The first tab you see, on first loading the QuickPage module is the template selection tab. On the left side of the window you will see a list of the available templates, grouped in the list by page-type, and on the right side of the window you will see a preview window in which samples of each (selected) template will appear as you click through the list on the left.
You will notice that there are eight groups of templates – eight page-types. These page-types are:
Articles are a great way to add content to your site - not only can writing your own articles boost visitors’ perception of your site, making your site more of an ‘authority’ on the subject matter, but the article content you write can be re-used, either directly from your site (using the XML output tool in XSitePro) or by submitting the article to an article directory
Contact Pages are generally expected on Web sites offering some kind of product or service. They have a dramatic effect on the level of ‘trust’ placed in your site. If visitors feel they cannot reach you - if they have a problem with an order for example – they are far less likely to buy from your site.
3. Integration Marketing
Integration Marketing pages include a wide range of attention-grabbing pages in many styles and designs. These pages are ideal for sales pages, to direct your website traffic to certain elements of your website or even other websites.
4. PPC Classroom
PPC Classroom pages include a whole host of specially-designed templates suitable for directing traffic to a pay-per-click feature in your website. Templates include product review/ratings sections and much more.
5. Press Release
Press releases are often considered the preserve of larger corporate sites, but this isn’t always the case. Well-written press releases may often be picked up by new services (especially if submitted to online PR networks such as prweb.com) and may even generate you some free publicity.
There’s also the hidden message that this gives your site’s visitors. A professional looking (and meaningful) Press Releases section to your site will instill an added degree of confidence on the part of your visitors.
6. Privacy Statement
Note: Privacy Policies are not simply for decoration – you should take time to ensure any policy you publish is both accurate and adhered to.
7. Product Pages
Product pages are functional pages designed to impart product-specific information to visitors with a view to generating a sale (or at least an information request). Because e-commerce sites generally have a varying list of products available, being able to generate consistent product pages quickly is a genuine time-saver. Also, used in conjunction with the PayPal Buy-Button tool, product pages can quickly generate a revenue stream for you.
8. Product Review
Similar to the product pages above, but instead of providing descriptive details on a given product, these QuickPages are best suited to review a product of your choice. Templates typically include pros/cons sections, and a product info module which highlights the price and rating of the product.
Selecting your preferred style
To expand the list of templates available in any given page-type group, simply click the symbol, to the left of the page-type name, in the list.
Within the page-type that you wish to create, navigate the available template styles available (reviewing the preview in the right-hand-side of the window) until you find a style you would like to use.
Note: Remember when making your selection that the design you choose at this point is not set in stone. Not only will you be able to refine the design in Step 3 of the QuickPage process, you will also then be able to fully customize the QuickPage once it has been generated, as you would any other Web page, in the design tab of XSitePro.
With the desired template selected, you may proceed to Step 2 of the QuickPage design process. To do this, click the button at the bottom of the window.
Note: You may also use the tabs at the top of the window to navigate directly to a particular tab (or Step) if you prefer.
It is at this point that the process begins to vary, depending upon which page-type you have chosen. We will now begin to review the variation of the Step 2 tab (based on the different Page-types). It is suggested that you jump right to the applicable section, based on your current selection, to avoid unnecessary repetition.
To jump right to the applicable section, click a link below:
Step 2: For Article Pages
Step 2: For Contact Pages
Step 2: For Press Releases
Step 2: For Privacy Statements
Step 2: For Product Pages