A new platform to build websites using Crypto Coins has launched, but first, you need to know the basics about what it is.
We have already written about how the API is designed, and how to use it in the past.
Now we are going to take you through the process of building a website using Crypto.
We are going a bit deeper into the process in the following sections, so be sure to read all of the instructions carefully.
If you want to start from scratch and learn the basics of the platform, head on over to our beginner’s guide to build an awesome website using the Crypto Coin API.
First things first, the basicsYou need to have a working internet connection, a Chrome browser, and the Crypto Coins API to get started.
If you do not have these components installed, you can download them from the CryptoCoin Developer Tools.
First, let’s create a simple template with a title and a body.
Then, create a link in the address bar with a url that points to the homepage.
This will be your homepage.
If your site has a footer, add that too.
Finally, add a link to the dashboard, which will take you to your dashboard.
Next, we will add a navigation bar that will take us to the website.
The homepage of the site will have an icon, which looks like this:Next, add the page to your home page with a new line, so that the url looks like http://example.com/pages/my-site.php.
We now need to add some buttons and a header to our homepage, which we will also add a footers button.
Here is how we will create our navigation bar and header:Now, open your new page in Chrome, and click the Settings menu button at the top of the screen.
Click on “Add to home page.”
Select “Customize Home page.”
Under “Page settings,” you will see “Page elements.”
Click on the “Navigation bar” icon and then “Header.”
Select the “Header” tab.
Select “Header navigation bar.”
Next, click “Custom” in the navigation bar, and then click “Add button.”
Then click “Page template.”
We can now add the footers and navbars to our page.
Next up, we are making sure to add a new icon.
Click the “Custom icon” icon, and add an icon in the top left of the browser window.
Select the “Icon” tab, and make sure to click “Edit.”
Select the icon that looks like the following:Next we are adding a new button.
Click “New button” in this dialog box.
Select a label for your button.
Select your icon, then click on “New.”
Select a title for your text box.
Now that we have the icon, text, and label in place, we need to create a new file.
Next open your favorite text editor, and paste the following text into the text box:The next step is to add the buttons.
Select the button with the icon and name it “Home page.”
Then add a text label with a number to the button.
Select “Button text” and add a checkmark.
Select an empty box and click “OK.”
Repeat this process for the header, and navbar.
Finally you can save your changes by clicking the “Save” button in the bottom right corner.
Now you can close your editor and enjoy building your very own website!
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