Website Manual

HOLDENS ARCHERS WEBSITE

SYSTEM INFORMATION

 I documented this information on the creation of our club website so that it can be maintained and supported. For obvious security reasons any passwords etc have been obscured. These and other key account information are only available in the hard copy version of the manual which resides with the chairman

 Steve J Waterfield

 2nd April 2014

 

1 HOW TO AMEND THE SITE

1 AMENDING A WEBSITE PAGE

The site was set up using WordPress free software

Go to the WordPress admin area: Admin Area: http://holdensarchery.org/wp-admin

Enter user name: xxxxxxxxx

Enter password: xxxxxxxxxx

You are now in the Dashboard area of WordPress -WordPress is the free software that you build the website in.

If not then go to the dashboard- by moving the cursor over the ‘Holdens Archery title on the top bar (with the little house icon next to it). A number of options will appear. Select ‘Dashboard’.

Go to the Pages button on the left hand side. This will display all the websites pages.

Put your cursor over the page you want to edit- you will see Edit/Quick Edit/Trash/view options

To delete the page select ‘Trash’

To edit the page select ‘Edit’

To remove a picture select the picture and press ‘delete’ on your keyboard.

To add a picture select the Add Media’ button’ this will take you into your media area where any photos you have added reside.

To add more photos select ‘Upload Files’ then ‘Select Files’. Then search for your photos on your PC File manager.

Select the files you want to upload

This will upload the photos into your media area.

Select the photo you want to insert into the webpage- a tick will appear in the top right corner of the photo.

Select ‘Insert into page’

The photo will now appear on your web page.

To edit the photo click on the photo. Two Icons will appear in the top left corner of the photo.

Select the left one.

You can then move the photo left/right/centre using the relevant buttons.

To change the picture size select the ‘Advanced Settings’ tag.

You can then edit the size. I have set all the photos at 400×600 or 600×400.

Select ‘Update’

Then select the blue ‘Update’ button on the right hand side of the screen’. This saves the change.

Then select the ‘view page’ button. This shows the page as it will appear on the website.

To edit the text on the page

Go to the Pages button on the left hand side. This will display all the websites pages.

Put your cursor over the page you want to edit-  you will see Edit/Quick Edit/Trash/view options

To delete the page select ‘Trash’

To edit the page select ‘Edit’

You can then amend the text directly.

Then select the blue ‘Update’ button on the right hand side of the screen’. This saves the change.

Then select the ‘view page’ button. This shows the page as it will appear on the website.

2 ADDING A WEBSITE PAGE

Go to the dashboard- by moving the cursor over the ‘Holdens Archery title on the top bar (with the little house icon nect to it). A number of options will appear. Select ‘Dashboard’.

Place your cursor over the +New  button-four options will appear (Post/Media/Page/User)

Select ‘Page’

Enter the page title in the top field

Type the text and add any photos to the lower field.

Select the blue ‘Publish’ button on the right of the screen.

Then select the ‘view page’ button. This shows the page as it will appear on the website.

Also a new title will appear on the top field of the website homepage.

To edit the page some more follow the instruction above or select the ‘Edit Page’ button on the top bar of the website.

Technical Support

WordPress is the industry standard software. It is free. There does not seem to be any online technical support. However if you Google any questions you are likely to find an answer somewhere.

2 TUTORIAL

 The Tutorial I used was provided by Tyler Moore at:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxphj0U5BGc

3 HOSTGATOR

The web host for our website is hostgator. Hostgator has two separate panels for accessing the account. This is to allow for one entity to be paying for the site whilst another may be controlling it on their behalf.

3 To log into your hostgator Billing Panel

The company that hosts our website is Hostgator.

You can log into your hostgator Billing Panel at https://gbclient.hostgator.com/, using the login credentials provided.

Enter Email address: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Enter password: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

You are now into the hostgator billing /support system.

This is where you can get technical support and access the account key information.

To get technical support select the Live chat button on the top right hand corner.

To get technical support you may need to provide your PIN number: this is xxxxxxxxxxx

4 To log into your hostgator CONTROL Panel

To log into the hostgator control panel

Go to: https://gator3283.hostgator.com:2083

Enter username: xxxxxxxxxxxx

Enter password: xxxxxxxxxxxxx

You are now in your hostgator control panel.

Brentwood