Columns are a great way to set up different layouts on your page or posts. They allow you to place content side-by-side on the page. They may remind you of tables, a really old way of doing the same thing. Unlike tables though, Columns are responsive and accessible. At first… Read More
The WordPress editor may remind you of other applications like Microsoft Word. Adding text content is as straight forward as typing into the page. However, there are several time saving options throughout the editor that you might overlook. This article covers our top tips for helping you work more efficiently… Read More
Edit Your Site’s Menu Did you know that you can customize your site’s menu? It’s not that hard. To start, click on “Customize” from the black Admin Bar that appears at the top of your site, or if you’re viewing the Admin Panel go to “Appearance” > “Customize” on left… Read More
Upon request, CAES OIT can help you set up your MailChimp newsletter, add a subscription form to your site, and help with any other questions you might have. To help most efficiently we’ll need access to your account. How to share your MailChimp account with OIT Contact us at … Read More
This checklist covers most or all of the steps needed to create and send a newsletter campaign using the MailChimp email marketing service. Let us know if you need help! Getting started 1. Have a plan Who are your readers? What content will you send? How frequently will you send?… Read More
This post describes how to link your WordPress blog with a service called MailChimp. MailChimp is an online tool that helps you manage your list of contacts and send nice-looking emails to them. We presuppose that you have a blog with OIT. Read our WordPress “Getting Started” guide if you… Read More
In this article: Adding images to a page/post Images without borders Embedding videos Reviewing existing media Adding images to a page/post Inserting an image file is really easy. Just browse to the post (or page) that you want to include an image, open it, and add an Image block to… Read More
This article describes how to add a MailChimp subscription form to your WordPress site. We presuppose that you have both a MailChimp account and a WordPress site. If you run into trouble with any of the steps, contact us for help! 1. Add your MailChimp API key to WordPress. Navigate… Read More
Sometimes it’s useful to embed a map, form, calendar or survey in your WordPress website. For instance, if you create a form using Qualtrics or Google Forms, it’s much better to display the form directly on your site rather than posting a link that requires users to go off-site.
Use this guide to learn the basic steps of creating an email newsletter through an email newsletter service. We recommend using MailChimp to manage, produce and send email newsletters. If you use a different service, general information and advice about creating email newsletters will still be relevant to you.