preview is immediately displayed on the website. Once you have chosen your desired layout, click on «Done» to save your selection.

5.3 Shape dividers

If you would like to add a color accent to the image, select «Shape dividers» here.

Now select the desired shape of the dividing line. In the preview, the selection is immediately adjusted. You can now choose the colour of the dividing line according to your chosen design and its colour scheme.

If you are satisfied with your settings, click on «Done».

5.4 Animation

You can add an animation to the Image&Text area and have it displayed accordingly. To do this, click on «Animation».

Now you can choose between «Fade» and «Slide». Then click on «Done».

To view the animation effects, either click on Preview or publish your website directly.

 

6. Content area with button and text

If you want to adjust a button text area, move the mouse over the round «Slider» icon on the left of the area, the button «Appearance» opens. Now click on the icon.

Of course you can also customize the individual areas such as text and button.

The following editing options are available to you:

Color
Shape dividers
Animation

6.1 Color

To change the background color of the «Button Text» area, click on one of the colors available according to your chosen design and its color scheme. The preview will be adjusted immediately.

6.2 Shape dividers

If you would like to add a color accent, select «Shape dividers» here.

Now select the desired shape of the shape dividers. In the preview, the selection is immediately adjusted. You can now choose the colour of the shape dividers according to your chosen design and its color scheme.

If you are satisfied with your settings, click on «Done».

6.3 Animation

You can add an animation to the Text&Button area and have it displayed accordingly. To do this, click on «Animation».

Now you can choose between «Fade» and «Slide». Then click on «Done».

To view the animation effects, either click on Preview or publish your website directly.

 

The footer area corresponds in the customization of the Title & Menu Area.

Of course you can also customize the text areas.

To add an animation, follow the instructions in the title & menu bar.

Of course you can also choose for the footer, just like for the header, whether it applies to all pages or only to this page.

 

8. Customize image

To change an image, no matter in which area, move the mouse over the image until it gets a frame. Then click on it.

You can make the following adjustments in the popup that now opens:

1. Image details
You can «Add new image», «Select from existing images» or «Edit image».

2. Image link
Here you can assign a link to the selected «Image». You can choose from «A page on my website», «An external page» or «An email address». Depending on what you select here, a corresponding area will open to enter the corresponding info (Select page / External link and target window / Email).

3. Display options
Select the «Scale» in which your image should be displayed (choose from various presets) and determine the «Image alignment» (left, center, right).

4. SEO
Store the «SEO» (search engine optimization) relevant data such as «Alt attribute», «Title tag» and «Description».

If you are satisfied with your adjustments, click on «Save» to save these changes.

 

9. Customize button

To customize a button according to your needs, no matter what area, move the mouse over the button until it gets a frame. Then click on it.

You can make the following adjustments in the popup that now opens:

1. Click actions
Here you can assign a link to the selected «Button». «A page on my website», «An external page» or «An email address». Depending on what you select here, a corresponding area will open to enter the corresponding info (Select page / External link and target window / Email).

2. Display options
Here you can add the text to be displayed to the selected «Button» under «Text». Under «Size» you select the text size of the button text to be displayed. Under «Format» you can define if you want the text to be displayed in bold or italics and last but not least you can define the position of the button under «Button alignment» (left, center, right).

If you are satisfied with your adjustments, click on «Save» to save the changes.