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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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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 add text links in WordPress

Step by step instructions for creating hyperlinks: Quick check-list for adding in-text links in the body of a page (or post) in a WordPress website: High-light the text you want to make into a link: Click the ‘Link’ icon in the edit tool bar: Copy and paste the URL (link address) of the page you […]

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How to add a new Page or Post

Decide whether you want to add a Page or a Post. How to add a new Page or Post: From any page click ‘+ New’ then ‘Page’ or ‘Post’ (in the top tool bar). or from ‘Edit Page‘ (it doesn’t matter which page) or from ‘Edit Post‘ (it doesn’t matter which post) Click ‘Add New‘ […]

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Helping Readers Skim and Scan

Most people don’t read through the content we put on our websites. They skim and scan the pages, “taking in headings, the beginnings of paragraphs, and first words of sentences.” (1)  They’re looking for something that strikes their attention or matches the question or need they have.  If they find it, they dig in and read […]

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