goMobi Control Panel FAQs
Can I hide features from the Home page or the Navigation Menu Bar?
Yes, in the ‘Advanced Options’ area of each feature you will see ‘Show on navigation’ option. This is selected by default; if you unselect the checkbox then the feature/page will not be accessible from the home page or the Navigation Menu Bar. The URL of the page will also be displayed to use elsewhere [just copy and paste it].
How do I change the position of a feature?
To change a position of a feature click on the ‘Advanced Options’ link on the feature you want to change. Select the position from the drop down list.
Can I change the type of icons displayed in the Navigation Menu Bar?
No, the icons displayed are determined by the site colours that are applied to the site, darker colours will have lighter colour icons; lighter colours will have darker icons applied.
Can I change the name of an icon?
You can modify the label of an icon easily by clicking on the ‘Advanced Options’ link on the feature you want to update. Remember to save the change to apply the new label to the live site.
Can I change the icon for a particular feature?
Yes you can; click on the ‘Advanced Options’ link in any of the features and then click on ‘Change Icon’. You can select an icon from any of the icons sets by clicking on the drop down menu and then choosing the icon of your choice. You can also upload a custom icon.
Can I add my own custom icons to my mobile website?
Yes, you can upload icons to any feature on your mobile website. Go to the ‘Advanced Options’ section of any feature to change or upload an icon for that feature. Icons must 128 x 128 pixels in PNG format with a transparent background.
Can I re order the layout of my page?
You can change the feature/icon, position of the icon and rename each feature in the ‘Advanced Options’ area of each feature.
Can I highlight text, insert a link or increase the size of the font on a page?
Yes, you can highlight text in a different colour, insert a link, insert bullets etc. on a page using the WYSIWYG editor tools.
The Navigation Menu Bar does not appear when I view the site on my phone?
The Navigation Menu Bar will only work on Smartphones, tablets and desktops; therefore we do not display it on any other devices, this ensures that all visitors to your site get the best experience.
Can I add subpages to my site?
You can create subpages and add links to any page or feature on your site by clicking on the ‘link’ icon on the WYSIWYG editor on any feature that has one.
- Step 1 - you must have the feature/page activated and added to the site
- Step 2 - Optional - you can hide the feature from the site navigation via the ‘Advanced Options’ area of the feature,
- Step 3 - Just click on the ‘link’ option in the WYSIWYG editor of the page/feature you want to add a subpage to and select the feature/page from the ‘Internal Links’ drop down list. A link to this page will be automatically inserted. Only activated features will appear in this drop down list. You can add as many as you like.
To add a subpage to a feature, select the text, image or object on the page that you want to add the link to and click on the ‘link’ icon on the WYSIWYG editor and select the feature/page from the Internal links drop down list.
Can I add my Google AdWords tracking code to my site?
Yes; you can add Google AdWords tracking code to track traffic and conversions from your Google AdWords campaigns. Go to the ‘Advanced Options’ area of the feature you want to add the code to and enter your Conversion ID and label into the fields provided. We will take care of the rest.
You will then be able to track conversions from your Google AdWords dashboard. For features with forms the conversion will be counted as a visit to the form confirmation page [page displayed once the form is submitted]
Can I use Flash?
No, goMobi does not support the inclusion of Flash objects. Most phones do not support Flash.
Can I enter HTML code in the mobile website Control Panel?
Can I add a logo to my website?
Yes, go to the ‘Logo’ feature in the Design area. You can browse for an existing logo or enter an image web address URL. If you have added a logo to your site this will replace the stock image of the template you choose. You can replace or remove the stock image or logo via the ‘Logo’ feature.
Can I change the layout/template of the mobile website?
Yes, go to the ‘Templates’ feature in the Design area. There are various pre-set templates to choose from. Click on the thumbnail image to view a larger image, select the ‘update’ button to apply the template to your site. The colours, layout, icons and images of the template selected will be applied to your site. You can replace or remove the stock image of the template via the ‘Logo’ feature. You can further customize your site layout by building your own template from the Header and Body, Site Navigation and Icon Set of the template individually. To change the colours of your site go to the ‘Site Colours’ feature in the Design area.
How do I add the Navigation Menu Bar to my site?
In the Templates panel in the Design area, go to the ‘Site Navigation’ options and select the position for the Navigation Menu Bar [Top or bottom] and click the ‘Update’ button. The main navigation will then be added to your site.
I want to remove the Navigation Menu Bar from my site?
In the Templates panel in the Design area, go to the ‘Site Navigation’ options and select the select the image with no navigation bar and click the ‘Update’ button. The main Navigation Menu Bar will be removed from your site.
Can I customize the colours on my mobile site?
You can customize the colours of your mobile website in the ‘Advanced Options’ area of the ‘Site Colour’ feature in the Design section of the Control Panel.
How can I change the colours of the Navigation Menu Bar on my site?
Go to the ‘Site Colours’ panel in the Design area, and click on ‘Advanced Options’, to modify the Navigation Menu Bar colours.
Can I remove the branding in the footer of the site?
Yes, go to the ‘Site Footer’ panel in the Design area in the Control Panel and select the ‘Turn off Footer Branding’ option. This will remove the branding in the footer of the site.
Can I customize the footer of my site?
Yes, go to the ‘Site Footer’ feature in the Design area of the Control Panel. You can opt to display the primary number for your business and the business address on the footer of your site on just the home page, on just the subpages or on all pages. You also have the option to display an icon with each. In the ‘Advanced Options’ area of the ‘Site Colour’ panel you can customize the colours of the footer.
Can I add a background image to my site?
Yes, you can upload a background image to your site via the ‘Background’ feature in the Design area of the Control Panel. You can display the background image just on the home page or on all of the pages of the sites. You can decide if you want the background image to be displayed when your site is viewed on tablet devices. Additional options include the ability to ‘Offset’ the site content; this will push all of the site content down the page of the site. Background Images must be less than 4Mb. Supported formats: JPEG, PNG and GIF, animated gifs also supported.