Nimbus Setup Guide
Nimbus is the new web for photographers. It simplifies your online presence so everything you need is at your fingertips – anytime, anywhere! Your website, blog and galleries are finally connected in the cloud.
Think of it as a channel to communicate and collaborate with your clients. Everything from your portfolio to your paperwork is connected. It’s never been so easy – and fun – to build your business and share your photos online.
Brands and Nimbus
In Nimbus, each brand gets its own website. If you need to enable Nimbus on another brand, you can do so from the settings to Manage Sites. Learn more about brands in Nimbus in this knowledgebase article.
Themes control the look and feel of your Nimbus site and your publicly-accessible areas of ShootQ. Update your site with a whole new look by changing themes and tweaking colors without affecting your content. Choose your theme in the Themes settings in Atrium. Learn more about themes in Nimbus in this knowledgebase article.
Menus are the navigation links that appear on your site. Their location is theme-dependent and most often appear at the top or side of every page. There are several pre-configured for you: Home, About Us, Blog, Galleries, Contact and Client Login. You can add, remove and modify these links to go to internal Nimbus pages, ShootQ pages, even to a specific URL from the Navigation Settings. Learn more about navigation menus in Nimbus in this knowledgebase article.
You create magnificent images, now show them off to the world. Create galleries by importing images from Pictage events, flickr, Instagram and directly from your computer. View your Galleries. Learn more about galleries in Nimbus in this knowledgebase article.
Already have a blog? If so, you can import your previous posts from a Wordpress or Blogger site - even import from an RSS or Atom feed. Import your blog.
Want to use your own domain name? No problem! Let us know your domain name in the DNS settings and find information about configuring your DNS settings. Learn more about DNS in Nimbus in this knowledgebase article.
Users in Nimbus are separate from the users in ShootQ. Additional users can be created in Nimbus to manage content and author blog posts. Create new users in the Users settings.
- Users need to be invited using a similar invitation to ShootQ. Invited users will be able to configure their own profile settings in Atrium.
- Existing shootQ users must be invited to Nimbus, they are not automatically added as Nimbus users.
Learn more about users in Nimbus in this knowledgebase article.
SEO, or search engine optimization is built into each Nimbus site. Configure permalinks for pages and blog posts when creating them. Additional SEO configuration is available for configuring your URL structure in the SEO Mapping settings.
- The default URL structure in Nimbus conforms to good SEO practice.
- URL structure can be customized by changing base URLs and individual permalinks.
Learn more about basic SEO settings in Nimbus in this knowledgebase article.
Learn more about advanced SEO Mapping settings in Nimbus in this knowledgebase article.
You can upload files to link to them from one of your pages. You can also upload music files that you have rights to for gallery music. Learn more about files in Nimbus in this knowledgebase article.