3 options to start a project

When you build a SiteManager website you have 3 options to choose from how you start.

1. Start from scratch

You can create a website from the ground up. Login to your dashboard and click New Project.

Pick a name for your projects. The project name has to be unique (max 30 chars) and can only contain letters, numbers and the underscore character. This is not your domain-name! A domain-name will be added when the websites goes live on the internet.

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After the project has been created you will be redirected to the settings page. Click theloginbutton to enter the setup of your project.

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Project setup: choose between start from scratch or start from a predefined layout (see 2). Click theBuild your own design button.

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Pick a color palette. This color palette and scheme will be edited afterwards (see next section). You can pick a color scheme close to your palette, but this is not a requirement.

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Pick a general style. Just like a color palette you can pick a style that matches what you have in mind for your project, however this is not a requirement. The general style will be tweaked in the next step.

2. Start from predefined layouts

During the setup of a new project you can choose to build your own design from scratch or start from a predefined layout. These layouts are similar to themes (see 3.) but the big difference is that they are installed without any content. Click the pick a layout button to choose this option.

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Click the eye button to preview the layout with placeholder content. The layouts, general style and color palette will be installed when you click thePick this layout button.

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3. Start from a theme

If you want the ultimate head start in creating a project or you have a limited budget, you can choose to start from a highly customisable theme option. Click the preview button to see the website in action. When you click the start button a copy of the entire theme will be made.All layouts, general style, color palette and content will be copied.

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