About this site

This site will give you ideas of how the features of Glow Blogs are used for different purposes.

Technical help for using the features of Glow Blogs can be found on the Help Site.

This site is divided into sections covering: Types of Site, Concepts and Techniques.

Types of Site

Concepts

Techniques

Menus

A navigation menu is a list of a links. They are usually shown as a horizontal bar of links at the top of every page on a site. Menus are one of the main ways to create site structure and allow visitors to find their way about the site. Find… Read more

HTML

HTML (HyperText Markup Language) is the standard markup language for documents designed to be displayed in a web browser. It can be assisted by technologies such as Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)… Wikipedia. It is the code behind whatever you see on a website. You may use html in the post… Read more

CSS

CSS or cascading stylesheets is a method of changing the presentation of web content. Glows already use css. You can add your own via the Jetpack css module. We have some information on getting started with css on our jetpack blog. Here are some examples and help on using CSS… Read more

Draw Attention

The Draw Attention Plugin is a way to provide interactive images. You can set parts of an image to display more information or link to other places. We have a blog showing some examples and giving more information. You can find out about installing and using it on the Help Blog… Read more

Display Posts

The Display Posts Shortcode allows users to easily display listings of posts. This allows you to create sets of navigation links on your site easily. Note: the Make theme has a similar function built into its page builder template.
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Aggregation

Aggregation is the bringing together of content to your blog automatically. This can be as simple as using a widget to bring in tweets or lists posts from another site in a widget. There is informantion on the Twitter Widget and RSS Widget on Glow Blog Help. A few example… Read more