This tutorial will walk you through getting started with the WebAssist Free Tools extension.
If you're new to all this (Dreamweaver or extensions), you should know that Dreamweaver extensions come in the format of a mxp file. They can be installed in the Adobe Extension Manager (which we'll walk you through). Once installed, you have new menu items in the Dreamweaver menu to bring up step-by-step wizards and quick insert interfaces. These wizards and interfaces are designed to be very user-friendly and allow you to make selections that will automatically generate code for you. This gives you invaluable, additional functionality that Dreamweaver does not provide standard.
Many of our customers use our extensions to implement features on their websites they couldn't otherwise build themselves. Others are professional developers and use them to speed up their development time. Whichever you are looking to do - you have come to the right place.
Free Tools is a compilation of our FREE extensions we have developed over the years. Now that we have consolidated these tools, there is only one installer and one serial number, making installation of all of the tools much quicker. In the sections below, we'll provide you instruction on how to:
Optional - only if you want to use your PayPal buttons with a database
Which PayPal tool should I use?
PayPal provides 2 types of payment buttons. We have developed a tool for you to use either kind. Keep reading this section to decide which one is right for you...
Payment Buttons for PayPal
PayPal Standard Buttons
If you want to add PayPal's ready-made Bill Me Later banners to your website to communicate to your visitors that you offer the Bill Me Later customer financing service, view this tutorial to get started.
If you want to add an instant eCommerce experience to your website with Google checkout, view the Google Checkout Getting Started Guide.
Due to Google dropping support for Google Checkout as of Nov. 20, 2013, this tool is not available in the latest versions of Free Tools.
If you want to add a Skype Call Me button to your website so your website visitors can skype you or (optionally) see when you're online, view the Skype Call Me Button Getting Started Guide.
If you want to add a search feature to allow people to find what they are looking for on your website without dealing with Google's complicated API, view the Google Search Getting Started Guide.
If you want to color pick directly from Adobe Kuler's color themes in a Dreamweaver panel, view the PalettePicker Getting Started Guide.
The more you develop websites, the more likely you will run into hurdles or issues that you need a little assistance with. Here at WebAssist, we understand this, and want to do everything we can to make sure our extensions save you time and give you abilities that you might not have otherwise. For this reason, we offer free technical support.
Visit the Free Tools support page for more Free Tools tutorials and documentation.
If you're looking to expand into more robust eCommerce web development, you may be interested in eCart.
Your friends over here at WebAssist! These Dreamweaver extensions will assist you in building unlimited, custom websites.
These out-of-the-box solutions provide you proven, tested applications that can be up and running now. Build a store, a gallery, or a web-based email solution.