How to Edit Listings

  • Amy Shelton
  • 12/14/2012 10:31 pm

Thank You, Editors!

Thank you for helping us manage what we hope will be a large number of pattern listings submitted to our free crochet pattern directory. We appreciate your willingness to help.

Now let’s get started!

Step 1: Access the Editor Dashboard Area

1. Click here to log in to your account on the Free Crochet Patterns site.

2. You will see this URL in your browser address bar: http://crochetville.com/freecrochetpatterns/wp-login.php

3. Replace wp-login.php with wp-admin. (Don’t include the period!)

4. Hit the Enter or Return key on your keyboard.

Step 2: The Editor Control Panel

Now you’ll see the back end dashboard area where you will edit posts.

Step 3: Select a Listing to Edit

Now you will see a list of all the pattern listings.

The listings that need to be edited will not have an image showing and will be listed as Uncategorized.

Hover your cursor over the title of the listing you want to edit and click the Edit link that appears under the listing title.

Step Four: Insert the Thumbnail Image

Scroll down until you see the Listing Options area.

When the screen refreshes:

When the screen refreshes again:

Go the pattern website page and get the URL of the pattern photo:

When that screen refreshes:

Paste in the file name:

Scroll down a little further:

Save your changes.

Step 4: Edit the Rest of the Listing Information

Scroll back up to the top of the page and edit the rest of the information.

Now scroll up to the top again.

Step 5: You’re Finished

Relax. You’re finished! That wasn’t so bad, was it?

Thank you very much for helping us stay on top of new listings as much as possible.

Are you ready to tackle another listing?

 


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