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Tricks for HTML Editor 12.5

Everybody likes customizing stuff and learning secret stuff, right? Well, we wanted to give you the scoop on some tweaks with the HTML Editor that give you a bit more control over how the tabs...

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...

What are these CPF and CPFS files, anyway?

In your HTML Editor's Website Project folder, there are two files that contain data about your project: The .cpf file is your project source file, and contains the path to your...

Internal Preview Uses

The HTML Editor's internal preview will emulate Internet Explorer to display a preview of your code. However, there are a few things you should know before wondering why some of your code...

Using the Font Wizard

Among the many incredible tools found within our HTML Editor, the Font Wizard is a great tool to enhance your page design.  You can find the Font Wizard under the Format tab. When...

Adding a Facebook Like Button to Your Page

Have you ever wondered how people add those awesome Facebook "Like" buttons to their website layouts?   (function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];...

HTML Editor vs. Visual Site Designer

Glad to see you're interested in building a website! Often people will ask us: Should I pick the HTML Editor or Visual Site Designer ? What's the difference between the two?...

How to Add a Web Calendar to the HTML Editor (Version 5.0 and Higher).

With the release of Web Calendar 5.0, the process of adding your calendar to your website is a wee bit different than it used to be. This is because the latest version of Web Calendar no...

How Do I Customize PHP Variables?

Follow these steps to add custom PHP variables to the HTML Editor: Make sure the Editor is closed. Go to  C:\Program Files\CoffeeCup Software\phpdata Use...

My Thumbnail Images are a Different Size than I Specified.

When you create a thumbnail using the Insert Image window , you have the option of specifying the height and width of the thumbnail image. However, the exact values you enter may not appear in...

How Can I Customize the Characters Under the Characters Tab?

Follow these steps to add in your own characters to the list in the Characters tab on the left-hand side of the program: Make sure the HTML Editor is closed. Go to...

Customizing the Code for Default Pages and Framesets.

When you open the Quick Start window ( File > New From Quick Start ), you select the DOCTYPE from the DOCTYPE drop-down list . This automatically inserts a preset block of code into your...

My Website was Messed Up when I Upgraded to the HTML Editor 2010 SE. What Happened?

This problem has to do with the way older versions of the HTML Editor handled mistakes in code. Versions 2009 and lower were more forgiving of mistakes in code, which, while easier in the short...

How to Transfer Themes From an Older Version of the HTML Editor to the Latest Version.

Follow these steps to transfer a theme installed into an older version of the HTML Editor to the latest version: Go to  C:\Program Files\CoffeeCup Software\Themes....

How to Install Themes in the HTML Editor 2010 SE.

Follow these steps to install themes you have purchased from our Theme Store in the HTML Editor 2010 SE ( Note : If you are using an older version of the HTML Editor, you can upgrade by...

I See Strange Characters on My Page when I Preview My Website.

Some of our users have reported that they see strange characters like "Ã¥ fÃ¥" when they preview their webpages. These characters do not appear in the...

How to Change the Version of Internet Explorer in the Preview Tab.

As of HTML Editor 2010 SE and higher, the Preview tab uses Internet Explorer 8 (as long as it's installed on your system). Not only is this more modern, it also allows you to work with...

Why Can't I Use the Visual Editor with an HTML5 DOCTYPE?

The reason the Visual Editor won't work with an HTML5 DOCTYPE is because it was built around HTML 4.01. As a result, it does not recognize HTML5 tags such as <video>, <audio>,...

What are the System Requirements for CoffeeCup HTML Editor?

To use the latest version of CoffeeCup HTML Editor, you must be using Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Vista, or Windows 7/8  with Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher. If you are using a...

I Don't Know HTML. Can I Still Use the Program?

Using CoffeeCup HTML requires that you understand the basics of HTML, but you don't need to be an expert. In fact, just reading the online help articles should be enough to get you up and...

I Get an Error When I Try to Open the Help File.

If you get an error message when trying to open the PDF Help file, it is probably because you don't have a PDF reader installed on your computer. Here's a list of free PDF readers you can...

How to Open CSS Menu Links in a New Window.

Follow these instructions to set your CSS menu links to open in a new window: 1. If you haven't done so already, insert your menu code into your page. (For more information about this...

How Do I Upload My Website Project Files to Multiple Servers?

You can only assign one server per Website Project. If you want to upload any or all of your Website Project files to a different server than the one specified in this field, you have two...

What is the Difference Between a Layout and a Theme in the HTML Editor?

A layout includes the HTML for a basic webpage structure and allows you to provide your own content. This gives you more freedom over the appearance of your design. A theme includes three...

Switching Between Open Files

There are a couple of different options for switching between open files in the HTML Editor. Window Menu The Window menu allows you to see all the files open in the Editor. Click...

Previewing Your Work in the HTML Editor.

There are a ton of different options available for previewing your work in the HTML Editor. After all, it's good web design practice to view your website in several different browsers to...

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...

How Do I Turn On Line Numbers by Default?

To turn line numbers on by default in the HTML Editor, go to the Tools Menu > Preferences > Customization Now click on Modify Options Check the box...

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...

How Do I Save My Own Themes in the HTML Editor?

If you would like your own themes to appear in the Theme Chooser, here's what you need to do: Use the HTML Editor to design your own theme. Save your theme in its own...