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Category:Web Reservation System -> Portals

How to Build a Portal - Downloadable Training Aids

If you are looking for help on how to build a portal in your Hudson web reservation site, you have come to the right place. We have taken the process and broken it down into Basic, Intermediate and Advanced steps. Feel free to look to the options below and then download the document that is most appropriate to your need. With just a little time and practice, we will show you how to maximize your web revenue through the use of these powerful tools!

NB: Most of the sessions here are provided as Microsoft Power Point Presentations. If you do not have Microsoft Office or Power Point installed on your computer, you can obtain a free copy of the MS Power Point Viewer here.  You will be able to open and print the presentations with the Viewer but will not be able to edit or revise content.

Portal Construction 101

In session 1, you cover how to create a Group Profile in your local system and then upload it to the web.  You then login to the Web Reservation system, locate the uploaded profile and review the various areas where changes can be made to customize the design and layout of the portal.

Click this link to download the first Portal Construction Session as a Power Point Presentation:
File:Portal Construction 101.ppt

Portal Construction 201

You pickup where you left off in Portal Construction 101 and add upload a customers logo or other photo to the web reservation system and then add it to their main welcome page. You also see show to add a custom welcome greeting to the page, using some basic HTML Tags to format the appearance and layout of the welcome text.

Click this link to download the second Portal Construction Session as a Power Point Presentation:
File:Portal Construction 201.ppt

Portal Construction 301

After adding a logo and custom greeting above, this session will help you change and modify the colors of the portal so that they can appear more like the colors and branding of your client’s web site. You also review how to restrict the portal locations so that people can use the portal to book reservations to / from a subset of your normal fare file location list.

Click this link to download the third Portal Construction Session as a Power Point Presentation:

File:Portal Construction 301.ppt

Portal Construction 401

Advanced configuration options are presented. Included in this session:

  • Introduction to Tokens
  • Introduction to PGH strings
  • Create Custom Replacement Token for: WELCOME_ARRIVAL
  • Welcome Screen Change: WELCOME_ORDER Token
  • Welcome Screen Change: Frequent Rider Login hidden with NOFR Token
  • Click this link to download the fourth Portal Construction Session as a Power Point Presentation:

    File:Portal Construction 401.ppt

    Portal Construction 402 - ***COMING SOON***

    Additional Advanced configuration options are presented. Included in this session:

  • Hiding Airports
  • Enabling a Hidden Airport
  • Changing a Default Airport
  • Hiding Service(s)
  • Enabling a Hidden Service
  • Changing a Default Service
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