How to Implement the Custom Page feature

Overview

Apptekz gives you a wide choice of features to display your products, services, and activities. The Custom Page feature is one of the most powerful features we offer. This feature allows many ways to design the look and feel of the page and also provides the option to use many types of content within this single feature.

The Custom Page feature is essentially a blank slate from which you can enter virtually any content you like from text and images to embedded videos and hyperlinks. If you want to display general information or have anything you want to include in your app that doesn’t fit into another feature this is probably what you’re looking for.

Create an article with or without pictures, publish a photo gallery or video directly on the page. It’s also possible to add “one touch call” buttons or link to an external website and much more.

The Custom Page lets you create pages like these…

Let’s create a page such as these. First, create a new Custom Page:

Name the new page (for this example, it will be “Our Activities”).

A custom page is made up of independent blocks. It’s possible to use as many blocks as needed in the same page (in the example page “Our Activities” there are three blocks: one about golf, one about tennis – which are both text sections – and one about the lake which is an image section).


Text Section Block

Here, we’re creating the first section, which is dealing with golf. To do this, click on “Text” . A new text document appears and you can enter text in the box. *After you finish, you may move section blocks around to get the page to look it’s best.

Then, insert the picture we want in this section. To do that, click on the icon which is circled in red.  This icon appears  and allows you to insert your picture.

When this one has been inserted, you can adjust alignment and size:

Thus you obtain this result:

To obtain a section like “The vines”, click again on  and follow the process we have seen. But you must act on the alignment which must be on the left and not on the right. You can create as many sections as you want (custom pages are made up of independent blocks).

More:

You can also add in your text element a link to a website or an e-mail address.

This appears:

You have to choose the link type you want to integrate, “URL” if you want to integrate a website or “E-mail” if you want to integrate an e-mail address. Then write in the URL case the link.

ex:

Website:

Source mode, HTML Tags :

You can also insert HTML TAGS by selecting the “source mode” with the “source button”.

The HTML tags allowed are a , img and iframe. Every other html tags will be automatically removed.


Picture Section Block

Creating a photo gallery is as easy as realizing a text section. To do that, click on  and then on “Add pictures”.

You obtain this:

Add a description of your picture if you choose. Again, you can add as many sections as you like, you just have to click on.


Video Section Block

The creation of a video section is as easy as the creation of text sections and picture sections. To do that, you must create a new section, click on. This appears:

Choose the kind of video type that will be integrated into your custom page: YouTube videos, Podcast videos or your own videos.

YouTube:

Click on . This appears:

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Enter your research or your YouTube URL in the field. In the example we entered “Freeride in Sweden” and then click on OK. This appears:

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Select the video you want to integrate and then click on “Save” to save your video.

Podcast: 

Click on . This appears:

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Enter your video podcast address ( .xml format) in the appropriate field. Then click on 

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Select the video to integrate to the custom page. Then click on “Save”.

My video: 

Click on . This appears:

Thus, to include a video, you have to write the URL address of your video in “Video URL”.

Note: Google Drive links are not supported.

Once you have written the URL address of your video, you can write a short description and add a loading picture.

To add a loading picture, click on button as shown below.  


Address Section Block

In this section you can add a button to locate any place from the user device.


Buttons Section Block

In this section you can add a button to make a call, or a button to open a website.


Attachment Section Block

In this section you can add files to this page (e.g: PDF files, etc…)


Slider Section Block

In this section you can create a slider by adding several pictures.


Cover Section Block

In this section you can add cover photo to this page.

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