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Analyze site traffic with SNO Analytics

Analyze site traffic with SNO Analytics

Sample Student, Editor October 25, 2023

Once you start producing content, you’re going to want to know who’s reading it. Your site is setup with the SNO Analytics plugin, powered by Google Analytics, a robust reporting tool from Google....

Use the recent sports scores widget

Use the recent sports scores widget

Sample Staff Member October 25, 2023

Your site includes a scrolling sports score box widget that can be set to display in any of your widget areas.  To adding a sports score, click on Add Sports Score under Sports Scores on the left navigation...

Choose the right image size for online

Choose the right image size for online

Sample Staff Member, Writer October 25, 2023

Size your horizontal photos to a 3:2 ratio, with maximum dimensions of 2000px wide by 1333px tall at a resolution of 72 dpi in RGB color mode before uploading them to your site. Always save photos in .jpg...

Tell the story with an immersive photo

Tell the story with an immersive photo

Sample Student, Editor-in-Chief October 25, 2023

Want to tell the full story?  To get started click on Add Story under the Stories tab on the left navigation bar in the WordPress dashboard. Enter the headline for the article.  If you would like...

Sidebar offers more room for widgets

Sidebar offers more room for widgets

Sample Student October 25, 2023

This story is currently using With Single Sidebar Page Template. Every story has five options for its story page: Full-Width, Single Sidebar, Immersive Photo, Immersive Half Photo and Dual Sidebars*. Simply,...

Adding a featured image enhances each story

Adding a featured image enhances each story

Sample Student, Sports Editor October 25, 2023

There are two ways to add a photo to a story in WordPress.  One is to set the photo as a Featured Image for the story, and the other is to insert the photo into the body of the story’s text.  Your...

Drop the sidebar and expand the story

Drop the sidebar and expand the story

Sample Student October 25, 2023

This story is currently using Full-Width Page Template. Every story has five default options for its story page: Full-Width, Single Sidebar, Immersive Photo, Immersive Half Photo and Dual Sidebars*. Simply,...

Showcase area displays top stories in various formats

Showcase area displays top stories in various formats

Sample Student, News Editor October 25, 2023

This area at the top of the homepage is called the Home Top Story & Showcase Area. You can use this space to showcase your top stories. You have two options for this area: displaying a single Top...

Create long-form stories with the immersive templates

Create long-form stories with the immersive templates

Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer October 25, 2023

This story is currently using the Immersive Photo Story Page Template. Every story has five default options for its story page: Full-Width, Single Sidebar, Immersive Photo, Immersive Half Photo and...

Sample Student Biography

October 25, 2023

To include a staff biography, click on New under Staff Profiles and fill out the required fields in the Profile Information Section. We also recommend uploading a photo of the staff member as the featured...

Completing the custom fields

Completing the custom fields

Sample Student, Staff Writer October 25, 2023

Each story has custom fields available for you to fill in as needed. Not all of these features will show up on the homepage, but they will show up on a story’s page. While the descriptions for each...

Another headline goes here

Another headline goes here

Sample Student, News Editor October 25, 2023

This is sample body text.  To delete this and other sample content, click on Stories under the Stories tab in your WordPress dashboard and just trash the stories that you no longer want to see. It is...

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