How to use the Insert More Tag in WordPress

As a writer / content publisher for the web, you want to avoid drowning your loyal readers or new visitors with a full, lengthy article at the front of your website – the homepage. Tease your visitors with a small snippet, or a full paragraph of text that you can show and have them choose to read more or scan more of your posts. This tutorial walks you through, step by step, on how to use the “insert more tag” in your posts. Continue reading

Essential WordPress Tutorial – Pages & Links

New to wordpress? This tutorial will go through the basics of content creation by reviewing how to create stand-alone site pages and links. Before we go into the how, let’s talk about why you need pages and links to complement your regular content posts.

WordPress Pages are self-explanatory – they are static and are considered separately from your posts. They are more informational in nature, meaning you should write your terms of service, contact us, about us, store hours, directions, etc as a “page.” This way, they are separately organized for your visitors to find all in one convenient location. If your viewer or potential customer wants to know more about your business, service or blog, they can use these pages to satisfy their inquiring mind.

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Passion Players Community Theatre Website

Yay, a new update! I’ve been pretty busy lately and one of the projects that I’ve been working on has been this website for the not-for-profit theatre company Performance with Passion Players. They hold main stage productions and children’s theatre in Long Branch, NJ. The project had two components : design a new logo for the Passion Players and then re-design the website to make it current and more search engine friendly. Continue reading

TomOddo.com Under Construction

Hey All,

I know I just recently built my website, but, as Winston Churchill was once quoted, “To improve is to change. To be perfect is to change often.” So, I’m re-doing the whole website under a wordpress template so I can integrate new and exciting features like a blog and a shopping cart system.

You can expect TomOddo.com to have helpful design tips and advice, design products like brochures and promo e-mails available for sale, t-shirts to show your support, updates on my current projects and an extensive archive of all my portfolio items.

If you have any comments or suggestions for the website, feel free to share!