Blocks Quick Start Guide
This Quick Start guide will help you build a Blocks page for your RapidWeaver Web site. This will show you how to add a Blocks page, create a Styled Text Block, and an Image Block.
- Open RapidWeaver and add a new page by clicking the + button.
Blocks is a page style plugin that is accessed by adding a new page to your Web site. The + button is located in the lower left corner, below the list of pages on your site.
- Choose Blocks from the list and click the Add button.
You now have a Blocks page in your RapidWeaver Web site. The Blocks edit window appears and shows an empty content area for you to fill with blocks.
- Click the Text button.
The Text button is the left-most button in the toolbar at the bottom of the window. This adds a new empty Styled Text Block to the content area.
- Move the block to the upper left of the content area.
Using your mouse drag the block to the upper left corner.
- Resize the block to make it bigger.
Click and drag on the small square handle on the lower right corner of the block. Drag down and to the right to make the block bigger
- Add some text.
To add text, click once more on the block. The first click on a block selects it. The second click puts the the block in editing mode. Click anywhere outside the block to stop editing the text.
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- Style your text.
Use your mouse to select the text. Use the options in the Format menu to choose a new style for your text. Make it bigger and add some color.
- Add an image.
Drag an image from the Finder and drop it into the content area next to the text block.
- Click the Preview button at the top of the RapidWeaver window.
Preview your site to see how it looks.
- Click the Publish button at the top of the RapidWeaver window.
Publish your site and you're done!