Customizing Your Website with the Novi CMS

This is the backbone that drives an Association's front end website.

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61 articles in this collection
Written by Pete Zimek, Jenn Norman, Melisa Smith and 4 others
Getting Started

Add a New Page to Your Website

Learn how to create a new webpage in Novi.
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Written by Jenn Norman
Updated over a week ago

Updating Your Website's Homepage

How to add/edit items to the Top Featured, Slider, Alert & Sponsor Section of your Website
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Written by Jenn Norman
Updated over a week ago

Updating Your Website Navigation

Learn how to add or remove items from your website's main menu navigation.
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Written by Melisa Smith
Updated over a week ago

Formatting Website Content on the Frontend

Learn how to add and edit content on the frontend of your Novi website.
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Written by Melisa Smith
Updated over a week ago

Background Image Best Practices

Best practices to consider when choosing background images.
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Written by Melisa Smith
Updated over a week ago

Copy & Paste Content onto Your Website

Learn the pitfalls of copying & pasting content directly from MS Word or another website and how to migrate website content correctly.
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Written by Melisa Smith
Updated over a week ago

Secure Files

Lock down visibility of files to specific users and keep track of which users are viewing each file.
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Written by Melanie Dupont
Updated over a week ago

Uploading Files to Novi AMS

Learn how to upload files to Novi from the backend (admin section).
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Written by Melanie Dupont
Updated over a week ago

Add or Edit Headshot or Logo on a Profile in Novi

Learn how admins can upload (and edit) an image to a Novi record.
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Written by Melanie Dupont
Updated over a week ago

Selecting the Appropriate Template for your CMS page

How to choose the right template option to optimize readability on your standard content pages in Novi
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Written by Jenn Norman
Updated over a week ago

Change Homepage Background Image

Learn how to change the event or blog post images displayed at the top of your home page.
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Written by Pete Zimek
Updated over a week ago

Edit the Join Modal

Learn how to edit the Join modal (Membership & Account Access).
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Written by Melanie Dupont
Updated over a week ago

Add Link or Button to Text

Learn how to add links and buttons to text in content managed regions of your website.
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Written by Melisa Smith
Updated over a week ago

Add or Update a PDF

Learn how to upload and link to a PDF on your Novi website.
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Written by Jenn Norman
Updated over a week ago

Add Anchor Text to a Static Page

How to add anchor text to the CMS regions of your Novi website.
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Written by Jenn Norman
Updated over a week ago

Add an Image to a Page

Learn how to add an image to a page and apply basic styling so that text wraps around it.
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Written by Pete Zimek
Updated over a week ago

Best Practices for Optimizing Images for Your Website

Learn ways that will help your photos / pictures look their best on your site.
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Written by Melisa Smith
Updated over a week ago

Stock Images

Find out where the Novi team goes to search for stock photography.
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Written by Pete Zimek
Updated over a week ago

Instagram Feed Setup

How to add an Instagram post to your website.
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Written by Melanie Dupont
Updated over a week ago

Posting a Blog (News) Article

How to create and write a new article on your website.
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Written by Jenn Norman
Updated over a week ago

Formatting Event Details & News Articles

Learn why it's easiest and best to edit articles and events from the frontend.
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Written by Melisa Smith
Updated over a week ago

Characters to Avoid When Creating File Names (and URLs)

If you're saving a PDF, an image or even a friendly file name for a Novi record, you'll need to avoid certain characters.
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Written by Pete Zimek
Updated over a week ago

Can Admins Change the Font or Colors on Webpages?

Styling and editing pages on your website.
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Written by Melisa Smith
Updated over a week ago
Next Level Content

Advanced: Embedding Google Ads

Learn tips and tricks for embedding Google Ads into your site.
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Written by Tracy Mingin
Updated over a week ago

Adding and Formatting Videos on Your Novi Website

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Written by Melisa Smith
Updated over a week ago

Embed Videos & Webinars as a Members-Only Resource

How to embed a video on your website and lock it down to members-only or a specific group of users.
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Written by Melanie Dupont
Updated over a week ago

Add an Animated GIF (short video) to your Website

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Written by Pete Zimek
Updated over a week ago

Advanced:Use Accordions to Organize and Streamline Website Content

Learn how to add accordions using HTML on a static webpage to make text-heavy content aesthetically pleasing.
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Written by Spencer Goad
Updated over a week ago

Adding Tables to a Webpage

Tables are generally frowned upon in modern web design, but there are still some valid uses for them.
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Written by Pete Zimek
Updated over a week ago

Use a Third-Party Tool to Add Social Share Buttons to your Novi Website

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Written by Melisa Smith
Updated over a week ago

Add Breadcrumbs to Static Pages on your Novi Website

Help users navigate your website by adding breadcrumb trails.
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Written by Melanie Dupont
Updated over a week ago

Advanced: Dividing Content Into Columns

Learn how to divide content into two columns by adding a "div" code to the webpage's source code.
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Written by Melisa Smith
Updated over a week ago

Advanced: Image Maps

Use image maps to make logos (or other areas) clickable on an image.
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Written by Pete Zimek
Updated over a week ago

Advanced: Track PDF Downloads on Novi AMS Websites

Learn how to leverage Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager to track PDF downloads or other website events.
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Written by Pete Zimek
Updated over a week ago

Advanced: Add Global CSS Styles to your Novi Website

Learn how to customize the aesthetic of your website by adding CSS styles in your settings.
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Written by Melanie Dupont
Updated over a week ago