Elements are used when you decide to add content to your website. There are so many elements in Zoho Sites like Heading, Paragraph, Image, Highlight Box, Table, Column, Photo Gallery, Slide show, Audio, Video, SWF, Button and Embed. These elements help you add various types of contents to you website.
Any new content that you add to your website needs to have a heading so that your website visitors would know what it is without having to go through each and every line of text. That is why you have the 'Heading ' element in Zoho site builder. Just drag and drop the heading element to the place where you would like to add it and you can edit the default heading and set a heading of your choice.
Want to add text to your webpage? Simply drag and drop the 'Paragraph' element to the content area of your webpage and start typing the content. You can add many paragraph elements to the same page and can also move the text in the paragraph element from one place to another in the same webpage.
Another option is to switch between two and three columns. Use the formatting options to choose between the two, and also to configure the proportion of each element.
You regularly post great content on your website but not all website visitors would find it feasible to read all the contents of your website. 'Highlight Box' is one of our latest features that lets you give prominence to a part of the content.
The main functionality of this highlight box is to boost visibility to important contents in your website. Once you have the highlight box element added to your website, you can drag and drop any other element(s) inside the highlight box to make it appear distinguished from normal content in your webpage.
To add multiple images to your webpage, the best option to use is the Photo Gallery element. You can add photos to your webpage, create a gallery and display it on your webpage in various designs or formats using the menu available for photo gallery widget.
You also have the option to add captions to your photos, select the gallery type, choose the number of rows and columns, set the spacing level and organize your gallery etc.
Any website that you build needs to have information displayed in appropriate and interactive manner. Slideshow is an excellent way to display information such as images in an organized and compact manner.
Using the slideshow element in Zoho site builder, you will be able to add images to slideshow on your webpage, set the slideshow style, transition type, time taken to transition and organize the images added to the slideshow.
A button is considered as an interactive element due to the fact that it keeps the website visitors engaged. Buttons can be added to your website and linked to an external website, another page within your website, email address, phone number and any file that you have uploaded to your website.
You can add as many audio files as you want, picking one at a time.
The video picker widget helps you search and embed Youtube and Vimeo videos on your website, without leaving your builder. To add a video on your website, simply click on the Video element and search for the video.
Out of the list, select the ones that you want to add to your website.
If you want to embed widgets or content on your website from other websites, simply use the Embed element. The Embed element is exclusively for including iframe or Object snippets into your websites.
There are two types of embed options - Embed HTML and Code Snippet. Note that iframe and Objects can only be inserted using this Embed element. They will be removed from anywhere else you add them.
This element is specifically for flash files. Once you include this element, use the file manager to locate and upload the flash file from your computer.
The 'Table' element introduces a table properties dialog box as below. On it, you need to specify the number of rows and columns your table should be created with.
As your need evolves, you can format your table properties anytime after you create it.