Event Registration

This template is intended for making a post completely with blocks. It is for experts!

Editor basics

The basics for editors: Advanced mode, Expert mode, using blocks, side bars and columns,….

Comments

This template has all the possible sections in it, including blocks. It is for experts!

Ida Harris

Ida was active in the Harvard Woman’s Club and in the Harvard Historical Society. She chaired a committee to gather material to update the history of Harvard from 1880 to 1940. That manuscript was only recently published.

Fruitlands

The Fruitlands Museum was founded, expanded, and curated by Clara Endicott Sears, a member of a wealthy Boston family and among the best known and most accomplished of Harvard’s summer residents.

Ned Quist

A retired academic librarian, Ned is a researcher specializing in the history of the Harvard Shaker Village.

Bellevue Cemetery

In March 1893 the town approved a new cemetery site; Henry Warner named it Bellevue.

Videos

Video examples. How to embed Vimeo, Youtube, Gdrive or other videos.

Site Settings

Help with the settings such as the menus, locking the site for maintenance, etc…

Post types and Sections

How posts are organized in sections. How the post type defines what sections there will be in your post. How you can hide some sections if needed.

Backups & Duplication

About backups and duplicating the site. When backups are scheduled, where backups are stored,… How to duplicate the site to create a new one.

Proofreading posts

In addition to entering review notes, proofreaders can make changes in most of the text. This help file explains how.

Local Register of Historic Places

The Harvard Historical Commission’s ‘Local Register of Historic Places‘ includes a detailed architectural description and the history of the property and of its owners.

Sandbox – Table

On September 15th, 2022, the Harvard Historical Society hosted the Harvard Fire Department for a program featuring a film created by Harvard resident producer/filmmaker, Robert Curran. The evening opened with the arrival of “Antiquey,” driven by Lt. Tony Shaw, and Engine 1, at the front of the Meetinghouse.

Templates

About the Template. Full list with examples.

Adding a Navigation page

How to add a new navigation page for a specific topic. Also explains how the generic navigation page works when no specific one exists for a given topic.

Shaker Cemetery

The Harvard Shaker Cemetery, also known as the “Lollipop Cemetery,” is a unique burial ground located in the Shaker Village of Harvard, Massachusetts.

Sandbox – Article with global right column

On September 15th, 2022, the Harvard Historical Society hosted the Harvard Fire Department for a program featuring a film created by Harvard resident producer/filmmaker, Robert Curran. The evening opened with the arrival of “Antiquey,” driven by Lt. Tony Shaw, and Engine 1, at the front of the Meetinghouse.

User levels

Registered users are assigned specific roles such as reviewer, proofreader, author,… , administrator. This defines what they are authorized to do on the website.

FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions, How to…, Why this or that…

About Categories

Categories are for system use. They help identify what the post is for, e.g. CAT-help, CAT-navigations,…

Sandbox – Left and right column

An illustrated talk about the changes the Shakers made to the landscape in the northeastern part of Harvard and some of the buildings they acquired or built between1791 and 1917.

About Search

About the search function. What to do to make it work well.

Useful shortcuts

Useful shortcuts such as Ctrl Z, Shift click, etc… Both for Mac and Windows.

Adding a Topic

How to add a new Topic with the equivalent Featured taxonomy.

Back to School Memories

At one time Harvard had nine school districts, each with its own schoolhouse. Districts merged, and in 1905 there was one grammar school.

Adding a Help file

How to add a new help page, set the specific help categories, what about topics, etc…

Formatting Styles

Formatting help and tricks. Includes style examples: Title, Headline, Highlighted,…

Pictures and Images

How to insert pictures in content with the different formatting options, how to make a picture clickable to show the full size version, what sizes to use,…

Galleries

Gallery examples, including sliders, panoramic sliders, slide shows and Envira galleries.

Help Overview

Help Overview for authors, editors and administrators.

Boxes

Blocks are available in the post types Blocks or Full, which are expert-level by default. In all other post types, blocks are available when checking advanced/expert mode.

Christmas Cards

Christmas Cards from the Harvard Historical Society archives
and a little history…

Headline/Separator

Add or reduce space between blocks, add Headlines in various styles and more…

Blocks Overview

Blocks are an alternative for sections that offer more flexibility and more options. They are only available in expert mode.