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How to Add a Web Calendar to Visual Site Designer (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...

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...

How Do I Add Google's Sitemap Verification Code to My Index Page in Visual Site Designer?

When you submit your sitemap to Google, you will be prompted to add a line of HTML code to your index page to verify that you own the website. You also have the option of uploading an HTML...

Can Visual Site Designer Open/Edit Preexisting HTML Files?

At this time, Visual Site Designer is a purely WYSIWYG editor, which means it cannot be used to directly edit HTML. Additionally, it can only work with the VNU files created within the program....

I Get a Catalog Error When I Try to Upload.

The catalog error you are receiving is usually due to one of three things. The remote folder you have entered in the FTP Settings window is incorrect. If you are not sure what goes...

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...

Visual Site Designer Will Not Start

We first recommend that you download the latest version of Visual Site Designer from our website. If you are still having problems with this version, please see the steps below. This can happen...

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...

How Do I Add YouTube Videos to My Page?

Adding videos from YouTube (or any other video sharing service) to a page created in Visual Site Designer is simple. Just follow these steps to embed a video on your page: <object...

A Box Appears Behind My Shapes When I Resize My Browser Window

When you use shapes on a centered webpage with a gradient background, a box may appear behind the shape when you resize your browser: This occurs because of the way Visual Site Designer...

How to Install Visual Site Designer Theme Packs

The following step-by-step instructions will show you how to install Visual Site Designer theme packs. Log into your account and download your Visual Site Designer theme packs. The...

Adding Google Analytics Code to Visual Site Designer

Follow these steps to add your Google Analytics code to a page in Visual Site Designer: 1. Copy your Google Analytics code to your Windows clipboard. 2. Open Visual Site Designer. 3. Go...

Using Visual Site Designer 6.0 to Open Previously Created VNUs

When using Visual Site Designer 6.0 to open a VNU created with an older version of the software, you will receive this message: The Website you are about to open was created in a...

What Happens if I Lose My VNU File?

Visual Site Designer version 6.0 and higher automatically saves a time- and date-stamped copy of the VNU file to your server whenever you upload your website files. To access these files, use...

What are the Limitations of the Trial Version of Visual Site Designer?

The trial version of Visual Site Designer has the same functionality as the registered version. The only difference between the two is that the trial expires after 21 days.

Is CoffeeCup Software Compatible With Windows 64-Bit?

The short answer is: yes, 99.9% of the time.  The long answer is this: All of our software is designed to work on Windows 8, 7, XP, and Vista 32-bit and 64-bit systems. However, we...

How Do I Use Website Access Manager With Visual Site Designer?

Website Access Manager allows or denies access on a folder-by-folder and file-by-file basis, but Visual Site Designer creates only one folder (called files ) that contains all your website...

Can I Use Shopping Cart Creator on an Existing Website?

Shopping Cart Creator generates all the files you need to run your online shop, which means it can be used as a standalone website. Additionally, the Pages Tool gives you the option to add up to...

I Built My Site Using a Third Party's Webpage Builder. Will I Be Able to Use the HTML Editor?

Yes! You can use CoffeeCup HTML Editor to open any HTML page created with another company's web design software. However, at this time you cannot open sites designed in other programs with...

Using Colors from Color Schemer in Visual Site Designer.

Follow these steps to place a color you have chosen in Website Color Schemer into a Visual Site Designer page. Once you have chosen the color you would like to place in your Visual Site...

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 Add a PayPal Button to Your Page

Follow these step-by-step instructions to add a PayPal Buy Now button to a Visual Site Designer page: Create your button through PayPal's system . Copy the HTML code to...

How to Create a Link

There are three different kinds of links you can use to connect your pages in Visual Site Designer: text, image, and button links. Here's how to create a text link: Select...

How to Disable Firewalls.

Please note that disabling firewalls may compromise the security of your computer. If you must disable a firewall in order to use a program, be sure to enable it again once you are finished using...

How to Add Flash Objects to Visual Site Designer.

Follow these steps to add a Flash object created in one of our Flash programs ( Photo Gallery , Web JukeBox , etc.) to a Visual Site Designer page. You will need to have both applications open....

Why Can't I Save My Files as HTML?

Visual Site Designer uses a file format called .vnu which allows you to create your own graphics and work in a WYSIWYG environment. You should never edit a .vnu file by hand. Every time you...

I Can't Find My Project on My Computer.

Visual Site Designer saves your projects with the file extension .vnu . To pull up a list of all the .vnu files on your computer, go to the Windows Taskbar and select Start > Find >...

It Takes a Long Time to View My Webpages on the Internet.

Try to cut down on the number of large images or objects on your pages. For more information about large objects in Visual Site Designer, consult this article: I Am Told by Visual Site...

How Do I Reuse Graphic Objects?

Select the object you want to reuse and copy it to the Windows clipboard by going to Edit > Copy or by using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+C . The object is now available to be pasted until...

How Do I Insert Images?

Click the Image tool in the left toolbar, and then click the location on the page where you would like to place the image. This opens a window that allows you to browse your computer for...