Code & Dev

Intro to Velo.

Velo is a full-stack development solution that allows you to extend the functionality of your Editor X sites by adding code.
Create your desired UI, then add custom functionality using JavaScript and Velo APIs in both the frontend and backend.
With Velo you can create anything from small interactions to complete websites.

Enabling dev mode

To start using Velo, click on Dev Mode in the top menu, then click Turn On Dev Mode.

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Changing an element’s ID

Change an element’s ID by clicking on the element and giving it a unique identifier in the Properties and Events Panel.

A screenshot of Editor X in dev mode. The user’s cursor is placed on the element ID field in the Properties and Events panel

Setting default values

Set an element’s default state when the page loads by navigating to the Properties and Events Panel and clicking on the checkbox beside the state you want to set.

A screenshot of Editor X where the default value for an element has been set to Hidden

Adding event handlers

Add an event handler by clicking on the element that you want to add it to, then click on Event Handler in the Properties and Event Panel and click on the plus symbol beside it.

A screenshot of Editor X where the Properties and Events panel is open and the OnClick Event Handler is selected

Adding your code

Begin adding code to your Editor X site by using the Code Panel. Here you can write JavaScript and use Velo’s APIs.

To learn about all the features and tools you can use to customize your Editor X site, click here.

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