Sanborn and Company
Website User’s Guide
Sanborn and Company
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Admin URL (live version):
Sanborn and Company
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Create New Pages
To add a new page of content you will want to click on the “Pages” tab
on the left hand side of the
admin section. (All of the predetermined pages outlined in the navigation plan have already been
set up for you).
Once you click on this, there will be a small blue “Add New” link underneath the “Pages” tab. Click
on “Add New
Once you click on this a screen will appear where you can add the page title, page content, SEO
title, keywords and description. You will want to enter your page content under the “Visual” tab
(right hand side of content box). The HTML view will be in
HTML code. The URL of the new page
will be dependent upon what you name the page in the page title field.
When you are editing or creating a new page, you can determine which main navigation item you
would like it categorized under. On the right hand sid
e of the edit screen, there is a box titled
“Page Attributes”. “Parent” pages are the pages that will be the parent of the new “child” page you
are creating. If you are creating a new “parent” page that is okay too. If you are creating a
“parent” page, si
mply do not select a “parent” for this particular page.
To view all of the edit functions available to you in the admin you will want to click on the “Visual”
tab, and then click on the icon called “Show / Hide Kitchen Sink” (looks somewhat like a small
rid). This will display all of the options available to you.
Once you have all of your content entered into the page, be sure to click the blue “Publish” button
on the upper right hand side of the admin screen. Once your page is created and saved, you can
preview the page by going back into that page and clicking the “View Page” button (right
underneath the page title) or you can view the page from the front end of the Website.
Adding Featured Images to Posts
To add a featured image to pages and post, click on the page or post you would like to edit.
Once inside that pages edit screen, you will see a “Featured Image” box on the lower right hand
side of the screen.
Click “Set Featured Image” link.
e file or drag and drop image file into the area.
The file will upload. Once uploaded, you will want to click “Use as Featured Image”.
Once you are done with that, you will want to click the blue “Update” button in the upper right
hand corner of the page
Setting the Featured Image in a blog post, will automatically resize the image for you.
Any images you set as a Featured Image will automatically be pulled into your “Media” tab for easy
reference and reuse.
Add / Edit / Delete Images
n Post Content
To add an image to any page (in body content) you’ll want to find the page you want to add an
Place your cursor where you would like the image to be.
Click on “Add Media” button in top left corner, above editor box.
Upload new images or select from existing images already in the gallery. You can select files or
drag and drop them when prompted.
Select image you would like to add.
If you would like to edit image properties, you can do so in the “Attachment Details” s
Caption, Alt Text, Description, Alignment, Size). You can also edit the images once they are
inserted as well by clicking on the image and selecting “Edit Image” button. Either way will work.
Click the blue “Insert into page” button in the l
ower right hand corner.
When finished editing the page, be sure to click the blue “Update” button on the right hand side of
the page editor screen.
Edit Existing Pages
To edit the content of any existing page, click on “Pages” on the left hand side of the admin
Click on any of the pages listed that you would like to edit. You can either click on the page title or
the edit button directly underneath the page tit
le on the pages list screen. If you click on “Quick
Edit” it will allow you to edit the page title and basic information on the page, but not the content.
If you change pages names, this will affect the URLs. Please let us know if you make changes to
age names / URLs as we may need to update any 301 redirect plan that is in place.
Once you are inside any of the pages for editing you can edit any of the content you like.
Make sure to click the blue “Update” button in the upper right hand corner when y
ou are finished
making your edits. This will save the changes to the page. If you do not click this button, the
changes will not be saved.
How to Edit a Slide on
To edit a slide on the homepage, click on “
Slider” and a list of all of t
he current sliders will appear.
You can hover over the title of the
underneath it you will find several options: Edit, Quick Edit,
Trash, View. You can either click on “Edit” or click on the title of the slide. You can make edits either way.
you are in the edit screen you can edit any of the fields.
To add a new image
to the slider
, click the
“Select files” button underneath the existing sliders.
Click “Upload files” button. New slider image will be added.
Click the blue “U
pdate” button in the upper right hand corner of the page.
To delete a slide on the homepage, hover over the image you would like to delete. You will see an
X in the top right hand image. Click on the X of the image you would like to delete.
, click the blue “Update” button at the top right hand corner of the page.
To edit a slide (existing image), hover over the image and you will see a small pencil icon. Click on
An edit screen will appear allowing you to edit the
“Image Caption, Im
age Link, and Image Alt
Click the blue “
” button when you are done.
Once this is done, click the blue “Update” button at the top right hand corner of the page.
The slider image needs to be 976 x 436px.
5 images would be ideal.
to Any Page of Content
To add a link to a page
to another page
within your own Website or another Website)
you need to
create a hyperlink.
You will go to the page you need to link
create the text or
copy that you want the link to be, for example, you would
then you highlight that
text and click on the button in the toolbar that looks like a chain link (when rolled over it says
Insert / Edit link
) that will pull up
up window where you can select the page you want it to
link to (easiest) OR you can type in the URL.
