Category Archives: Wordpress

WordPress: privacy settings

By design, WordPress blogs are inherently public. However, procomblogs.ca has additional privacy controls for you to limit how accessible your blog is to others. To change these from your blog dashboard, click Settings > Reading.   Next, you must select a privacy option for your blog site. Note: if your class is using an aggregator blog,… Read More »

WordPress Starter Guide: Registration and blog

All students enrolled in CMN288 will automatically have access to WordPress. Step 1 But before you can access WordPress, you need to check your email inbox for an invitation to procomblogs.ca. Be sure to click the provided link in the welcome email and change your password after you login. It is highly suggested that you make… Read More »

WordPress: Editorial workflow

EditFlow offers several features to help you communicate with your team and facilitate campaign planning. It allows you to organize your users into groups to mimic and reflect real organizational structure. Once the groups are established, you can keep track of each post’s publishing workflow. To integrate edit flow: Step 1: Add Users and Groups… Read More »

WordPress: Adding a portfolio to your blog

Nimble Portfolio is used to build media galleries that showcase your design work, photography, filmography, or any other project you wish to display on your WordPress website. To integrate Nimble Portfolio, navigate to: Step 1: Set portfolio filters The NimblePortfolio tab is found along the left sidebar on your WordPress dashboard. Hover the mouse over… Read More »

WordPress: Contact Forms plugin

Contact makes it easy to add contact forms to any page of your WordPress site. To integrate Contact: Step 1: Add New Form Find Contact in the left sidebar of your WordPress dashboard. In the pop-out menu, click Add New. Once on the redirected page, click the blue Add New button. Step 2: Fill Details Add… Read More »

WordPress: Events+

Events+ allows you to create and manage any event directly through the WordPress dashboard. It offers over thirty features to help keep track of your event such as event countdowns, RSVP lists, and integrated maps. To integrate Events: Step 1: Add an event Find and click Events on the left sidebar. Or, hover the mouse… Read More »

Tutorial: WordPress Basics

A WordPress Video Tutorial library is now available to ProCom Blogs users! These video tutorials are design to be brief, so be sure to review this resource before you spend time searching Google.