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About Mikey Greenland

A web developer for CAES and UGA Extension, Mikey provides support for blog services.

Blogging: Lightbox

What is Lightbox? Lightbox is a WordPress feature that allows users to view larger versions images and video. It works like pop-up window, but rather than actually popping up a new window, it displays inside the primary window while the rest of web page dims in the background. To see…
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Blogging: Slideshow Header

The Slideshow Header is a new feature for our WordPress sites that allows you to display a slideshow in the header of your site. This post gives instructions on how to put a slideshow into your site’s header.
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Blogging Feature: Shortcode

Let’s talk about what the WordPress (blogging) shortcode is.  Here’s the definition from WordPress.com, “A shortcode is a WordPress-specific code that lets you do nifty things with very little effort. Shortcodes can embed files or create objects that would normally require lots of complicated, ugly code in just one line….
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Last Post for 2015

We hope that you enjoyed reading this blog and that it gave you some helpful tips. We try hard to post information that will make the jobs of those we support easier. Next year you will see more posts about our new Adobe Experience Management (AEM) content management system.  Over time, we plan to…
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Blog’s Favicon and App Icon

A while ago, we upgraded the blog to WordPress 4.3 which now has a new feature: Site Icons! This is also known as favicon which is short for “Favorite Icon”. Favicon is an icon where anyone can see their shortcut icon, website icon, bookmark icon, or mobile/tablet app icon. Here’s…
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Blogging: Access Mobile/Tablet App

There are other ways to access and/or publish your post on your blog without using a computer. Yes, we can use email to publish a blog, but the tools are not very good and it’s probably not the best solution. Why? It requires one email account that will allow your…
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Blogging Feature: Gallery

A gallery is a great way to show several images all together at once and the best part is when the user clicks on one of the images it will use lightbox (show larger images/videos will fill the screen and dim out the rest of the web page, sort of…
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