If you are linking to a page within your own Website you will only need to enter in the URL string
that is after the / after the main domain
For example: www.
you would only need to include
/services/ in the URL field. You can also do not need to include the http://
Click the blue “Add Link” button at the bottom of this “Insert / Edit Link” box.
If you are linkin
g to a Website that is not your own (not ideal, but possible) you will want to include
the entire URL of the other Website. For example:
. Then you will
want to make sure to check the
box underneath the field that says “Open link in a new window /
tab”. This will ensure that your Website users are not taken completely away from your site if they
choose to click on this link.
Again, click the blue “Add Link” button at the bottom of this
“Insert / Edit Link” box.
Add PDF/ Word docs
You can easily add a PDF or link to a Word document in the pages of your Website.
you are in the editor of
a page or post you can add PDFs or Word documents
the same way
you would add a photo.
Click on the page or post you would like to edit. Highlight the text you would like
media button at the top of page
to the right of “Upload / Insert”
Drag PDF or Word doc
or select files from your computer.
Once you have the file selected
, a new window will open. You will need to grab the entire link in the field
titled “Link URL”.
Go back to the t
ext you want to link to the PDF or Word document.
Highlight text. In the U
will want to paste the
you copied from the PDF
or Word document upload
. Make sure http:// is
only in there once, from what you copied.
SEO Function (Search Engine Optimization)
It is always a good idea to use
very specific term
s you want to rank for. There are many different factors
that affect search engine rankings.
Here is a free tool that is very useful for researching keywords to use for your Website optimization:
To add keywords to a page, use the SEO WordPress by Yoast function.
Enter SEO Title (70 characters)
Enter Meta Description (150 characters)
Enter Meta Keywords (2 meta
keywords per page, at most. Refer to your URL plan with keyword
Fonts / Design Elements
When adding content to the site, use varying fonts and styles
(e.g. colors, size, und
erline, etc..) sparingly.
changes can be accessed in the Visual editor of the edit page.
If custom styles were designed for your site, choose
the name of the style from the “Styles”
Top Shelf Tips
The “Posts” section of the admin is where you wil
l manage all of your blog content.
You can add, edit and delete posts.
We have started your first four blog posts, so use these as a guide.
Once in a blog post, you can select which category you would like the post to show under.
This is in the “Categ
ories” section on the right hand side of the admin screen.
Happy Hour Tid Bites
Inside Sanborn and Company
Dollars and Sense
Restaurant & Bar Success Tips
Trends & Insights
(approval of blog comments)
This tool is used for enhancing your WordPress blog comments.
If you want to delete any c
omments, you will click on the “Comments”
section in the admin.
Once you login (using the login credentials below) you will be able to review, approve or delete comments.
You can also mark a comment as spam if that is the case.
To add a new business listing you will want to click on “Listings” in the admin.
Click on “Add New”.
Enter information into listing screen.
Listing Attributes (select from Property Type
multi select, hold CTRL
Files (if any)
These will be clickable links on the front end
Status (Active, Sold / Leased, Pending)
Location (Denver Metro or Wyoming)
Square Footage (Building)
Square Footage (Land)
Total Seats (For Restaurant, Bar)
Seats Dining (For Restaurant, Bar)
Seats Bar (For Restaurant, Bar)
Seats Banquet Room (For Restaurant, Bar)
Seats Patio (For Restaurant, Bar)
Grease Trap (For Restaurant, Bar
check box if yes)
Hood / Size (For Restaurant
Liquor License (For Restaurant, Bar, Liquor Store)
Cooler (For Liquor Store)
Annual Gross Sales
Cash Flow (EBITDA)
Seller’s Discretionary Earnings (SDE)
Net Operating Income
Beer (For Liquor Store: Product Mix)
Wine (For Liquor Store: Product Mix)
Liquor (For Liquor Store: Product Mix)
Other (For Liquor Store: Product Mix)
Set a Featured Image by selecting “Featured Image” on the right hand side of the page.
Select the image you would like to associate with this listing.
Click the blue “Publish” button when finished.
To edit an existing listing, click on that listing, make changes, save.
You have the option of protecting the email add
resses listed on your site from spam.
Place your cursor where you would like the email address to go.
Click the round circle with a red line through it (if you hover over it the words ‘Email Address’ will
this is the email protection icon.
enter the desired email address
Your site has been designed with several custom widgets.
To locate these:
Click on “Appearance” on the left hand side of the admin panel.
Then click “Widgets”.
All widget information is
Primary Widget Area
This is where you can control the Calls to Action
Call to Action Widget
Click the small arrow to the right of the words “Call to Action Widget”. The options will appear
Link / URL, L
If you would like to add another call to action box, click and drag the item titled “Calls to Action” widget
from the center of the screen over to right hand side of the screen where your main widgets are.
Click the small arrow to the right of the words “Social Links”. The options will appear
Enter URL for each Social Media channel, eNewsletter page and eNewsletter text.
Click the blue “Save
Header Widget Area
Call Us Widget
small arrow to the right of the words “Call Us Widget”. The options will appear.
Enter phone number if this ever changes.
Enter text if you would like to change text.
Click the blue “Save
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