Support Center

Site Settings

Individualize your site

By Eva
April 2, 2020

Each site has its settings. There are many options to configure and style your site.

Basic Settings

Configure your domain name and visibility.

Fields / Functions

Description

Site Name

Type in the title of the site

Site Visibility

Turn on to show this site in public (button is green). If the site is turned off (button is grey), then the user has to login to see the content.

Domain

Enter the name of the subdomain. The domain is always your-subdomain.helpspace-docs.io.

Custom Domain

Enter your personal domain. It requires DNS settings. Contact your domain provider to create a CNAME. (function coming soon)

Site Url

Public link to your doc pages

Site Styling

You've got the look!

Fields / Functions

Description

Logo

Upload your personal logo.

Logo Link

Enter a URL. When a user clicks on the logo then the link opens.

Logo Alt Text

Alternative text, if the logo cannot be displayed

Favicon

Upload your favicon.

Touch Icon

Upload the touch icon that will be used for mobile phones and tablets.

Header Background Color

The header is the top part of the page. Select your background color.

Header Text Color

The header is the top part of the page. Select your text color.

Search Input Background Color

Select the background color of your search input at your public doc website.

Search Input Text Color

Select the text color of your search input at your public doc website.

Body Background Color

The body is underneath the header. Choose your background color.

Body Link Color

The body is underneath the header. Choose your hyperlink color.

Enable Shadows

Show or hide shadows at the search input, category boxes, and article boxes

Custom CSS

This is an advanced feature. Click on show to display Custom CSS. Add your style sheets to customize.

Insert between <head></head>

This is an advanced feature. Click on show to display Insert between.

Options

Show or hide some details.

Fields / Functions

Description

Show site name beside logo

Show or hide the site name next to your logo in the header

Show creator on article

Show or hide the creator on the article level.

Show creators on category

Show or hide the creators on the category level.

Show article rating form

At the bottom of an article, the user can do a rating. Show or hide the rating.

Show article rating

User's rates articles. Show or hide the results.

Show beacon on Site

Show or hide the beacon on your page. (function coming soon)

Meta Data

Meta fields are important for search engines. They are displayed in the search results, e.g. google.

Fields / Functions

Description

Meta Title

Enter a meta title of your site

Meta Description

Enter a meta description of your site

Copyright by

Adds copyright at the page bottom

Allow search engines to list this site

Enable to generate a sitemap for search engines

Hey Google, please check my sitemap

Sends a request to Google to check changes

Menu on Top

You can add up to 3 links to the website. They are displayed at the top right. You can link your website, for example.

Fields / Functions

Description

Name

Displayed title on the website

Link

Add an absolute link like https://helpspace.io or internal links like /article/13/how-to/ or a mailto link

New Tab

Open link in a new tab

Footer Menu

You can add up to 3 links to the website. They are displayed at the bottom. You can link your legal notice, for example.

Fields / Functions

Description

Name

Displayed title on the website

Link

Add an absolute link like https://helpspace.io or internal links like /article/13/how-to/ or a mailto link

New Tab

Open link in a new tab

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