Blogging Instructions

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Blogging Instructions

This page is to document the process of getting access, and blogging on the site.

Adding Photos to the Blog

The photo page is setup to use Flickr Groups. If you submit a picture to the group, it ends up on the page via magic.

  1. Join the flickr group via http://www.flickr.com/groups/interlock_roc/
  2. Post your pictures to the group
  3. Enjoy your fame

Blogging on Wordpress

If you want to write a blog post about a project, event, or whatever, this is how you get access to wordpress and do it

  1. Request access: Talk to or email any other blogger (e.g. Antitree, DeeJoe) and ask them to set you up an account.
  2. Give them an email address to use
  3. Go to http://www.interlockroc.org/wp-admin
  4. Sign in / change your password
  5. Click on Posts>Add New
  6. Blog
  7. ...
  8. Profit

Adding a User in Wordpress

Some of you can add new users (see all of you)

  1. Sign into Wordpress
  2. Click on Users>Add New
  3. Create a new user and assign them a role
    1. See [http://codex.wordpress.org/Roles_and_Capabilities here if you aren't sure which role to apply)
    2. Hint: If they know what they're doing, give them admin privs
    3. Hint: If they just want to blog and nothing else, make them Author
  4. Fill in their email address and set a temporary password
  5. Test the account and give them the deets

Modifying the Site

If you are a web dev/admin and an adult, you can access the site to make modifications to wordpress via SFTP. To request access see one of the following:

  1. Carl
  2. DeeJoe
  3. Antitree