GuestBook:
Interactivity draws many users to a site and by allowing your users to post comments you not only gain feedback on your site but let others view this feedback. The GuestBook option lets you users post messages for feedback and comments on your site that everyone can view.



Setting up a guest book
If your account allows a guest book, you will need to activate it by logging into your file manager, scrolling to the end of the page and selecting "guest book" from the drop down list and click the "Submit Query" button. You will then be taken to a page where you can either activate or edit your web board. You will have several options for your guest book:
  1. Select Entrees to delete - this allows you to delete any old threads for content or to save on disk space.
  2. Name of your guest book: this will be the name used on the guest book pages and as your web board's title.
  3. Background Color: this will be used as the background for all your guest book pages.
  4. Background Image: this will be used as the background image for all your guest book pages.
  5. Text Color: this will be used as the standard text color on all guest book pages.
  6. Link Color: this will be used as the standard link color on all guest book pages.
  7. Table Background Color #1: this will be used as the background color for your guest book table header.
  8. Table Background Color #2: this will be used as the background color for your guest book general table.
  9. Table Text Color #1: this will be used as the text color for your guest book table header.
  10. Table Text Color #2: this will be used as the text color for your guest book general table.
  11. Visited Link Color: this will be used as the standard visited link color on all guest book pages.
  12. Header html: this allows you to add any desired html to the top of all guest book related web pages.
  13. Footer html: this allows you to add any desired html to the bottom of all guest book related web pages.

Once you have chosen all your settings, click the "Update guest book Settings" to make the settings take effect and to activate your guest book. To link to your guest book, simply copy the code provided at the end of the guest book setup page. You can edit this code however you want. You also can create your own custom page for people to enter their guest book entrees.


Admin Features The GuestBook feature comes with an admin section as well. In this section, you can delete any and all messages posted to your guestbook. To reach the Admin section simply go to your guestbook configuration page as explained above and click the Admin link. You will then see each message and a checkbox next to it. Click the checkbox of any messages you wish to delete and then click the delete button and messages will be removed.

[Guestbook Admin Image]


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