Need help? You’ve come to the right place!

You have a new website and you have questions. Good thing we put together this handy FAQ page so you can get the answers you need, when you need them.

First things first: How can I edit my login info?

To edit your login info, please follow the directions below:

  1. In admin, go to Users > Your Profile.
  2. You can edit your admin email here by entering the correct email in the 'Email' text box. Make sure your address in the 'Email' is working as this is where any lost password resets are sent to! If you can't recover your password from your email, then you will be locked out of your website!
  3. Most importantly, you can edit your admin password here by clicking the Generate Password button. You can use the generated password or type in your own in the text box. Make sure your new password meets the "Strong' rating (not Very Weak, Weak or Medium!).
  4. Click on 'Update Profile' button when you are done.

How do I edit my logo? (Only Plus, Premium, and Pro Themes)

To edit your logo, please follow the directions below:

  1. In admin, go to Appearance > Preus Settings.
  2. If you are not there already, click on the 'Basic Settings' tab near the top of the page.
  3. You can either type in the direct path for your logo or upload a logo (delete existing logo and then use the 'Browse' button). NOTE: The logo is just the graphic image, not your domain wording after your logo. Please see the next question regarding changing your domain/website name on this website.
  4. Click on 'Save Options' button when you are done.

How do I edit my website name?

To edit your website name, please follow the directions below:

  1. In admin, go to Settings > General.
  2. Type in the name in the 'Site Title' text box.
  3. Click on 'Save' button when you are done.

How do I edit my meta tags?

To edit your meta tags, please follow the directions below:

  1. In admin, go to Settings > General.
  2. The title tag is pulled from the 'Site Title' text box that we covered in the above FAQ. Type your website description in the 'Tagline' text box - this will be used as your description meta tag.
  3. Click on 'Save' button when you are done.

How do I edit my social icons?

To edit your social media icons, please follow the directions below:

  1. In admin, go to Plugins > Installed Plugins.
  2. Scroll down to the 'ShareThis' plugin and click on the 'Configuration options are here' link to the right.
  3. Click on the 'Back: Sign In' link to signup (free) for this great social media widget.
  4. Once you have done that, you can select what social media icons should appear on your website. NOTE: Be careful you are not selecting too many icons - it looks unprofessional and can clutter up your website. The major ones are selected by default for you.
  5. Click on 'Save' button when you are done.

How do I edit my categories?

To edit your categories, please follow the directions below:

  1. In admin, go to Posts > Categories.
  2. On the right side you will see the list of categories. Hover over any category you want to edit and click on the 'Edit' link.
  3. To change the category name, simply type the new name in the 'Name' text box.
  4. To change the image, hover over the top-right corner of the image and select the 'X' for delete. You can then upload another image to that category.
  5. This theme allows for 5 Featured Categories to be displayed on the homepage right under the slider. To make this category (and image) appear on the homepage, make sure the radio button is selected for 'Featured Categories Area (5)' for this category.
  6. Click on 'Update' button when you are done.

How do I edit my slider images?

To edit your slider images, please follow the directions below:

  1. In admin, go to Posts > All Posts.
  2. On the right side of the page (near the top), you will see a dropdown box that says 'View all Categories' - click on that and select 'Slider' option.
  3. To the right of that, click on the 'Filter' button. This will show you all posts that are displayed in the slider section of your website. You can have 5 of them.
  4. You can edit any post by hovering over the post and clicking on the 'Edit' link.
  5. The first text box that you can edit in the title of your post - type in your post title here.
  6. Directly under that is something called a 'Permalink' and this is extremely useful for search engines. When you are writing a new post, the permalink will be automatically created for you. When you are editing an existing post, then you also need to edit your permalink. The permalink is simply the wording of your title with a hypen (-) in between each word.
  7. The next option under the permalink feature is the body of your post. You can create your post or article here.
  8. On the right side of the page, scroll down until you see the 'Categories' section. All posts have to be assigned to at least one of the default categories (Advice, Articles, Buyers Guide, Informatio or Tips and Tricks), but if you also want this post to be one of the 5 slider posts, then you also have to put a check in the 'Slider' checkbox option as well.
  9. Continue scrolling down the right side of the page until you see the 'Featured Image' section. This is the image that will appear in your slider and post. If an image is already there and you want to change this image out, first hit the 'Remove featured image' link so it deletes the image. Next, hit the 'Set featured image' link to be taken to your image library. Simply select the image you want to appear on this post. If you need to upload an image to your library, then click on the 'Upload Files' tab to find the image on your computer you would like to use. Once you found your image you would like to use, select the 'Set featured image' button to save the image.
  10. Once you have edited the post to your liking, scroll back up and click on the 'Update' button to save your post work.

