If you've upgraded or are thinking about upgrading here is a handy guide to what you get:
1. HTML Site Hosting
2. Using a custom domain
3. Password protecting your site
4. Remove the SV Badge
5. Site Export
This is a new theme for Small Victories that will render straight HTML files. It allows you to use SV as your hosting service so you can create more complex sites.
By default we give you a subdomain on smvi.co. But you might want to use your own. It’s really easy to do.
First, in your
_sv_settings.txt file, or in your admin, enter your custom domain with the
Next, you’ll need to go to your domain registrar (where you bought the domain). Under you domain’s DNS settings, add a new
It might take a little while to propagate, so keep hitting that refresh.
You’ll probably also want to set up the non-
www URL to redirect to the URL with
Every domain registrar is different, so check their website for questions and support.
When you create a custom domain you'll see two radio buttons appear under your URL (that Small Victories gives to you) and your Custom Domain. The two options are "Manually publish to custom domain" or "Redirect to custom domain"
Here's what they mean:
Manually publish - With manually publish selected your smvi.co URL and your custom domain will be active. Changes made on your smvi.co domain will show up on your custom domain only if you press the publish button. Think about your smvi.co domain as a staging site for your custom domain.
Redirect - With redirect to custom domain selected all changes will go directly to the custom domain.
You can either enter your password into the the
password field in your admin or you can also add a password field to your
Users will be prompted to enter a password when they first view your site and after entering it correctly once it will be saved in their session.
When you upgrade removing the badge at the bottom right of your site is easy. Go to your admin on your site and you'll see a dropdown called
remove badge or add a badge field to your