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nest-google Update: Google provided the following statement to TechCrunch, clarifying the SEC document described below – “We are in contact with the SEC to clarify the language in this 2013 filing, which does not reflect Google’s product roadmap.  Nest, which we acquired after this filing was made, does not have an ads-based model and has never had any such plans.” When Google… Read More

WordPress QuickTips: Introduction to the Admin Bar

WordPress QuickTips: Introduction to the Admin Bar

This video introduces users to:

  • visiting a site from the dashboard
  • using the admin bar at the top of a site

 

WordPress QuickTips: Changing WordPress Themes

WordPress QuickTips: Changing WordPress Themes

This video introduces users to:

  • how to preview a theme
  • installing new themes
  • activating an installed theme

Themes let you change the entire look and sometimes even the feel of your website. Changing and installing new themes is easy.

You change your theme as follows:

1. Click on Themes in the Appearance module

2. Find a theme you’d like to use and click Activate.

WordPress QuickTips: Deleting Images

WordPress QuickTips: Deleting Images

This video introduces users to:

  • deleting images from pages and posts
  • previewing post changes before publishing

You delete an image from a page or post as follows:

  1. Click on the image in the page or post editor
  2. Click the red No sign on the right that appears

Enjoy!

WordPress Quicktips: Adding Images from the Media Library

This video introduces users to:

  • how to add an image from the media library to a post or page using the Add an Image icon in the Visual Editor
  • How to add and edit the image information in the Media Library tab in the Add an Image screen
  • Image alignment and changing image size

Images that you’ve previously uploaded to your site are stored in your media library.

Adding image to a post or page from your media library is as simple as:

1. Place your cursor where you would like the image to be inserted.

2. Click on Add An Image icon (located on right of Upload/Insert above your Editor).

3. Click on the Media Library tab and then on Images.

4. Locate the image you wish to insert and click its Show link.

5. Now you just need to:

  • type a title for the image
  • add alternate text
  • choose how you want the image align (None, Left, Center or Right)
  • select size of image you want to insert (Thumbnail, Medium, Large or Full Size)
  • and then click Insert into Post

Enjoy!

WordPress Quicktips: Working with Quick Draft

WordPress Quicktips: Working with Quick Draft

This video introduces users to:

  • using the Quick Press module in the dashboard for publishing posts

1. When you first login to your dashboard, you will see the Quick Press box on the upper right.

2. Quick Press only works for posts, not pages.

3. The post will be assigned to the default category upon being published.

Enjoy!

WordPress QuickTips: Using the Visual Editor

WordPress QuickTips: Using the Visual Editor

This video introduces users to:

  • all of the tools available when editing text on a post or page

WordPress Quicktips: Setting the Featured Image

WordPress Quicktips:  Setting the Featured Image

This video introduces users to:

  • adding a featured image to a post
  • the need for a theme that supports this feature

You add a featured image for a post as follows:

  1. Click on the Set Featured Image link in the bottom right corner of the post editor
  2. Upload a new image or select one from the Gallery
  3. Click on the Set featured image link at the bottom of the pop-up box

Enjoy!

WordPress QuickTips: An Introduction to Widgets

WordPress QuickTips: An Introduction to Widgets

This video introduces users to:

  • widgets and widget areas
  • adding a widget to a widget area
  • inactive widgets

Widgets allow you to extend your site’s capabilities with easy to use components such as category and recent post listings or even a calendar.

You add a widget to a widget area on your site as follows:

  1. Click on Widgets in the Appearance Module
  2. Click and drag an Available Widget into a Widget Area

Enjoy!

WordPress QuickTips: An Introduction to Menus

WordPress QuickTips: An Introduction to Menus

This video introduces users to:

  • custom menus
  • relating a menu to a theme location
  • adding and rearranging menu items

Custom menus allow you to extend your site’s capabilities with easy to use components such as category and recent post listings or even a calendar.

You customize menus as follows:

  1. Click on Menus in the Appearance module
  2. Enter Menu Name then click Save Menu
  3. Select your new Menu Name from the drop-list in the Theme Locations section
  4. Add links to the menu using the Custom Links, Pages or Categories modules
  5. Re-order the menu items as you like, then press Save Menu

Enjoy!

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