Site Instructions

Operating WordPress as a Contributor

  • Writing a Post
  • Reviewing Comments
  • Modifying your profile

Writing a Post

  1. Log into wordpress via “www.seqingclarity.com/wp-admin”
  2. From the menu on the left select “Posts” followed by “Add New”
  3. To add a title or body enter them into the corresponding text boxes (see formatting rules below)
  4. To add a photo to the body of the post use the “Add Media” button (this adds it to the line your cursor is currently on)
  5. You must select a featured image for your post in the bottom right of the screen (see below for image constraints)
  6. Select either the technology or genomics category from the menu on the right of the screen
  7. If you are writing the post for the genomics category please add the tag ‘slider’ to your post on the right of the screen
  8. Remember to hit the “Send for Review” button when you have completed writing your article

Reviewing Comments

  1. Log into wordpress via “www.seqingclarity.com/wp-admin”
  2. From the menu on the left side of the page select “Comments”
  3. You can now view comments (note that being a contributor doesn’t give you comment moderation privileges)

Modifying Your Profile

  1. Log into wordpress via “www.seqingclarity.com/wp-admin”
  2. From the left menu bar select the “Profile” option
  3. You can now change any of your profile options (remember to hit “save changes” when completed)

 

Operating WordPress as an Editor

  • Writing a Post
  • Approving a Post
  • Modifying a Post or It’s Options
  • Reviewing/Moderating Comments
  • Modifying Your Profile
  • Creating/Modifying a Page
  • Creating/Modifying Categories

Writing a Post

  1. Log into wordpress via “www.seqingclarity.com/wp-admin”
  2. From the menu on the left select “Posts” followed by “Add New”
  3. To add a title or body enter them into the corresponding text boxes (see formatting rules below)
  4. To add a photo to the body of the post use the “Add Media” button (this adds it to the line your cursor is currently on)
  5. You must select a featured image for your post in the bottom right of the screen (see below for image constraints)
  6. Select either the technology or genomics category from the menu on the right of the screen
  7. If you are writing the post for the genomics category please add the tag ‘slider’ to your post on the right of the screen
  8. Remember to hit the “Publish” button when you have completed writing your article

Approving a Post

  1. Log into wordpress via “www.seqingclarity.com/wp-admin”
  2. From the menu on the left select “Posts” followed by “All Posts”
  3. Currently you should be looking at a list of all the posts, please select “Pending” at the top of the page to filter this
  4. Several options can be taken here but to achieve what we want we need to hover over the post and select “Edit”
  5. From here we can then publish the post by simply selecting “Publish” on the right of the screen

Modifying a Post or It’s Options

  1. Log into wordpress via “www.seqingclarity.com/wp-admin”
  2. From the menu on the left select “Posts” followed by “All Posts”
  3. Currently you should be looking at a list of all the posts, select any filtering options from the top of the page now
  4. Depending on whether you want to modify all the post’s options or it’s minor options and content there are two options:
    1. Hover over a post and select “Quick Edit” to modify all it’s options (things like author, date, title, status, etc.)
    2. Hover over a post and select “Edit” to modify it’s content and minor options (title, status, etc.)
  5. In either instance remember to hit “Update” when done

Reviewing/Moderating Comments

  1. Log into wordpress via “www.seqingclarity.com/wp-admin”
  2. From the menu on the left side of the page select “Comments”
  3. You can now view comments (note that being a editor gives you comment moderation privileges)
    1. To moderate comments simply filter the visible comments by selecting the “Pending” option at the top of the page
    2. Hover over a unapproved comment and select “Approved” from it’s options to approve it
  4. Note that a streamlined version of these options are also present on the dashboard when you first log in

Modifying Your Profile

  1. Log into wordpress via “www.seqingclarity.com/wp-admin”
  2. From the left menu bar select the “Profile” option
  3. You can now change any of your profile options (remember to hit “save changes” when completed)

Creating/Modifying a Page

  1. Log into wordpress via “www.seqingclarity.com/wp-admin”
  2. From the menu on the left select “Pages” followed by “Add New” to create a new page, and “All Pages” to view/modify a current page
  3. When creating a new page follow these steps:
    1. To add a title or body enter them into the corresponding text boxes (see formatting rules below)
    2. To add a photo to the body of the post use the “Add Media” button (this adds it to the line your cursor is currently on)
    3. You must select a featured image for your page in the bottom right of the screen (see below for image constraints)
    4. For your page attributes you want to change the template from “Default Template” to “Full Width”
    5. Your page is done (Note, that as a editor you are unable to add this page to any menu)
  4. When viewing/Modifying a current page follow these steps:
    1. Hover over the page to modify and either select “Edit” or “Quick Edit”
    2. “Edit” will bring up the page modification screen which you can use to modify it (see “Creating a new page” above for more detail on this step)
    3. “Quick Edit” will bring up several options for that page such as title, slug, date, author, template, and status
  5. Remember to hit “Publish” or “Update” when done

Creating/Modifying Categories

  1. Log into wordpress via “www.seqingclarity.com/wp-admin”
  2. On the left side of the screen hover over “Posts” to be presented with a list of categories
  3. From this list we want to select the “Categories” option
  4. To create a new category follow these steps:
    1. Fill in the information on the left hand side of the page (most likely you dont want a parent category)
    2. Select the “Add New Category” option
  5. To modify an existing category follow these steps:
    1. Hover over the category on the right hand side of the screen and select “Edit” or “Quick Edit”
    2. When selecting “Edit” you can modify the name, slug, parent, and description
    3. When selecting “Quick Edit” you can modify the name and slug
  6. Remember to select the “Update” option when done modifying the information

 

Formatting Consistency

Text

– Basic text should be using the paragraph format (can be set through visual editor)

– Headings should use “heading 2″ – “heading 4″ as their format

Code Text

– Currently you need to wrap the text in <code> through the non visual editor and also bold the code comments

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