Instructions

Login

Login with your username at: www.janesmithwebdesign.com/framework/wp-admin.

You will see a menu to the side and some buttons at the top of the screen:

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Add or edit pages:

To edit an existing page do the following:

  • Click ‘Pages’ from the left menu
  • Click on the Page you wish to edit

To add a new page or ‘Media’ (photo, video etc) do one of the following:

  • Hover over ‘New’ from the top menu, or Page from the left menu, and click your choice from the fly-out menu, or
  • Click ‘Pages’ from the left menu and select ‘Add New’

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Editing a page

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  • Type in or change the text in the main editing box.

You can change the appearance by selecting a Heading level or paragraph from the drop-down menu, or format the text in the normal word-processor way.

Hover over any of the buttons on the menu to see what they do.

Insert Media (photo/video etc)

  • Click the ‘Add Media’ button
  • Upload the file or picture you want to display or click on an existing file or
  • Drag a file from your normal ‘Explorer’ window onto the screen until you see a ‘Move’ button.
  • Select ‘Insert’ to place the picture on the page.
  • You can also change many of the setttings by using the boxes on the right
  • To alter the picture, click on the image and click the ‘Edit Image’ icon

Select the correct sharing and other options

  • Scroll to the bottom of the screen
  • Untick allow comments
  • Select the layout you require
  • Tick Show sharing buttons

Save the page

  • Click ‘Update’ on the right of the screen to save the page:

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Editing the rotating Gallery

  • Open a page for editing (as above)
  • Click on the ‘Add EasyRotator Rotator to this Post

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  • Click either New Rotator or the name of your gallery, eg Gallery
  • Click either Insert Rotator Into Post or Edit this rotator

The Wizard will launch. (You may need to install the EasyRotator software the first time – just follow the instructions on screen.)

  • Hover over Add Photo(s)/Video then click Add Photo(s)
  • Navigate to the folder on your computer containing the photos or select photos from the tab for Media already uploaded

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  • CTRL + click to select the photos you want to enter and click Add Photos
  • Scroll to the bottom of the screen to see the newly added photos.
  • Click Re-order/Delete Mode to change the order by dragging and dropping the photo, or by clicking the ‘x; button to delete.
  • Click Re-order/Delete Mode again to return to editing the photos.
  • Click Tools Optimize/Re-size photos to save the photos to the most ideal size (around 300 x 450)
  • Click OK 

Make sure that the Target Max size is set to at least 300 x 450 and the Resize Mode is set to Scale only

  • Click Start
  • Click Close
  • Edit the title and description
  • Click Save and Exit followed by Back to Manager

N.b. this will finish editing a gallery that already existed – no need to ‘Insert Rotator Into Post if it was/is already there. If is a new rotator, click Insert Rotator Into Post > Align Center/Left/Right > Insert Rotator

  • Close the Rotator Window with the ‘x’ button

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  • Click Update to save your page

Menus

To alter the menus that appear do the following:

  • Click ‘Appearance’ from the left main menu (or hover over ‘Appearance’) and/or
  • Click ‘Menus’ (from the main menu)

Add Pages to the menu you want to alter by:

  • Select the tick-box by the page you want to add
  • Click the Menu tab for the correct menu, usually ‘Main Navigation Menu’
  • Click ‘Add to Menu’
  • Drop and drag the page title to the point in the menu that you want
  • If you want it to be a sub-menu, drag it to the right until it is indented
  • Click ‘Save Menu

 Change the ‘Strapline’ or ‘Tagline’ (currently “Putting YOU in the picture”)

  • Select ‘Appearance’ from the left menu
  • Select ‘Customize
  • Click the small arrow by Site Title & Tagline
  • Edit the Tagline
  • Click Save & Publish