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Monkey Business User Guide

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Explore some of the frequently asked questions on Monkey Business.
What is Monkey Business?
Monkey Business is a complete business management system for modern businesses.
What is a business management system?
It's software you use to run your business.
What can Monkey Business do for me?
Monkey Business simply provides everything you need to build your business, market it, take orders and run it, every single day.
What solutions does Monkey Business have?
Monkey Business provides over 40 solutions for your business, including a truly custom website, unlimited email, email marketing, blogs, online store, billing and much more.
How much does it cost?
Monkey Business is only $ [[configuration:asd-monkey-business-price]] per month.
Does each app cost $ [[configuration:asd-monkey-business-price]]?
No. All the apps are included in Monkey Business.
How long does it take to get setup?
Setup is a snap. Setup and access your Monkey Business in 95 seconds.
How about upgrades?
We are always improving Monkey Business, to fix bugs, improve security, improve performance, and add new features. We regularly release upgrades. Upgrading is mostly optional, except when upgrades are security related, and may be required. When required, all websites are automatically upgraded to the latest version. When optional, you can upgrade your website to the latest version of Monkey Business if you wish.
Are upgrades free?
No. How much you pay for upgrades depending on how old your website is relative to the latest release version of Monkey Business you are upgrading to.

We have 3 types of upgrades. 
  • MAINTENANCE UPGRADES ( going from version X.Y.01 -> X.Y.99 ) are FREE.
  • MINOR UPGRADES ( going from version X.01.Z -> X.99.Z ) cost $ 25.
  • MAJOR UPGRADES ( going from version 01.Y.Z -> 99.Y.Z ) cost $ 50.
How long does it take to upgrade?
Upgrades usually takes about 5-10 minutes to complete. However, it may take longer depending on the size of the website.
Do I need to shut down my website while upgrading?
No. Upgrades do not interfere with using your website in any way, and you do not need to take any action prior to upgrading.
How about website design?
The easiest way to get a custom design is to find a premade design style from our custom design theme gallery. Quickly find the design look and style you want for your Monkey Business website. All our themes are responsive, mobile-friendly, and easily customizable. Once purchased and installed, you can quickly activate and customize the colors and fonts to match your logo in minutes. For more, review the Monkey Business User Guide.
Can I create my own custom design from scratch?
Yes. For more information, consult the Monkey Business Theme Design Manual.
Can I sell my custom designs in the Themes Marketplace?
Absolutely. We make it super easy for anyone to create high quality professional themes quickly for Monkey Business. Learn more about our Design Partner Program.
Can I customize the behaviour of Monkey Business?
Monkey Business is extremely flexible with 1500+ configurable options, and 100+ email templates. All these are set to reasonable defaults so they will work fine without modification on your part, but as your needs and requirements changes, you have a lot of options to get what you need done.
How do I get custom or new features built?
You have 3 options:
  1. Pay us to build the feature for you
  2. Ask us to build the feature for free
  3. Build it yourself 
Pay us to build the feature for you
Create a project plan, and buy it for your project, and we will build the feature fast for you. Now sure how many development hours to buy for the project? Complete the custom application development form to get answers you need to plan, buy and execute the project

Ask us to build the feature for free
Submit a missing feature request, and we will add the feature to Monkey Business development roadmap.

Build it yourself
Monkey Business is opensource, so you can build new applications yourself.

