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WordPress

WordPress is a web content management system used for publishing blogs and websites associated with the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Learn more about the system and how it is supported by the Office of Information Technology.
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WordPress: Cover Image Shortcode

The 2019 CAES-Extension Theme allows for full width templates. This means certain parts of your website’s template can reach from edge-to-edge of the page, like the header, navigation, and footer. The Cover Image Shortcode takes advantage of this by setting up a “cover image”, a background image with overlaying text,…
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WordPress: Columns Shortcode

A useful shortcode is the … shortcode. This shortcode creates invisible columns on the page that can be used to easily arrange content (images, text, etc) into columns and rows. The … shortcode can use as many columns as you need, and multiple columns can be placed on a row….
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2019 CAES-Extension Theme for WordPress Sites

This month we are introducing the new 2019 CAES-Extension theme for WordPress sites. The 2019 theme is an upgrade of the 2016 theme with design tweaks and improvements. Customization Design improvements For our example screenshots, we’ll use a demo version of the UGArden website, that uses the 2019 CAES-Extension theme….
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Blog Subscribers and Email Updates

Do you want to send email updates to your subscribed readers when you post new blog content? The service that we’ve chosen for this is MailChimp, an online email service provider that can help manage the subscribers to your WordPress site and also send scheduled updates when you publish new…
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WordPress: Working with Images and Video

Video and images can be added to your posts and pages in a number of ways. Most of the resources that you add to a post or page will need to be uploaded to your WordPress media folder. Add images to a page/post Reviewing existing media Embedding videos Add images…
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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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WordPress: Posts vs Pages

Let’s start with basic. This is a visual tour of the UGA CAES and Extension site theme for WordPress. It also explains some basic concepts, like how posts and pages behave. This refers to the published version of your WordPress site, not the parts you might see when you are…
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