Sarah Oates takes us through the 'essentials' of – Essential Grid, from registering the software to its many uses to make your website the perfect destination for your users.
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Essential Grid Tutorials by Sarah Oates
The Essential Grid Guru | Tutorials on Creating Beautiful Grids for Your WordPress Websites
How to confirm your registration of EG within your WordPress website with your username, API code and Purchase number.
Essential Grid Guru | Tutorial 2 | Grid Basics If You Are Setting Up and Image Library or a Homepage for Your Site
Using the Essential Grid plugin for your Homepage or as an image library.
Example of when you may use Essential Grid as a library: if you are working with a photographer and they want to show a full photo shoot, you may want to create a page that has many images from one shoot.
Essential Grid Guru | Tutorial 3 | Settings of Your Grids in Your WordPress Website
The highlights of the tutorial include.
Creating a new Grid – adding the name, content and selecting the media source.
The number of images to include in the grid (which could be everything you have ever published to the most recent 2, 4, 8, etc).
Essential Grid Guru | Tutorial 4 | Essential Grid Navigation System
Remember, in order to create a Grid you will have already:
Registered the theme and installed the Plugin.
Created categories or tags and assigned the images accordingly, which is reviewed in the second lesson.
Created a Grid and put it on a page or post on your site.
Essential Grid Guru | Tutorial 5 | Choose or Customize Your Grid Skin
By now you will have the plugin installed and new featured blog images are pulling into the grids you have created, here is where you can really add a layer of customization to make your grid super customized and perfect for your client.