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How to Use the Free Rollover Buttons in WYSIWYG Web Builder

written by: Amanda Presley•edited by: Michele McDonough•updated: 7/5/2011

Looking for free rollover buttons? Have WYSIWYG Web Builder? Then you can create the buttons for free. In this tutorial, I will show you, step by step, how to create the rollover buttons in WYSIWYG Web Builder.

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    How to Use the Free Rollover Buttons in WYSIWYG Web Builder - finished WYSIWYG Web Builder offers a lot of free rollover buttons. The rollover buttons are really simple to create. You can choose from glass rollover buttons, gradient rollover buttons, graphic rollover buttons, and more. This tutorial will show you how to create the rollover buttons in WYSIWYG Web Builder. Load your Web Builder program and open the page that you want to add the rollover buttons to or create a new page to use for this tutorial.

    Adding the Free Rollover Buttons to the Page

    Look in the Navigation panel on the left and click the Navigationbar button. Using your mouse, draw a box on your page. The default buttons will appear. So, now you will need to edit the buttons. Right click on the buttons and click Properties in the menu.

    How to Use the Free Rollover Buttons in WYSIWYG Web Builder - button properties Changing the Rollover Buttons

    Now you can change the settings of the button in the box that just opened. Click the Style tab in the box. Go ahead and select your button before changing any of the other options. The button options are located in the Image section of the box. Drop the normal box down and select the button that you want to use. Then drop the mouse over box down and select your rollover button. There are a lot of buttons to choose from. So, browse through them and find the ones that you want to use. To see a preview of the rollover button, look in the bottom of the box. You will see the Preview section. Place your mouse over the button to preview it.

    Changing the Text Options of the Rollover Button

    Next, you can change the text options. You will find the text options in the top part of the box. Go ahead and change the text options to what you want. You can also change the text colors for the normal button and for the rollover button.

    Applying a Sound Effect to the Rollover Button

    If you want to apply sound to the button, click the browse button in the bottom section. When the box opens, locate the file that you want to use. Double click the file to open it. When someone hovers over the button, this is the sound that they will hear.

    Adding the Links for the Rollover Buttons

    The last step is to create the names for the buttons and link them. Click the General Tab and remove the items in the window. Click the item and click the Remove button. Then click the Add button and fill in the information for the button that you are creating. Click the OK button to save it. Click the Add button again and repeat the steps. Once you have all of your rollover buttons created, click the OK button.

    You will be carried back to the page in Web Builder and you will see the buttons that you chose. To edit the buttons, right click on the buttons and click Properties again. If you would like the .wbs file for the rollover buttons in my image, please click here.