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Articles on creating and editing stunning websites in Xara

  • Can I insert PHP into Xara?

    Yes! You can insert your own PHP code into a placeholder, please see this article. If you wish to insert code at the very beginning of a page, add your code to the placeholder's BODY section and click...

  • How do I create a click to call button?

    Select the button, or highlight the text you want users to click. Right-click > Web Properties > Link. In the 'link to Web or Email address' field, enter: tel:555-555-555 Replacing the number with you...

  • Presentations

    Can I create presentations in all versions? No. This feature is only available in Designer Pro X and Web Designer Premium but not in PGD MX 2013 or Web Designer MX How have Presentations been enhanced...

  • Are there any limitations within the Remote Presentations?

    Information on creating Remote Presentations can be found within the program help. Limitations Only 'next step', 'previous step', 'page down', 'page up' operations, and ordinary web links, are transmi...

  • How do I control the target frame in which my web pages are retrieved?

    You can specify the button name, URL address, target frame and the Alt text for each button.  In the target URL field, enter the name of the frame from which you wish to have your web pages retrieved....

  • How do I cause the browser to go back by clicking on a NavBar button?

    Insert javascript:history.back(1); into the URL field for a button/menu....

  • Full Width Slider

    The Xara full width slider (File > New from Content Catalogue > Components > Image Resources > Photo Slideshows and Galleries > Xara Slideshow Widget) now supports the option to make photos span the w...

  • Can I preview just one page on my website?

    Web Designer 6 gives you the option to view a single page in your website or the whole website depending on your needs. Preview pageClick on the file menu and select preview page.  Alternatively selec...

  • Is there a quick method to create an enlarged photo from my thumbnail?

    Xara Web Designer provides a quick method of displaying an enlarged photo when clicking on a thumbnail image. Simply select a thumbnail in your web page and click on the Link icon from the Website too...

  • How do I remove the link to Xara from my Xara NavBar menus?

    NavBars created with the trial version will contain a menu linking to http://xara.com This is just a feature of the free trial. The menu link is not present in the purchased version. If you have creat...