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Welcome to Gutenberg

Welcome to Gutenberg

Happy New Year! We might only be a few weeks into 2019, but change is in full swing. The WordPress community has had an extremely busy couple of weeks with the introduction of WordPress 5.0, also known as Gutenberg, and all of the changes that have come with it. Don’t...

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How to Create Great Content for Instagram

How to Create Great Content for Instagram

Instagram is an image-based platform that's not only beautiful and fun, but also brings a sense of community. Its users are used to professional, high-quality images and videos, so if you want to grow your church community with Instagram, creating eye-catching visuals...

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Worship Times Features: Hidden Gems

Worship Times Features: Hidden Gems

When we hand off a newly built Worship Times site to a member, we offer a run-through of the site’s Dashboard, the tools you will use in editing and adding to your site. One of the most important areas of the Dashboard we highlight is our custom Worship Times area....

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Quick Fix: Resizing Pictures

Quick Fix: Resizing Pictures

The correct size and shape of pictures will help a website looking great. If you have a Worship Times site, this especially applies for pictures included in the staff and slider plug-ins, and if you are using featured pages and posts. WordPress does include some...

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ABC’s of WordPress with Worship Times: Pages, part 2

ABC’s of WordPress with Worship Times: Pages, part 2

Yesterday we re-introduced you to Pages, and how to enter basic content on your WordPress site. Today we will look at the additional tools you can use to build beautiful pages throughout your site. Your page content and format is the main way you will distinguish your...

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ABC’s of WordPress with Worship Times: Pages, part 1

ABC’s of WordPress with Worship Times: Pages, part 1

Periodic refreshers are helpful from time to time. These how-to can be a help to remind, encourage and instruct WordPress users as they work on their sites. Pages Pages are the basic building blocks of your WordPress site. Unless your site’s overall focus is a blog*,...

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Summer Review: Accessibility

Summer Review: Accessibility

This week, we are honored to hear from a guest author, the Rev. Laura Bratton, about the importance of making your websites accessible to those with different physical and mental abilities. Rev. Bratton is a coach and consultant who works with people to face difficult...

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Summer Review: Organization

Summer Review: Organization

Many people don’t think much about how their website is organized once the initial design and build is complete, and the website is launched. However, like any system, as people use it, you will find places that your organization doesn’t make much sense, or is...

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Summer Review: Old Stuff, New Stuff

As the rate of support requests increases at Worship Times, we can tell summer is winding down for our member ministries. Vacations are ending, Fall programs kick-offs are on the horizon, and people are looking to clean up their websites. This is a perfect time to...

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1st Commandment for Church Websites

The team at Worship Times is dedicated to empowering congregations developing their church websites and digital presence. On November 1 Worship Times was named one of Worship Leader Magazine's Editor's Pick for web development (read more here). So for the next couple...

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Does Your Church need Online Giving?

As churches begin to look toward the annual stewardship campaign, many will be considering whether or not they should add online giving to their website. The answer is yes, if you can. We can take pictures of checks and upload them to our bank account. We use...

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Using Social Media Trademarks

Using social media logos is not just website design issues but is also a legal issue. I am not a lawyer and am providing this blogpost for basic information. Specific questions should be directed to a lawyer.   Social media connection is a key part of communication in...

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