How to create a new page in your WordPress Faculty site

1. Go to your WordPress faculty site and click on the "Log in" link under the "Meta" section in the right column:

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2. Enter your CCRI user name and domain account password:

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3. In your site's "Dashboard" click on the down-arrow next to "Pages", if not already selected, and then click on the "Add New" link:

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1.4 In the "Upload New Media" window, click the "Select Files" button:

1.5 Browse to the local location where you published/downloaded the files from your FrontPage faculty Web.

NOTE: I just happen to be using a different folder of downloaded PDF files for this part of the tutorial but it makes no difference –the same principles apply to any folder of files –as long as they are reachable from the computer you're using to edit your WordPress site.

Select the content that you want to add on your new page from your old site or simply enter the new content into the text editing window.

If you copied content from your old site, you need to check all links and be sure that they are not broken and are linking your WordPress site, rather than your FrontPage site. If

Step 2. Insert a link to the file on an existing page

2.1 Open the page on which you want to add a link to the file, then click the "Edit" link (you must be logged into your site in order to see the "Edit" link):

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2.2 If the link is already on the page but it is linking to your FP site (which will be a common situation if you copied and pasted the content of the page into a new WordPress page) then click anywhere in the currently linked text, then click the "unlink" icon in the toolbar:

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2.3 Then select the now unlinked text and click on the "Add Media" icon, which is the last one in the "Upload/Insert" tool bar :

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2.4 In the "Add Media" pop-up window, select the "Media Library" link:

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2.5 In the Media Library tab, type in a search term you know is in the file name you want to link to, then click "Search Media". When the file appears in the search results, click on the "Show" link:

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2.6 In the "Show" view, make sure the "Title" field reads the way you want the link to read. If not, now is the time to edit it –because however the title reads, that is how your link will read. When it reads the way you want it to read, click on the "Insert into Post" button:

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2.7 You should then see the link to the file on the page.

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Step 3 Test

3.1 Preview the change by clicking on the "Preview Changes" button in the "Publish" panel:

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3.2 Click on the new (or edited) link on the preview page. In the cases where you're updating a link which went to your old site, make sure the URL (web address) of the file the link opens is showing the file is on your new WordPress web's location –not still going to your old FrontPage site. If all is well, go back to the editing page (see above) and click the "Update" button –doing so will publish your changes to your live site.

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Last Updated: 5/10/17