“How To…” Videos

 

Get the most from your Flat White Website.

Now you’ve got your website template, let’s make sure you can make it your own, quickly and simply.

Our handy videos show you step-by-step how-to set-up, edit and customise your website. We’ve also added PDF guides to most of these videos, and more will be coming soon.

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Just ask – we’re always happy to help.   

All the basics

An introductory walk through your website – how to set it up and what you can edit.

Dashboard: an introduction

After you have logged in to your website, this is where you will land.

The WordPress Dashboard PDF

General Introduction

This guides you through the main elements of your website

General Introduction PDF

Logging In

How to log in to your WordPress website

Logging In PDF 

WordPress Text Editor

How to use the editor for all your content

How to use the WordPress Text Editor PDF

Your Coming Soon page

Visible as soon as you buy your website – and just de-activate to go live when you’re ready.

Coming Soon: how to edit your Coming Soon page

Go Live with your website

Go live yourself by de-activating the Coming Soon plugin

Customising your website

The low-down on the WordPress Customiser – for example, how you can edit your brand colours and typography.

Above the Fold content: how to edit

The Above the Fold content fills the screen at the top of your Home Page, so creates the mood for your website.

An Introduction to the Customizer

Find your way around this invaluable WordPress resource, where you can edit key elements of your website.

Introduction to the Customizer PDF

Branding: colours and typefaces

How to add your brand colours and typefaces to your website.

Contact Details and Social Media

Your contact details and social media have to be edited in only one place to display correctly across your website.

Logos: where to add

Add a logo to your navigation bar and a favicon to your browser tab – to see how to add a logo to your Above the Fold content, watch the separate Above the Fold video.

Making your Home Page your own

How to add or edit home page panels and services offered and add quotes, such as customer testimonials.

Services: how to add services to your Home Page

This is where you can list some or all of the services etc that you offer.

How to Add Services to your Home Page PDF

Testimonial Sections – how to add extra to Single Page Websites (Expresso)

Add extra Testimonials to other sections of your website.

Testimonial Sections – how to add to Multi Page Websites (Macchiato/Flat White)

Alternative places for Testimonials to appear on your Home Page.

Editing Posts and Pages

How to edit and add pages, blogs and posts

About Page: how to edit

Add all the important details about you.

How to Edit your About Page PDF

Blog or Post: how to add a new one

How to add your latest news to your website via a blog or post.

Adding a New Blog or Post PDF

Blog Page: how to edit

This is the page which will display an image and a short extract from each blog (or post).

Page: how to add a page

If your have The Macchiato or The Flat White package, you can add unlimited extra pages.

Portfolio Page: how to create

If you have a Flat White Package, you can create and add items to a Portfolio Page.

Content stuff

How to add and edit content, including privacy policy, buttons and menus

Button: adding a standard button

How to add a regular button anywhere on your website that you can link to your own content or outside resources.

Cookie Notice and Privacy Policy

How and when to activate a Cookie Notice and link to your Privacy Policy

 

Landing Page giveaways: how to add giveaways

Landing Page Website: how to edit

Editing your photos, videos and PDFs

Easy ways to add and edit different media across your website

PDF: how to link to a PDF

Link to downloadable resources on your website

How to Add a PDF

Photos: how to add or edit

Add your own photos to bring your website to life.
Read our blog explaining how to make your images the right size before uploading.

How to Add or Edit Photos PDF

Videos: how to add

How to add videos hosted on an external website e.g. Vimeo or YouTube

 

Adding Quotes

How to add and display customer testimonials

Testimonial rotators: how to add or edit

Rotators display your testimonials, or quotes.

How to Add a Rotator PDF

Testimonial Sections – how to add extra to Single Page Websites (Expresso)

Add extra Testimonials to other sections of your website.

Testimonial Sections – how to add to Multi Page Websites (Macchiato/Flat White)

Alternative places for Testimonials to appear on your Home Page.

Testimonials: how to add or edit

These are quotes from customers or clients to promote your business.

How to Add a Testimonial PDF

Editing the Menus

How to edit your main menu and footer menu

Menu Options: how to add a Dropdown Menu

A menu with sub items

How to Add a Dropdown Menu PDF

Menus: how to edit navigation/menus

Choose what pages show in which menu (or navigation).

How to Edit the Navigation/Menu PDF

Contact Forms

Contact Form entries

Where to find entries via your Contact Form.

Contact Form Entries PDF

Adding eCommerce

Start selling on your site – find out how to add a portfolio page and Stripe Buy Buttons

Portfolio Page Layout

If you have a Flat White Package, you can create and add items to a Portfolio Page, and choose the layout that works best for your content.

Portfolio Page: how to create

If you have a Flat White Package, you can create and add items to a Portfolio Page.

Stripe Buy Button: how to add

If you have a Flat White package, you can add a Stripe Buy Button anywhere on your website, including a Portfolio Page.