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Another headline for a video story

Another headline for a video story

November 30, 2017

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

How to add a video to your site

How to add a video to your site

November 30, 2017

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 and uploading video to a video-hosting site. After you have uploaded your video clip to an online video service...

Tell the full story in long form

Tell the full story in long form

Sample Student, Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2017

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 the title, choose your title size for the Story Page, if you would like it to be different from the d...

Sidebar offers more room for widgets

Sidebar offers more room for widgets

Sample Student

November 30, 2017

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 side of the Edit Story page. The default for this option can be set on the SNO Design Options page...

Drop the sidebar and expand the story

Drop the sidebar and expand the story

Sample Student

November 30, 2017

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 of the Edit Story page. The default for this option can be set on the SNO Design Options page under...

Go long using the long-form option

Go long using the long-form option

Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

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 of the Edit Story page. The default for this option can be set on the SNO Design Options page under...

Completing the custom fields

Completing the custom fields

Sample Student, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

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 custom field make its purpose obvious, read below for more information. Writer: Be sure to add a...

Add a story to your site

Add a story to your site

Sample Student, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

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 box to the right of the title, choose your title size for the Story Page, if you would like it to...

Go beyond a single photo with slideshows

Go beyond a single photo with slideshows

Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

Slideshows are built by uploading multiple photos to a story. Follow the steps below to make a slideshow that goes with any story. When adding/editing a story, click on the Add Media button above the main story box. In the window that opens, click on Upload Files and upload from your computer all...

Adding a featured image enhances each story

Adding a featured image enhances each story

Sample Student, Sports Editor

November 30, 2017

There are two ways to add a photo to a story in WordPress.  One is to set the photo as a Featured Image for the story, and the other is to insert the photo into the body of the story’s text.  Your SNO site is designed to make use of the Featured Image method.  Photos inserted directly into the body...

Prepare your photos for online presentation

Prepare your photos for online presentation

Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

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 resolution than will ever be useful on a website — the pictures you take are often more than...

Showcase area displays top stories in a variety of formats

Showcase area displays top stories in a variety of formats

Sample Student, News Editor

November 30, 2017

This area at the top of the homepage is called the Home Top Story & Showcase Area. You can use this space to showcase your top stories. You have two options for this area: displaying a single Top Story or showcasing many stories/photos most recently added to single category. There are many options...

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