FAQ – Set Homepage

Frequently Asked Questions

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Setting Your Homepage

How do I set a start page as my homepage?
You probably want to set your favorite start page as your home page so that it’ll be the first site page that appears when you log online. Here’s how:

Using Safari
1. Open your start page in a new window.
2. Select the “Safari” from the menu bar and click “Preferences…”
3. Select the “General” tab.
4. Click “Set to Current Page”.

Using Internet Explorer
1. Open your start page in a new window.
2. While looking at your start page, select the “Tools” menuand click “Internet Options”
3. Under the “General” tab you will see a box at the top where you can enter a URL. Select “Use Current”.
4. The URL of your start page should appear in the box. If it does not, type the URL in.
5. Click “OK”

Using Firefox
1. Open your start page in a new window.
2. Select the “Tools” menu and click “Options”.
3. In the “Options” Window, select “General”.
4. Click “Use Current Page”. If the button says ‘pages’ instead of ‘page’ you have other tabs open! Go back to step one, making sure your start page is the only tab open.
5. Click “OK”.

Using Chrome
1. Click the wrench icon in the upper right hand corner.
2. Select “Options” from the drop down menu.
3. Next to On startup, click “Open the home page”.
4. Next to Home page, click “Open this page”.
5. Type the URL of your startpage in the textbox. It will be in the form of https://awesomestart.com/theme (where theme is the page you’re using).

Using Opera
1. Click on the “Navigation” menu and select “Set Home”.
2. In the “Global Home Page” field, type the URL.
3. Click “OK”.
4. Upon exiting Opera, select the “Save Windows” checkbox.
5. Upton launching Opera,click on “Home” in the toolbar.

Using Netscape
1. Select the “Edit” menu and click “Preferences”.
2. Select “Navigator” from the category list.
3. Type the URL of your startpage in the textbox. It will be in the form of https://awesomestart.com/theme (where theme is the page you’re using).
4. Click “OK”.

Other Homepage FAQs

I made a personal design by entering an image and selecting colors.
What should I set my homepage to?

If your design is private (you didn’t name and publish the theme) you should set your homepage to https://awesomestart.com/create/

I registered under an email address, then named and saved my design.
What should I set my homepage to?

If your design is public (you gave it a name and elected to publish it) you can find the URL by logging in to My Designs. Click “View” next to the appropriate theme name. Set your homepage to the page that appears.