The Lance

The Student News Site of John I Leonard High School

The Lance

The Lance

Add user accounts for editors, staff members

Add user accounts for editors, staff members

Sample Staff Member August 23, 2021

The WordPress publishing system allows for multiple user accounts and administrative privileges. Your setup already includes a user account for the adviser. You can add as many users as you want to your...

Analyze site traffic with Google Analytics

Analyze site traffic with Google Analytics

Sample Student, Editor August 23, 2021

Once you start producing content, you’re going to want to know who’s reading it. Your site is setup with Google Analytics, a robust reporting tool from Google. Each week you’ll receive an e-mail...

Use the recent sports scores widget

Use the recent sports scores widget

Sample Staff Member August 23, 2021

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 New under Sports Score on the left navigation bar in...

Choose the right image size for online

Choose the right image size for online

Sample Staff Member, Writer August 23, 2021

Size your horizontal photos to 900px wide by 600px tall at a resolution of 72 dpi in RGB color mode before uploading them to your site. Always save photos in .jpg format. Your site will display vertical...

Tell the full story in long form

Tell the full story in long form

Sample Student, Editor-in-Chief August 23, 2021

Want to tell the full story?  To get started click on New under the Stories tab on the left navigation bar in the WordPress dashboard. Enter the headline for the article. In the box to the right of...

Completing the custom fields

Completing the custom fields

Sample Student, Staff Writer August 23, 2021

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...

Prepare your photos for online presentation

Prepare your photos for online presentation

Sample Staff Member, Staff Writer August 23, 2021

Your site automatically generates a series of scaled down images for each photo you upload for the various parts of your site that display different sizes of images. Cameras take pictures at a far higher...

Take your stories beyond the text

Take your stories beyond the text

Sample Staff Member August 23, 2021

Stories don't have to be for just the written word any more. Using some of the SNO FLEX features you can add embeddable objects, pull quotes, related story links, and videos all right along side the story...

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