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Tips for adding customizations to WordPress.

Tips for adding customizations to WordPress.

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  • Session 4:Elizabeth Taber LibraryHow to Start a WordPress Blog Blog Customizations http://www.EileenLonergan.com
  • Appearance http://www.EileenLonergan.com
  • Appearance• Themes: You have many options to choose• Widgets: These appear on your sidebars• Menus: Navigation bar• Theme Options: each theme has various options• Header: You can personalize your header• Background: You can personalize your background• Custom: You may need to pay for these options• Mobile: It is a good idea to enable this feature http://www.EileenLonergan.com
  • Header• You may upload your own custom header with many of the themes.• You may need to resize an image to fit properly before you upload it.• You may keep the text (found under Settings) or remove it.• Headers should be uploaded as .png or .jpg files http://www.EileenLonergan.com
  • WordPress.com Appearance (Videos I Created for You)• How to Add a Header to Your WordPress.com Blog• How to Change the Background Color• How to Make a Specific Homepage in WordPress• Sidebar• How to Customize Your Navigation Bar http://www.EileenLonergan.com
  • Tools to Create Headers• Power Point• Adobe PhotoShop Elements• Tweak.com (free logo builder)• http://www.picmonkey.com/• http://www.photoscape.org• http://www.irfanview.com/NOTE: People don’t like to hunt to figure out how to get intouch with you – if you have a physical location put youraddress in your header. If you want people to call you, putyour phone number in your header. Don’t assume peopleknow who you are or where you are located. http://www.EileenLonergan.com