Intro to Garden Package

On this page:

  1. Video Tutorial
  2. Changing home page style
  3. Editing your home page
  4. Editing Other pages
  5. Advanced Customization
  6. Other site features

To update basic site settings:

  • Your display first/ last name
  • Your email address for the contact form
  • your young living ID

Login in to your site dashboard. Click "Site Setup - > Site-Settings" When You're finished, make sure to click the "update" button.

To edit your home page:

Click on "Pages, and then click on the text "Home Page Style 1" or "Home Page Style 2".

[caption id="attachment_6324" align="aligncenter" width="867"] Your current home page will say "front page" next to it.[/caption]

Here is what you can edit (options differ slightly for different home page styles)

  • Header text
  • Logo ( choose either a logo or header text)
  • A photo
    • This could be of you, your team, or whatever you want, but most people choose a personal photo
    • must be at least 600px wide. Just upload the highest quality that you have.
    • To remove the current image and upload a new one hover your mouse over the current photo and click the X that appears in the upper right hand corner of the image.
      • Once you remove the current photo you'll see a button to add a new image.
  • Introduction
    • You have just over 600 characters to introduce people to you and your love of oils
  • Additional Home Page Text
    • This is an unlimited length text box. If want to add more text to your home page, this would be the place to do it.
  • Featured Image
    • This isn't visible anywhere on our site, but when you share your home page to social media this photo will show up in the preview box.
    • If you already have shared your site to Social Media Facebook may not automatically update to correctly show your new "featured image". To manually tell facebook to get your new "featured image" use the open graph debugger.

Make any changes that you'd like and then click "Preview Changes" or click "update" to make the changes live.

To change your home page style:

  • Login to your Dashboard
  • Click on "Site Setup"
  • Select the "Home Page Style" tab.
  • Choose the style you want and then click "update".

When you switch home page styles your photo and intro text will not be transferred so make sure to copy them over.

To edit and publish other pages:

  • Pages start in "draft mode" - they will not show in your menu until you publish them
  • To edit/ publish a page click on "Pages" then click on to:
  • Once your edits are complete click "preview" or "publish.
  • Optionally add an "featured image"  which will become the featured image when you share on social media.

Advanced Customization

  • Editing your menus
  • Customizing Fonts and Colors
    • From your dashboard click "appearance"
    • Choose "Customize"
    • Then click "General Settings" and then "Typography"
      • Be careful to choose fonts and colors that are easy to read
      • Preview your new fonts and colors on a desktop and mobile devices by clicking the icons at the very bottom of the customization menu pane.
    • Publish your changes
  • Adding your Social Media Networks (Header and footer of site)
    • From your dashboard click "appearance"
    • Choose "Customize"
    • Select "Social Media Networks"
      • add your links and delete out any placeholder links.
    • Publish your changes
    • test your links by clicking the social media icons in the header or footer of your site
  • Changing Site Title or Description
    • To update, go to your site dashboard
    • Go to the Appearance menu, and choose "customize"
    • On the next screen choose "Site identity"

Using other site features

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