How do I edit my posts?

To edit your posts, please follow the directions below:

  1. In admin, go to Posts > All Posts.
  2. You can edit any post by hovering over the post and clicking on the 'Edit' link.
  3. The first text box that you can edit in the title of your post - type in your post title here.
  4. Directly under that is something called a 'Permalink' and this is extremely useful for search engines. When you are writing a new post, the permalink will be automatically created for you. When you are editing an existing post, then you also need to edit your permalink. The permalink is simply the wording of your title with a hypen (-) in between each word.
  5. The next option under the permalink feature is the body of your post. You can create your post or article here.
  6. On the right side of the page, scroll down until you see the 'Categories' section. All posts have to be assigned to at least one of the default categories (Advice, Articles, Buyers Guide, Informatio or Tips and Tricks) - so select the category or categories you want it to appear in.
  7. Continue scrolling down the right side of the page until you see the 'Featured Image' section. This is the image that will appear in your slider and post. If an image is already there and you want to change this image out, first hit the 'Remove featured image' link so it deletes the image. Next, hit the 'Set featured image' link to be taken to your image library. Simply select the image you want to appear on this post. If you need to upload an image to your library, then click on the 'Upload Files' tab to find the image on your computer you would like to use. Once you found your image you would like to use, select the 'Set featured image' button to save the image.
  8. Once you have edited the post to your liking, scroll back up and click on the 'Update' button to save your post work.

How do I edit my email?

To edit your email address, please follow the directions below:

  1. In admin, go to Settings > General.
  2. Type in the email address in the 'E-Mail Address' text box.
  3. Click on 'Save' button when you are done.

How do I edit my newsletter?

To edit your newsletter, please follow the directions below:

  1. In admin, go to Email Newsletter > General Information.
  2. Read over the summary on this page so you are aware of how to operate this fantastic plugin. We could elaborate more on this page but this plugin does an awesome job at explaining the options you have - that is why we use it ourselves 🙂

How do I edit my homepage video?

To edit your homepage video, please follow the directions below:

  1. In admin, go to Appearance > Widgets.
  2. On the right side of the page, you will see and area called 'Sidebar' that has a few widgets listed there. Click on 'Popular Video' area.
  3. Simply replace the video code with your actual video code that you want to appear in that area. Recommended height and width is 278 (you can change the height and width of the video you select)
  4. Click on the 'Save' button.

How do I edit my ads?

There are 2 types of ads on this website: body (which appear in the middle of your page with your content) and sidebar (which appear on the right side of pages).

To edit your body ads on the website, please follow the directions below:

  1. In admin, go to Appearance > Widgets.
  2. On the right side of the page, you will see 'Single Page Ad' (the body ad that shows on non-Homepage pages), 'Home Page Ad 1'(first body ad on homepage) and 'Home Page Ad 2' (second body ad on homepage). Click on the ad area you want to edit.
  3. Then click on the 'Text' area so that it expands and shows the ad code. Simply replace the demo code with your actual ad code that you want to appear in that area.
  4. Click on the 'Save' button.

 

To edit your sidebar ads on the website, please follow the directions below:

  1. In admin, go to Appearance > Widgets.
  2. On the right side of the page, you will see an area called 'Sidebar' with other ads that appear on your sidebar. Click on the ad area you want to edit.
  3. Then click on the 'Text' area so that it expands and shows the ad code. Simply replace the demo code with your actual ad code that you want to appear in that area.
  4. Click on the 'Save' button.

How do I edit my store page?

