Working with Custom Code

Here are some tips for working with custom code:

  • Always create a backup of your site before adding custom code
  • When working with custom code, always use your editor from this link:
  • You can preview code outside of an iframe by changing the editor link from to
  • Before placing code in the header, test on a separate test site first
  • For code that needs to be placed on a page, create a test page and place the code there.
  • Always disable animated navigation as it often interferes with the way custom code is loaded. To disable it, go to Design, Navigation > Customize Navigation > Settings >Turn off animated navigation.
  • Preview uses HTTPS, while your live site may not. This will often break custom code

You may want to contact a web developer for help. You can find one through our fulfillment channel:

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