Basicly, I Need to Learn the BASICS ! basicly speaking lol

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How ?, as simply put as possible do u drag n drop, also paste, cut, copy-n please give me step by step instructions. I want to add a wofoo form, do some seo stuff with google n need to learn this . THANKS ! Cecilia (
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Hello Cecilia

You have come to the right place to ask questions. This forum is a great place to expand your knowledge. I would encourage you to use the Search Topics function at the top of the page to see if others have asked the same questions as you. (I'm sure they have!)

1) To learn more about the widgets that are available in Yola and how to use them, please take a look at our tutorial: What's a widget?

2) In order to put a form on your site click on the widget toolbox at the right-hand side of the screen, and then click on the "Forms" folder. We have integrated with two great services that allow you to create custom forms for your site: Wufoo and Form Assembly. Both services offer free and paid plans, so you can select the one that is right for you.

These are the steps for adding a form:
1. When you drop a form widget on your page, a dialogue box will open up. Click on the link in the bottom right hand corner and you will be taken to the form service.
2. Sign up for an account and create your form.
3. When you are done click "Get Code."
4. Copy the HTML code (use Ctrl-C or highlight with cursor > right-click > copy) and paste it into the Yola dialogue box that opened when you dropped the widget (use Ctrl-V or right-click > paste to paste the code)

That's it, you will have your own custom form on your site and your responses will be managed in your Wufoo or Form Assembly account.

You can edit your settings on Wufoo or Form Assembly so that the information completed on your form is emailed to you, or you can visit your account to get the information on any forms completed.

Be sure to include links on your site at relevant points that will take your visitors to your contact form page (we have a link editor that allows you to do this). You can then either reply to them personally or post their comments directly onto your site.

3) Search engine optimization is an important part of building and maintaining a website. Yola has a series of short SEO Tutorials which will help you with each step of the process.

SEO Tutorial 1: Introduction to the search engines:
An introduction to search engine optimization and how the search engines index and rank websites.

SEO Tutorial 2: Planning your site with SEO in mind:
All about keyword and keyword research, planning your site and choosing a good domain name.

[SEO Tutorial 3: Building your site with SEO in mind:
Learn how to create search engine friendly website content as well as write title, description and keywords tags and give images alt attributes.

SEO Tutorial 4: Promoting your site:
Various tools for promoting your site such as Google Webmaster, submitting a sitemap, link building and blogging.

You can also watch our Introduction to SEO webinar on for a quick overview!

4) To cut, copy & paste - the easiest thing to do is to highlight the text, right-click and then select the option you want to use (cut or copy). Then, when you're ready to paste, right-click and select "paste".

I hope this information helps! Please let us know if you need further clarification on anything.
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Definitely not simple enough 4 a beginner, that WHY I used the words basic n simple, n guess I failed to mention, I need to know how to highlight as well. Can someone HELP !!! Cecilia, n thanks 4 efforts anyway !
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Hello Cecilia,
Do you want to know how to highlight text on the page? You can do this using the Edit Toolbar. You can highlight the text on the page and then use the icon on the Edit Toolbar to highlight the text. Here is a screen shot: