Using Buttons

Walkthrough

Add buttons to your site and link them to your pages, to email addresses, to documents, to anchors or to external sites. Customize your buttons to match the look and feel of your site.

Adding a Button

Add a button to your site from Buttons & Menus in Add and link it to an external site, a page from your site, a document, anchor or email address.

To add a button:

1. From the left side of the Editor, click the Add icon.
2. From Add, click Buttons & Menus and then click Button.

3. Click the button and from the pop-up menu, click Settings. From Button Settings, under Button Text, type a name for your button.

4. Under Link to, click the text field.
5. From Link, click a link type.

For more information about adding links, see the below section, Linking Your Buttons.

6. Click OK.

Button Options

Button Text – add the text that will appear on your button.
Link – link your button to an external website, a page of your site, an email address or a document.
Text Alignment – align your text to the left, center or right of your button.
Margin – set the spacing between your button text and button border.
Style – change the of your button or create your own.

Linking Your Buttons

Once you have added a button, you can link it to external websites, other pages of your site, email addresses, anchors and documents.

Linking Your Button to an External Web Address

To link your button to an external web address:

  1. Click your button, and from the pop-up menu, Link to.
  2. From Link, click Web Address.
  3. Under Insert a web address, type in the external website's URL.
  4. Click the dial next to Open in new window or Open in same window.
  5. Click OK.

Linking Your Button to a Page

To link your button to another page on your site:

  1. Click your button, and from the pop-up menu, Link to.
  2. From Link, click Page.
  3. Under Select Page, select the page you want to link to from the dropdown menu.
  4. Click OK.

Linking Your Button to an Email Address

To link your button to an email address:

  1. Click your button, and from the pop-up menu, click Link to.
  2. From Link, click Email.
  3. Under Insert an email address, type an email address.
  4. Under Insert a subject, type a subject for your email and click OK.

Linking Your Button to a Document

To link your button to a document:

  1. Click your button, and from the pop-up menu, click Link to.
  2. From Link, click Document.
  3. From Link to Document, click Choose Document.
  4. From Choose Document, click Upload Documents.
  5. Browse your folders and select your document. Click Open to upload the document. To select more than one document, hold down the CTRL key and click several documents.
  6. From Document Gallery, click your document and then click Choose Document.

It is possible to upload the following document types: doc & .docx, .xls & .xlsx, .ppt & .pptx, .odt, .odp and .pdf. The maximum document size is 15MB.

Linking Your Button to an Anchor

To link your button to an anchor:

  1. Click your button and from the pop-up window, click Link to.
  2. Click Anchor, or Page Top or Page Bottom (pre-defined anchors). Enter the relevant details and click OK.
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