Setting up the company info here is an important step in building your website. Much of the information entered here effects what is displayed on the site. These settings can be changed at any time. In some cases, the marketing team will have to enter this information after the initial site build.
To get started, click UXi® Settings > Company Info on the left-hand sidebar.
General SettingsAdd a Site Title: The Site Title generates the default site title.
- Set the Front Page displays: These settings control what will display as the front page. To use a custom UXi homepage, select the second option.
- Your Latest Posts will display a simple loop of blog posts as the homepage (used for blog-only sites)
- Static Page will display the page selected below (This is the go-to setting for the majority of UXi sites.)
- Select a page to display as Home. Set up a custom homepage. UXi Rainmaker sites come with a pre-built customized homepage that can be edited using the front-end editor.
- Select a page to display posts. Setting up this page to display the site's posts is a must. Links to specific blog categories can be linked in navigation, but a page must be selected here to display the default archive of all posts. When setup, this posts page can also have a custom layout built and edited using the front-end editor.
- Enter a page title for the posts page. This will set the SEO page title for the blog page.
- Enter a meta description for the posts page.This will set the SEO meta description for the blog page. Remember, a Posts Page must be set for each site to create a page that displays all posts.
- Blog Posts Shown: Select how many blog posts are displayed on the Posts page, the testimonial archive, and any blog category archive.
- Syndication Items Shown: Select how many articles display on each page of the site's RSS feed.
Icon SettingsUpload a Favicon: This image will display next to the site title in the browser tab. For best results use a 16px x 16px PNG image.
These settings determine if site users can view and or leave comments on pages & posts. How these settings are used are up to the client and marketing executive. Sites that actively drive conversation among users should both display existing comments AND allow users the option to leave new ones.
Display comments site-wide: Select this option to display existing approved comments on blog posts.
Allow people to post comments on new articles: Select this to allow site users to comment on blog posts.
Users must be registered and logged in to comment: Select this option if you only want registered users who are logged in to the site to leave comments.
Note: Comments can also be controlled by making a post PRIVATE, which requires the appropriate password before a comment is allowed.
Permalinks are the permanent URLs to your individual blog posts, as well as categories and other lists of weblog postings. The default setting is Post Name. This simply uses the post's title for the URL.
The other most common option is Custom Structure: This is a great solution for sites that have SEO-related categories is to use a custom structure that includes categories. This is done using the custom structure option and
As an example, consider a blog article titled "Welcome to UXi® Help & Docs!" in the category of "help"
- Option 1: http://help.uxinetwork.com/welcome-to-uxi-help-docs/
- Option 2: http://help.uxinetwork.com/help/welcome-to-uxi-help-docs
Facebook / Twitter Image
Add the image that will appear when a link is shared on Facebook and or Twitter and no image is specified on an individual page/post.
- Use images that are at least 1200 x 630 pixels for the best display on high resolution devices.
- At the minimum, you should use images that are 600 x 315 pixels.
- If your image is smaller than 600 x 315 px, it will still display in the link page post, but the size will be much smaller. Try to keep your images as close to 1.91:1 aspect ratio as possible to display the full image in News Feed without any cropping.
Open Graph Tags
Enable this option to include meta tags on the site that work with the UXi SEO settings to customize what content is featured when a link is shared on Facebook or pinned to Pinterest as a Rich Pin.
With Twitter Cards, you can attach rich photos, videos and media experience to Tweets that drive traffic to your website. Simply add a few lines of HTML to your webpage, and users who Tweet links to your content will have a "Card" added to the Tweet that’s visible to all of their followers. For more information regarding Twitter Cards, see the Twitter Cards Documentation page.
Here you will set the image sizes for uploads. When you upload an image to the media library, multiple versions of each upload are created. Then when using the Add Media feature, a different version of the full-size image can be added. These settings control what those sizes are.
- Thumbnail: Default image size,can be used when adding an image to a page or post via the Add Media option.
- Medium: Default image size,can be used when adding an image to a page or post via the Add Media option.
- Large: Default image size,can be used when adding an image to a page or post via the Add Media option.
- Gallery: The size of a thumbnail in an image gallery.
- Slideshow Thumbnail: The size of a thumbnail displayed below an image slideshow.
- Featured Images:The size of featured images.
- Archive: The size of a featured image displayed on an archive of posts (the blog page, for example).
- Single: The size of a featured image displayed on a single blog post.
- Page: The size of a featured image displayed on a page.
Entering the client's information here will allow the UXi® site to display their Google+ Profile rich snippet in their search results, link the site to the Google Analytics, Facebook, and Remarketing campaigns.
- Create a link to your Google+ profile: Add the client's Google+ URL here.
To use the publisher page, add a reciprocal link back from your profile to the site(s) you just updated.
- Login to the client's account and edit the Contributor To section.
- In the dialog that appears, click Add custom link, and then enter the website URL.
- If you want, click the drop-down list to specify who can see the link.
- Click Save.
- Add the Google Publisher Page URL from the client's Google+ profile.
- Add the Site Verification Meta Tag
Here are some helpful resources to help.
- VerveSearch's article on authorship
- Webmaster Tools' Guide to Author information in search results
- Google Rich Snippet testing tool
Site Verification Tag
Typically, UXi® sites are verified using Google Analytics, However, if that's not an option, simply enter the custom string provided by Google. Please do not enter the full HTML tag. This will output the verification link in the site's tag.
Adding Scripts to your Site
Many third-party solutions give specific instructions on where to add their scripts to your website. Many will tell you to include it in one of the following places, the <head> tag, the beginning of the <body> tag, or at the very end of the <body> tag. These different placements depend on the functionality of the script, and how it needs to interact with other content on the page.
Pay special attention to the placement instructions when adding third-party scripts to your UXi site. Depending on the instructions from the vender, you'll likely paste your script links into one of the following fields.
Before </head> Tag:
This field outputs directly before your site's <head> tag. Enter scripts like the universal tracking code from Google Analytics or the Pixel from Facebook, or other scripts that need to render before the site loads.
After <body> Tag:
This field outputs directly after the opening of the site's <body> tag. Enter scripts here, such as the Google Tag Manager verification script.
Before </body> Tag:
This field outputs directly before the closing <body> tag on the site, so it's the last thing loaded. Use this field for scripts like the Remarketing code from Google AdWords or any other script that must load after the content.