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1. Can I change the format of the dates in my DreamBook?
2. How do I change the background or text color, or add a background to my Dreambook?
3. How do I add images, logos, links, etc. to the top of my guest book?
4. How do I edit the 'thank you for signing my dreambook' message?
5. Can I change the sign button to say something other than please sign my guestbook?
6. Can I change my guestbook's font?
7. How do I change my DreamBook properties?
8. Combining Guestbooks / Multiple Pages
9. How do I make an archive / archive page?
10. I added a field, but it didn't show up in my dreambook! What do I do?
11. Can I change the time zone of my entries from Pacific Standard Time(PST)?
12. Is there a maximum number of fields I can add to my book?
13. Can I make it optional for my guests to give their email addresses?
14. Can I get rid of a template once I've added it?

 
DreamBook Appearance Description
You can change the appearance of your DreamBook by editing the html source code. The following articles will show you how.

Last updated: Apr 16, 2002.

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Question Can I change the format of the dates in my DreamBook?
Yes! Simply go to the Options area of dreambook management and set the format there. Replace the string %W, %M %D %Y - %r with whatever you want.. ( BUT DO NOT USE ACTUAL DATES.. USE the %... (more)
Question How do I make an archive / archive page?
My Dreambook is full. I made a new book for people to sign, but want visitors to still be able to see the old book. How do you do that? It's easy! Even if your Dreambook is filled up, you ... (more)
Question Combining Guestbooks / Multiple Pages
Can I have a dreambook with many pages, each page having a small number of entries? Yes and no. Although you can set the number of entries per book to any number between 1 and 150, at th... (more)
Question Can I get rid of a template once I've added it?
Of course you can! Here's how: Log into http://manage.dreambook.com . Choose which book you want to edit (if you have more than one). Click on the Templates link. Click on the Default... (more)
Question Can I change my guestbook's font?
Yes! To change the font size, face, color, etc. in your Dreambook: Go to manage.dreambook.com . Log in if you aren't already! Click on the name of the DreamBook want to edit. Click on... (more)
Question How do I add images, logos, links, etc. to the top of my guest book?
You can customize your html for the top (or any section) of your dreambook in the management area. Simply click on the customize HTML forms link, then edit the html code in the text box provide... (more)
Question Can I change the sign button to say something other than please sign my guestbook?
Yes you can! First, log in to the management area. Click on the link of the book you wish to change. Then click the customize forms link. Click on the signform link. Use... (more)
Question Can I make it optional for my guests to give their email addresses?
Yes! In fact, the default setting for this field makes the "email address" field in the sign form optional, so you don't have to do anything at all! You can also make it a required field, so that... (more)
Question How do I edit the 'thank you for signing my dreambook' message?
Easy! Log into the dreambook management area at http://www.dreambook.com/ . Log into the Management Area . There are three ways of doing this: Click on the Manage a Dreambook lin... (more)
Question Can I change the time zone of my entries from Pacific Standard Time(PST)?
Sure! Here's how: Log in to the Management Area . Click on the Options link. In the text box for Current Guestbook Time , enter the current time in the desired time zone. Click on... (more)
Question How do I change the background or text color, or add a background to my Dreambook?
To change colors for the entire guestbook: Log into the Management area . Click on the colors link. Use the drop down menus to select the colors you desire for each field. You c... (more)
Question How do I change my DreamBook properties?
First, log into the Management Area . Next, click on the name of the Dreambook you wish to edit. Click on the Options link. Make the changes you wish, using the menus and text boxes ... (more)
Question I added a field, but it didn't show up in my dreambook! What do I do?
For a field to be fully in use, it must be added in the edit field section. If you are using a template for your book, then any fields you add in this manner will be automatically added to both your s... (more)
Question Is there a maximum number of fields I can add to my book?
Nope, go crazy!