Stuck on our image galleries? Don’t know what the heck “pagelet” means or how to use a “blogroll shortcode”? It’s okay, sometimes even we get confused. The Web Team has created unique widgets and customized our WordPress sites above and beyond, so we’re hosting this class to demystify some of our inventions.
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Ever wonder how to get that nifty home icon on your top navigation bar? It’s actually just a simple class added to a menu item. If you’re using the UW WordPress theme and already know how to customize your top menu, then you’re ready for our step-by-step tutorial.
Our first ever Web Team class will be Tuesday, April 2nd and is titled “WordPress 101.” Priority for this class is given to current or future users of our hosted WordPress install. Read more for class details and to register.
This is a list of plugins currently available for WordPress sites hosted by the Marketing Web Team. These plugins have been vetted by our developers and are already installed, but may need to be activated before you can use them on your site. If there is a plugin that you would like to use on this list, email firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know the name of the plugin you want activated and the URL of your site.
Here’s a late Valentine’s gift from Dane and Kilian: beautiful new image galleries for your WordPress sites. Take the sample gallery for a spin to see the magic in action (and to admire Katherine’s photos).
This step-by-step tutorial will walk you through the entire process on how to insert an image into your post or page.
Did you know that you can embed a smaller version of the Campus Map right into your UW Theme WordPress site? This map is interactive and will even let users find directions from any point on campus (or a specified address) straight to your building or parking lot.
Step-by-step instructions on how to embed a Google Calendar into a page or post–or even the sidebar–of your UW WordPress site.
To comment code in the WordPress Editor, you must comment code within an element and not around it.
“Pagelet” is a custom widget created by the Marketing Web Team for content that needs to be displayed in multiple pages or in the right-hand menu of some (but not all) of your pages. They are also useful for when you have reoccurring but time-sensitive information.