What is the General Settings Tab? 


The General Settings tab where the basic information of the website is setup. This includes: 


  1. Website or Company Name
  2. Website Phone Number
  3. Industry Name
  4. Profession Name  
  5. Default Website Email
  6. Email Domain
  7. Website Status
  8. Search Engine Visibility
  9. Require User Consent To Store Data (GDPR)
  10. Express Sign Up Membership Plan
  11. Default Email Signature
  12. Include Website Signature In All Automatic Emails Sent?
     



Adding The Website General Information:


  1. Website Name
  2. Website Phone Number
  3. Industry Name
  4. Profession Name
  5. Default Website Email
  6. Email Domain




7. Website Status:




There are two available settings for this section:


Live Mode - This will keep the live site and accessible to all visitors.


Staging Mode - This option will basically prompt the domain URL to go to a landing page that states that the site is under construction.



Additional Information:

>> How To Activate "Staging Mode" / "Coming Soon" Splash Page As The Homepage




8. Search Engine Visibility:




There are two available settings for this section:


  1. Allow search engines to index website (recommended) - Select this and search engines (Google, Bing, Yahoo, etc) will be able to index the website.

  2. Do not allow search engines to index website - Search engines will not be allowed to index the website.




9. Require User Consent To Store Data (GDPR)?




This setting enables or disables the GDPR consent fields show on the forms.


If the website stores any personal data of EU citizens, or requires additional consent to store user data, turn this setting on.  



Additional Information:

>>  Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Compliance



10. Express Sign Up Membership Plan



Instead of directing new users to the registration page, they can now instantly create a free account directly from the login pop-up. This eliminates hurdles by making it easier and faster for new users to join the community!


Important: In order for this add-on to be enabled in the directory must have an SSL certificate installed, otherwise this error message will appear:




Learn more about this feature: Express Member Registration 



11. Email Signature Options



Create an email signature that will be included at the end of automated emails.

 

This uses the WYSIWYG/Froala Editors:

>> Everything About WYSIWYG Editors

>> How to Post Images On WYSIWYG Editors


12. Include Website Signature In All Automatic Emails Sent?

           


If set to no, the emails sent will follow the email template signature setting.