Monthly Archives: May 2011

Adding an Event to Your Website Calendar

This tutorial gives a step-by-step guide to adding events to your calendar. If you don’t have a calendar component on your site and would like one, please contact us.


 

In this tutorial, we give you a step-by-step guide to adding a calendar event to your new website.

Click on the small arrow to start the video.

Steps:

Step 1: Make sure that you are logged into your site.

Step 2: Locate your user menu. It will only be available if you are logged in.

Step 3: Click on the Add Event link to bring up the event editor.

Step 4: Fill in the title, and check the box that the event is published.

Step 5: Write a description of the event or paste it in from a previously written article.

Step 6: Click on the second tab called “Sessions” and input the location, date and time of the event. Note that time is in 24 hour format. If you need help with that format, you can use our 24-hour Cheat Sheet.

Step 7. Click Save.

You should see a note that the event was saved. That’s it.

More tutorials are available for specific areas at Pastisenterprises.com. You can also contact us at any time for more assistance.

Adding Articles to Your Joomla Website

In this tutorial, we give you a step by step guide to adding articles to your website.


 

One of the best features of a Joomla/CMS based website is its ability to quickly add articles and edit in “real-time” any existing articles. This is a quick guide that will have you adding articles in no time.

Click on the small arrow to start the video.

Overview:

Step 1: Make sure that you are signed into your site.

Step 2: Locate the User Menu. The user menu will only appear if you are logged in. It may be located on the left or right column, or at the bottom of the page.

Step 3: Click on the “Add an article” link. A Text Editor will appear. The tools available look very similar to those found in word processing applications such as Microsoft Word or WordPerfect.

Step 4: Type in the Title of the article.

Step 5: In the text box, either type the article or paste in a previously written article.

Step 6: Select your publishing options such as the section, category and date of publication.

Step 7: (Optional but recommended) Type in Metadata information such as a short description and key words so that search engines will index the article.

Step 8: Click save.

 

Note: if you want to edit an article, click on the pencil-like icon near the article’s header and you will open the Article Editor. Then you can use the same steps above.

More tutorials are available for specific areas at Pastisenterprises.com. You can also contact us at any time for more assistance.

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