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Once loged-in to the site, click UXi® Settings from the admin menu. Setting up the company info here is an important step in building a new site. Much of the information entered here effects what is displayed on the site. These settings can be changed at any time. In some cases, the marketing team will have to enter this information after the initial site build.
















General Settings

  1. Add a Site Title: The Site Title generates the default site title.
  2. Add a Site RSS Feed Description: The RSS Description can be entered but does not display by default except in the site's RSS feed.
  3. Add an Administrator Email: Enter the client’s primary e-mail address here.

Icon Settings

  1. Upload a Favicon: This image will display next to the site title in the browser tab (16px x 16px .png)
  2. Upload a Touch Icon: This image will display as a desktop icon if someone bookmarks the site on their mobile device. (196px x 196px .png)

Reading Settings

Set the Front Page displays: These settings control what will display as the front page.

  • Your Latest Posts will display a simple loop of blog posts as the homepage (used for blog-only sites)
  • Static Page will display the page selected below (used for any site that requires a custom homepage)
  1. Select a page to display as Home. Home, Welcome, etc.
  2. Select a page to display posts. Blog, News, etc.
  3. Enter a page title for the posts page. This will set the SEO page title for the blog page.
  4. Enter a meta description for the posts page. This will set the SEO meta description for the blog page.
Note: A Posts Page must be set for each site to create a page that displays all posts. This will use the 'default' layout.

Top Rated Local®

Check this option if the client has a Top Rated Local® account and they'd like to display the badge on the bottom corner of their site.


Google

Entering the client's information here will allow the UXi® site to display their Google+ Profile rich snippet in their search results.

  1. Create a link to your Google+ profile: Add the client's Google+ URL here.
  2. Add a reciprocal link back from your profile to the site(s) you just updated.
    1. Login to the client's account and edit the Contributor To section.
    2. In the dialog that appears, click Add custom link, and then enter the website URL.
    3. If you want, click the drop-down list to specify who can see the link.
    4. Click Save.
  3. Add the Google Publisher Page URL from the client's Google+ profile
  4. Add the Site Verification Meta Tag

Here are some helpful resources to help.


Facebook / Twitter Image

Add the image that will appear when a link is shared on Facebook and or Twitter and no image is specified on an individual page/post. This should be square and at least 200 x 200 pixels and under 1MB.


Facebook

Facebook Open Graph meta tags are included in your page’s HTML and allow the Facebook Crawler to generate previews when your content is shared on Facebook.


Twitter

With Twitter Cards, you can attach rich photos, videos and media experience to Tweets that drive traffic to your website. Simply add a few lines of HTML to your webpage, and users who Tweet links to your content will have a "Card" added to the Tweet that’s visible to all of their followers. For more information regarding Twitter Cards, see the Twitter Cards Documentation page.


Media Settings

Here you will set the image sizes for uploads. When you upload an image to the media library, multiple versions of each upload are created. Then when using the Add Media feature, a different version of the full-size image can be added. These settings control what those sizes are.

  • Thumbnail: Default image size,can be used when adding an image to a page or post via the Add Media option.
  • Medium: Default image size,can be used when adding an image to a page or post via the Add Media option.
  • Large: Default image size,can be used when adding an image to a page or post via the Add Media option.
  • Gallery: The size of a thumbnail in an image gallery.
  • Slideshow Thumbnail: The size of a thumbnail displayed below an image slideshow.
  • Featured Images: The size of featured images.
    • Archive: The size of a featured image displayed on an archive of posts (the blog page, for example).
    • Single: The size of a featured image displayed on a single blog post.
    • Page: The size of a featured image displayed on a page.

Discussion Settings

These settings determine if site users can leave comments on pages & posts. Check 'Enable comments site-wide ' to enable comments on posts by default: Post comments are not enabled by default, but checking this box will allow users who are logged in to post comments. If you don't wish to allow comments, keep this setting unchecked.

Note: Comments can also be controlled by making a post PRIVATE, which requires the appropriate password before a comment is allowed.

Permalink Settings

Permalinks are the permanent URLs to your individual blog posts, as well as categories and other lists of weblog postings.

 

The default setting is Post Name. This simply uses the post's title for the URL.


The other most common option is Custom Structure: This is a great solution for sites that have SEO-related categories is to use a custom structure that includes categories. This is done using the custom structure option and /%category%/%postname%/


As an example, consider a blog article titled "Welcome to UXi® Help & Docs!" in the category of "help"

  • Option 1: http://help.uxinetwork.com/welcome-to-uxi-help-docs/
  • Option 2: http://help.uxinetwork.com/help/welcome-to-uxi-help-docs

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