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27
Apr

Story Theme Tutorials – Start Here!

The authors of the Story Theme have kindly created a wonderful tutorial page for the Story theme. I’m not super interested in reinventing the wheel so I strongly urge you to start by checking out their tutorial page first. If you can’t find answers to your questions there, or get confused, come back here and see what I …

20
Feb

Risen Theme Tutorials – Start Here!

The author of the Risen Theme has kindly created a wonderful tutorial page for the Risen theme. I’m not super interested in reinventing the wheel so I strongly urge you to start by checking out his tutorial page first. If you can’t find answers to your questions there, or get confused, come back here and see what …

4
May

Create your first newsletter in mailchimp.

Here is a video that will show you how to create a campaign in mailchimp. Keep in mind that if you have a blog, a mailchimp newsletter is DIFFERENT than a blog post. You can setup your blog to automatically feed to your mailchimp list, but it’s a little more challenging to setup your mailchimp …

14
Dec

Quick Start Guide for Series Engine

If your church website is using the Series Engine plugin to manage sermon series, check out this quick start guide designed to get you started. Series Engine is a very robust message series manager with a ton of great features. The creators have also provided a User’s Manual link with detailed instructions for many features …

19
Mar

Post a sermon with the Risen Theme

If you go to this page on the Risen theme author’s website and expand the “Multimedia (Sermons)” option you can watch or read a tutorial at your leisure which will walk you through adding a sermon. Begin the YouTube video tutorial at the 1:40 mark as the first two minutes was about setting up your media …

11
Mar

How to add an image to a page or post.

Following is a tutorial from UploadWP showing how to add an image to a page or post. Please note, if you have the Advanced Image Styles plugin installed you will also be able to perform a few extra tasks simply, like placing a border around an image. Enjoy.

10
Jul

How to create a new blog post or page.

If you’re planning on blogging a lot, you might want to take a moment to get comfortable with the user interface for adding content to a post or page. In the below tutorial, the author does a great job sharing the basics. Note: there is a difference between POSTS and PAGES. Posts will be added …

1
Jun

How To Add Sermons Using Series Engine

In the following video, you’ll get a quick overview of how to add sermons to your website using the Series Engine plugin. Note: this is a paid plugin to be able to add sermons to your website. Click the link if you are interested in purchasing.  This video was created by the makers of Series …

16
Feb

How to quickly duplicate posts or events.

In this screencast I will show you how to install a simple plugin that will allow you to quickly duplicate posts on your website. This comes in handy, particularly, if you are using the Risen Theme and want to create monthly events that each have unique dates, like a Men’s Breakfast or Women’s Bible Study.