Research Center for Arts & Culture
The Actors Fund

Performing Arts Legacy Project

An online platform to document and represent the careers of older performing arts professionals

About Page: Add an “Alert” or Notice

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  3. Customizing Your Site
  4. About Page: Add an “Alert” or Notice

While you are working on your site, you may wish to add an unobtrusive notice stating that the site is a work in progress.

To do so, you can add a simple “shortcode” to any page on your site — we recommend placing your notice on the homepage (About). Type in the following code. You can customize the message you wish to display by replacing the “Please note: this site is a work in progress”:

The notice/alert will look like:

Important Note: Be sure to preserve the brackets, which are known as “shortcodes.” Without this formatting, the alert will not appear correctly. Customize only the text that appears between the bracketed codes.


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