If you can think of it, there’s probably a plugin that does it* * And we probably already have it installed.
A Few Of Our Favorites From the back… Mail SMTP wpDirAuth Akismet and WP Zero Spam Black Studio Touch Dropdown Menu Google Analyticator User Role Editor Private! and Private Only Sidebar Login My Custom CSS WPtouch Pro To the front Social media widgets Advanced YouTube, Custom Field and Featured Page Widgets Contact Form 7 Events Made Easy Google Maps Search Everything Shutter Reloaded Subscribe by Email Yet Another Related Posts Plugin
What We’ll Cover Events Calendar An Image Gallery A More Advanced Image Gallery Forms for contacts, information, applications Social Media Integration
How To Do It Click Activate But wait, that’s not all. – Read about it. Click on the link to the plugin page – Look at the screenshots – Make sure you configure it! Look at the settings Apply the widget and configure it, too.
Let’s Experiment Make an events calendar – Activate Events Made Easy – Look at the settings page – Add a location – Add a new category – Create a new event – Preview the home page, then the calendar page
“Events Made Easy” Find your new menu and do some basic set-up…
Add A Location Create a Location using the “Locations” link in the left column
NextGEN Gallery NOT MULTISITE COMPATIBLE! But it works great on individual sites. A fairly complex plugin with lots of features and customizations. Gather images into galleries Gather galleries into albums Different views
Social Media For following, – Invite your blog readers to follow or like your Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. page Sharing, – Make it easy for people to share your stories on social media sites Integrating – Including social media content within your blog
Including a Twitter feed Using the Twitter Widget Pro plugin. Pull Content In
Set up API keys You’ll need to log into the Twitter Developer section to do this. Instructions are included on the other tabs More details are available at blogs.shu.edu
Configure the Widget Add it to the widget area of your choosing Account name Title Specifications and options
Advanced Twitter Feed Integration Uses full API credentials, which can be tricky to set up Avatars, additional links, more options