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PageCloud is very SEO friendly. For SEO basics, like image ALT tags, H tags, meta tags, descriptions, file names and keywords, PageCloud offers access through it’s UI.For more advance tweaking, PageCloud offers an SEO expert complete access to ...
How to add custom fonts to your site
Adding in custom fonts can be incredibly valuable, especially if you've used these fonts before to help build up your branding and want to continue using them. Typically, adding in custom fonts has required some custom coding, however through thi...
Adding a hamburger menu to your mobile mode
This guide describes how to create a simple "hamburger" menu which refers to a commonly found icon composed of 3 horizonal lines.  This type of menu is often found on mobile sites to efficiently use the smaller display area while provi...
Set your anchors links to smoothly scroll down your page
When setting up an Anchor link within your page, you may want your page to scroll to your anchor point, instead of jumping there directly.To do this, first follow the directions on the Linking walkthrough to set up your Anchors.Next, open the PageClo...
Adding a dropdown menu to your page
This guide shows how to create a simple dropdown menu.  Here is an example:The implementation of the dropdown menu consists of the following parts:an activation button that you click to display a dropdown menu.a dropdown menu that contains ...
Using the Head Editor to add custom scripts to your site
PageCloud's <head> editor will give you access to adding and removing various snippets of code to the <head> section of your page's HTML. Please be aware that this is seen as more advanced functionality as it does involve a bit of...
How to get an awesome blog with your PageCloud site
Although we don't have a native blog capability in PageCloud yet, here are some approaches you can take to create a blog.Use a blogging tool and link to it from your PageCloud site.  For example, here is our PageCloud blog that we link to fr...
Speed up your work with Shortcuts
For more advanced users, PageCloud offers a wide range of Shortcuts to help you perform common tasks without having to navigate to the editing palette. To view all of the Shortcuts availble, you can select the Shortcut icon in the bottom right o...
Make an image popup when hovering over an object
One way to display images in Pagecloud is using a hover/mousover effect.  Here is an example of what this display effect looks like: How to implement this effect:For each image you want to display you would create a thumbnail by dragging th...
Turn an image into a cool link
You can create mouseover buttons to use for navigation.  In the following example, two images have been used to create a navigation button where the second image is simply a modified version of the first image with a red hue.  When the mous...
Show all objects on the page
Sometimes it is helpful to see the wireframes of different objects on your page as some objects are layered below others. X-ray mode applies a temporary grey overlay onto the editing page and shows the wireframes of all the objects on the page i...
Change or disable the blue glow around your objects
Focus Glow is a feature imposed by most modern browsers that help indicate that a link has been clicked. This is a great feature for accessibility in order to visually show a visitor that they have clicked an actionable object.By default, you will se...
Verifying site ownership with Google Verifcation
Google will occasionally ask you to verify your site ownership in order to use certain Google services. They have a nice guide explaining this over at https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/35179?hl=en for your reference.In order to add Google ...
Adding animated effects to objects on your page
Adding different animations to objects on your PageCloud site can help add emphasis, excitment or even just a bit of fun to your page. The awesome folks behind the Animate.css  project have made it easy to add different effects from their l...
Editing your custom 404 Error Page
A 404 “Not Found” error page is a page that will appear when someone navigating your site stumbles onto a link that is no longer functioning or a page that does not exist.   The term "404" is a standard web term and that is...