Tag Archives: Image Gallery

Adding Alt Text to Images

As entities under the Texas A&M AgriLife organization, we’re required to comply with state-mandated ADA laws.  Adding Alt text (alternate text) for images is one way we can stay compliant. Adding Alt text enables people who are visually impaired to still “read” your web page using software that reads the screen of the page (called screen readers).  When the software encounters an image that doesn’t have descriptive text in the Alt field, the software will say “image”, giving the user no guidance of what the image is depicting…. Read More →

Tabbed Design Template – Home Template; Adding Images to Slide Show

After creating the home page and setting the Template to “Home”, adding images to the Slide show is a breeze! Note: images must be resized prior to upload; dimensions should be 585 X 305. Click on the Add Media square above the icons In the dialogue box that appears, check the From Computer tab if it’s not already selected.   Click the Select Files button. Browse for the image(s) you want to include in your slide show. A quick and easy tip to upload multiple images at a time… Read More →

Tabbed Design Template – Home Template Overview

The Home Template is used to automatically display the slide show on the top of the page, and the 3 columns on the bottom of the page. The image below illustrates these features. If we would open this page in the backend of WordPress, the body of the page would be blank.  Because this page is using the Home Template, images that have been uploaded into the Image Gallery are displayed in the slide show. Text can be added to the body of the edit screen.  If text… Read More →