Editing Images

Let’s start with scaleThe WordPress Image EditorThe WordPress tool allows you to perform some simple manipulation with your uploaded images—rotate and flip your images as well as scale them and crop them to different sizes.Aspect Ratio AgainAs mentioned, most of...

Image Sizing—Introduction

Basic Image Sizes 2 image sizes for Thrive Option 1—”One-Size-Fits-All” : 1040 pixels wide by 780 pixels high which is an aspect ratio of 4:3. This dimension is more square than rectangular.Option 2—”One-Size-Fits-All : 1040 pixels wide by...

Setting Your Home Page

Set a page as your “home page How to set your home page By default your “home page” or first page is set to show blog posts Towards the bottom of your WordPress Dashboard go to “Settings > Reading. The default “home page” setting...

Inserting A Logo

Inserting A Logo 1 Go to the “Thrive” Dashboard On the WordPress Dashboard, toward the bottom, click on “Thrive Dashboard.” 2 Hover and click “Theme Options” This brings you to the Thrive “Ignition” theme’s general...

Student Introductions

Please introduce your self— Who are you? Why are you taking this class? What kind/s of website do you want to create? Any experience with WordPress? Any web-related technical experience? Is there anything in specific you want to learn from the...

OLLI Introduction

Welcome to OLLI’s Easy WordPress Websites at Duke University! Assumed Prerequisites: You can navigate through a website. You should also be comfortable in using your mouse or equivalent device to drag and drop elements such as images, icons, text. You are...