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Category: How-to

Home page setting

Do you want your home page to show a list of your posts or a static page? The choice is yours! From the “Customise” menu choose “Homepage settings”. You get two options – the first means your homepage will show a list of all your posts – simple! The second option means you can create…

10 Types of Posts

Blogging isn’t like traditional writing — it’s a unique genre and it’s worth exploring what’s possible. Here are 10 types of blog posts you commonly see on the web. This might give you inspiration to mix things up! Reflection: Deep thoughts and self-reflection on what you’ve learned, experienced, or what you’re thinking about. How-to/Helpful: Everyone…

Taking your site with you

When you leave the College, here are the instructions you need so you can take your ePortfolio with you. You will need to create a free WordPress account or EduBlogs account by going here and signing up for a new account using your personal email address: https://edublogs.org/#join-network IMPORT YOUR ePORTFOLIO SITE 1.  Log into your…

Menus

A menu is a great way to help people navigate your site. Menus items can consist of: Pages – which can be designed by you but don’t have posts Categories – the way to go if you want a post you write to go in a certain place in the menu Links – a direct…

Adding videos to posts

A picture, worth a thousand words. Which means video is, what, priceless? Uh, What’s Embedding Again? Embedding allows you to place an actual video that exists on a video streaming website (like YouTube) on a page of your website. So instead of a link, you can watch the video within an article, in a popup…