1.0 Accessing Your Site
To access your site for the first time, you'll need the unique site name that you selected on signing up and the URL that would have been included in your confirmation email.
You will need to enter the URL into the address bar of your browser as shown below:
The first time you log in to your site, you'll see a default template has been applied.
You can change this design at any time by choosing from our range of free design templates or by having a professional template design created just for you.
You will also be able to edit the default navigation that is shown.
1.1 Logging In
To login to your site, you'll need your login details.
These will be the email address that you signed up with and the password which would have been included in your confirmation email.
Go to your site using your site address and either enter your details in the login block in the left hand column or click on the 'login' link in the footer of the site.
Enter your email address and your password and then click the login button.
Once you have logged in, you will be taken to the control panel, you should also now see a black 'quick navigation' bar running along the top of the site.
1.2 The Control Panel
Every time you login, will be taken to the Control Panel. If you ever get lost, return to this page, as from here you can access every area of your site.
1.3 Logging Out
Once you have logged into your site, the login link in the footer of the site will automatically change to 'logout'. There is also a logout link in the top left hand corner of the screen on your 'quick navigation' bar.
Simply click the link and you will be notified that you have logged out.
1.4 Changing Your Password
To change your password, login to your site and click on the 'My Account' link in either the top right hand corner on the 'quick navigation' bar or in the footer of the site.
Select 'Change your password' and enter in your new password in both fields. Click Save and you will be notified that your password has been successfully changed. Check your spam folder if the email hasn't arrived to your inbox.
1.5 PDF Download
To download a PDF copy of this article please click the following link: Part One - Getting Started PDF.