Building your site really just involves putting content into a form. Here, you'll learn to add more than just text—you'll learn to apply formatting and to add images, videos, and links.
When adding content to your site, you’ll see:
You can bold and italicize text, and you can add links, headings, and quotes. You can also create bulleted and numbered lists.
To do all that, you just select the text you want to format, and then click a button.
Here are some more details on how to:
So to add any formatting to text:
To remove formatting:
To add an image to a rich text box:
When adding the image, you can:
Your template is designed to work with a variety of image sizes. So unless your image is the wrong shape for the situation (e.g., tall & skinny instead of square), it’s precise size might not matter.
Note At this time, you can only change the size of an image when first adding it. If you need to change the size of an image that you’ve added, delete it, and then re-add it (from the Market).
To change the size of the image:
Note Resizing an image might not always work as you intend. Some templates have styles that cause images to fill up 100% of the available space. If the image is too big, the template will shrink it down. If the image is too small, the template will stretch it to fill the space. These styles help the template deal with a variety of image sizes.
Once you’ve added an image, to align it right or left:
Just by pasting in a link, you can add videos (for example, from YouTube or Vimeo) and even tweets from Twitter.
If you’re not sure if a link will embed properly, just try it out. (The full list of websites that you can embed from is over 1,600!)
To embed a video, tweet, and so:
You can also align the video (or tweet, and so on) to the left or right (just like with an image):
To add music, just paste in a link from a popular music-sharing site. Here’s how to embed a link from:
To add a Spotify song, you’ll need to create a Spotify account, and install the Spotify app. Also, your visitors will only be able to play the song if they have a Spotify account.
Note Links from the Spotify web player will not work. Instead, copy links from the app.
To add a song:
Or add an album:
Or a playlist:
Adding a SoundCloud song is a good way to add music that’s accessible to anyone. You don’t need a SoundCloud account, and neither do your visitors.
To add a SoundCloud song:
Instead of copying and pasting a post from social media, just embed a link to it. Here’s how to embed from:
To add a Tweet:
To add a Facebook post:
While you can upload images directly, you can also embed images from popular image sharing sites. Here’s how to embed a link from:
To add an Instagram photo:
https://instagram.com/p/j2jimWLMEO/?modal=true. Copy the URL except for the last part:
?modal=true. For example,
To add a Flickr photo:
Add videos from popular video-sharing sites. Here are examples from:
To add a YouTube video:
To add a Vimeo video:
To add a Vevo video:
To add a Wistia video:
You can embed links from over 1,600 sites, so they’re not all listed here. If you’re not sure if a link will work, just try it and see what happens.
Here are a couple more examples to show how this works:
To embed a Google map:
To embed a SlideShare deck: