PacktLib: RapidWeaver 5 Beginner's Guide

RapidWeaver 5 Beginner’s Guide

Credits

About the Author

Acknowledgement

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Getting Started

What is RapidWeaver?

Installing RapidWeaver

Creating our first website

Time for action – starting a new RapidWeaver project

Publishing our website

Time for action – publishing our website

Summary

Touring RapidWeaver

Webpage list

Time for action – adding some pages to our navigation

Preview mode versus Edit mode

Page Inspector

Time for action – setting up proper folder and filenames

Time for action – creating a sidebar

Resources

Time for action – adding a resource

Time for action – creating a snippet

Theme browser

Site Setup

Publishing your website

Time for action – publishing

Preferences

Customizing the toolbar

Summary

Theming Your Site

Choosing your theme

Theme Browser

Time for action – using the Theme Browser

Theme styles

Time for action – setting the Master Style for our theme

Time for action – saving page styles

ExtraContent

Customizing themes

Time for action – adding a custom CSS file

Summary

Styled Text Page

Formatting text

Time for action - styling text

Images

Time for action - styling an image

Links

Time for action - adding links

Audio and video

iMedia browser

File downloads

Time for action - linking to a file download

Inserting code

Time for action - adding custom code

Summary

Stacks

What is Stacks?

Installing Stacks

Time for action – creating our first Stacks page

Working with stacks

The Stacks toolbars

The Stack settings pane

Time for action – getting to know the settings

Time for action – editing text and image

Default stacks

Templates

One last thing

Summary

Basic Page Types

HTML page

Time for action - creating an HTML page

iFrame

Time for action - creating an iFrame page

Offsite page

Time for action - creating an Offsite page

Contact Form

The Contact Form fields

Time for action - creating a Contact Form page

Time for action - setting up our form

Formloom

Common page elements with stacks

Summary

Multimedia Pages

Photos and images

Time for action - creating a custom photo album

Time for action – creating a RapidAlbum page

Time for action - creating a Collage page

Video

Time For action – creating a Movie Album page

Time for action - embedding a video into a Stacks page

File sharing

Time for action - creating a File Sharing page

Summary

Blogs, Podcasts, and Going Social

Creating a blog with RapidWeaver's Blog page

Time for action - creating a Blog page

Creating a podcast with RapidWeaver

Creating a blog using RapidBlog

Time for action – creating a RapidBlog page

Integrating a Wordpress blog using WP-Blog

Integrating a Tumblr blog using the Tumblr Stack

Creating a blog using Armadillo

Integrating Twitter and Facebook into your website

Time for action – adding Twitter to your web page

Summary

E-Commerce

PayPal

Time for action - creating a PayPal button

PayLoom

Time for action - creating a Payloom page

PaySnap stacks

RapidCart

Time for action – creating a RapidCart page

Cartloom

Time for action - creating a Cartloom page

Contacting customers

Summary

Search Engine Optimization

Become popular

Technical basics

Quality content

Sitemap

Time for action - creating a sitemap page

Sitemap Plus

Time for action - using Sitemap Plus

Meta Mate

Analytics

Time for action - adding analytics

Summary

Advanced Weaving

Page automation

Time for action – Page automation

Source view

ExtraContent

Time for action - adding ExtraContent

Editing content online

Mobile compatibility

Custom 404 page

Time for action – creating a 404 page

Tricks with .htaccess

Dev Inspector

Learning HTML and CSS

Troubleshooting tips

Summary

Index