Select here the default language that will be used in the pages in your site. Every
new page created will be assigned this language, unless otherwise specified.
This is also the assumed default language for every new user added to your site.
The language is used by search engines to help identify and catalogue the pages
in your site, as well as internally by Site Editor, to translate interface items used by
template designers - such as the text in the login form.
You can download several other languages from the Site Editor Add-On
You can also download a “Language Editor” module, which allows you to
customise the displayed text in any language, or even make an entirely new
translation of Site Editor!
The character set that is being used to encode the text displayed in your pages.
Site Editor uses “Unicode (utf-8)” by default.
The time zone where the server running Site Editor is located. If you do not know
zone of the server, but know where it is located, then you can consult:
Date Format / Time Format
The default date format that is used in various sections of the Admin area.
The default time format that is used in various sections of the Admin area.
Note: Changing the template is not recommended for custom
design clients. Ask technical support or your sales representative about this.
The template design that will be assigned by default to all newly created pages in
your site. Site Editor ships with merely a handful of templates, however there are
numerous user-contributed templates, that can be downloaded directly from our
The content, style, and features implemented by template designers vary greatly
from template to template. Notice that not all templates display features such as:
log in form, search form, breadcrumbs, site or page descriptions, support for
multiple menus, support for section blocks, etc.
The chosen template will dictate the aspect – as well as some of the functionality –
of your site.
thumbnails of a few template designs from the Add-Ons Repository
It is relatively easy to customise a template, to add the extra functionality it does
not have, and which you may require.
For further information see the section Advanced Documentation.