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How to add slides

Here’s a nice example of a slider: (Used in Canvas – WordPress Woo Themes.) The slides give an instant feel for the lovely location while allowing room for essential information for newcomers below. How to create slides: You will need about 4 or 5 photos that can be cropped to a narrow rectangle. Optimise your photos: […]

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How to customize your Twitter photos

How to change your Header & Profile photos on Twitter: Sign in to twitter.com. Go to your profile Click the Edit profile button and you’ll be able to edit your account’s: Header photo (recommended dimensions are 1500×500 pixels – but Twitter tends to crop the image, so 1500×600 seems to work better as it allows a bit more room […]

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Image editing with Irfanview

Editing photos for a WordPress website using Irfanview Why do I need to edit my images? Irfanview is deservedly popular image editing software that enables you to easily crop, resize, add text or a watermark to your image, and optimise the file size for the web. And it’s free*! Download and install Irfanview for free* from: Irfanview […]

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FastStone batch photo resizer

FastStone Photo Resizer is a free tool for resizing optimising and watermarking images in batches – all in one quick and easy process. These instructions offer suggestions for sizes and settings that will usually work on most websites for full size images taken from your camera. These options & settings will be retained for next […]

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How to add images to a WordPress website

Adding images – quick check list: Optimise your image for the web & save in a folder on your computer – keep the folder open Go to the page you want Click near where you want the image Click ‘Add Media‘ -> ‘Upload files‘ (unless already in the library – click on the photo) Drag & drop […]

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Free Image Editing Tools

Photos and other images need to be the right size before you upload them to your website. Photos straight from your camera will be too large and will cause problems. How to optimise your images Useful free image editing tools: FastStone Photo Resizer: Watermark and resize in batches – Once you’ve set your requirements it’s […]

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Naming images

There are several places to add image names: File name Alt tag/Alternative text Image Title Captions and text Describe your images clearly in all related text for 2 very good reasons: Anyone who cannot see the image (either because they are visually impaired and use a screen reader – or because of some limitation with […]

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How to optimise images for your website

Why do I need to edit my images? Digital photographs from your camera are far too large for the web. If you upload them just as they are, they may make your website load very slowly and you might lose visitors and Google ranking. How to optimise images using Irfanview: Free, easy to use photo editing. Physical size: […]

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