Visualizing Microbial Seascapes - WordPress

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Getting Started

  • Access your site at and login with your Evergreen login and password
  • As Authors you have the ability to create and edit your own posts but not others
  • Dashboard overview

Create a new Post

  1. From the Admin bar at the top click +New > Post to create a new post
  2. Title your post
  3. Begin writing in the content area or copy and paste from another word processing tool

Markup your content

Use the text editing toolbar to style or markup your text
  1. Add links to internal or external pages
  2. Click the Toolbar Toggle icon Wp-toolbar-toggle.png to expand a second row of editing tools
  3. Use the Special Characters Wp-special-characters.png button to insert Greek letters if needed
  4. Use the More button to set the excerpt text that is displayed on the category page


Categorize your post

  • Categorize your post as either Phytoplankton or Zooplankton. See the Category panel to the right when editing your post.

Images, video and linked files

  • Insert an image and add a caption.
  • Inserting Animated GIFs into your post is the same as adding an image - just make sure you choose Full Size
    Set image size = Full Size for animated GIFs
  • Set the featured image for your post
    • If your featured image is is landscape (or square) oriented (width greater than height). If not, you can choose to "Edit Image" and choose to rotate and/or crop when you're adding the image to your image library to get the image in a landscape orientation.
  • Image Galleries allow you to create a thumbnail grid of multiple images
  • Embed video from Vimeo or YouTube by pasting the URL link into the content area of your page/post
  • Link to a file

Change your profile's display name

Your chosen display name will be published with your post. To change what is displayed:

  1. Go to your Edit my profile in the upper right of the Admin Bar under Howdy
  2. Add a nickname if you want to use something not already listed
  3. Choose your Display Name from the drop down list
  4. Click Update Profile at the bottom of the page