Category Archives: FAQ

How to Create a Page

The video below demonstrates how to create a page and add media. For support with UBC blogs, please visit  https://blogs.ubc.ca/support/ Other UBC Blog video tutorials you might be interested: How to create a custom menu: https://blogs.ubc.ca/blogsandbox/2016/12/21/how-to-create-a-custom-menu/ How to Manage Privacy Settings: https://blogs.ubc.ca/blogsandbox/2016/10/31/how-to-manage-privacy-settings/ … Continue reading

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How to Manage Privacy Settings

As a teacher creating a professional blog, protecting privacy isn’t just about protecting yourself but is also about being mindful of your students. As you build your site, you’ll want to ensure that you protect student privacy – this includes … Continue reading

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How to Create a Post

The video tutorial below will guide you through the steps of creating a post, adding pictures, managing categories and tags, and adjusting visibility setting.

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How to Add a User

Watch the video below to learn how to add someone as a site user and the different functions that you can assign to users. For support with UBC blogs, please visit  https://blogs.ubc.ca/support/ Other UBC Blog video tutorials you might be … Continue reading

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How to Get Started

This clear and concise video will help get you started with UBC Blogs WordPress. To learn more and/or to customize the look and feel of your blog, please visit the other tutorial posts and various pages in this site. You’ll … Continue reading

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Embedding a Twitter Feed

You can embed a twitter feed – your own or a hashtag you like to follow – into your blog by creating a widget in twitter, copying and pasting the embed code here, into the ‘text’ field of your blog. … Continue reading

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Embed a visual link

I love ’embedly’ – a cool little cloud based app you can use to embed a visual URL like the following: Yvonne Dawydiak (@yvonnedtechtalk) | Twitter or Portfolios To create an ’embedly’: Go to the website http://embed.ly/ “Create Embed” Paste … Continue reading

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Slideshows

If you have several images you’d like to include, you can add them as a slideshow like the one below (Portfolio Slideshow 1.5.1). You can also create more visually appealing slideshows using online apps such as ‘Slideshare’, ‘Flickr’ or ‘HaikuDeck’ … Continue reading

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