Attachments

…tachment, either click on the green button, or the browse button to search for your files.   Once clicked, you should see something like the following. Select the file you wish to upload, and click “Open”.   You should see something like the following. What will be displayed is a small image and name of the file, followed by the file type and file size. You also still have the option to add additional attachments.   To add an attachment to your po…

Photo

…k on the “Browse” button to find your file.   Once clicked, you should see something like the following. Select the file you wish to upload, and click “Open”.   You should see something like the following. Your photo is now uploaded. You can cancel it with the “x” button at the top right corner of the photo, or simply upload a new one. To upload multiple photo’s, instead use the gallery component.   To add a photo to your post, click on the “Add P…

…ng ffmpeg SmartPost Templates comes with a powerful API that makes it easy for developers to customize the plugin even more How does SmartPost work? Build New Templates to be used on the front-end of your WordPress site SmartPost enhances WordPress categories by applying templates to them. Users can create new category templates and build them up by dragging and dropping components into the template builder. Once category templates have been setup…

Video

…k on the “Browse” button to find your file.   Once clicked, you should see something like the following. Select the viedo file you wish to use and hit “open”. Make sure the file is one of the allowed types, If it is not, you will receive an error message. Note: We currently support .mp4, .mov, and .avi video files.   Once you’ve selected the video file, hit “Open” and you should see the following. You will be able to view the video once the post i…

Links

…r above your link. (In some cases, however the tool will not find enough information, and this may not happen.)   For youtube links, the video should be automatically embedded into the post. A short summary appears ( highlighted by the green box). In addition to the video, the direct link is also included ( highlighted by the blue box).   To add a link to your post, click on the add link button shown below.   Once clicked, you should see the follo…

Gallery

…the files is as follows. Select the photos you want, and then click open, or drag them into the dashed lines.   Once you hit open, or drag the files to the box, you should see the pictures being uploaded, and the screen should look like the following.   The SmartPost gallery component is used to embed a gallery of images into your post. Click the button indicated below to add a gallery component.   Once clicked you should see the following. The f…

posting pdfs

… It would be nice to be able to include pdfs in a post like we can with photos and videos now. As far as I could tell,the only way to include a pdf was as an attachment. Is that correct?  It would be nice to be able to include pdfs in a post like we can with photos and videos now. As far as I could tell,the only way to include a pdf was as an attachment. Is that correct?…

Teacher testing under way

…tes with actual k-12 teachers. It has been extremely useful and productive for the development of the plugin. Here is some of the feedback we‘ve gotten from teachers so far: Provide an question/answer widget that hides answers until users submit their own answers Aggregate submission data, is there an easy way for a teacher or site administrator to see aggregate data? A way to cluster discussions by topic, such as a forum We are excited to be…

GitHub

We are committed to the goal of making the SmartPost WordPress plugin free for everyone to use while maintaining a high quality of code and user experience. We encourage the open source and WordPress communities to get in touch with us to collaborate on the SmartPost project. The best way to do that is to fork our code on github and issue push requests. If you have no idea what “fork our code” or “issue push requests” mean, and are interested in m…

General Component Info

…a draft.   Here is an example of multiple components in ensemble.   There are two basic features you should be aware of in each component. Each component has a black tab, and a red “x” button as indicated below. The tab allows you to reposition your components as desired, it is indicated by the black arrows. The red “x” button allows you to delete components, it is indicated by the red arrow.   The First thing that makes SmartPost so easy to use…