Category Archives: Blogging

One more way to save space

If you’ve noticed your site running more slowly or seen your storage space creeping closer to 100%, there is another easy remedy.  On your dashboard, go to the Media section, then click Library.  By default, you should see all the … Continue reading

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Managing Your Storage Space

Some of you might have noticed something that looks like this when you view your Dashboard: You’re (hopefully) not at 100% space used, but you might be getting closer to it if your site has lots of large images or … Continue reading

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Embedding Maps

It might occasionally be helpful to include a map in your posts—say, if you’re having an event outside the library or writing about local history.  Here are three different ways that you can incorporate maps into what you’re doing. Google … Continue reading

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Using Widgets, Part II

In the last post, I talked about using text widgets to add links to services like Tumblr & Overdrive to your website.  This time, we’ll see how to use some of the widgets built into Jetpack to add Facebook, Twitter, … Continue reading

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Using Widgets

Widgets are an easy way to alter your website and can link to other places where you might be posting your content, like Facebook or Twitter.  Most of the time, there are a few steps involved in using widgets, but … Continue reading

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Galleries

One of the easiest ways to spruce up your page and make your images more distinct is WordPress’s Gallery feature. It allows you to embed thumbnails with captions directly into your posts or create a moving slideshow of images, all … Continue reading

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Facebook and social networks

Your users connect with you in many different ways.  Some might start at your website, some might go straight to your Facebook or Twitter, but it’s easy to make sure that all of them can reach the same content.  No … Continue reading

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Finding images

I’ve enjoyed reading your posts this week!  It’s great to see how Nebraska libraries are using your websites to promote programming, provide reader’s advisory, or just share information with your users.  Incidentally, if you’d like to see what other libraries … Continue reading

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Do your patrons know where to find you?

Take a moment and check your site for your library’s address and phone number. Is it on your About page? That’s good. Is it in your sidebar and therefore showing up on ever page? Even better. Is it not on … Continue reading

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