Admin FAQ


Admin FAQ

Ratio Interactive has written the following content to address primary-use-cases of the NuWest Admin site. If you are not able to find the answer you are looking for below, check the following places – because WordPress is a popular software platform, it is very likely you will find the answer you need!

Edit Homepage

  1. From the WordPress admin area, click “Pages” from the navigation menu on the left.
  2. Click the page title “home” from the list that appears.
  3. Scroll down till you see the section titled “Page Details”. Here is where you can change the text that is displayed on the homepage by editing the text that is written.
  4. Change any text as needed. To help remember what the text is that you are going to edit, open your site in a new window or tab and match up the different sections.
  5. When you are done making changes, scroll up and make sure to click the blue “Update” button on the right. This should always be done after editing a page because the changes made will not show on the site until it is clicked.

Edit Main and Footer Navigation Menus

  1. From the WordPress admin area, click the down arrow on the “Appearance” button in the navigation menu on the left. Then select “Menus” from the links that show below.
  2. On the right hand side, you will see a section with tabs above it. To change the sites main navigation that appears at the top of the site select “head nav”, to change the navigation that appears at the bottom of the site select “footer nav”.
  3. After selecting one of those, you will see a list of gray bars that show which links are current displayed in the navigation menu.
  4. To add a new page to a menu, click the checkbox next to the name of the page you would like to add from the list of pages on the left and click the “Add to Menu” button right below the list.
  5. To rearrange the navigation items, click and drag the gray bars into the order desired. Make sure that the gray bars are all lined up and none of them are indented.
  6. When you are done editing a menu, always click the blue “Save Menu” button on the right.

Manage Users

  1. From the WordPress admin area, click “Users” from the navigation menu on the left.
  2. To add a new user, click the “Add New” button at the top of the page. On this page you can enter all of their information needed to access the site. When you are done entering the new user’s information, make sure to click the blue “Add User” button at the bottom of the page.
  3. To edit a user, click the name of the user you wish to edit. On this page you can edit all of their information. When you are done editing the user’s information, make sure to click the blue “Update User” button at the bottom of the page.
  4. To delete a user, click the red “Delete” link that shows up when mousing over their name.

Edit Hire Page

  1. From the WordPress admin area, click “Pages” from the navigation menu on the left.
  2. Click the page title “hire” from the list that appears.
  3. The first box that you see contains all of the body text that is displayed on the page. Just like using any word processing application, you can make changes to the text and use the button above the text to bold or italicize text, create a list, check spelling, etc. To learn more about what each button does, hold your mouse over the button and a little box with a description will appear.
  4. If characters or words look foreign to you, it is best not to edit them. Other than that, the text is all fair game for editing.
  5. Below that first box of text is another section with title “Page Details”. Here you can edit the page text that is sitting on the image at the top. You can also change the text that is on the right sidebar of the page within this section.
  6. Change any text as needed. To help remember what the text is that you are going to edit, open your site in a new window or tab and match up the different sections.
  7. When you are done making changes, scroll up and make sure to click the blue “Update” button on the right. This should always be done after editing a page because the changes made will not show on the site until it is clicked.

Edit About Page

  1. From the WordPress admin area, click “Pages” from the navigation menu on the left.
  2. Click the page title “About” from the list that appears.
  3. The first box that you see contains all of the body text that is displayed on the page. Just like using any word processing application, you can make changes to the text and use the button above the text to bold or italicize text, create a list, check spelling, etc. To learn more about what each button does, hold your mouse over the button and a little yellow box with a description will appear.
  4. If characters or words look foreign to you, it is best not to edit them. Other than that, the text is all fair game for editing.
  5. Below that first box of text is another section with title “Page Details”. Here you can edit the page text that is sitting on the image at the top. You can also change the text that is on the right sidebar of the page within this section.
  6. Change any text as needed. To help remember what the text is that you are going to edit, open your site in a new window or tab and match up the different sections.
  7. When you are done making changes, scroll up and make sure to click the blue “Update” button on the right. This should always be done after editing a page because the changes made will not show on the site until it is clicked.

