Trellian Webpage

Quick start guide



Follow these steps to create a basic page

1. Create a new page
Click on the WebPage icon and select New to create a new page.


2. Set the page properties
Click on the View menu and select Properties.
In the Meta Tags section, enter a page title, description and a few keywords. (None of the meta tag fields are compulsory so feel free to leave some or all blank).
See the Meta tags section of the manual for more information on each item.


In the Appearance section, select a default font type and size to use on the page.

To set a background color, select a color by clicking the ... button next to the color field.

To set a background image, select an image by clicking the ... button next to Image field. Select the image repeat options.

To set page margins, enter the margin values (in pixels) into the margin fields. See the Appearance section of the manual for more information on each item.


3. Enter a heading/title
Enter a heading for your page and format the font accordingly.


4. Enter page content
Enter the content for your page. eg. text, images and any other content you wish to provide.



5. Preview the page
Click on the Preview button to preview your page. To preview the page in a web browser, click on the WebPage icon and select Preview in browser, and choose a web browser. Make any changes, if necessary.


6. Export the page
If you linked to images or other files on your computer, the export function will place all the files in a single folder. This makes uploading much easier. To export the page, click on the WebPage icon and select Export Page. Enter a file name for your exported page. Most web servers require that your page is called index.htm, index.html, home.htm or other variations. You may need to check with your web hosting company.


7. upload / publish the page
To publish your page, click on the WebPage icon and select Publish. (note: FTP path must be set prior to publishing) WebPage will create a folder based on the file name you entered when exporting. eg. If the file name was "flowers.htm" the folder will be called "flowers_files". upload the HTML file and its associated folder to your web hosting account.


8. Check your page
Visit your page on line to check that it has uploaded correctly.