A List of Procedures (to 87)

1. How to add an Image to a page – from four different Sources.

2. How to add Material to a WordPress page.

3. How to add or edit,Users.

4. How to create a link to the heading of a set of notes.

5. How to add a File from the Media Library on to a page.

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How to use WordPress Forms (74)

Dashboard Options

1. The Dashboard shows “Forms” followed underneath by Edit Forms, New Forms, Entries, Settings, Import/Export, and Updates.

2. A click on Forms and a page called Edit Forms appears. Next to the Edit Forms a box in grey exists called – Add New

Edit a Form

3. The Edit Form page shows a list of all the existing forms.

4. Move the cursor to the name of a form and the following appears in blue – Edit, Preview, Entries, Notification, Duplicate, and Delete.

Create a new form

 5. Click on “add ne” and a new form page appears.. The top line shows Form Editor, Form Settings, Notification, Entries, and Preview. Continue reading

How to learn about adding Material to the Blackburn Bowls Club Web Site (77)

Restriction.

1. Only people classified as Users can use the following procedure.

2. At present (December 2011), the following have the status of Users as Editors – Lynda Edwards, Lou Geradts, Peter Gommers, and Pat Shaw.

3. Bill Morton and Ray Harman have the status of Administrator. Ray does not aim to make any entries into the site but simply act as a “standby” Administrator in case Bill Morton cannot act.

4. The Board or an Administrator could decide to add further Users. (See Procedure 3 – How to add/edit Users).

Collection of Procedures.

5. Start a new Folder called Procedures or Procedures – mainly WordPress.

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How to make a Drop-Down Menu in Thesis. (6)

1. Open a WordPress site that uses Thesis.

2. Click “Dashboard” at the top left. The Dashboard page opens with a menu on the left.

3. Go down the menu and click on the small down arrow on the right of “Appearance” that exists near the bottom of the menu.

4. A menu appears that shows – Themes, Widgets, Menus, and Editor.

5. However, when opening Dashboard, the details of the Appearance menu may already show.

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How to add Material to a WordPress Page/Post. (2)

1. Note – some material will not copy satisfactorily on to a page. Where this problem occurs, it will prove necessary to convert the material to a jpg form and add through the Media Library. For “page” also read “post”

2. Use “Edit” to “Copy” the relevant material.

3. Open the appropriate web site in editing mode.

4. Click “Dashboard” – on the row close to the top – immediately above the start of the page.  It opens the Dashboard page that has a menu on the left.

5. Move down the menu and Click “Pages”. It opens a list of all the pages.

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How to change a Password. (12)

1. The action to open a web site opens a page called “WordPress”.

2. It has a panel that asks for a Username and a second panel that requests a Password.

3. Beneath this panel, the following words exist – “Lost your password”.

4. Click these words and a different WordPress page opens.

5. It requests a Username or an Email address..

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How to obtain entrance to – Edit a WordPress Page/Post of the Blackburn Bowls Club. (11)

1. Click    http://www.blackburnbowlsclub.com.au to obtain entrance to the web site. (This link exists for information only. All sites have two forms. One does NOT allow making changes to the site. The other form does allow editing. The one that allows editing occurs as the next link.

2. Click   http://www.blackburnbowlsclub.com.au/wp-login.php and a page opens.

3. The page has the heading “WordPress” with a large panel underneath.  This panel has two smaller panels. The first one “requests” a “Username”; the second a Password.

4 When adding a new User, the Administrator of the site requests the new User to select a password and send to the Administrator. The Administrator chooses a User name.

4. The correct entry in each of these two panels opens the site in editing mode.

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How to make a Drop-Down Menu on Thesis. (6)

1. Open a WordPress site that uses Thesis.

2. Click “Dashboard” at the top left. The Dashboard page opens with a menu on the left.

3. Go down the menu and click on the small down arrow on the right of “Appearance” that exists near the bottom of the menu.

4. A menu appears that shows – Themes, Widgets, Menus, and Editor.

5. However, when opening Dashboard, the details of the Appearance menu may already show.

6. Click “Menus” and a page called “Menus” opens.

7. The second column from the left shows the heading “Menus”. It has four sections called – Theme Locations, Custom Links, Pages, and Categories.

8. The page section shows the following three options on the next row – Most Recent, View All, and Search.

9. Most recent shows a list of the most recent pages added to the site. View All shows all the pages.

10. Search opens a panel that allows the entry of a page name to find that page.

11. The third column shows the heading “Nav menu”.  It shows a series of panels with the name of a page in each panel. Select a page (Page B) to appear in a drop-down menu.

12. Place the cursor in the panel and drag the panel to an appropriate location – immediately below Page A that will actually show in the list of pages in the actual site. Place the cursor on the panel of Page B and move about an inch to the right.

13. Click either of the “Save Menu” panels that exist on the far right of the page at the top and the bottom of the page.  This action will make Page B appear below Page A on the actual site provided a User moves the cursor over Page A.

14. Open the actual site to check that the drop-down menu exists.

15. Note a drop-down menu can have many pages below the main page.

 Add a New Page to the Menu.

16. Click the box of the page section to add – IF a new page to add

17. Click “Add to Menu” a panel that exists at the bottom right. It should now appear on the menu on the right.

18, View all the pages on the menu.  Drag any page (e.g. Page B) that should exist below another page (Page A).

19. Go to the actual site and find Page A.

20. Move the cursor over Page A. A drop-down menu will appear that shows Page B below Page A.

How to correct a wrong Permalink (22)

1. Permalinks should have the name of the site (management-me.com plus “/” plus some numbers that represent the date in the form yyyy/mm/dd plus “/”and last the name of the notes with a hyphen”-“between each word.

     2. Example – http://management-me.com/2012/02/26/gaining-group-acceptance/

3. If wrong, use the following procedure.

4. Place the post in “edit” mode…

5. Click “Cancel” in a panel below the name of the notes

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