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team page instructions Our site was built on the WordPress platform. It’s a solid platform that allows multiple user to post, edit, and upload their text, images, and links. Perfect for what we’re doing in this challenge. You will be able to go in post your ideas and progress up on the site. In order to create a good experience for everyone, we will need to moderate posts before they go live. Please allow a short delay for moderation. Progress – If you want to share how you’re working, share some thoughts, or inspiration, post them as Pro- gress. The Progress posts will look like the other posts, except that you will check the Progress box in the Categories on the right. Idea – When your idea is ready to be posted, fill out the fields, and check the Idea category instead. Note that all your ideas that are posted on the site at the time of the deadline will be entered into the second round for shortlisting. Once you get the login info and password in a separate email from Wordpress, login to the site at www.right- brainsare.us/wp-admin Take a few minutes to read these instructions and get familiar with your account. We ask you to post only relevant material to make the experience great for everyone. Any profane or inappropriate content will be deleted and your team might get disqualified because of it. Don’t worry, if you get stuck, shoot us a note and we’ll help out.
team page instructions Your team page Dashboard You will get to the dashboard. Here you can Setup your user info or create a post.
team page instructions Set up your account 1. You will need to go to Profile and start with a simple setup. 2. We have filled in most of the things for you, but you would want to doublecheck your team name. Your FIRST NAME will always be your agency/affiliation name, and your LAST NAME will always be your city. 3. Include some of your team members’ names in the Team Members field. 4. Upload a picture of yourself, or your logo in the Upload picture. Make sure you scale it down to the right size. 5. Change password to something unique for your team. 6. Click Update, and you’re done.
team page instructions Create your post To post something on the site, go to the Posts item in the left navigation menu. Here, you will see all your previous posts, when they were posted, and which category. If you rollover an existing post, you will see that you can edit it or delete the post. To create a new post, click Add New in the Posts left navigation.
team page instructions Edit your post 1. Add your title and add your idea description in the body. Keep this to 500 words max. 2. Scroll down and add your “elevator pitch” in the Excerpt. Keep this to 50 words max. 3. If you have a picture of how you’re working, and overall progress report, check Progress. If it’s an idea, check Idea. 4. Click Submit for Review. You can also preview and Save the Draft, add tags, and set the Featured Image.
team page instructions Set your image The Featured image is the one that will appear as the front of your post on the site, so it’s good to have one. It should be something that represents your thought or idea. 1. Click the Featured image link in the right navigation. 2. You will see a lightbox come up. Here you can either upload from your computer, or from a URL. The images you have already uploaded will be in your Media Library.
team page instructions Set your image, cont. Here is where you make sure your image looks good. We recommend images no wider than 30o pixels, no higher than 150 pixels. 1. If you want, enter a title. 2. If you’re happy with the way it looks, click the “Use as featured image” link. 3. Set to Full Size. 4. Click to Save Changes and close the light box. 5. You will now see your featured image in the left navigation column.
team page instructions You are done Click the blue Submit for Review button. We will review it to make sure all looks good and post it on the site. Make sure that all your final ideas are submitted as Ideas and not Progress in order for them to be considered for the shortlist.