Monthly Archives: January 2014

Gravatars, avatars and profiles

This is a tutorial for Cuna Street News contributors. (See list of tutorials and related posts).

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If you have uploaded a profile photo to Gravatar at some point in the past using your Flagler College email address, then your photo should automatically appear above your byline. But if you don’t already have a free Gravatar account linked to your Flagler address, you won’t see your smiling face on the website and you’ll have to create a new account. It’s easy and free. Continue reading

Resizing feature photos

This is a tutorial for Cuna Street News contributors. (See list of tutorials and related posts).

Begin by signing in and going to your Dashboard. Open the post where you want to upload a Featured Image. Look toward the bottom right corner – below Categories and Tags – and you’ll see the spot for the Featured Image.

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Find a featured image in your Library. If it is vertical, like the photo above, you’ll need to crop it. I suggest that the photo have proportions of roughly 2×1, that is, a photo whose width is about double its height. Note: If you’d like to be even more exacting, I believe that the window size that will display the photo measures 1,024 x 540. If you upload a photo that is 1,600 pixels wide, which should give you acceptable resolution, then the photo size would be 1,600 x 846. Continue reading