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Go beyond a single photo with slideshows

December 30, 2013

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Slideshows are built by uploading multiple photos to a story. Follow the steps below to make a slideshow that goes with any story. When adding/editing a story, click on the Add Media button above the main story box. In the...

Prepare your photos for online presentation

December 30, 2013

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Your site automatically generates a series of scaled down images for each photo you upload for the various parts of your site that display different sizes of images. Cameras take pictures at a far higher resolution than will...

Add a story to your site

December 30, 2013

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Adding a story is a simple process with SNO FLEX.  To get started, click on New under the Stories tab on the left navigation bar in the WordPress dashboard. Enter the headline for the article. In the box to the right of the...

Completing the custom fields

December 30, 2013

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Each story has custom fields available for you to fill in as needed. Not all of these features will show up on the homepage, but they will show up on a story’s page. While the descriptions for each custom field make its purpose...

Sidebar offers more room for widgets

December 30, 2013

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This story is currently using With Sidebar Page Template. Every story has three options for its story page: Full-Width, With Sidebar, or Long Form. Simply, select which you would like on the left hand side of the Edit Story page....

Tell the full story in long form

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December 30, 2013

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Want to tell the full story?  To get started click on New under the Stories tab on the left navigation bar in the WordPress dashboard. Enter the headline for the article. In the box to the right of the title, choose your t...

Choose the right image size for online

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December 30, 2013

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Size your horizontal photos to 900px wide by 600px tall at a resolution of 72 dpi in RGB color mode before uploading them to your site. Always save photos in .jpg format. Your site will display vertical photos fine (except in...

Use the recent sports scores widget

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December 30, 2013

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Your site includes a scrolling sports score box widget that can be set to display in any of your widget areas.  To adding a sports score, click on New under Sports Score on the left navigation bar in the WordPress dashboard. Enter p...

Analyze site traffic with Google Analytics

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December 30, 2013

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Once you start producing content, you’re going to want to know who’s reading it. Your site is setup with Google Analytics, a robust reporting tool from Google. Each week you’ll receive an e-mail report of your previous week’s...

Add user accounts for editors, staff members

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December 30, 2013

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The WordPress publishing system allows for multiple user accounts and administrative privileges. Your setup already includes a user account for the adviser. You can add as many users as you want to your site giving each one a...

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