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One of RapidWeaver’s greatest assets is its community, with many of the program’s stacks, add-ons, plug-ins, and themes being created by third-parties. It’s the participation of the community which allows websites designed by RapidWeaver users to be so diverse, and it’s a big factor as to why the Mac-only software is so highly-praised by its users.
When it comes to useful resources for the use of RapidWeaver, such as help guides, tutorial videos, in-depth articles, and top tips, the community is more than happy to help. Across the many Realmac Software – the creators of RapidWeaver – pages, RapidWeaver pages, and third-party help pages created by users, you should be able to find all of the resources that you need to start, improve, or perfect your work as a Weaver.
Here are some of the best places to find useful resources for RapidWeaver:
Your first port of call for anything to do with the actual RapidWeaver 8 program should be the Realmac Software tutorials page. Here, they have many video tutorials ranging from getting started on RapidWeaver 8 to more advanced direction, such as adding HTTPS to your website.
On this page, you can also find a range of training courses to help you to improve your website, including how to edit your website and how to improve your search engine rank. If you’re looking to build an online store with RapidWeaver, there’s a tutorial video to help. If you want to learn how to set the website’s language, there’s a tutorial video to help. Realmac Software has done a good job of covering the majority of the major bases to help Weavers of all experiences.
In the Realmac Software help section, you’ll be able to find a huge range of articles which aim to solve all kinds of inquiries into the workings and functions of RapidWeaver. Most of the articles will come with helpful screenshots and appropriate video tutorials as well as text to help explain exactly what to do to achieve the desired goal.
Quite possibly the most helpful element of this section is the search engine, which you can use to scan the entire help section for articles containing your key search phrases, making finding an answer much easier.
Realmac Software has gone all-out to provide as many helpful avenues to find useful information as possible, with their blog section being yet another example. On their blog, you can find specialist information pertaining to a wide range of topics concerning RapidWeaver 8 as well as other topics, such as web development and app marketing. If you subscribe to the blog, you’ll get an email alert whenever another blog post goes live.
Filled with questions and answers from users and experts, the Realmac Software forum has more than likely seen your query asked and answered within one of its threads. But don’t worry, you need not scroll through it all as there’s a useful search function at the top of the page.
The RapidWeaver Community is a huge website that boasts well over 1000 add-ons for RapidWeaver as well as hundreds and hundreds of hours of tutorial videos. As the community is made up of RapidWeaver users and those developing add-ons for RapidWeaver, people often find that the answers for their needs are on this website.
The community website goes beyond presenting add-ons and delivering tutorial videos as it also offers specialised training courses. The topics of these training courses cover many, many user needs, including Tips and Tricks, SEO Fundamentals, Total CMS, Responsive Email Templates, and many more. There’s also a helpful blog post about how to get started with stacks in RapidWeaver 8.
With so many tutorial videos on their website, help page, blog, and on the community pages, you must have assumed that Realmac Software also had a YouTube channel. As so many people use YouTube each day, their channel can be the most convenient way for you to get information about RapidWeaver.
Created by long-time RapidWeaver user Ryan Smith, the website RapidWeaver Classroom has become a great source of learning for those looking to get to grips with the program or to learn about another element of RapidWeaver, such as e-Commerce, audio and video, lightboxes, or content protection.
Another good source for down-to-earth, helpful information is Joe Workman, the person behind Weaver’s Space on YouTube. They certainly knows what they’re talking about, having written a book on RapidWeaver 5, with their walkthrough videos helping many people to get to grips with a wide range of RapidWeaver techniques and features.
As you can see, there are plenty of top-class resources to help you with any question that you may have concerning the use of RapidWeaver.