Images

There are so many things you can do with images from right within WordPress! Not enough? Just let us know, and we can give you some other recommendations. Single Images You can add all sorts of images to your posts and pages. They can be full-sized and centered (as above) or they can be a smaller size and left or right aligned. You can link them to other pages. You can even give them … [Read more...]

Sliders

Don't be confused by the name. In the world of WordPress development, we call these things sliders, but many people call them slideshows as well. You can create a combination of slides, and there are a number of settings where you can customize each slider to fit your needs, but here are the basics. Images Your standard image slider - be sure to check out all of the … [Read more...]

Audio

Although you have the ability to add mp3 audio files directly to your Media Library, these files have the potential of being extremely large. We recommend using Amazon S3 as a storage account for your audio files if you find that you are eating up your storage space on Worship Times. Once stored there, just grab the file link and paste it in WordPress. And don't forget about our Publications audio … [Read more...]

Presentations

WordPress doesn't support uploading my PowerPoint presentation? What gives? It's all about usability, accessibility, and security. But there's another way! Check out SlideShare - it's the best way to share your online presentations, no matter what the format, quickly and easily. And the best part? You can embed it using the "Add Media" button! … [Read more...]

Polls & Surveys

First, we highly recommend using the Forms feature already found on WordPress. Forms can be used for much more than just a way to get in contact with you - use them for polls, surveys, whatever, and keep them within your site. The plug-in we use for Forms is a service called Gravity Forms. It's very versatile, easy-to-use, and can be as simple or as complex as you need to be. (Trust me, we've seen … [Read more...]

Videos

If you've heard it once, you've heard it a million times - a picture says a thousand words. Then what about video? (Bet you haven't heard that one!) You now have so many options right at your fingertips. Just click on "Add Media" to embed a video from any number of sources! *Tip: You will have to have an account with a video service if you want to upload your own videos. We recommend Vimeo … [Read more...]