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Norton Antivirus Reporting VSD As Unsafe

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Adjust the layer properties when adding a CSS Menu to Visual Site Designer

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Responsive Layout Maker and Visual Site Designer

Why VSD and RLM cannot work together Visual Site Designer builds websites using "absolute positioning". This means everything has a fixed place within your page and cannot adjust based on the...

Add Your Sitemap To A Visual Site Designer Website

Looking for a way to publish your sitemap on your Visual Site Designer website! Yes, we know that is why you are here. :) That being said, simply follow the instructions listed below and your...

Adding a Google +1 Button to Your Page

Have you seen the cool "Google +1" buttons that people have been adding to their websites? When implemented, this button can truly enhance the layout of your page and...

Add Your Form to a VSD Website

Ready to put your Web Form Builder form into your VSD website project? You've got three different options, depending on how you're planning to publish your form. Using the Publish...

Adding a Tweet Button to Your Page

Have you ever seen those amazing "Tweet" buttons that people have been adding to their website layouts? When added to your page, these Tweet buttons can truly...

How to add a CSS Menu to Visual Site Designer

Looking for a way to add your new CSS menu created by CoffeeCup Menu Builder to your Visual Site Designer website!? Yes, we know that is why you are here. ;) That being said, simply follow the...

Linking To Pages Created in Visual Site Designer with Menu Builder

Each page you add in Visual Site Designer is exported as its own HTML file and stored in the _website folder created by Visual Site Designer. The filename is the Page ID you specified in the...

What are the System Requirements for CoffeeCup Visual Site Designer?

To use the latest version of CoffeeCup Visual Site Designer 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...

S-Drive Academy: Your Website Live with VSD

Today we’re going to show you how to get your Visual Site Designer website live on S-Drive. For most of you, Visual Site Designer ( VSD ) does not need an introduction. It’s an...

Create a Guest Book in VSD

Did you know that you can create a guest book on your VSD-built website using a form built in Web Form Builder and the power of S-Drive Streams? Here's how it's done. Step 1: Create...

How to Embed a VSD website into Shopping Cart Creator

(This is assuming you already have a cart and a website created with Visual Site Designer) You can easily embed your Visual Site Designer-generated website into a cart made with Shopping...

Why do I get an "XML file not found" Error Message while Publishing with Visual Site Designer?

Have you ever received a "file not found" error message while uploading? This error occurs when Visual Site Designer has found files which are saved in the website folder but are...

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 Do I Embed a PDF into a Page Using Visual Site Designer?

If you'd like to embed a PDF on your page so that the document appears inside of your website and not as a link, you have a few options for accomplishing this. Method #1 The first option...

Connection Problems When Uploading to GoDaddy with Visual Site Designer

GoDaddy recently made some changes to their systems that affect the way FTP connections work with 3rd-party programs. When using Visual Site Designer or any other program that connects with FTP,...

Problems Referencing Flash Objects After Upgrading to Version 7.0

So you're having problems referencing Flash objects in VSD 7.0? Holy crap, Batman! While this may sound like a major issue, it is actually easily correctable. It is likely that...

When Adding Alternate Text to Linked Text, the Link is Disabled

If you are experiencing the loss of a link in a text object that you’re providing alternative text for, the problem is that you’re actually creating a new object. Once this new object...

Unable to View Entire Page Inside of Visual Site Designer

If you cannot view the entirety of a page you're working on inside of Visual Site Designer, this is because the page is not maximized inside of the software. To see the entire page at once,...

How can I recover my VNU file if something goes terribly wrong?

If you are attempting to recover your website from your server because something has gone terribly wrong, here's what you can do. Option One: This is if you've lost...

Using Mouseovers in Visual Site Designer

On a webpage, a "mouseover" is the state of an object when the mouse cursor is hovering over, but not clicking on, an object on the page. Often, that object will change color, position,...

The Application Has Failed to Start Because its Side-By-Side Configuration is Incorrect

If you attempt to launch Visual Site Designer on a Windows 64-bit system and receive this error: "The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is...

Viewing the Source Code of a Site Made with Visual Site Designer.

Like most of our customers, you're probably a fan of Visual Site Designer because it allows you to steer clear of HTML code and style sheets. But what can you do when you need to look into...

Reading the Source Code of a Webpage.

One of the best ways to learn about HTML and the way it works is to look at the source code of websites made by others. You can learn as much from professionally designed sites as you can from...

Working With Text in Visual Site Designer.

We here at CoffeeCup Software believe in design freedom. That said, there are certain best practices you should follow if you want your website to look its best. This is one of them. The best...

How to Use the Buttonize Tool.

The Buttonize tool gives you an easy, intuitive way to create polished buttons that you can use as icons or links. Here’s how: Note : Creating a mouseover essentially creates two...

Publishing Your Visual Site Designer Website with S-Drive

CoffeeCup S-Drive is an intuitive solution for all your online storage needs — from file storage and sharing to websites, and so much more. Don’t have an S-Drive account? No sweat...

Some Images are Not Appearing on My Website

When adding images to Visual Site Designer, it is very important to not include spaces in your image name. When an image that includes spaces is loaded by the browser, the spaces in the name...