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LOGGING IN TO ADMIN INTERFACE

Access the admin login page by going to About KV ang click adm at the bottom right.

Fill in Username and Password.

TIP: Open two other tabs on your web browser. One for your Dashboard where you will login, and another for your actual website. This enables you to check and check back.

 

CREATING NEW PHOTO GALLERY

On the Dashboard (left panel), click (hover) Gallery then click Add Gallery / Images.

NOTE: Make sure to resize your images/photos to at least 500pixels width to ensure faster loading of your website’s pages and photo gallery slideshows.

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Type in the Gallery title then click Add Files. Browse for your images in your computer. NOTE: you can choose more than one image.

Then click Start Upload.

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Upload of images is complete.

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CREATING THE POST (Article)

Click (hover) on Posts on the Dashboard then click Add New.

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Type in Title of post

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Then click Add Gallery icon

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On the Add Gallery dialogue setup, make sure NextGEN Basic Thumbnails is chosen

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Then click What would you like to display?

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Click on the empty text box labelled Galleries, then scroll down to the last entry using the scroll slider then click on the last entry which should be the latest gallery that you’ve created.

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Then click Insert Displayed Gallery (blue button)

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Complete the post by setting up other attributes

Edit the Publish date (optional) on the right side.

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Disable the background music’s autoplay for this post. Scroll down to Soundy Background Music then choose No on both options.

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Categorize the post. On the right panel Tick on corresponding category (group) where the post should belong.

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Add tags (optional) to make this particular post searchable. Make sure to separate tags with commas.

Lastly, add an image to represent the post. Click Set NextGEN featured image

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On the Set NextGEN featured image dialogue setup, click on the list of galleries then scroll down to the last entry using the scroll slider then click on the last entry which should be the latest gallery that you’ve created.

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Then click Select.

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Then click Show on the corresponding tiny image that you want to use.

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Details of the image’s properties will open. Then click Use as featured image.

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When Done, close this dialogue set up by clicking on the X at upper right.

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SAVE all your work on this POST to publish it on your website frontend by clicking on Publish (scroll back up blue button).

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Check your new post by visiting your website.

TIP: make it a habit to open two tabs on your browser when updating your website–one for your website frontend and another tab for your Dashboard. This enables you to check and check back. Make sure to always refresh the frontend tab whenever you want to see any changes you made.

 

Good luck!

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