To edit the Amazon store on that page, please follow the directions below:

  1. Make sure your website is finished (as in, all posts/articles are up) before applying to the program, otherwise they could deny your application.
  2. Join the Amazon affiliate program.
  3. Once accepted, form your Amazon aStore. There are many videos on this, but this YouTube video is a good example of how to form an aStore.
  4. Get the aStore iframe code.
  5. Premium, Plus, and Professional themes - go to Pages > Store.
  6. Standard themes (where the store is on the home page) - go to Appearance > Widgets > Home Page Ad1.
  7. Paste in the copied iframe code here - replacing the code that looks like this <img src="http://affiliscripts.com/demo-pro/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/WPgolfDEMOastore.png">.
  8. Click on the 'Update' button to save your work.

How do I edit my partner page?

To edit the partners on that page, please follow the directions below:

  1. In admin, go to Partners > Partners.
  2. Find the 'Partner' post you want to edit and click on the 'Edit' link.
  3. You can edit the text part of your page here - be careful NOT to edit/delete any other coding here or your page will not work and/or display correctly! Simply replace the actual text without disturbing the other coding.
  4. You can also edit the partner (affiliate) link from this area.
  5. To edit the partner (affiliate) image, you first click on the 'Remove featured image' link. Then, you can upload your own image to replace it.
  6. Click on the 'Update' button to save your work.

 

To delete the partners on that page, please follow the directions below:

  1. In admin, go to Partners > Partners.
  2. Find the 'Partner' post you want to delete and click on the 'Delete' link.

 

To add a partner on that page, please follow the directions below:

  1. In admin, go to Partners > Add Partner.
  2. Enter in the partner name in the 'Title' text box.
  3. Enter in the partner description below that.
  4. Enter the full partner (affiliate) URL in the 'Link' text box.
  5. Click on the 'Set Featured Image' link to upload your affiliate image.
  6. Click on the 'Publish' button to save your work.

How do I edit my video page?

To edit the text on that page, please follow the directions below:

  1. In admin, go to Pages > All Pages.
  2. Scroll down and hover over the 'Video' area and then click on the 'Edit' link.
  3. You can edit the text part of your page here - be careful NOT to edit/delete any other coding here or your page will not work and/or display correctly! Simply replace the actual text without disturbing the other coding.
  4. Click on the 'Publish' button to save your work.

 

Please note: The actual video page is generated automatically for you with the video plugin located in Admin > Plugins. Only those who are highly experienced in WordPress should do any advanced editing of the plugin!

 

To change the videos that appear on your website, please follow the directions below:

  1. In Admin, go to Plugins > Installed Plugins.
  2. Scroll down to the bottom and find the TubePress plugin. To the right is a link called 'Settings' that you will want to click on.
  3. Here you can select the channel (YouTube or Vimeo) and the keyword, user, etc. By default, videos will pull from YouTube based on keyword you enter.
  4. Click on the 'Save' button to save your work.

How do I edit my privacy page?

To edit the text on that page, please follow the directions below:

  1. In admin, go to Pages > All Pages.
  2. Scroll down and hover over the 'Privacy' area and then click on the 'Edit' link.
  3. You can edit the text part of your page here - be careful NOT to edit/delete any other coding here or your page will not work and/or display correctly! Simply replace the actual text without disturbing the other coding.
  4. Click on the 'Publish' button to save your work.

How do I edit my sitemap page?

To edit the text on that page, please follow the directions below:

  1. In admin, go to Pages > All Pages.
  2. Scroll down and hover over the 'Sitemap' area and then click on the 'Edit' link.
  3. You can edit the text part of your page here - be careful NOT to edit/delete any other coding here or your page will not work and/or display correctly! Simply replace the actual text without disturbing the other coding.
  4. Click on the 'Publish' button to save your work.

Please note: The actual sitemap page is generated automatically for you with the sitemap plugin located in Admin > Plugins. Only those who are highly experienced in WordPress should do any advanced editing of the plugin!

How do I edit my contact page?

To edit the text on that page, please follow the directions below:

  1. In admin, go to Pages > All Pages.
  2. Scroll down and hover over the 'Contact' area and then click on the 'Edit' link.
  3. You can edit the text part of your page here - be careful NOT to edit/delete any other coding here or your page will not work and/or display correctly! Simply replace the actual text without disturbing the other coding.
  4. Click on the 'Publish' button to save your work.

Please note: The actual contact page form is generated automatically for you with the contact plugin located in Admin > Plugins. Only those who are highly experienced in WordPress should do any advanced editing of the plugin!