After logging in, you’ll be taken directly to the Dashboard. This is where you’ll access options that allow you to create and alter content.
Fusion Slider: Access to the Fusion Slider plugin. There are two options, Add/Edit Slides and Add/Edit Sliders. Once a slider is completed here, it can be added to a page as a Fusion Slider element.
Posts: There are 4 options here.
- All Posts, which allows you to see a sortable list of all posts.
- Add New to create a new post.
- Add Categories and
- Add Tags (more information in Posts section).
Events: Disregard for now.*
Media: Here you can either visit the Media Library or add new media.
Pages: Here you can select All Pages, Add New, and Tree View. We recommend using the Tree View (see: Page Tree View for more information)
Portfolio: Disregard for now.*
FAQs: Disregard for now.*
Contact: Access to the Contact Form 7 plugin to create forms. Contact Forms will allow you to view and edit forms while Add New will add a new form (see: Contact Forms for more information).
Menus: Add and modify main navigation menus(which are displayed across the top of your pages, under the COM logo).
Profile: Edit your account profile
Tools: Here you can access the Broken Link Checker to make sure all of your links are working properly.
Elastic Slider: Access to the Elastic Slider Plugin. Here you you can Add or Edit Slides and Add or Edit Groups(sliders).
Layer Slider WP: Using Layer Slider will be added in a future update to this guide..
Connections: Connections is the plugin we use to provide campus-specific faculty and staff directories. It allows users to create attractive staff entries by filling out a simple form, and allows the profiles to be displayed in several locations while only needing to update the single entry.