… and I cannot find how to …
Well here is the latest version of the default sample page you just deleted:
If you are the site owner, remember to READ this PAGE and DELETE or make it DRAFT, before you start writing!
Help for Beginners
Free = DIY. If you want to ask us a question feel free – but do it through the http://support.ourlocality.org forum.
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Sometimes you have to display an image which is wider than the content area permits. The Lightbox Plus tool helps overcome the contraints of your template and will cleverly float the image on top of your content. This is known as a Lightbox Effect.
How do you do this? First up, in the plugins activate the Lightbox plugin. Then in Appearance > Lightbox Plus tailor the settings to taste and test a few times to get the hang of it. Don’t change everything at once or you will make your head hurt.
If the demo works but your images don’t float, you will need to check you are linked to the image correclty. Edit the image to see. If the link URL is blank it will not float – our bricks won’t for that reason!
To work with galleries you’ll need to check the WP Galleries box.
OurLocality has a nice facility that allows you to use your own domain. So instead of:
you can have
The steps are very straightforward and very commonly performed when websites are transferred from one host to the next. Continue reading
Give the man some support!
Here are some tips for getting yourself noticed on OurLocality.Org as well as elsewhere.
These tips apply to articles published as events (if you have enabled them), posts or pages:
- Use the Title of your article to grab your reader’s attention
- Remember readers may not see the headline in context, e.g. on a syndicated news site, facebook, twitter or in a feed / summary
- Frontload your story, give something away at the start.
- Use a great looking image to make your point and make sure it is appropriately justified (don’t center!), AND never knowingly nick one (without a credit) and do upload a suitably resized one (size matters)! Continue reading
This site is for OurLocality beginners. If this is your first time, publishing or creating a website, it may sound difficult – even a bit scary. It’s not.
If you can send email you can publish. We cannot guarantee you a top Google position, but assuming you have something interesting to say, our cute tools will make it technically feasible for your hidden talents to be discovered.