Can I upload my existing client and product database?
Yes. You can import existing data into Monkey Business, including customer and product information.
What payment processors are supported?
We currently support, Paypal, Payflow ( formerly Cybercash ), 2Checkout, eProcessing Network, Cybersource, Intuit, Linkpoint, Verisign, CCBill. If you want to use a provider not on this list, contact us here.
I have an existing website. Can I use Monkey Business to edit it?
No. You will need to setup Monkey Business and then move your existing website content to it. Review the Monkey Business User Guide for more information.
I have a server. Can I install Monkey Business on it?
Can i use my custom domain name on my site during the 14 day trial period?
Yes, you can use your custom domain name registered with any registrar. You do NOT need to transfer the name to us to do this, you just need to modify the DNS records appropriately
Frequently asked questions on Custom Design Themes.
What are website design themes?
Website design themes are professionally pre-built custom website designs that are easily customizable.
Why use themes?
Themes helps speed up the setup and launch of your business website, at a much more affordable price. Our custom design themes are $ 49.95 each.
Can I create my own custom design from scratch?
Yes. For more information, consult the Monkey Business Theme Design Manual.
Where do I buy themes from?
You purchase Monkey Business website themes in minutes from our Themes Marketplace.
How much do themes cost?
Monkey Business Themes are $ 49.95 each. Browse the theme marketplace.
Do you have free themes?
Can't find a theme for the design style I want, what can I do?
No problem, simply complete our custom design theme request form and we'll build it for you in 48hrs.
How customizable are the themes?
Our themes are completely customizable. With the Monkey Business Style Wizard, you can quickly activate your theme, upload your logo, and get color recommendations complementing your brand colors. You can easily change the colors, fonts, icons, and images used in the design. Monkey Business provides over 700 free web fonts to select from, or you can simply install fonts you already purchased and licensed. Monkey Business also provides easy search and find access to over 100,000 stock icons from Monkey Images, and over 25 million images from Flickr and Getty images.
I've bought a theme, now what?
When you buy your custom website theme, it is automatically and immediately installed on the Monkey Business website you specified during the purchase. To use your theme, simply go to your website to activate and customize it.  Review Monkey Business User Guide
Where do I find the themes I purchased?
Themes you purchased for each project are listed on the My Projects page, in the Themes section. From here, you can view themes you purchased for that project, and if necessary, reinstall it again.
How do I activate a theme on my website?
Easy... follow these steps.
  1. Go to your website.
  2. Login with your webmaster account
  3. Select Style Wizard from the Shortcuts Menu
  4. Go to Templates to see all your installed themes.
  5. Click the Select button for the theme you want to activate.
How do I customize my new theme?
Easy... follow these steps.
  1. Go to your website.
  2. Login with your webmaster account
  3. Select Style Wizard from the Shortcuts Menu
  4. Select Templates to see all your installed themes.
  5. Click the Select button for the theme you want to activate.
  6. Select Logo to upload your logo and get theme color recommendations, or see item #8 below.
  7. Select Background to change background color and/or image.
  8. Select Colors to change the colors used in the theme design.
  9. Select Fonts to install and activate new fonts.
  10. Select Style to change every detail aspect of individual user interface from text to textbox inputs controls. 
Have more questions? Explore more FAQs or contact Helpdesk.

Table of Contents

  1. Table of Contents
  2. Welcome
  3. Who is this guide for
  4. Get a Monkey Business Free Trial
  5. Managing your Monkey Business Installations
  6. Convert free trial to paid account
  7. Upgrading your website
  8. Canceling your website
  9. Accessing your website
  10. Setup DNS for domain names
  11. Activating SSL Certificate encryption
  12. Logging into your website
  13. Navigating your website
  14. Changing your website settings
  15. Website Under Construction Mode
  16. Website Maintenance Mode
  17. Website Performance Optimizations
  18. Managing your files and folders
  19. A Pageview in Monkey Business
  20. Creating and updating webpages
  21. Linking your webpages
  22. The Monkey Business Editor
  23. Using Content Templates in the Monkey Business Editor
  24. Using Content Managers in the Monkey Business Editor
  25. Using Custom Codes in the Monkey Business Editor
  26. Using Style Wizard in the Monkey Business Editor
  27. Fundamentals of Content Design & Styling
  28. Complex Designs and Content Containers
  29. Next Level of Content Design, Style & Presentation
  30. Using Monkey Business Effects
  31. Using Monkey Business Animations
  32. Buying, and installing a custom website theme
  33. Activate, and customize your custom design theme
  34. Fine-tune your custom design with the Quick Style Wizard
  35. Monkey Business Applications
  36. Video Tutorials
  37. Get professional help
  38. FAQs
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