Most WordPress themes allow you to upload a header image, including ours. But your header image may also include your logo with a unique font style and color. Then once you upload it and check it out on the front end you see your image logo and your site title above it. So you remove … Continue reading Don’t Remove Your Site Title – Hide It!
Are you seeing more spam trackbacks listed in WordPress comments? A trackback helps to notify another author that something related was written to what the they wrote, even if you don’t have an explicit link to his article. This improves the chances of the other author sitting up and noticing that you gave him credit … Continue reading How to Disable Trackbacks and Pings in WordPress
When presenting to artists about their online presence I always preface my remarks about designing fine art websites with… There’s a reason why galleries have white walls and minimalist environments. That reason is that nothing is to interfere with the viewing of the art. Nothing! I started using WordPress in 2004. At that time minimalist … Continue reading Designing Fine Art Websites
There’s a little known button concealed in the screen options menu that will allow you to have your links open in a new browser window. Standard web practice is NOT to have links open in new windows as it is thought that in the end there would be to many windows open which will inconvenience … Continue reading How to Open WordPress Menu Link in New Window
The WordPress Media Library has come along way since I start using WordPress back at version 2.6. Internet connections are faster too (is anyone still on dial-up?). Having faster computers and lightening speed internet means that we don’t have to use thumbnail images as much. You have probably seen this concept on sites like This … Continue reading WordPress Single Image Gallery
CONCEPT: The concept behind the blog newsletter combo is that content sent to followers in emails can also be blog posts. This will make creating content and art blogging easy. As an artist I did not set out to blog about anything, let alone my art work. However, I did start to blog when a client … Continue reading The Blog Newsletter Combo Makes Art Blogging Easy
Once you have images in NextCellent Gallery you can use them throughout WordPress posts and pages. This tutorial will show you how to insert a single image from NextCellent Gallery on to any post or page. You can always upload images into the media library for use as feature or post images but if you … Continue reading Insert a Single Image from NextCellent Gallery
These three quick step lists should help you remember how to do the common tasks required to create and link NextCellent Gallery. Create and link a gallery to a page Create the gallery and upload your images Inside the gallery’s top task pane click the button that says add page. Go to Appearance > Menus and … Continue reading Quick Steps to Create & Link NextCellent Gallery
You will find many uses for it so I am going to show you how to copy and paste a link URL. It is important to know that pasting a URL does not automatically add a hyperlink to it. Nor should you be using a URL as the link text for a hyperlink. This is because most URL’s are not pretty and don’t have meaning. Read more about meaningful hyperlinks here.
Artbiz receives the odd request asking if there is a way to put a red dot in the description of their images. Unfortunately NextCellent Gallery doesn’t have that option and you’ll hard pressed to find a WordPress gallery plugin that does. By the way, the red dot tells people who the work is sold. • … Continue reading How to Add a Red Dot to Sold Art in WordPress