A three-phase plan for building a gorgeous popular website including information on setting up your SpaceNode, working with your SpaceNode and promoting your SpaceNode...
SpaceNode How-To's, Examples, Tips & Tricks
New spacenode owners sometimes aren't used to conventions on the Internet of what you can and can't do with images.
Every article begs to have an image with it; most people "take" images through a Google image search. That is actually illegal - did you know that?
Video tutorial and step-by-step guide to changing the homepage welcome message on a SpaceNode website...
You can change the look and feel of your SpaceNode any time you like by choosing a different theme. This video tutorial and step-by-step guide will show you how to do this...
Sometimes when you copy images from somewhere on the web, unwanted extra formatting and styles might come along with it. This is how to remove that CSS formatting...
Video tutorial on how to create a "Masthead Banner Image" using the free online tool http://cooltext.com/. The Masthead Banner Image is displayed at the top of each page on your SpaceNode website.
Your SpaceNode comes setup in "Blog Format" meaning that on your home page there will be a list of article summaries which you click through to the article itself.
With a SpaceNode, you can have different types of Articles appear in different folders of your website. The Articles Module is highly customisable and can be used for display news, articles, blogs, products and events.
This step-by-step tutorial guides you through the process of setting up a new Articles Module Folder on your SpaceNode Website...
Video tutorial on how to create a Site Map for your SpaceNode which makes it easier for Search Engines to index your site
Video tutorial on creating a sliding category RSS block which is a lovely way of adding dynamic moving content to your website
Step-by-step guide and video tutorial by Nicola Quinn on how to setup an RSS Feed block on your SpaceNode. Also includes Information on how to do a link exchange with a like-minded website and why you would want to do so...
Video tutorial and step-by-step guide to editing your menu block.
When a SpaceNode is first setup, it will come with a Menu block in the top left of the page. This block offers you and your visitors a chance to navigate around your SpaceNode and serves the same purpose that a 'Table of Contents' does in the publishing world. This step-by-step guide will teach you how to add and remove links to your menu block.
Step-by-step guide to converting your old website or domain name to SpaceNode whilst keeping your website links and email accounts active and working...
Video tutorial by Nicola Quinn on how to use the SpaceNode inbuilt editor for formatting an article. Topics covered include: creating links, highlighting text, inserting images and playing with smilies. The SpaceNode editor is also used for editing blocks, pages, folders and your homepage.
Video tutorial by Nicola Quinn on how to work with anchors within your articles. Includes an example from working on a real-life FAQ page and also demonstrates a few features of the SpaceNode editor including 'full-screen mode'. Anchors are important because they allow you to link to sections within a page and are often used in long articles. Use of anchors also helps visitors and search engines to navigate your content...
Many SpaceNode owners feel guilty that they don't update their website often enough, thinking it's some kind of major task to add a new article, or that the world has to end for something to be of great enough merit to write an article about.
With Microblogging, you can add bits of interesting news really quickly and all the time, as and when, straight from your desktop. It's easy, fun, good for your site and here's how to do it - in 4 easy clicks!
Video tutorial and step-by-step guide to creating light boxes which are attractive ways of displaying popup images.
A node owner who saw my BMW F650GS Motorbike Review contacted me to find out how I converted the thumbnail images in the article into "lightboxes" which when clicked expand to fill the screen.
This step-by-step guide will teach you how to add lightboxes to your articles and pages.
Click this image to find out what a lightbox looks like when applied to "Mr Pig":
Video tutorial and step-by-step guide on how-to post an Article on your SpaceNode website. The Articles Module is used to display all kinds of content including lists of articles, news, products, events and blog posts...
Learn how to take a screen-shot in Microsoft Windows, which is useful for when uploading an image of what your SpaceNode looks like. It is also useful when contacting SpaceNode Support that you submit a screenshot as it is easier to provide answers when we can see the issue as you see it.
The "Masthead Banner" image appears at the top of each page on your SpaceNode and is useful for making your site truly unique and building brand identity. A default SpaceNode installation displays the name and subtitle of the SpaceNode until you upload a new masthead banner image. This step-by-step tutorial will guide you through the process of uploading an image...
SpaceNode themes are designed using CSS which means if you use CSS in your articles and pages then when the theme changes, you can be assured that the look & feel of your article or page will also change.
This how-to goes through a few simple CSS instructions you can add to bring your content alive.