Web Publishing

Tip – Password protect PDFs exported from Word

This guide demonstrates how to password protect a PDF created in Microsoft Word or Publisher. With the file open in Word or Publisher, click on File go to the Backstage view. Select Save As from the menu and navigate to the desired save location. Use the Save as type dropdown to select the PDF file

Tip – Website content creation and gathering

This guide is a sequel to https://kindergarten.vic.gov.au/tips/planning-your-website/ Once you have the rough structure and hierarchy of your website you can start detailing it out with content. The content refers to the text copy, logos, images, PDFs and other files that you will be populating your site with. In the same way your site’s users have

Tip – WordPress create logos and icons

If you are using a WordPress theme, widget or block pattern with place-holder images you might need make custom or unique icons to replace them. This technique will work for making larger logos too. Before: After: You can do this quickly with the free web app Adobe Cloud Express. Make a free account here: https://express.adobe.com/sp/.

Build a basic WordPress contact form

This tip will show you how to create simple contact forms for your WordPress site. This example will use the plugin WPForms, one of many form builders you can find in the WordPress plugin store like Contact Form 7, Jetpack and others. You might find your site already has a plugin that handles forms or has

Tip – Restoring from a WordPress file & database backup

This tip will explain how to restore your WordPress site from a file and database backup.  It is the sequel to the Tip - Making a WordPress file and database backup and assumes you have followed those instructions and made a back up copy of the site files and downloaded the database tables as an

Tip – Making a WordPress file & database backup

This tip will explain how to create a file & database backup of your WordPress site. Also known as a manual backup. WordPress has great recovery features like page & post revisions, 30-day restore from trash and backup plugins that can roll back many mistakes. But none of these will help with a site so

Tip – WordPress webinar recording

We have updated the resources for the course with a video recording of the presentation. Please register to view the webinar   Duration: 1 hour The video covers the topics from the course: What is WordPress Planning your website Settings, site health & updates Adding pages & media Menu, widgets & plugins Themes Testing &

Tip – Planning your website

It is now essential to have an online presence for your Kindergarten that provides a quick and easy way for your audience to find you and access information and resources. You could create a website with a third party host like Wix, Weebly or Squarespace or use Social Media pages such as Facebook. Many volunteers and staff enjoy

How to disable comments in WordPress

When creating a new post or page on a WordPress site, comments are enabled automatically. Recently, we have noticed that spam bots are targeting comment boxes with inappropriate language. These comments can be viewed by anyone who is looking at your website. Please follow the steps below to disable comments. To disable comments when creating

Suggestions to help get your website found on the web

Just by creating a website doesn’t mean it will automatically be found through an Internet Search Engine tool such as Google. There are thousands of websites to compete with. Here are some tips to help make your site search-engine friendly. Add Keywords Use relevant keywords throughout the site page text. Search Engine crawlers/indexers rely on