Ok, we’re going to start with setting up some permissions.
Go to “modules”
Now, put a check mark by the following:
Now, let’s switch the theme of the site.
Go to “appearance” and choose a theme.
Pick anything…doesn’t matter (but you might have to fix it later).
Now, one more thing before we create a basic page…let’s look at embedding YouTube videos.
Don’t grab the link (http)…you want the embed code (starts with <iframe).
Put the embed code into whatever content you’re creating. Use the page break <p> before and after the video.
A quick side lesson on embedding tweets, and Vimeo vids.
Copy the code…
Embedding Vimeo videos.
Customize the heck out of it, if you want.
Ok, let’s move on to embedding pictures.
Sometimes, you just need a picture of something (not a celebrity, sports star, etc.) to tie into your story. For example, if you’re a news site publishing a story about how sitting at a desk all day is terrible for your health, you may want to put up like this to attract attention.
You don’t want to just grab a pic off Google, as this can get you sued.
Instead, go to Flickr Creative Commons (flickr.com/creativecommons)
Search for something.
Then, click on the square in the lower right hand corner.
“Grab the HTML/BBC Code”
Choose a size…and embed!