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What are Shareware, Trial Software, and Freeware?

In the mid-1980s Bob Wallace developed a word processor program called PC-Write. To further describe his program, Wallace came up with the term shareware . Jim Button , the creator of...

Chapter 2: Working With Website Projects

We cannot stress enough how important Website Projects are. If used correctly, this tool can make broken links a thing of the past. You'll never see those pesky red X's instead of your...

Set Up Gmail For Your Own Domain

Did you know that you can set up email accounts from your own domain using the power of the user-friendly Gmail browser-based email system? This means you can have any email address you want...

Tips for Downloading Software Online

Do you ever find yourself surfing the Internet, looking for software to complete a task you need to do, or to get something accomplished faster than you are now? I'm sure we all have at...

Web Design

The Internet is all but a necessity for most people. It's almost as popular as the television; every household has one — or, in this case, has a connection. From social networking to...

Absolute vs. Relative Paths/Links

One of the most common things newcomers to HTML get confused about is linking to other pages and sites, especially when absolute and relative paths come into play. But worry not! Creating links...

Adding a Radio Button Group to an HTML Form

Radio buttons are slightly different from other HTML form elements in that they present multiple options and only allow one choice. This being the case, the HTML Editor contains a special tool...

Website Access Manager Quick Start Guide

With Website Access Manager (WAM) you can Password-protect your members-only areas quickly and easily. There are a ton of reasons to create members-only areas of your website. It puts you...

What's the Difference Between PayPal Express Checkout and Website Payments Standard?

If you use PayPal Express Checkout , when your customers check out, they will be directed to a page that requires them to log into their PayPal account or create a new one. Therefore, this is...

"This Application Has Failed to Start Because the Application Configuration Is Incorrect" Error Message

After installing the software and launching the program for the first time, if you receive an alert that reads: Windows 8, 7, Vista: " The application has failed to start because its...

What is Hosting?

What is Hosting? What do these terms mean? What is a Web Server? What does HTTP stand for? What is a Domain Name? What is an IP Address?...

Uploading Files to Your Server.

If you want other people to be able to view your website on the Internet, you'll need to upload it to a server. The logistics of this process are a little hazy for some beginners, so...

What are the Server Requirements to use Web Form Builder?

Most people don't want to even worry about server requirements, because it can be complicated stuff. That's why so many people choose to use CoffeeCup S-Drive to host their forms....

Why Does My Website Change Depending On Which Browser I'm Using?

Have you ever noticed that your website layout changes slightly when viewed on someone else’s computer? This is a common theme in web design, which is why the best in the business compose...

Customizing Code Completion in the HTML Editor.

Have you ever wanted to update the tags that appear in the Code Completion list in the HTML Editor? It's actually quite easy. For example, let's say you wanted to add a custom...

Adding a List Box to an HTML Form

List boxes are slightly different from other HTML form elements in that they present multiple options. This being the case, the HTML Editor contains a special tool for keeping your list box...

HTML Editor Quick Start Guide

You want to create great websites. Totally stellar, kick-butt websites that leave people saying, “Wow, you really made that?” Consider the HTML Editor your new best friend. HTML...

Quick Guide to HTML

Right off the bat, here's one of the most valuable tips for learning HTML that you'll ever read: File > Save Page As... When you see a website that makes you say "I...

Set Up Outlook Mail For Your Own Domain

Did you know that you can set up email accounts from your own domain using the power of the user-friendly Outlook browser-based email system? This means you can have any email address you want...

How Do I Make Links to Different Sections of the Same Page?

You've been designing your site and have figured out that a page can be as long as necessary. This is great, but it can be a pain when you're dealing with longer pages. Help out your...

How to Use the CSS Menu Designer

The CSS Menu Designer (now defunct) was included in the HTML Editor in versions 2011 and earlier but has been removed with the release of our new Responsive Menu Builder .   Step...

Connecting to Your Server

To publish your website to the Internet, you will need to use either S-Drive or purchase space on a server where your website will be stored. Server space is owned by a hosting provider, such as...

html editor upgrade instructions

With the latest release of CoffeeCup HTML Editor, we made some modifications to the installer to allow for greater flexibility on how the software can be installed. This improvement now allows for...

How Do I Link to Different Sections on the Same Page? (HTML Editor)

You've been designing your site and have figured out that a page can be as long as necessary. This is great, but it can be a pain when you're dealing with longer pages. Help out your...

Understanding ReCAPTCHA in Web Form Builder

Web Form Builder comes with a built-in security system if you choose to use it: The reCAPTCHA box. You've seen them on the web before, and likely used a few of these genius little boxes....

How to Add a Form to Your Page

So, you want to add your form to a web editor such as the Web Editor, HTML Editor, or Dreamweaver huh? Well, here are three options to help you on your way. Option1 :...

How to Add ColorBox to a Visual Site Designer Page.

If you've seen the cool ColorBox effect on webpages like CoffeeCup's Theme Shop and want to add it to a webpage created in Visual Site Designer, you're in luck! The process is a bit...

What Does "Passive Mode" Mean?

If you're having trouble connecting, sometimes the solution is as simple as enabling Passive mode. You can find this option by navigating to File > Manage Servers and putting a checkmark...

What is Flash?

What is Flash? A little history lesson. What can Flash do? How can I make Flash work for me? Starting out. Where do I start with...

Responsive Layout Maker Quick Start Guide

Introduction Billions of people access the Internet from devices with all different screen sizes. To assure a good looking, usable website on every single device, it's gotta be responsive....