School Website

Your School website is built on the WordPress platform, the most popular Content Management System (CMS) in the world and is used by nearly 75 million websites. Because it is so widely used there are tons of resources out there to help you master the platform. One great resource is Lynda.com but since each installation can work and look a little differently here on the DES site you’ll find quick tips and how-tos specific to our district sites.

Login

Before Starting: Log into the Staff Portal If you are new to editing a site, your @aesd.org email address will need to be added to each site you wish to have editing rights to. Contact the district Web Developer for assistance. After you are logged in if you have access to edit a site, you […]

Getting Started

Login to your school website and navigate the admin dashboard.

Home Page

Here you’ll learn where and how you can make changes to items on the Home Page of your site including: Image Sliders School Site Navigation Menu The “A Word From Our Principal” section School News Section Image Slider To add/remove images from the large image slider on the home page follow these steps. From the […]

News Articles

News articles aka “Posts” appear on the home page under the “Message from our Principal” Creating a Post From the Dashboard of your site under the Post menu options click Add New Add Content Blocks As of January 2019, WordPress 5.0 brings along one major update – the new Gutenberg editor. Gutenberg helps you create […]

PDFs, Images & Other Documents

Images Prepare your image: Resize, Crop or Edit and rename files. Consider using Pixlr Image Editor for or other photo editing software. From a post or page in the admin area add a new Image Block. From the window that pops up you can: Drag your image onto the panel or Click “Upload Files” followed […]

School Website Was Last Modified: October 8, 2019