This website allows authorised users to post information.

Here is information for content providers.

  1. The Groups coordinator has an oversight on all the Group activities and posts. She can add, modify or remove content concerning groups
  2. Travel events and Cultural Activities coordinators have, each, a dedicated area, where they can post information at any time
  3. The Newsletter editor can post the latest newsletter and provide access to past issues
  4. The president and Committee members can communicate with members on the latest issues or any other subject they wish to raise
  5. All user accounts are personal and should not be shared under any circumstance – you are responsible for the content published or modified using your login. If you wish to share any of the editing tasks with another person, you should ask the administrators for a new login
  6. You should advise immediately the webmaster if you suspect that your login information has been accessed by an unauthorised person, so that we can take action to protect the integrity of the site
  7. In case of repeated violations of posting guidelines or security breaches, posting privileges will be revoked from the user

Instructions on authoring are available online. If you require additional instructions, please let us know, so that we can add them as required.

Please contact the webmaster if you need information on the operation of the site and help in authoring.

10 Posts and Pages – when do I use them?

When creating content you have to decide whether to use a post or a page. If in doubt, create a post - we use pages very rarely on this site. Posts appear in various blocks on the front page, on other pages and lists across our site. A post's positioning is controlled by the category assigned by its author. The special case of Group Pages Rather confusingly, Group Pages are, in fact, Posts. We started with pages, but then we switched to posts, because they provide…

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11 Add individual pictures to a post or page

Adding pictures to posts or pages makes the content look more interesting and informative. Here is how it's done: 1. Featured Image When you see pictures attached to a post, on the main page of the web site, they are Featured Images You add Featured images by clicking on Set featured image on the left hand side of your editing screen This takes you to the Media Library. You can select an image that has been uploaded previously, or find the picture you want to use on your computer and…

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11 Add picture gallery to a post or page

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11 Embed video in a post or page

You want to share video on the U3A site? This is how you do it. 1. Create a post or page, then go to the site which contains the video you want to use. 2. Facebook video Go to the video you want to use and click on the video to play it. Once it's open, click on Options               then select Embed Post             you will see a screen like the one shown below, with the embed code already highlighted -…

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11 Gutenberg – email links

The block editor does not provide much help with creating a hyperlink to an email address. To do this you have to do the following in the text editor: Select the text to be used for the hyperlink, then the hyperlink icon.  In the pop up box, type “mailto: “ (without the quotes), then type or paste the email address. Click the “return” arrow to the right of the…

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11 Gutenberg image placement

The text block editor Gutenberg offers many options for placing pictures on a page. The examples below show the type of blocks used and the effects you can obtain Examples of image placement using Gutenberg Click on the + sign at the top of the editing menu Icons with some of the block types…

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15 Create and maintain Group page (post)

As a group leader you should have read the Guide for Group Leaders before you formed a group. Once the group is formed, you should create a page to provide a description of its aims, activities and other useful information, so that members can find out about your group's activity and decide whether they want to join. For details on what information you should provide, check the page Describe your group. Follow these instructions to find out how you can can create a group page (post) and keep…

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16 Set page or post at full width

When you create a page or post, it is set to Default Template, which includes a menu on the left side of the screen. If you want to set your page/post to full width, you can change it in the section Page Attributes, click on the dropdown list showing Default Template and select Page - Full Width. Finish editing your text and adding pictures and publish when…

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18 Posts shared with social networks

All posts we publish on the website are automatically shared with our pages on Facebook and Google+. This allows us to reach proactively (don't you just love this word?) more users, who can be alerted to new content if they want to (see link below). Editors don't need to undertake any additional action when creating posts, however, they should be aware of some specific behaviours of the sharing app.: 1. When you publish a post, the sharing app. will use the featured image if…

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20 Managing Categories in Posts

Our website is controlled by Categories What are categories? Each post in WordPress is filed under one or more Categories. This aids in navigation, placing posts on our front and inside pages (e.g. the Groups page) and allows posts to be grouped with others of similar content. How to assign categories When you create a post, you should select the appropriate category in the right hand box. You may need to click on the ^ sign to open the Categories section: Special…

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30 Send messages from U3A account

All U3A email accounts are forwarded to the address which was communicated to the webmaster. You receive your messages through your normal email client and can reply from your personal address. If you want to send messages from the U3A address, you have two options: 1. Access and send your messages through webmail (https://webmail.infomaniak.com). You login with your U3A email account and the password you were assigned or you have chosen for your account 2. Access you messages through your…

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40 Website content guidelines

1. Subjects covered This site covers the activity of the U3A Moraira-Teulada. Content providers post information concerning the activity of the U3A. Political, religious or commercial propaganda is not allowed. 2. Copyright Content providers are responsible for clearing any copyright related issues. By posting any of their own material on the site, they authorise the U3A to use it on the site and for any of its activities. 3. Offensive content Posts should not contain material…

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50 Create and manage Travel Event

You must be authorised to create pages on the U3A Moraira-Teulada site. If you don’t have a login, you should obtain a user account from the webmaster, who will consult a designated Committee member before granting posting privileges on the Site. Login with your username and passwordCreate a pageIn the title, enter: the date code, trip destination and start-end date(s) in title The date code is required for the correct sorting of the event when shown in lists. The date code consists of…

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80 Front Page Layout – MH Magazines

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80 Image sizes MH Magazines

Images should be as large as possible (but not larger than 2 MB, which is the limit of our site) to prevent blurry displays and should have a landscape orientation of approximately the correct ratio to prevent unwanted cropping. Some details from the MH Magazine website: In general it’s recommended to always upload images with size of at least 1030 x 438px – this will ensure that WordPress can generate all thumbnails: 1030 x 438px (Thumbnails for the MH Slider widget)678 x 381px…

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90 Guidelines for posting non-U3A events

The U3A website covers activities of U3A Moraira-Teulada members. Occasionally we publish information about non-U3A organised events, subject to approval by our officials. Approved event organisers can publicise their events if they meet our guidelines. U3A reserves the right to refuse approval of an organiser or publication of an event at its discretion. Organisers should contact the web administrator to request approval. The U3A does not engage in commercial, political or…

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95 Use of U3A Toshiba projector

A few pointers on the basic use of the U3A projector Connect power cableConnect projector and computer using VGA cable, use either input 1 or 2Switch on projector, first the general switch, then the switch on topAfter a few seconds, you will see on the screen the projector logo, then the projector should find automatically the input to which your computer is attachedIf the projector doesn't show the output from your computer, check which input is your VGA cable connected to…

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Create repeating group event

You need to be logged in to create an event. You should have the original post and the new event in two separate tabs, so that you can move between them as you copy and paste elements of your new event. Open the group page you want to copy from in one tab Open another tab, then create an event using the menu at the top of your page Fill the date and time fields Click on the repeat box This will open a popup screen Enter the exclusion pattern if…

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