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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,...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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 is a Website?

Before jumping into web design, it’s important to make sure you have a basic grip on what websites are and how they work. Essentially, a website is a collection of documents known...

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...

When I Print a Page in VSD, the Background Is Not Included.

This issue occurs because Visual Site Designer uses standard functionality from Internet Explorer when printing. To fix this issue, open Internet Explorer and go to Tools > Internet Options...

When I Start Visual Site Designer, it Won't Go Past the Splash Screen.

This issue could be caused by having Large Fonts (120 DPI) enabled in Windows. Visual Site Designer only works with Normal Fonts (96 DPI). Here's how to change these settings: Windows...

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...

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...

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...

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...