Did feature search for custom colors, custom headers, theme options
Transcript of "Remodel your website"
REMODELYOURWEBSITEJAZZ UP YOUR WORDPRESS SITE FORFREE
TO DO TODAY• Introductions• Themes• Where to find them• What to look for• How to customize it for your library• Images• Where to find them• What to look for• How to properly credit image creators• Content• Where to find it• What to put on your site
THEMES - WHERE• Right-click View Source• Look for “wp-content/themes/” in the source code (Ctrl+f)• The folder after themes contains the name of the theme• http://www.nekls.org/wp-content/themes/arras-theme• Search Google for that theme• Your favorite sites?
IMAGES - WHERE• Compfight• Includes WP plugin so you can search from post editingbox• Can set the level of copyright• Search.creativecommons.org• Open Clip Art - http://openclipart.org/• DPLA – http://dp.laPicMonkey
IMAGES - WHAT• Look for images that relate to your blog post• File formats• .jpg• .gif• .png• Sizes• Pixels (under 500 wide, sometimesless than 300 wide, depends onthe theme)
IMAGES - HOW• Find a CC, public domain or Open Accessimage• Download it to your computer (right-click, Save Image)• Use WP’s Media Library to upload it to yoursite• WP’s built-in tools are not comprehensive• The Gimp• Photoshop• Pixlr, Splashup, Sumopaint
CONTENT - WHERE• Analytics• What are people searching for?• What links are clicked most?• Board Meetings• Events and Programs• New Materials (pictures you take of book covers are yours– no copyright issues)
CONTENT - WHAT• Location• Hours• Contact Information