Overview

Website Settings applies to specific websites in the CMS system. Administrators can configure/change their primary URL here, set a domain for staging, add aliases, generate sitemaps and much more. This article provides an overview of Website Settings and their configurable fields.

To access Website Settings:

  • Click the desired Website from the list of websites from the dashboard.

  • Click Settings.

Primary URL

The primary domain name for your website.

Editing the Primary URL

  • Click the desired Website from the list of websites from the dashboard.

  • Click Settings.

  • Enter the new domain name in the Primary URL text box.
  • Click Submit.

Domain Information

Enter staging address, alias, and custom rules to the domain host file in this section.

Staging website address – The domain name for your staging site used for testing.

Adding/Editing staging website

  • Click the desired Website from the list of websites from the dashboard.

  • Click Settings.

  • Under the Domain Information accordion, enter the new domain name in the Staging website address text box.

  • Click Submit.

Host settings – add custom rules to the domain hosts file.

Adding/editing staging website

  • Click the desired Website from the list of websites from the dashboard.

  • Click Settings.

  • Under the Domain Information accordion, enter the custom rules in the Host Settings textarea.

  • Click Submit.

Aliases

Aliases allows you to re-use the same asset using various copies of the original under different aliases.

Adding an Alias

  • Click the desired Website from the list of websites from the dashboard.
  • Click Settings.
  • In the Domain Information section, enter the name of the Alias in the Add New Alias textbox.
  • Click on the Add+ button.
  • The alias appears below with an option to remove it.
  • Click Submit button at the bottom of the Settings modal window to add the website alias.

Deleting an Alias

  • Click the desired Website from the list of websites from the dashboard.
  • Click Settings.
  • Click the remove button next to the Alias to be removed.
  • Review the warning.
  • Click OK.
  • Click Submit to delete the Alias

Sitemap

Developers can generate a sitemap in this section. The file is in the www folder of your website.

Generating a sitemap

  • Click the desired Website from the list of websites from the dashboard.

  • Click Settings.

  • Click the Generate Sitemap button under the Sitemap accordion.

  • The sitemap can be found in the www folder.

CDN Information

Configure your website to use a Content Delivery Network.

Adding a CDN origin

  • Click the desired Website from the list of websites from the dashboard.

  • Click Settings.

  • Under the CDN Information accordion, click the Enable CDN checkbox.

  • Add the CDN website address/origin URL.
  • Choose a provider.
  • Click Submit.

SSL Information

(Secure Sockets Layer) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and integral.

SSL Website address – The SSL domain name that establishes an HTTPS connection to your website.

Sitewide SSL (Canonical) – Mark this checkbox to force an HTTPS connection to all pages.

SSL Certificate – the certificate for your domain obtained from a Certificate Authority.

SSL Key – the information from the SSL key file goes here.

SSL Chain certificate – the ordered list of certificates containing an SSL Certificate and Certificate Authority Certificates goes here.

Adding SSL information

  • Click the desired Website from the list of websites from the dashboard.

  • Click Settings.

  • Enter the SSL domain name for your website.
  • Check the Sitewide SSL checkbox to establish an HTTPS connection across all pages.
  • Enter the SSL Certificate.

  • Enter the SSL Key.
  • Enter the SSL Chain Certificate.
  • Click Submit.

Advanced

Developers can upload shortcode files, export packages, and adjust the timezone in this section.

Timezone – Adjust the website’s timezone here.

Configuring the Timezone

  • Click the desired Website from the list of websites from the dashboard.

  • Click Settings.

  • Under the Advanced accordion, select the Timezone from the select box.
  • Click Submit.

Custom Shortcodes File – Upload a custom shortcodes file here.

Uploading a custom shortcodes file

  • Click the desired Website from the list of websites from the dashboard.

  • Click Settings.

  • In the Advanced section next to the Custom Shortcodes File textbox, click Browse.
  • Choose the Shortcodes file.
  • Click Submit.

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