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Website features and extensions

Some of the websites we build and manage have extra features, such as photo galleries.

The most popular are explained below.

Automatic posting to social media

Updating your social media profiles every time you publish new content can quickly become a chore – which is why we automate it for you. We use a system called Jetpack Publicise that updates your social media profiles automatically when you publish a new blog post. We normally only use it for Facebook and/or Twitter, […]
Mail Poet

Mailpoet

Mailpoet is our weapon of choice when it comes to sending email newsletters from your WordPress website. It’s a fantastic piece of software built and maintained by a great team of people who are committed to constantly improving what they do. On sites where we add Mailpoet we do all the configuration –  email settings, […]

Food and Drink Menu

Food and Drink Menu plugin allows you to create a restaurant menu for cafes, bars and eateries, and display it in your site.. This plugin creates two new post types, Menu Items and Menus, which can be used to easily construct a menu. Full instructions are available on the Plugin author’s website.

Using the Business Directory

Full documentation for the Business Directory can be found on the Business Directory Plugin website.
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How to view contact form submissions

Many of our client websites store contact form submissions on the website database and if you have access to your website admin area you can view them. It’s a handy way to see in one place all contacts received by your website contact form. And since email generated by contact forms can sometimes be unreliable, […]
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Photo Galleries

We use a couple of different software packages to display photo galleries on websites. The main two are Photo Gallery and NextGen Gallery.   Adding and changing photo galleries on your website Whatever software is on your site, the principles are the same; Go to the gallery tab and create your gallery first, adding your […]
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Events Organiser

If your website has ‘Events’ which is underneath ‘Posts’ when logged in, then this video will show you how to set it up. Was this video useful? How can we improve this page? Please help us make our guides as useful as possible. Leave your suggestions below and don’t forget to rate the page.