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How to Customise Your Buttons

A Button - though small - plays a big role on your website. It grabs the visitor’s attention and serves as a gateway for soliciting an action. Whether it is to give further details or to sell your product, your goal is to get them to click it.

The template you choose in Sitebeat includes Button Features with preset text and design - which you can easily customise. Change the text and appearance of your website's Button Features using the steps below:

  1. Log In to access the Sitebeat dashboard.
  2. Under My Sites, click the Edit Site option on the website or project card that you wish to manage.
  3. Access the editing options for the Button Feature using the applicable steps:

    If Button is in the Menu Block:

    The Menu Block is the top section of your website where the menu is located for most templates, and depending on the template, a Button is pre-added in this Block.

    To customise this Button, hover your mouse pointer over it and click Edit. A pop-up box will appear where you can customise the following:
    Text Specify the text that you would like to appear on the Button.
    Link To Select where you would like to link the Button from the following options in the first drop-down list:

    • Page - Select the Page from the second drop-down list.
    • Anchor - Select the Page and Anchor from the second drop-down list.
    • URL - Enter the specific URL in the space provided.
    • File - Click Select your file then drag and drop the file or browse your computer's folders to upload it.

      If the file has already been uploaded in Sitebeat, click on the My Documents tab at the top to select it.

      If the file is on another online service, click on the Clouds tab at the top to connect to the service and locate the file.
    • Email address - Enter the specific Email address in the space provided.
    • Phone number - Enter the specific Phone number in the space provided.
    Type Select a Button type from the drop-down list, then select a preferred shape below it and adjust its Border Size.
    Background Customise the Button's background colour.
    Letter Spacing Click and drag within the bar to adjust.
    Font Size Click and drag within the bar to adjust.
    Font Select the font type to use from the drop-down list.
    Style Select the font style to use from the drop-down list.
    Format Select the font formatting to use from the drop-down list.
    Empty Box or Icon Click on the Empty Box, or the preset icon if any, to select and add an icon in your Button.

    You can also enter a keyword in the Search icons space at the top to display more icon options.
    Colour & Alignment Customise your icon's Colour and Alignment.
    Open Link In New Tab Enable or disable according to preference.

    Other Actions:

    Hover your mouse pointer over the Menu Block and click the Layout Icon that appears on the right side to open a pop-up box, then proceed with any of the actions below:

    • Delete a Button Feature from the Menu Block - Hover your mouse pointer over the Button bar and click the [x] Icon.
    • Change the Placement of the Button Feature in the Menu Block - Click on the Button bar and drag to change the order of the items.
    If Button is NOT in the Menu Block:

    If the Button is in a different Block or section, or you would like to add a new one, follow the steps below:

    1. Click on the Button to show the editing options above it.

      Or, add a new Button Feature first: click Build from the left-side menu, drag and drop the Button item onto a placeholder on your website page, then click on it to show editing options.
    2. Select the text on the Button to edit then use the editing options above it to customise the following:
      B / I Click to set the text to Bold or Italic font style.
      Align Click to set the Alignment of the Button on your website page.
      Link Click to select where you would like to Link the Button.
      Font Click to customise the Font Type, Style, and Format.
      Size Click to set the Font Size and Font Letter Spacing.
      Colour Click to set the Text Colour.
      Icon Click to search for and select an Icon, then customise the Icon's Colour and Alignment.
      Settings Click to select a Button type from the drop-down list and a preferred Button Shape, then adjust its Border Size and select a Background Colour.

Congratulations! You’ve just customised a Button on your website. To view our demo video on YouTube, click here.

Check out more video guides by visiting our YouTube channel How-To Playlist.

Other Actions:

  • To move a Button Feature, hover your mouse pointer over it and click the moving tool on its upper edge, then drag it onto a new placeholder on your page.
  • To resize a Button Feature's placeholder horizontally, hover your pointer over its left or right edge and click the [↔] Arrow Icon that appears, then drag it sideways.
  • To delete a Button Feature, hover your pointer over it and click the [x] Delete Icon on its top-right corner.
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