About the Instruction Manual

Most aspects of building and editing your artHIVES website should be self evident by the presence of onscreen prompts and instructions. This instruction manual is designed to compliment the general intuitive design of the artHIVES editing system. Advanced users may find little reason to consult this manual, however it is recommended that all users read the Troubleshooting section.

Instruction Manual

Add an article

To add a new article to your NEWS AND TEXT pages
1. Click the NEWS AND TEXT link in the YOUR WEBSITE section of your back office.
2. On the NEWS AND TEXT page click the "create a new article" button.
3. On the "Create a news article" page, enter a title for the article, type or paste the article into the "content" field and date the article using the drop down dating menu.
4. Click the CONTINUE button to save changes.

TIP: Use the Rich Text Editor to format text, add links, images and video.
 


 

Editing Articles

To edit a NEWS AND TEXT article.
1. Click the NEWS AND TEXT link in the YOUR WEBSITE section of your back office.
2. On the NEWS AND TEXT page click the article you wish to edit.
3. On the "Edit this article" page, make the changes desired.
4. Click the CONTINUE button to save changes.
 


 

Reordering Articles

Your NEWS AND TEXT articles appear in reverse chronology, so altering the date for the article will change its position on the NEWS AND TEXT page. To change the date of an article:
1. Click the NEWS AND TEXT link in the YOUR WEBSITE section of your back office.
2. On the NEWS AND TEXT page click the article you wish to edit.
3. On the "Edit this article" page, change the date using the drop down menus.
4. Click the CONTINUE button to save changes.

TIP: Articles dated with a forward date will not be made public until that date.
 


 

About Contacts

Visitors can contact you or your representatives via this page. A "send an email" button will be seen on the CONTACTS page in the front end of your website, rather than the actual email address. This is a measure intended to protect your privacy from spammers.

Visitors using the "send an email" button will be able to complete a web based email form, at no stage during this process is your default or personal email address disclosed to the visitor.

If you list email addresses other than your own, a Blind Carbon Copy of any correspondence will also be sent your inbox.
 


 

Adding a Contact

To add a new address to your CONTACTS page
1. Click the CONTACTS link in the YOUR WEBSITE section of your back office.
2. On the CONTACTS page click the "add a new contact to your list" button.
3. On the "Add a Contact" page, enter information in the desired fields (you do not need to enter information in every field).
4. Click the CONTINUE button to save changes.
 


 

Changing your Password

Click the CHANGE YOUR USERNAME AND PASSWORD link in the YOUR PROFILE section of your back office. You will be asked to enter your current username and password and then your choice of a new password. Your new details will be automatically emailed to your in box.