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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 Create a Mouseover

This tutorial explains how to create a mouseover using two different circular images and text. Click the Shapes tool in the left toolbar and select the circle. Use your mouse to...

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 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...

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...

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...

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?...

I Am Told by Visual Site Designer that I Use Large Objects.

There can be a couple different causes for this. Most often, it is because you have very large shapes on your pages. It can also be because you have an advanced text object with a pattern fill...

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...

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 >...

I Can't See the Left Toolbar.

You can show or hide the left toolbar by going to View > Show/Hide Left Toolbar.

I Can't See the Properties Window.

Each button on the top toolbar has its own Properties window . If you can't see the Properties window for a certain option, just click that button and it will redisplay. For example, if...

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...

I Receive a Message About Active Content when Trying to Preview My Site in Internet Explorer.

To help protect your security, Internet Explorer has restricted this file from showing active content that could access your computer...." Some users have reported seeing...

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...

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...

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...

Norton Antivirus Reporting VSD As Unsafe

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Overview of Visual Site Designer

This article explains the different parts of the Visual Site Designer workspace. The Menu Bar and Toolbar At the top of the Visual Site Designer interface is...

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...

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...

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...

Replicating Your Page

You can reuse a page design by highlighting the entire page with your mouse, right-clicking, and choosing Copy . Next, create a new page, and then right-click it and select Paste . This...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...