How To Instructions

The following are How-To instructions for staff to use this website. Some images have been shrunk, but you can view them in full size by clicking the image.

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You can use the WordPress App to access the administration area of Landmark East’s website to post and update news, as well as other features. The WordPress App is available for iPhones and iPads running on iOS 4 or higher. Visit WordPress App site for more information, http://ios.wordpress.org/.

1. Visit the App store or follow this link to download and install the WordPress App. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wordpress/id335703880?mt=8

2. When you open the App for the first time this is what you will see below. Click on the button on the top left corner.Wordpress App Image 1

 

3. Press the Settings button in the bottom left corner.

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4. Press Add a Blog.Wordpress App Image 3

 

5. Press Add Self-Hosted Blog.Wordpress App Image 4

 

6. Enter in the website address in the URL box (http://landmarkeast.org), your username and password in their respective boxes.Wordpress App Image 5

 

7. Now you can access the administration page from the app.Wordpress App Image 6

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The following are instructions on how to control the top menu. The top menu is the menu at the top of every page. When you create a page it will not automatically appear in the top menu of the website.

Top Menu

1. Login to the website administration area, www.landmarkeast.org/admin, using your username and password. If you do not have a username and/or password you need to request one from the website administrator at Landmark.

2. From the Dashboard click Appearance > Menus.

3. On this page custom menus are made that can be inserted into the website. We won’t worry about creating a menu in these instructions. On this menu page click on the tab Main Top Menu.

4. On the Main Top Menu tab you can see all the pages (menu links) that have been added to this menu. Pages that are furthest left are the main pages, while pages offset to the right are sub-pages. All the pages are “drag and drop”. Using you mouse you can drag the pages to change their order or offset them under main pages.

5. You can add pages to this menu from the “Custom Links” or “Pages” box on the left side of the page. In the Custom Links box you can select any website address, even one outside of Landmark’s site, and add to the menu. The Label will be the  text that appears in the menu. In the Pages box you can select pages from the site to add to the menu. Once you click “Add to Menu” you can drag and drop where you want the menu link to appear.

Page Page to Menu6. To edit an existing menu link click the down arrow of the box. Here you can edit the label, the website html address (if relevant), or remove the menu link all together.

Edit Menu Link

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1. Login to the website administration area, www.landmarkeast.org/admin, using your username and password. If you do not have a username and/or password you need to request one from the website administrator at Landmark.

2. From the Dashboard click Posts > Add New or + New > Post.

New Post Links

3.

A. Type your title.

B. Type your content and insert media.

C. You can Save Draft, Preview, or Publish here. You can also edit Status between Draft and Pending Review. You can edit Visibility between Public, or  Password Protected or Private. You can also adjust whether you want the post to publish immediately or at a preset time and date.

D. Remember to categorize your post. It is ok to select more than one category. The system needs this information to help manage posts. You can also add a category if you need to.

E. Adding tags are important because they help search engines organize the pages on the website. When thinking about tags, think of key words or phrases that describe the post.

Parts of a Post

4. Finally, you can select a Feature Image. By selecting a feature image it will associate a primary image with the post. When search engines or social media see the page they will use the feature image as part of the search. This is not necessary  but is nice to add.

Feature Image

5. There are more features on the page that you can explore. If you have any questions ask the website administrator.

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