WordPress Training .ppt - Boise State University

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WordPress Training
February 14, 2013
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Agenda
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How to Login
Tour of the Dashboard
New Features
How to Add & Edit Pages
How to Add Media
How to Add Pages to the Left Hand Menu
Q&A
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How to Login
• To start editing pages, type login at the end of
the URL address in a browser:
http://coen.boisestate.edu/login
• http://coen.boisestate.edu/ece/login
(On the new template, the login link is no longer available
at the bottom of the page.
Also you have to be on the main site URL, not a subpage )
• At the login screen, enter your BroncoWeb
username and password
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Add image or video
files by clicking
Media link or Add
Media button
Dashboard Tour
To view html code
click the Text
Left-hand side
navigation
menu is
located under
Appearance
Faculty Staff Directory can
be edited by clicking COEN
Faculty link
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Click Publish to save
and make the page
visible online
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New Features
Shortcode – An enhanced way to add
content, layout, and media elements like
slideshows, columns, or videos to posts
(beyond default WordPress editing tools)
Slides – Used to
create Sliders
(rotating photos)
WP-Tables Reloaded –
Located under the
Tools tab, Tables
Reloaded is an easier
way to add tables to
your webpage without
all the html coding
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WordPress Documentation – Located under the
Appearance tab and Theme Options, Documentation
provides an overview of the theme functionality, setup,
usage, and more
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How to Add a Page
Adding a New
Page – Under
Pages click on Add
New for a blank
page, similar to
word-processing
software editing
features
Add title of page here
Page content (text and photos) are added here
When you are finished
adding content click
Publish to save
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Edit Existing Pages –
Under Pages click on
All Pages to view all
site pages. Click the
page, highlight text
and start typing to
edit
Formatting
Palette –
Use the
formatting
palette menu
to change
fonts, format
text, or to
add links to
content
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How to Edit a Page
Click Preview Changes to
review unsaved changes
Click Update to save
changes
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How to Add Media
Adding New Media –
Click Media on the
left hand side or Add
Media (above the
formatting palette)
From the Insert Media
window, upload
images or browse for a
file already saved in
the library
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To upload an
image click
Upload Files
To browse for an image
previously uploaded,
select “uploaded to this
page” from the dropdown menu options
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How to Add Pages to Left Hand Menu
Adding Pages to Left
Hand Menu– Click
Menus under
Appearance
Click on the page
you want to add
When you are finished
adding your page click
Save Menu
To move page to desired
location in the menu click
On the name of the page
and drag it to where you
want it appear
To add it to the menu click
Add to Menu
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QUESTIONS? Need an
individual consultation?
Please contact:
Michele Armstrong, Web Design Specialist
Email [email protected]
Web http://coen.boisestate.edu/wds
THANK YOU
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