Editor basics

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

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.

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.

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.

Useful shortcuts

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

Formatting Styles

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

Prefabs (advanced)

Learn about Prefabs, blocks that are ready to be inserted. See all the ones available.

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.

Reviewing posts

How to find the posts that need to be reviewed, how to enter notes and update the review status…

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.

Author basics

The basics for authors: logging in, adding a new post, editing a post, deleting a post,…

Columns

Help for Columns in the Columns Section or Block.

Content

Shows the options for a Content Section or Block with several examples.

Harvard Shaker Village

Harvard Shaker Village Historic District is a historical Shaker community located on Shaker Road, South Shaker Road, and Maple Lane.

Shaker Recipes

The Harvard Historical Society organizes open houses regularly. In June 2022, the members prepared a few Shaker Recipes that could be tasted during a special “Shaker Open House”.

Historical Places

A tour of the historical places in Harvard: the Common, the Shaker Village, Fruitlands, and more…

Harvard Cemeteries

There are three cemeteries in Harvard: the original burying ground, known as the Center Cemetery, the Bellevue Cemetery, and the Shaker Cemetery, also referred to as the Lollipop Cemetery.

Events

Learn about upcoming events at the Harvard Historical Society or relive past events. Watch the pictures or the video record when available.

Harvard Churches

Harvard’s first meetinghouse, for civil as well as religious purposes, was built near the top of the Common in 1733. It was followed by a second meetinghouse and three Unitarian church buildings, all on the same approximate site.

Recitals

We are inviting musicians to play the organ. Contact the Curator to schedule your own experience with this unique and historic instrument.

Harvard History

The town of Harvard, Massachusetts, incorporated in 1732, has a rich history of social and religious experimental communities.

Harvard Buildings

Learn about the town of Harvard, Massachusetts, through its many historic buildings and the people who were involved in their construction.

The Organ

In 1966, The Harvard Historical Society purchased the Still River Baptist Church. With the purchase of the building came a pipe organ that dominates the western wall of the sanctuary.

People from Harvard

Over the years, the town of Harvard has been home to a number of notable historical figures, including Louisa Alcott, Peter Atherton, and William Bowles Willard. Learn more about the people who have called Harvard home.

Sandbox – Article

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.