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Creating and Editing a Highlight

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You’re ready to start creating highlights! To learn how to get started, check below.

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Front End: Creating a Highlight
    1. On the black bar, click “Highlights.”
    2. At the bottom of the screen, you’ll see two blue buttons.
    3. Click the right button (circled in yellow below).

    1. Give your post a title. It can be similar or the same as a project’s title in the Mapping the Legacy, if they’re related, or give it a separate title.
    2. Click “Create.”
    3. It will reload to the Highlight page once it is created!
    4. Publish your Highlight by clicking on the right most button (circled in yellow below).

Please note: Unless you publish, it will be saved as a draft and will less convenient to find. When you publish, it will save so you can access it under the Highlights page. Remember, your site isn’t available to the public yet and you’ll be able to edit your Highlight after your click publish.

Below is a 6 minute video tutorial on creating a Highlight:

Front End: Editing a Highlight
  1. Go to the Highlight you would like to edit.
  2. Click the Edit Post Button (circled in yellow):
  3. Click within the post to add, change, or delete text.
  4. Put your cursor in the Highlight where you’d like to add media.
  5. Save after any changes!
Dashboard: Creating a Highlight

Below is a 4 minute tutorial on creating a Highlight in the Dashboard:

Dashboard: Editing a Highlight
  1. Go to the Highlight you would like to edit.
  2. On the top most black bar, click “Edit Post.”
  3. Click within the post to add, change, or delete text.
  4. Put your cursor in the Highlight where you’d like to add media.
  5. Save (i.e. click Update on the right hand side) after any changes!
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