The Objects Management window

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The Objects Management window

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This window opens when you press the button at the top of the Object List in both the Template Content and Page Creation windows, and you can use the commands in it to install all the optional objects that already contain the main objects, installed by default.

The main objects are the ones most frequently used for creating pages and the template's header and footer, and include the text object, image object, gallery object, title object, search field object, etc. All the main objects are installed with the program and they cannot be uninstalled or hidden.

Optional objects, on the other hand, have more specific uses and, altogether, help increase the range of features provided by the program. While many optional objects are free of charge, some do have to be purchased. Once you purchase/install them, the Optional Objects are reported in the list of the available Objects for the Project.

In the Objects Management you can display a preview of the available optional objects inside WebSite X5. In order to search for Objects more quickly, just use the Display filter, which includes the following options:

Highlights: only shows Objects that have been specially selected because they are particularly popular or because they're newly released.  
Purchased: only shows the Objects already purchased from the WebSite X5 Marketplace.

Other filters include the option to filter for different Categories: All categories, Audio and Video, Button and Menu, Cookies and Policies, etc.

In addition to these filters, the following commands can be accessed through the this button:

Order by category - Alphabetical order

You can indicate how the objects are to be ordered: according to their category they are in, or in alphabetical order (according to their name).

Update the Library

This updates the list of available optional objects (you must be connected to the Internet for this command to function).



Enter the name of the object you want to search for.

When you select an optional object in the list, a preview and brief description of it appears. If the object is for sale, the description includes its price and the Buy button. You will need to have enough Credits and be connected to the Internet to continue with your purchase.

If you select a free optional object that hasn't yet been installed, the Install button is shown under the preview.

If you select an optional object that has already been installed, you will see the Preview button.

Generally speaking, every time a Project is being opened, the software makes sure that all the Objects used in it have been correctly installed and /or updated. In case they aren't, it automatically carries out the necessary installation and/or update. If you then try to use another Object that you still haven't purchased or updated, a message will inform you about the steps you need to follow in order to be able to use the resource in question.

More specifically, Objects that some kind of intervention are recognizable because the icon they are associated with is different:

the arrow in the icon refers to the fact that the Object still needs to the installed/updated;

the plus symbol in the icon refers to the the fact that the Object still needs to be purchased.

By accessing the Object edit mode (by double-clicking on the entered Object or selecting it and clicking on the Content button) the installation/update is carried out, or you will be asked to complete the purchase.

You must be connected to the Internet to:

Display previews of all the available optional objects.
Install a new, free-of-charge optional object.
Purchase and install a new optional object that is for sale.


Read the guides:


Optional Objects: what they are and how to use them