Using menus in other places

A menu is simply a list of links.  Menus are made using the dashboard,  and you make make several menus on one site if you wish.

You can use menus in places other than the main site navigation bar.  For example two places you might want to use a menu are:

  • somewhere in the body of a page
  • at the side of a page

Here’s how:

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Edit the Footer

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How to edit the footer graphics and links on your WP site…

STEP 1: locate and prepare any logo image files you wish to place in the footer.  These should be jpegs, gifs, or pngs.

STEP 2: display your site, and sign in

STEP 3: from the dashboard tools on the left select Media > Add New

STEP 4: drag the image files you located in STEP 1 and drop them on the upload area.  Wait until uploads complete.

STEP 5: from the dashboard tools on the left, select Appearance > Widgets

STEP 6: on the right of your screen, expand the panel Footer Area One

STEP 7: adding a new image / removing an existing image / changing an existing image / changing order of images

to add a new image:

  • find the widget called Image Widget in the large Available Widgets panel on the left, then drag it and drop it on to the Footer Area One panel on the right.
  • in the Image Widget panel you’ve just dropped, click Add Image
  • click the Media Library tab
  • click show beside the image you wish to add
  • in the image details, under Size click either thumbnail, or, if the logo image is suitably small, full size
  • click the Insert Into Widget button near the bottom of the image details
  • still in your Image Widget panel, delete the title text and delete the caption  text
  • still in your Image Widget panel, paste the link address for this logo onto the Link box
  • still in your Image Widget panel, select Open New Window on the drop-down below the Link
  • still in your Image Widget panel, enter text describing the logo in the Alternate Text box (used by text readers, e.g. for the visually impaired).
  • still in your Image Widget panel ensure that align is set = none
  • still in your Image Widget panel, click the save button

to remove an existing image:

  • expand Image Widget panels in Footer Area One to identify the image which you wish to remove
  • click delete near the bottom of the appropriate Image Widget

to replace an existing image:

  • expand Image Widget panels in Footer Area One to identify the image which you wish to replace
  • click Update Image
  • click the Media Library tab
  • click show beside the image you wish to add
  • in the image details, under Size click either thumbnail, or, if the logo image is suitably small, full size
  • click the Insert Into Widget button near the bottom of the image details
  • still in your Image Widget panel, delete the title text and delete the caption  text
  • still in your Image Widget panel, paste the link address for this logo onto the Link box.
  • still in your Image Widget panel, enter text describing the logo in the Alternate Text box (used by text readers, e.g. for the visually impaired).
  • still in your Image Widget panel ensure that align is set = none
  • still in your Image Widget panel, click the save button

to change the order of images:

  • you can re-order images by dragging and dropping the Image Widgets within the Footer Area One panel
  • the top-to-bottom order in the Footer Area One panel will appear as left-to-right order in the page footer