Building Your Site

Learn how to build your Showit website

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71 articles in this collection
Written by Jason Lackey, JT Pals, Nate Sees and 7 others
Building in Showit

Preview Options

Learn how to get the most from your Showit preview with these tips and tricks many users don't know.
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Written by Jeff Willems
Updated over a week ago

Pop Out Menu

How to create hidden pop out menu
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Written by Adria Story
Updated over a week ago

Canvas Backgrounds

Learn the various options you have for styling out canvas backgrounds in your site!
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Written by Jeff Willems
Updated over a week ago

Add a Photo

Learn how to replace your default design content with your own personal photos!
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Written by Jeff Willems
Updated over a week ago

How to Create a Menu

Learn about menu options to amend or replace the default menu in your Showit design.
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Written by Adria Story
Updated over a week ago

Add a Shape

Learn how to add a shape element to be used in your design.
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Written by Jeff Willems
Updated over a week ago

Add a Blank Page

Learn how to create a new page in your Showit site.
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Written by Jeff Willems
Updated over a week ago

Stacking Order for Elements and Canvases

Need to move a design element to the front or back of your canvas? Learn how stacking order for design elements & canvases works in Showit.
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Written by Kylen Downs
Updated over a week ago

Aligning Multiple Elements

How to resize or align multiple elements as a group.
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Written by Kylen Downs
Updated over a week ago

Adding a Page From Another Design

How to add or re-add a new page from your template or any of the free templates available in Showit.
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Written by Jason Lackey
Updated over a week ago

How to Show or Hide Design Elements Between the Mobile & Desktop Design.

Learn how to use toggle switches inside Showit to hide or show design elements on your desktop and mobile site.
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Written by Jeff Willems
Updated over a week ago

Publish a New Design

Learn how to publish a new design to your live site, replacing your current Showit design.
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Written by Jeff Willems
Updated over a week ago

Using Zoom Function Inside Showit

How to zoom in and out on mobile and desktop and reset the zoom level.
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Written by Kylen Downs
Updated over a week ago

Special Paste

A great keyboard shortcut to copy settings between objects/layouts.
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Written by JT Pals
Updated over a week ago
Canvases

Convert A Page Canvas To A Site Canvas

You can convert any singular page canvas into a site canvas to be used across multiple pages in Showit!
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Written by Jeff Willems
Updated over a week ago

Contact Form Tabbing

Make filling out your contact form easy for clients by setting it up so they can tab through your contact form fields.
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Written by Josh Ahles
Updated over a week ago

Linking to a Specific Canvas

How to set a click action to link to a specific canvas within the pages of your site.
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Written by Jason Lackey
Updated over a week ago

Adjusting Canvas Height

How to change the height/length of your mobile and desktop canvases.
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Written by Kylen Downs
Updated over a week ago

Using Site Canvases

Share canvases across multiple pages for quick updates with site canvases!
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Written by Jason Lackey
Updated over a week ago

Contact Form

How to setup a Showit contact form and what to do if it stops working.
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Written by Jason Lackey
Updated over a week ago

Hidden Canvas

Learn how to use the hidden to start canvas setting
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Written by Jeff Willems
Updated over a week ago

How to Embed HTML Code

Add html code from other services for contact forms or interactive elements (Mailchimp, Honeybook, Pixifi, Shoot Q, Táve, PayPal, Shopify)
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Written by JT Pals
Updated over a week ago

Add a Canvas From Another Design

Learn how to use the site canvas function to add in a complete canvas from another design in your library.
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Written by Jeff Willems
Updated over a week ago

Canvas Background Video

Learn how to add a video as a canvas background in your Showit site.
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Written by Jeff Willems
Updated over a week ago
Images & Video

Managing Your Media

How to organize or delete files in your media library.
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Written by Jason Lackey
Updated over a week ago

Add Images to a Gallery

Learn how to add images to your gallery and remove the default design images to display your portfolio
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Written by Jeff Willems
Updated over a week ago

Tiled Gallery

How to add a tiled style gallery to your site.
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Written by Jeff Willems
Updated over a week ago

Gallery Controls

How to use icons to control your gallery images so your viewers can navigate through your gallery images.
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Written by Jeff Willems
Updated over a week ago

Hover Action on Images

Learn how to create a mouseover effect which lowers an images opacity to display a color or text overlay.
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Written by Jeff Willems
Updated over a week ago

Hero Image

Learn how to set up a hero (full screen) image on your Showit site!
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Written by Jeff Willems
Updated over a week ago

Create a Hero Gallery Using Canvas Views

Learn how to create a full screen hero image type gallery using canvas views.
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Written by Jeff Willems
Updated over a week ago

Image Size and Placement Settings

How to adjust image settings to help with sizing, scaling and backgrounds.
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Written by Kylen Downs
Updated over a week ago

Video

Learn the types of video files compatible with Showit and some of the different ways you can add them to your site.
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Written by Kylen Downs
Updated over a week ago

Add a Vimeo Video

Learn how to add a Vimeo Video to your site and the options available with the Video Widget.
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Written by Kylen Downs
Updated over a week ago

Add a YouTube Video

Learn how to add a YouTube Video to your site and the options available with the Video widget.
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Written by Kylen Downs
Updated over a week ago

Sliding Gallery

Learn how to add a sliding gallery to your website.
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Written by Adria Story
Updated over a week ago
Design

How To Create Buttons

Learn how to create and link buttons in your Showit site.
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Written by Jeff Willems
Updated over a week ago

Add Your Logo

Learn how to add your logo to your Showit site.
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Written by Jeff Willems
Updated over a week ago

Google fonts

How to add Google fonts and filter for supported languages for your website
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Written by Ben Junk
Updated over a week ago

Add a Custom Font

How to add a custom font to your Showit site.
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Written by Nate Sees
Updated over a week ago

How To Create a Back To Top Button

Create a sticky button that follows you down the page and can quickly scroll up to take you back to the top of the page.
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Written by Jessica Reklaitis
Updated over a week ago

Parallax Scrolling

How to add the parallax scrolling effect to your site and a few other cool tricks.
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Written by Jason Lackey
Updated over a week ago

Embedding Widgets

Embed third party widgets like social media widgets, custom contact forms (dubsado, honeybook, other), or email services such as mailchimp.
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Written by Jeff Willems
Updated over a week ago

Adding Icons

Learn how to add icons to your Showit site.
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Written by Jeff Willems
Updated over a week ago

Custom Icons

How to create a custom vector icon to be used on your site.
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Written by JT Pals
Updated over a week ago

Sticky Menu

How to create a sticky menu that will always show at either the top or bottom of a page.
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Written by Jason Lackey
Updated over a week ago

Landing Page

How to create an "Under Construction" landing page for your site.
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Written by Kylen Downs
Updated over a week ago

Create a Custom 404 Page

Learn how to customize the 404
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Written by JT Pals
Updated over a week ago

Edge Locking

How the Edge Locking for elements works in Showit.
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Written by Nate Sees
Updated over a week ago

Make a Drop-Down Menu

How to create drop-down navigation using canvas views
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Written by Ben Junk
Updated over a week ago

Instagram Widget Not Displaying Correctly in Preview

How to adjust and resize your Instagram SnapWidget.
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Written by Adria Story
Updated over a week ago

How do I create a FAQ page?

Learn how to create a Frequently Asked Questions page for your site.
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Written by Adria Story
Updated over a week ago

Creating A Pop-Up

Canvases with pop-up functionality are great for email newsletter opt-ins and free lead magnets to get visitors to engage with your site.
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Written by Jason Lackey
Updated over a week ago