LocalSignal has two options for getting started on a new web capsule. Developers can either:
After setting up your client account on LocalSignal, click on the Website link in the main navigation menu to begin. You will be taken to the Web Capsules area of the app. LocalSignal Web Capsules contain all of your website's data.
Select New Capsule to begin the process
Browse through the websites provided and choose one that fits your specific needs.
Install the starter website into your account. Alternatively, you can begin with a Blank Web Capsule.
LocalSignal offers Starter Websites for quick development time. Starter Websites are full fledged website that can be utilized in just a few clicks. LocalSignal Starter Websites include uniquely designed:
Developers can begin a new project with a blank web capsule.
The first step to customizing a client website is to update the Sitemap with the website’s pages. At a minimum, each Web Capsule will have the following default pages
Page Not Found (404) Page
Maintenance Mode Page
Note: These pages cannot be deleted.
Each unique starter website will have additional Pages shown in the sitemap. Add, delete, move, and modify pages for your client.
LocalSignal Pages use panels as building blocks for a web page. Panels can be used across multiple pages. Depending on how the panel is coded, it will feature editable areas. The LocalSignal CMS attributes and values control what content is editable on the page.
The Page Layout allows you to edit which panels are used on a page. You can access the Layout area on a per page basis by selecting the page you’d wish to edit on the Sitemap and clicking the Layout button.
Drag and Drop Panels to rearrange the order
Remove Panels from a Page’s Layout
Add new Panels from the available list
Each Starter Website comes with a their own stylesheets. Navigate to the Scripts of your website to modify the CSS. The main places developers use to update styles are:
Variables (SCSS Includes)
In order to edit the content on a LocalSignal website, you must first navigate to the page you'd like to edit.
Once your website is ready to be launched, follow these steps to make your website live.