FAQ

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What is Constant Control?
Constant Control is the all-in-one product that makes life easier and business more profitable. We're replacing 5+ tools that are essential for internet businesses with one - that's why life is easier. No more moving data between a handful of separate solutions. No more remembering 5 log ins for different products. No more wrestling with code and techie stuff. At a basic level Constant Control is web hosting for your business website. But to go with that you get website management tools, email marketing, eCommerce and an integrated customer database.

How is Constant Control like web hosting?
It's very similar actually - some people call Constant Control a "next generation" hosting solution because of all the built in goodies that it comes with. You'll have an FTP account to upload web pages, CSS, flash, JavaScript and images. It's also true to say that any non-programming related thing that you can do with a regular web hosting company, you can do with us.

You call Constant Control an all-in-one online business platform. How is it "all-in-one"?
When you logs in, you'll be able to immediately access your contact database, your orders, web form submissions, products and catalogues, web pages and email marketing campaigns from one central location. Furthermore, all of those functions are built to work together from the ground up!

Do I need to know programming or HTML to add content to my web pages?
Constant Control provide fool-proof editing options for you, these are intended for on-the-fly content editing (eg. editing a web page). In order to customize any layout and "look" of your web pages, you will require a basic understanding of HTML and CSS.

Is your system standards compliant?
Yes indeed it is. Is your website? Because Constant Control will respect your HTML code and won't change it, your website's XHTML standards compliance will depend on the HTML code that you or your designer has created. However if you do insert any system modules onto your web pages, the code generated by the system will be compliant.

Can I use my own web address? Or do I need to use wxyz.constantcontrol.net?
You can use your own web address, also called a URL or domain name. You can either redelegate your domain and use our DNS servers or you can create an A-Record in your existing DNS service to point your domain to your new site at Constant Control - it's up to you.

Can I run Javascript, CSS Stylesheets and Flash on Constant Control?
Of course! Anything you can run on another HTML page or on your blog will work just fine. Remember that at a base-level Constant Control is like any other web hosting platform.

How do I enable SMS notifications for my inquiry forms?
You can use the built-in workflow framework to choose who you want notified each time a customer inquires and how you want them to be notified, e.g. via email, SMS or both. If you want SMS notifications you simply buy a suitable SMS pack.

How many email newsletter campaigns can I send out each month?
You can send 10,000 email newsletters per month at no extra cost. If you want to send out more, you can purchase additional email newsletter packs.

Is there a limit on the size of my customer database?
No, there isn't :)