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Adding an Embed Code

You can embed just about any feature and script. You have access to the <head> tag area of the pages, and you can access the HTML just about everywhere on the site. 

Here are a few ways to achieve this:
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Adding Author Appearances

With Pub Site, it is easy to add author appearances to your website. Once you enter yourself as an author,

  1. Click on the Authors tab in the menu bar
  2. Click on the small pencil to the right of the author name
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File types you should use: (jpg/jpeg, gif, and png)

The key thing to keep in mind about image file types is that whenever possible use JPG instead of PNG. Even if you create an image in PNG, save it as a JPG before using it on a website when it’s a larger graphic. You can always go back to the original png to make changes. PNGs can be multiple times the file size of the same image as a jpg. This is particularly important when doing large banner graphics.
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Header Dimensions

We suggest using header dimensions that are between 2000-2500 pixels wide by 150-500 pixels for height.
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Home Page Layouts

To access the available home page layouts and customize your website's appearance, follow these steps:

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How to Create a Placeholder Menu Button

Go to Pages & Navigation tab in the admin menu. Click on the blue "Add New Page" button in the submenu. 

Name it whatever you want the menu button to say. Select "Link to File or External Website." Put "#" in the Link box. Click on Add Page; then Save Changes.
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How to Feature a Book on the Homepage and Sidebar

If you want to showcase a book on the homepage and make it the featured book on your Pub Site website, follow these steps. The book that will automatically appear in the sidebar is the one placed at the number one position in the Featured Products section.

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How to Link to a File or Another Website

Using this method you can link to a web page on your site or another, or offer a file, such as a PDF (.pdf) to view or make downloadable.

Enter the text you want to use, like XYZ Podcast, highlight the text, then click on the link icon in the edit bar:

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How to Remove Your Sidebar

You can remove your sidebar by following these instructions. 
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Paste Without Formatting

Often word processing programs like MS Word, and other websites, have formatting accompanying the text that is in the background that you cannot see. But when you copy and paste this text onto your Pub Site website, this formatting may cause the text to appear different and override your Pub Site default formatting, making some pages, or parts of pages, appear with different fonts sizes, spacing, etc. To paste text without formatting from a word processing program or another website, follow these tips.
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Remove a page

Some pages cannot be deleted because they are associated with dynamic functionality that your website may rely on. If you do not want these pages to display anywhere on your site, simply drag those pages to the 'Not Included in Navigation' area of the Pages & Navigation interface.
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Sidebar Instructions

Here you should enter a short description of this product. The information entered here will display on the product catalog page and the top of the product detail page.
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Suggested Image Sizing

Here are the recommended dimensions for your author website to ensure that the photos display correctly without any distortion or pixelation. Please note that these are not exact requirements, but rather suggestions that can help guide you if needed.
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Using the Photo Gallery Feature

To create a gallery, go to Pages & Navigation in Admin. Click on "Add New Page" at the top right. Name the page and select Photo Gallery from the Type dropdown menu. 
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