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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 Theme Update: New Font Options

Starting February 18th, there will be new font options for your CAES and UGA Extension WordPress sites. These will replace the older font options in your website’s settings. The new font families options are: Oswald (headings), Merriweather sans (body text) – Default Oswald (headings), Merriweather (body text) Merriweather (headings), Merriweather…
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Linking to PDF Documents from WordPress

This article contains instructions for creating links to PDF documents from WordPress websites and is intended for CAES and Extension content managers. We highly recommend accessibility materials produced by WebAIM: PDF Accessibility with Acrobat, PDF Accessibility with FoxitPro, and the Accessible Documents Course. In this article: Web pages vs. PDFs…
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Accessibility Tips for WordPress Content Managers

All CAES content managers should familiarize themselves with web accessibility best practices. If you haven’t already, check out our Web Accessibility 101 and Accessibility Checklist articles. All of the best practices mentioned apply to WordPress managed sites. In this article, we’ll go over additional accessibility tips that our WordPress content…
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WordPress: Columns

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…
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WordPress: Edit Your Site’s Menu and Homepage

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…
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WordPress: Add banners to your site with Cover Blocks

The new 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 theme also supports WordPress 5’s wide and full-width Cover Blocks. Cover Blocks allow you to create sleek, professional…
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