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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• Wh...
THEMES - WHERE• Right-click  View Source• Look for “wp-content/themes/” in the source code (Ctrl+f)• The folder after the...
THEMES - WHAT• Buzzwords• Responsive Design• Mobile-first• HTML5• Customizable• Colors• Images• Widgets
THEMES - HOWDashboard  Appearance  ThemesInstall ThemesSearch | Upload | Featured | Newest | Recently UpdatedFeature Fil...
IMAGES - WHERE• Compfight• Includes WP plugin so you can search from post editingbox• Can set the level of copyright• Sear...
IMAGES - WHAT• Look for images that relate to your blog post• File formats• .jpg• .gif• .png• Sizes• Pixels (under 500 wid...
IMAGES - HOW• Find a CC, public domain or Open Accessimage• Download it to your computer (right-click, Save Image)• Use WP...
CONTENT - WHERE• Analytics• What are people searching for?• What links are clicked most?• Board Meetings• Events and Progr...
CONTENT - WHAT• Location• Hours• Contact Information
Influx – weareinflux.com/onepager
Remodel your website
Remodel your website
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  • Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/83346641@N00/4896996561/JD Hancock
  • Did feature search for custom colors, custom headers, theme options
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    1. 1. REMODELYOURWEBSITEJAZZ UP YOUR WORDPRESS SITE FORFREE
    2. 2. 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
    3. 3. 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?
    4. 4. THEMES - WHAT• Buzzwords• Responsive Design• Mobile-first• HTML5• Customizable• Colors• Images• Widgets
    5. 5. THEMES - HOWDashboard  Appearance  ThemesInstall ThemesSearch | Upload | Featured | Newest | Recently UpdatedFeature Filter (color, columns, width, etc.)
    6. 6. 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
    7. 7. 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)
    8. 8. 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
    9. 9. 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)
    10. 10. CONTENT - WHAT• Location• Hours• Contact Information
    11. 11. Influx – weareinflux.com/onepager
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