All posts by Kelly Kothary

How to add descriptions to images in Gmedia

How to add descriptions to images in Gmedia

Gmedia is a plugin for WordPress websites. If you have a Gmedia gallery setup and you want to add a description for your images follow these steps.

1Click on Gmedia Gallery in the sidebar.
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2Click on Albums.
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3Select the album you want to edit by click on the albums name.
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4Scroll down the page a bit until you get to the box with the images. Click the drop-down to the box that says Action and click Enter Edit Mode.
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5Here you can edit the title of all the images in the album by editing the Title box. It is recommended to have something here to explain the image.
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6For an additional description add text to the Description box. This is optional. The result below is what will be shown on the web page.
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How to delete images from Gmedia galleries

How to delete images from Gmedia galleries

Gmedia is  a plugin for WordPress websites. If you have a Gmedia gallery setup and you want to delete new images follow these steps.

1Click on Gmedia Gallery in the sidebar.
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2Click on Gmedia Library.
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3If you have many images, you want to filter them. In order to find images in a particular album click on the filter button.
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4Select Albums from the drop down.
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5Select which album you would like to see images for. Click Show Selected.
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6Scroll down until you’ve found the image you want to delete. Click Delete beside the image. You will be asked to confirm your action. Click OK if you are sure you want to delete.
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How to add images to galleries in Gmedia

How to add images to galleries in Gmedia

Gmedia is  a plugin for WordPress websites. If you have a Gmedia gallery setup and you want to add new images follow these steps.

1Click on Gmedia Gallery in the sidebar.
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2Click on Add/Import Files.
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3An upload box will then come up. Select which album the image is to go into under the Add to Album box.
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4Click on Add Files and navigate to the image on your computer that you want to add. If you want to add more than one file repeat this step. The button will now say 1 files queued click this to add more.
TIP: hold down the CTRL key on your keyboard to select more than one image.
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5When you’ve done selecting the images, click Start Upload. The images will automatically be added to the album and corresponding gallery.
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How to save a page as a draft in WordPress

How to save a page as a draft in WordPress

Sometimes you will start a post or page but it’s not ready for publishing. You will need to save this as a draft.

1In the Publish box of your new post/page, click the Save Draft button to save your work but not publish it.
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2When you are ready to publish the post/page click Publish.
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Removing a page temporarily

If you are working on a live page and you wish to remove it temporarily in order to edit it you need to change the status from published to draft.

1Click Edit in the Publish box.
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2Select Draft from the drop down box and click OK.
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3Click Update to save changes.
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If you make any further changes click Save Draft to keep it as a draft or click Publish to publish the post/page.

How to delete a post or page in WordPress

How to delete a post or page in WordPress

Have a page or post that needs deleting? Here’s how to do it.

1Select Posts or Pages in the sidebar.
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2On the list of post/pages find the one you wish to delete. Click on the Bin option.
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3Alternatively, when you’re in edit mode of the post/page click Move to bin in the publish box.
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Recovering a post or page which has been deleted

1Select Posts or Pages in the sidebar.
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2Click Bin at the top above your post/page listings.
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3Find the post or page you deleted and click on Restore.
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 The post/page will be restored from where you deleted it from.

How to edit a post or page in WordPress

How to edit a post or page in WordPress

It’s important to keep your website up to date to keep your visitors coming back. Here is an easy way to update your web page.

1Select Posts or Pages in the sidebar.
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2On the list of post/pages find the one you wish to edit. Click on the edit option.
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There are two styles of pages and the way that you edit them is different for both. If your page looks like the left, continue the steps. If your page looks like the right (with lots of boxes), jump to step 7.
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3Make sure the Visual tab is selected for easier editing.
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4Make any changes to the text.
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5If you wish to preview the changes before the page goes live, click the Preview Changes button. The page will open in another window for you to view.
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6Once you’re happy with the changes. Click the Update button. Your work will be saved and published to your website.
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7If your page is laid out into blocks, you need to edit the blocks separately. To edit a block hover your mouse over the block and when you see the word edit in the corner click it.
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8Make sure the Visual tab is selected for easier editing.
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9Make any changes to the text.
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10Click Done on the bottom right-hand corner.
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11Make any changes to the rest of the boxes in the same way. Once you’re happy with the changes click the Update button. Your work will be saved and published to your website.
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How to add a new page in WordPress

Add a new page in WordPress

It’s important to keep your website up to date and current, so you may want to add new content. Here is how to add a new page to your site.

1Click on Pages then Add New in the sidebar.

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2Add a title to your page, this will be part of your website address so keep this short. Then type your content of your page, don’t forget to format it correctly with headings.

NOTE: The font here will look different to your website, but don’t worry when you view the page on your site it will use the correct font settings.

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3 Click preview to see see the page before you publish it. When you are happy with what you have done click Publish.

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Add the page to a menu

4Go to Appearance in the sidebar and click Menus.

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5Select Pages . Tick the page(s) that you want to add then click Add to menu.

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6Move the page into the correct position on the menu. If you want the page to be part of a drop down in the menu then just slide it to the right to make it a sub item.

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7Click on Save Menu.

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6 ways to improve your income on your website

6 ways to improve your income on your website

So you’ve got a website up and running and you have ways to make money through it. But it’s not doing as well as you hoped, what can you do? Read our are ideas on how to increase those profits and get your audience engaged.

1. Solve a problem

Consider your target audience and what they maybe looking for when the come to your site. What is a common problem that people have in your market area that needs to be solved? Finding that problem and giving people a easy solution will hook them into your brand and build trust so that they come back to your website again and again and are most likely to spend money with you.

2. Make your website friendly

Make your website user friendly and mobile friendly. Give your users a clear direction on where to start when they visit your website. If your website has a blog a user may become overwhelmed in which article to start with first. Create a start here page to guide them through your site and links to your products.

3. Good content

Create excellent content that is better than your competitors. Write in-depth articles that search engines love and your uses will equally find interesting. Don’t forget to add links to your products and services. 

4. Get email signups

Get your users to sign up to your email list. This list is invaluable. These are people that are generally interested in your site and what you do. Having the ability to email them regularly means that you can pitch your products to people that are most interested and likely to buy or visit your site again.

To encourage users to sign up to your email list offer them free coupons or report in exchange for their email address. Offering them free, even better content, will make them want to sign up.

5. Target your subscribers

Once you have a new subscriber to your email list send them a follow up email. Send them links back to your website to show them the key areas of your site. 

Email or blog on your passive income products to help sell them. You can’t simply rely on just having a product on your site and hope that someone sees it. Make a feature blog on it, notify your email subscribers about it.

Email your subscribers regularly offering them more great content, special offers or your products.

6. Limited time offers

Offer limited time offers. Creating a good, cheap deal for a short amount of time will get people to do business with you. Once you have them buying and hooked to what you can offer they will be hungry for more.

How to change your URL

How to change your URL

Once you have created a page or post in WordPress it gives you a suggested URL based on your title. You can change this at any time by doing the following.

1 Open your page or post in WordPress to edit it.

2 Click the Edit button next to your permalink or URL.
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3 Make any changes to your URL. You can not make changes to the base part of your URL which is your domain. This is fixed. It is simply the address of the page or post that your are editing here.
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4 Click OK once you have made your changes.
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5 Click on Update to save changes to your page/post.
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Read10 tips on creating good URLs