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Prepare your photos for online presentation

Prepare your photos for online presentation
December 30, 2006

Your site automatically generates a series of scaled down images for each photo you upload for the various parts of your site that display different sizes of images. Cameras take pictures at a far higher...

Add a story to your site

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December 30, 2006

Adding a story is a simple process with SNO FLEX.  To get started, click on New under the Stories tab on the left navigation bar in the WordPress dashboard. Enter the headline for the article. In the...

Completing the custom fields

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December 30, 2006

Each story has custom fields available for you to fill in as needed. Not all of these features will show up on the homepage, but they will show up on a story’s page. While the descriptions for each...

Sidebar offers more room for widgets

Sidebar offers more room for widgets
December 30, 2006

This story is currently using With Sidebar Page Template. Every story has three options for its story page: Full-Width, With Sidebar, or Long Form. Simply, select which you would like on the left hand...

Tell the full story in long form

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December 30, 2006

Want to tell the full story?  To get started click on New under the Stories tab on the left navigation bar in the WordPress dashboard. Enter the headline for the article. In the box to the right of...

Choose the right image size for online

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December 30, 2006

Size your horizontal photos to 900px wide by 600px tall at a resolution of 72 dpi in RGB color mode before uploading them to your site. Always save photos in .jpg format. Your site will display vertical...

Use the recent sports scores widget

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December 30, 2006

Your site includes a scrolling sports score box widget that can be set to display in any of your widget areas.  To adding a sports score, click on New under Sports Score on the left navigation bar in...

Analyze site traffic with Google Analytics

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December 30, 2006

Once you start producing content, you’re going to want to know who’s reading it. Your site is setup with Google Analytics, a robust reporting tool from Google. Each week you’ll receive an e-mail...

Add user accounts for editors, staff members

Add user accounts for editors, staff members
December 30, 2006

The WordPress publishing system allows for multiple user accounts and administrative privileges. Your setup already includes a user account for the adviser. You can add as many users as you want to your...

Welcome to SNO: A video introduction

December 30, 2006

This orientation video provides a quick overview of your new SNO site and the SNO FLEX tools.

How to add a video to your site

How to add a video to your site
December 30, 2006

You need to use a third-party video hosting service to store and serve video. These services are built specifically for serving high quality video, and their accounts are free. Start by creating an account...

Another headline for a video story

December 30, 2006

This is another video story because it was published before the other video stories, it is displayed less prominently on the page.

Create a custom header

December 30, 2006

Your header graphic should have your logo, organization name, tagline, and any other essential information about your program. Your graphic should be sized to 980px wide, and the height should be between...

Take your stories beyond the text

December 29, 2006

Stories don't have to be for just the written word any more. Using some of the SNO FLEX features you can add embeddable objects, pull quotes, related story links, and videos all right along side the story...

Use social media to increase readership

Use social media to increase readership
December 29, 2006

Social media platforms are the best way to drive traffic to your new site. So, set up a Facebook Fan Page, and get your audience to like your publication. Even add a Facebook Like Box to your website...

Drop the sidebar and expand the story

December 29, 2006

This story is currently using Full-Width Page Template. Every story has three options for its story page: Full-Width, With Sidebar, or Long Form. Simply, select which you would like on the left hand side...

Go long using the long-form option

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December 28, 2006

This story is currently using Long-Form Page Template. Every story has three options for its story page: Full-Width, With Sidebar, or Long Form. Simply, select which you would like on the left hand side...

Another headline goes here

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December 27, 2006

This is sample body text.  To delete this and other sample content, click on Manage under the Stories tab in your WordPress dashboard and just trash the stories that you no longer want to see. It is probably...

Customize the look and feel of your site

December 21, 2006

The look and feel of this site is created by a combination of style and layout choices. To help get you started, your site came with a preselected style, but you can change this preset style to create...

Avoid double story placement

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December 20, 2006

If you place stories in more than one category, say both Showcase and Sports, the story will display in both of these sections on the homepage.  The recommend way of working with this is to place a story...

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