How to Start Editing a Website

You can customize your live website making any changes immediately visible to your customers, here’s how:

  1. While logged into your DistributorCentral account, click on the Websites menu on the left-hand side
  2. Click on Hosting Manager
  3. When the Website hosting manager page loads, find the website you want to edit, and to the far right click the Manage button
  4. You will be taken to a page where you can edit the website name, URL, domain mappings, and snapshots
  5. To customize your live website, simply click on the Edit button to the far right corner
  6. Once the website editor has loaded you can begin making changes to your website. Once a change is make, you must save the change to make it go live for your customers to view on the website.

Hosting Manger - How to Edit Website (Live)

You can also edit a version of your website that is not live. This is helpful if you are making a large change that will confuse your customers, if you need a “sandbox” website to test in, or to create a backup version of your published website to easily roll back to if anything dramatically changes that you don’t like.

  1. While logged into your DistributorCentral account, click on the Websites menu on the left-hand side
  2. In the submenu that appears below click on Hosting Manager
  3. When the Website hosting manager page loads, find the website you want to edit, and to the far right click the Manage button
  4. You will be taken to a page where you can edit the website name, URL, domain mappings, and snapshots
  5. To create a version of your website that is not live, go down to the Snapshots section of the website manager
  6. Click on the More button to the right of the published snapshot of your website
  7. In the menu that pops up, click on Copy
  8. Name your copied snapshot
  9. Click Copy Snapshot
  10. Once your snapshot is copied, you will be able to click Edit to the right of your new website version to launch the Website Editor.Hosting Manger - How to Edit a Website