How to use a Free SSL with Movable Type

Like other hosting services, InMotion Hosting includes a free SSL that can be used to help with providing securing connections.  The main issue is that the URL is not the same as the URL that is used for the site.  The following article explains the changes involved in using the free SSL with your Movable Read More >

How to change your user profile language in Movable Type

Movable Type allows each user to select their own preferred language. This allows the user to see all the field, buttons, and instructions in their selected language. This setting supercedes the programs default language. Find out how to change your preferred languge setting in your user profile in Movable Type. Modifying your preferred language setting Read More >

Adding an internal link in Movable Type

In this article I’m going to teach you how to add an internal link in Movable Type, so that you can have one of your pages linking directly to another, without your visitors having to navigate there from the menu. Before getting started following along with this guide, I’d recommend first ensuring that you already Read More >

Adding a Logo to your Movable Type site

Movable Type does not have any logo in the template by default. In order to place your logo in the header section of your site, you will need to upload your image to the Assets, then add the HTML code in the template Header Banner linking your logo in the code. Below are the steps Read More >

How to change the default language in Movable Type

When working with Movable Type you may want to use a specific language for the program’s default language. This is the language that you will see when not logged in. This has no effect on the page content. Only the administration area is affected so all buttons, field names, and directive paragraphs will display in Read More >

Using the Filtering Interface in the Movable Type Administrator

To keep navigation standard within the Movable Type interface, a filtering system and display options are provided.  There is also a general search that, like the other search options, is context related and will change depending on the menu section that you are viewing.  The following article will review all of the search and filter Read More >

Managing Tags in Movable Type

Tags are a great tool to help find assets or pages within the Movable Type interface.  However, as your website pages multiply, you will find that it is critical to be able find and organize the many tags that will be added.   Movable type provides two different areas where you can manage tags, within Read More >

Resetting Your Password in Movable Type

When you are using Movable Type, you may need to reset your password because it was lost or forgotten. You can use the Forgot your password? link on the dashboard login page, if you know the Admin email address that was setup when you installed Movable Type. If you do not know the email address, Read More >

How to Add Tags to Assets in Movable Type

One of the aids to finding pages or assets within Movable Type is the tag.  Tags are simply keywords that can be associated with an asset or page. The following article shows to how add tags to Movable Type.   Inserting Tags in Movable Type   Login to the Movable Type Dashboard. Click on the Read More >

Adding an External Link to the Menu in Movable Type

In this tutorial, we will show you how to add a link to an external site in your website’s menu in Movable Type.   For example, you may want a link to have a major search engine. How to Add an External Link: Login to the Movable Type Dashboard. Click the Design link, then click Read More >