Website editing

Advanced website editing

As well as the page describing how to do simple changes to a page, the following sections describe some of the more advanced features provided by a website using the “Cricket” theme

These instructions apply to websites based on the “Cricket” theme.  These websites include

 


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Editing page content

Setting text formats

Place the cursor in paragraph and use the ‘Paragraph’ drop down. Paragraph and Headings 1 through 3 are recommended. There are buttons… Read more...


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Adding new pages/sections

When adding content you have to decide whether it is going to be a post or a page

A page:

  • appears in the menu (as set by the choice of ‘parent’)
  • the page text
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Summary pages and home pages

Summary page and home pages are specialised pages which show excerpts from other pages which can then be used to navigate through to the page

Summary pages

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Creating a picture gallery

This can be in a new page, or inserted into an existing page.

Open up the page for editing, and then click ‘Add Media’.  In the top left of the new screen… Read more...


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Banner pictures

The website supports the ability to have a single picture at the top of the page, or a scrolling banner.  One or other can be set for the complete website, and this can… Read more...


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Making posts and pages ‘timeout’

Nothing looks worse than out of date content on a website.

A post or page can be made to disappear automatically after a certain date/time … Read more...


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Adding News and Event items

Some websites have news and events pages that list all of the events on various pages that have been identified as news or events.  If your website has… Read more...


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Boxes on the right hand side of the page

The column on the right hand side can contain one or more of the following types of boxes:

  • Side- box: Text (and pictures) in a box
  • Side- shaded: Text
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Adding embedded Facebook feeds

Firstly, this can only be done with public Facebook pages and not with personal profile pages. If the page has friends then it is a personal page.  … Read more...


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Contact forms

A contact form is a form that can be filled in for sending an Email to a specific person. This is done by setting up the information using the contact form plugin (Click ‘Contacts’… Read more...


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