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Mikey Greenland

About Mikey Greenland

A web developer with OIT, Mikey provides support for WordPress services.

Need help with a MailChimp account?

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 caesweb@uga.edu…
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Mailchimp newsletter checklist

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?…
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Guide to using Mailchimp and your blog together

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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…
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Adding Video and Images to WordPress posts

In this article: Adding images to a page/post 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 the page. In…
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How to add a sign-up form to your blog

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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…
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Embedding Maps, Forms and Calendars in WordPress

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.

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Getting started with MailChimp email newsletters

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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.

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WordPress: Publishing Posts and Pages

Publishing content to your WordPress site is as easy as using a word processor. With WordPress’s built-in text editor, you can type and format text, add images, add links, quotes, video links and much more. Use this document to familiarize yourself with basic concepts for publishing posts and pages. Publishing…
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WordPress: Customize Settings

As an administrator/owner of a WordPress site, you should familiarize yourself with the administrative tools for your WordPress site. You’ll use these tools to control general settings for your WordPress site as well as adding and managing users. It is important for you to read through this before you get…
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Intro to WordPress

WordPress is a CMS (content management system) that allows you to quickly post content to the Web. You can use WordPress to publish both posts (chronological entries that can be tagged and categorized) and pages (static information that is not categorized). Using WordPress’s built-in text editing tools, you can post…
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