Articles tagged “Visual Site Designer”

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...

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

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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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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 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 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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

How Do I Place and Move Objects With More Precision?

Visual Site Designer allows you to insert guides to help you position page elements. Right-click the design area and select Insert Horizontal Guide or Insert Vertical Guide . This places a...

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 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...

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 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...

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?...