FAQ: Help with WordPress, Google Analytics, social media and more

If there's a question you need answered and don't see it below please contact ChicagoNow Community Managers Jimmy Greenfield (jgreenfield at chicagonow dot com).

BASIC STARTUP INFO

How do I login?
How do I create a post?
How to use WordPress from your smartphone
How do I edit my profile?
How can I add or replace my blog avatar?
How do I save drafts, schedule posts and publish posts?

USING INDIVIDUAL IMAGES

How to embed an image in an “Article” post and a “Video” post
How to add animated GIFs to your blog
How to post two or more images side by side in a post
How can I embed an image into a "Gallery" post?
Where to find free images

USING PHOTO GALLERIES

How do I create a photo gallery?
How do I reduce the size of images in a "Gallery" post?
How do I create a photo gallery with YouTube videos?
How to add clickable links to your photo gallery caption

VIDEO

How can I embed video into a post?
How do I create a photo gallery with YouTube videos?

FACEBOOK-RELATED STUFF

How can I install and moderate Facebook Comments?
How to limit Facebook Comments spam by blacklisting words and phrases
I use Facebook Comments and get spam comments, how can I delete the spam?
How to build a Facebook Fan Page
Getting the images you want when sharing a post to Facebook

CHICAGONOW COMMENTS

How can I moderate ChicagoNow comments?
How can I turn off ChicagoNow comments on an individual blog post?
How can I ban a commenter?
Should I turn spam control on or off?

SUBSCRIBE BY EMAIL

Video: How to understand and monitor your Subscriptions page
How to add "Subscribe by Email" to your blog
How do I add "Subscribe by Email" to the bottom of my post?

TAGS & CATEGORIES

How to add Tags and Categories to your blog

RIGHT RAIL

How do I add right rail features?
How do I add a Twitter and/or Facebook Fan Page widget?

GOOGLE ANALYTICS

How to add Google Analytics to your blog
H0w to check your traffic and referrals

RSS FEEDS

Where is my RSS feed?
How do I adjust my RSS feed?

SEO HELP

How to use Yoast

AUTHORS

How can I add or remove authors from my blog?

MISCELLANEOUS

Adding your Twitter buton's handle the Twitter button's share text
How do I make a block quote?
How to use Quick Edit feature in WordPress
Why are there extra spaces in my blog post?
How do I make text clickable?
How can I add pages to my nav bar?
Troubleshooting in the "Text" tab

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