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Creating a website with tyl.io

Entrepreneur, coach, artist, real estate agent or freelancer, you know that a website is essential to grow your business. And because you have neither the time nor the budget to entrust your online presence to professionals, you're in the right place to create a website, easy and 100% free.

tyl.io is an intuitive user-centric and flexible solution that will allow you to be online in no time, without any technical skills.

Ready to build your site? Let's see how to set it up with a homepage and navigation between your pages.

Preliminary Steps to Configuring Your Website

To follow the steps outlined in this tutorial, you must first create a brand and some web pages.

If you have not already done so, please click on the images to learn more.

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Setting up your website

At this point, you should have created your brand by choosing a name and an url for your brand. 

👉  When on your brand's dashboard, click on "Configure" to access configuration options. Select following options to set up a website with a home page and navigation between your pages.

Click on titles to learn more.
 

Info Tab

  1. Type of website -> select option "website"

  2. Your brand's name (name of your website)

  3. Description

  4. Publication Avatar

  5. Publication Logo

  6. Accent Color

  7. External Links


Navigation Tab

  1. Page URL on tyl.io

  2. Custom Domain Name
    Follow this link to connect your custom domain name.

  3. Navigation Menu -> select "YES"

  4. Configure navigation menu items and links -> see example below 

  5. Google Analytics

  6. Facebook Pixel


General Tab 

Editors
If you're working with other people on your website, you can invite them to collaborate by following these instructions.

Transferring pages to your website

You have created several web pages with your personal account without applying any branding. Now that your brand is created and your site configured, you'd like to retrieve this content to build your website ... No problem!

You can transfer a page from one account to another by following these steps:

  1. Open the page you wish to transfer.

  2. Click on "Edit this tyl".

  3. Click on "Exit" (top left corner).

  4. Click on the "Settings" menu of your page (the 3 dots in the upper right corner)

  5. Click on "Branding".

  6. Select the brand in which you want to transfer your page (your website).

  7. Click on "Save".


If you have not created any pages yet, do it now by following these instructions and then transfer them to your site.

Set a home page for your website

Now that your pages are created and transferred to your website, all you have to do is set a page as your home page:

  1. Click on the "Settings" menu of the chosen page (the 3 dots at the bottom right).

  2. Click "Set as Homepage".

  3. Confirm.

Configuring your website navigation

Your homepage is set and several pages are ready to be used for your website. Let's see how to make them accessible by configuring the navigation of your website.

To do this :

  1. Click on "Settings".

  2. Select your brand from the list (your website).

  3. Click on the "Settings" icon (cog).

  4. Click on "Navigation".

  5. Enable navigation.

  6. Enter the name of each item you want to add in the navigation menu.

  7. For each item, choose one of your brand's pages or insert a valid hyperlink.


Note that external links will always open in a new window (or a new tab), while the pages of your brand will open in the same window.


Here's a video showing how to set up navigation for your website.

Congratulations, your website is now online, with its own navigation and using your custom domain if you have configured it! 👏

Don't forget to insert a Google Analytics tracking code and a Facebook pixel to collect valuable insights about the traffic on your site!

If you're ready to create a blog for your business, just follow these instructions to configure it and link it with your website using its navigation 😀