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Cookie Communication

Friday, February 01, 2008 View Comments Comments (0)
Your computer and websites you visit exchange data through the use of "cookies."   Generally, the intent of cookies is to make your return visit easier – whether with stored user name and password or otherwise personalizing the site based on stored preferences.  Other uses for cookies include the collection of demographic statistics and online shopping selections.  Cookies are typically beneficial to the user experience, but some people don't like to have websites record information.  In those cases, you can disable the use of cookies by following your browser's instructions.
 

Popular Content Now Available for Your Site

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 View Comments Comments (0)
If you're looking for inspirational content to add to your website, you can do that in a few moments time by 1) creating a panel and 2) making your selection from the variety of community content that can be accessed through the Panels dialog box.  Among the most popular choices available to E-zekiel customers, you'll find a well known name:  James Dobson Family Minute.
 

Tip for Changing Font Sizes in Microsoft Word

Friday, January 25, 2008 View Comments Comments (0)
Want to know an easy way to increase or decrease your font size in Microsoft Word?  All you have to do is select your text, then hold down the Ctrl (Cmd on Mac) and Shift keys while pressing > to increase the font size or < to decrease.
 

My Files Is For Your Storage

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 View Comments Comments (0)
As you might say when trying to organize your surroundings, "everything has its place."  And in E-zekiel, the one place that holds almost everything is called My Files.
 
This is an online file storage space where you can store and manage materials such as photos, graphics, audio, video and documents that you want to make accessible from your website.  Thus, you can keep everything you need in one location, organizing them in multiple levels of folders and with delete-and-add capabilities for multiple records.
 

E-zekiel Adds Community Content Feature

Friday, January 18, 2008 View Comments Comments (0)
Thanks to a recent improvement in the Content Panel manager, you can now choose to make the Panels on your site available to any other E-zekiel user.  Or you can display on your site Panels of content available to you from other sites.
 
Option 1: To share your Panels with others, select "Any Site" in the Content Distribution field of your Panel.

Option 2: To find new content for your website, start with the "Panels" Dialog Box on any of your pages, then click on the "Search Community Content" button. From there you can search, preview and rate shared content. When you're ready, select the "Add to My Site" link and choose the area of your page you want to add it to. You can add a Panel to one of your pages – or to all of your pages.
 
Learn more about how to access and use community content with E-zekiel. Watch the video tour.
 

Finding the Names of Toolbar Buttons

Tuesday, January 15, 2008 View Comments Comments (0)
For the most part, the toolbar buttons in E-zekiel's page editor use icons familiar to computer users – an image of a disk for "save", a pair of scissors for "cut", one piece of paper on top of another for "copy", and so forth.  But when the icon doesn't have a familiar look, finding its name is easy enough too.  Just let your  mouse hover over the button in question, and its name will appear in a small yellow box right beneath.
 
E-zekiel also uses this same approach in the Control Panel when you'd like to know a manager's purpose.  Simply let your mouse hover over the icon, and a brief description of what the manager does will appear.
 

Register Now for Web Training on Sharing Videos

Friday, January 11, 2008 View Comments Comments (0)
Make your plans to join us via Internet and telephone for an important web session that will give you tips on how E-zekiel.com and E-zekiel.tv can work together.   
 
Sharing Your Videos:  Using E-zekiel.tv with the Media Manager
Thursday, January 17, 2 PM – 3 PM CST

Explore how to utilize E-zekiel.tv, the fun and free Christian video sharing site, and then incorporate it right into your own E-zekiel site using the Media Manager.  Visit E-zekiel Training to sign up.
 

Advantages Of Using E-zekiel Templates

Tuesday, January 08, 2008 View Comments Comments (0)
E-zekiel has hundreds of ready-to-go, professionally designed templates that you can use to create just the right look for your site.  The advantages of this approach to web design number quite a few:
  • You don't need to hire a web designer to get a good-looking website. You can choose the template that appeals to you – and see right away how your finished site will look.
  • You don't need to spend a lot of time on getting the colors and layout right. You simply select the design and move right on to creating pages and adding text.
  • E-zekiel templates are designed by professionals that are creative, competent and experienced – and their designs becomes yours with a few clicks of the mouse.  
  • Or you can customize a template with your own personal touches.
 

Using Google Analytics with the Statistics Manager

Friday, January 04, 2008 View Comments Comments (0)
By using the E-zekiel Statistics Manager together with Google Analytics, a free, third-party statistics service, you can discover lots of things about your site's visitors – and in the process gain feedback that helps you better understand your site's strengths and weaknesses.
 
Knowing which pages they're looking at, for instance, can help you find out which pages are working and which pages aren't.   Finding out which days of the month get the most hits will show you when interest is highest.  And view a map showing where in the world all those visitors are.
 
You can look for all that and more when you track site traffic.  The simple steps below will help you get started.
 
1) Visit http://www.google.com/analytics/.
2) Sign up for a free Google Analytics account.
3) From your new Google Analytics account, take the tracking code (which looks like this: UA-1234567-1) and put it in the User Name field of the E-zekiel Statistics Manager. Click Save.
4) While still In the E-zekiel Statistics Manager, click the View Reports tab. Sign in to your Google Analytics account.
5) Click the Check Status button within Google to verify that the tracking code has been installed on your website.
6) Watch your stats start tracking in about 24 hours. You can access Google Analytics anytime from the View Reports tab in the E-zekiel Statistics Manager.
 

Customer Support Holiday Schedule

Tuesday, December 18, 2007 View Comments Comments (0)
Questions about E-zekiel? We’re glad to help, but please be aware that our customer support staff will be taking time off during Christmas and New Year.
 

Christmas

Support by phone and email will not be available on December 24 and December 25. Customer support will again be available on Wednesday, December 26.
 

New Year

Support by phone and email will not be available on Tuesday, January 1, 2008. Customer support will again be available on Wednesday, January 2.