How to create categories

Categories provide the primary navigation mechanism for the site. This page describes how to create and manage categories.

How to create menus

Go to Appearance > Menus This opens a screen that contains 4 sections in the left column, and a menu in the right column. In the left column: Ignore the “Theme Locations” box. It’s not relevant for this site. The “Custom Links” box is used for links to off-site pages. For example,if we want to link to a page on…

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How to add media

We’ll use “entry” to mean either a post, page, or a widget content item. There are quite a few different ways to manage media. Briefly, You can add media directly on an “Add” or “Edit” screen for an entry. You can upload media into the Media Library and later attach it to an entry. You can add a Featured Image…

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How to create WordPress users

You must be an administrator to do create users. Collect the following information before you start to create the user: Preferred username. First name. Last name. Email address. Link to website (optional) Role To create the user’s credentials, go to Users > Add New. This opens an Add New User screen. Next, fill out the form using the information collected…

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How to log in

You must log in to the administrative section of your site in order to make changes to your site. The admin section is also known as the “back end” or “dashboard”. The “front end” is what your visitors see. The “back end” is where you make changes to what your visitors see. The URL to login to your back end…

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How to create a simple form using Gravity Forms

Step 1: Create the Form Settings Go to Forms > New Form Click Edit in the Form Settings box. Enter a Title for the form. You can use a title that tells you which form it is. It need not be displayed. Enter something in the description box if you want an introduction to your form. Or leave it blank…

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Create An Accordion (spoiler)

This tutorial covers the Shortcodes Ultimate plugin. First, examine part of a post where you might want the accordion effect to happen. In this example, we’ll put the accordion effect on the following section. <h3>Open/Close Accordion</h3> This text will appear or disappear when the user clicks on the title for this section. You need to do two things to create…

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Create A Shortcodes Ultimate Carousel (jcarousel)

To start, take a look at the example shortcode below for the jcarousel. gn_jcarousel source=”post” limit=”3″ items=”1″ size=”1013×269″ link=”none” This code says that the carousel should grab the images that are attached to the post that the code is on, only use the first three attached images, only show one image at a time, make the size of the carousel…

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How to change the name of a DisplayBuddy Carousel group

Go to DisplayBuddy > Carousel Hover over the group whose name you want to change and click on “Edit Group” Scroll down to Carousel Settings The first setting is Group Title. Change the title in that box. Be sure to Save Settings before you leave the page.

How to place a DisplayBuddy Carousel image group on a Page, Post, or Widget Content

Go to DisplayBuddy > Carousel. Copy the shortcode for the carousel that you want to place somewhere. Get into the editor for the Page, Post, or Widget Content you want to modify. Paste the shortcode you copied to where you want the Carousel to appear Hit Publish or Update to save the new content.