More Great Wix Features You Should Know About

Designing with Wix | December 5th 2012

On yesterday’s blog post, we revealed five little-known but extremely helpful Wix features, like adding shadow to buttons or customizing the color palette. Today we continue with five more awesome features that will guarantee your website’s spot in the professional league. Get the most out of your HTML5 site with these useful tips and tricks:

Members Log-In

You can create a register/login feature for your website visitors. They will be required to create an account on your site, and you’ll be able to the database of all registered users.

  • Click Pages
  • Click on the settings icon (to the right), on the page where you want to set up the login section
Click on the settings icon
  • Check the Protect Page checkbox
Check the Protect Page checkbox
  • Choose Require Site Member Login and click OK & Done
Choose Require Site Member Login and click OK & Done
  • To manage your site members, go to My Account and click on Manage Site Members

 

Facebook Comments

Let your visitors leave comments on your website using their Facebook profiles. It will make it easier for you to connect with them later.

  • Click Add and then Social
Click Add and then Social
  • Choose Facebook Comments
Choose Facebook Comments
  • Place the comments widget anywhere you want
Place the comments widget anywhere you would like
  • Click on the widget and choose Settings to change the color or set a numbers of visible comments
Click on the widget and choose Settings to change the color or set a numbers of visible comments

 Upload Audio Files

For those of you who can’t use Soundcloud, you can upload MP3 files directly to your Wix site, just make sure that the files are not larger than 10MB. If you need to use many audio files, the Soundcloud app will make a better solution for you since it won’t make your site heavy.

  • Click Add and then Media
Click Add and then Media
  • Choose the Audio Player option
Choose the Audio Player option
  • Click on the icon that was added to the editor to upload the music file to your media library
Click on the icon that was added to the editor to upload the music file to your media library
  • You can also set the player on Autoplay or Loop options
You can also set the player on Autoplay or Loop options

 

Design Product Page

Online shop owners can easily customize the style of their product pages, play with different fonts and title colors, and choose between various layouts of product display. Pick the style that makes your products shine!

  • In your online shop editor, click on the product gallery
click on the product gallery
  • In the menu that appeared, choose Design Product Page
choose Design Product Page
  • Browse the different layouts with the navigation arrows
Browse the different layouts
  • Play with the spacing and positioning dials
Play with the spacing and positioning dials
  • Click on texts in the product page to change the font and text color
Click on texts in the product page to change the font and text color

 

Youtube Player Skins

Does your website have videos on it? You can choose between four different skins for your Youtube player. Experiment with the four to see which one fits best on your site.

  • Click Add and then Media
Click Add and then Media

Click Add and then Media

  • Choose video
Choose video

Choose video

  • Click on the player in the editor and choose Settings
Click on the player in the editor and choose Settings

Click on the player in the editor and choose Settings

  • Click on the Change Style button and select the one you like best
  • You can then further customize the borders of the player
Change Style and  then further customize the borders of the player

Change Style and then further customize the borders of the player

  • Click OK to accept the changes

 

Think we missed an important /exciting editor feature? Let us know in the comments!


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