Edit Subpages

  1. From the WordPress admin area, click “Pages” from the navigation menu on the left.
  2. In the list of pages, notice that some of the names have a — then the page name. These pages are subpages of the non-indented page name above them. For example, the about page has 3 subpages: labtemps, medtemps and westech. To edit these pages, click the name of the page and edit like any other page.
  3. The first box that you see contains all of the body text that is displayed on the page. Just like using any word processing application, you can make changes to the text and use the button above the text to bold or italicize text, create a list, check spelling, etc. To learn more about what each button does, hold your mouse over the button and a little yellow box with a description will appear.
  4. If characters or words look foreign to you, it is best not to edit them. Other than that, the text is all fair game for editing.
  5. Below that first box of text is another section with title “Page Details”. Here you can edit the page text that is sitting on the image at the top. You can also change the text that is on the right sidebar of the page within this section.
  6. Change any text as needed. To help remember what the text is that you are going to edit, open your site in a new window or tab and match up the different sections.
  7. When you are done making changes, scroll up and make sure to click the blue “Update” button on the right. This should always be done after editing a page because the changes made will not show on the site until it is clicked.

Manage News: Write a New Entry

  1. From the WordPress admin area, click “Posts” from the navigation menu on the left.
  2. Click the grey “Add New” button near the top of the page.
  3. The first white box that you see is where you will type your news entry. Just like using any word processing application, you can make changes to the text and use the button above the text to bold or italicize text, create a list, check spelling, etc. To learn more about what each button does, hold your mouse over the button and a little yellow box with a description will appear.
  4. When you are done entering your news story, locate the “Categories” box on the right side of the screen. Make sure to select the checkbox by the category “news”.
  5. After that, make sure to click the blue “Publish” button on the right. This should always be done after editing a page because the changes made will not show on the site until it is clicked.
  6. Just like pages, news entries can be edited in the same way.

Employee Portal

  1. From the WordPress admin area, click “Pages” from the navigation menu on the left.
  2. Click the page title “employee portal” from the list that appears.
  3. The first box that you see contains all of the body text that is displayed on the page. Just like using any word processing application, you can make changes to the text and use the button above the text to bold or italicize text, create a list, check spelling, etc. To learn more about what each button does, hold your mouse over the button and a little yellow box with a description will appear.
  4. If characters or words look foreign to you, it is best not to edit them. Other than that, the text is all fair game for editing.
  5. Below that first box of text is another section with title “Page Details”. Here you can edit the page text that is sitting on the image at the top. You can also change the text that is on the right sidebar of the page within this section.
  6. Change any text as needed. To help remember what the text is that you are going to edit, open your site in a new window or tab and match up the different sections.
  7. When you are done making changes, scroll up and make sure to click the blue “Update” button on the right. This should always be done after editing a page because the changes made will not show on the site until it is clicked.

Employee Portal: Using Linked Files

  1. From the WordPress admin area, click “Pages” from the navigation menu on the left.
  2. Click the page title “employee portal” from the list that appears (or whatever other page you want).
  3. To the right of the words “Upload/Insert” you will see a few icons. Click the first icon – this will allow you to upload files (most filetypes are allowed, even thought it says “Upload Images”).
  4. Click ‘Select files’ and select the file(s) you want from your computer.
  5. When the upload has completed you will see the details of the file(s) you uploaded. Copy the URL that is in the “Link URL” field, and close the floating window.
  6. In the body of the page, type and select the words that you want to be a link. Click the hyperlink icon and paste in the URL you copied.
  7. When you are done making changes, scroll up and make sure to click the blue “Update” button on the right. This should always be done after editing a page because the changes made will not show on the site until it is clicked.

Edit Jobs Overview

  1. From the WordPress admin area, click “Pages” from the navigation menu on the left.
  2. Click the page title “jobs” from the list that appears.
  3. The first box that you see contains all of the body text that is displayed on the page. Just like using any word processing application, you can make changes to the text and use the button above the text to bold or italicize text, create a list, check spelling, etc. To learn more about what each button does, hold your mouse over the button and a little yellow box with a description will appear.
  4. If characters or words look foreign to you, it is best not to edit them. Other than that, the text is all fair game for editing.
  5. Below that first box of text is another section with title “Page Details”. Here you can edit the page text that is sitting on the image at the top. You can also change the text that is on the right sidebar of the page within this section.
  6. Change any text as needed. To help remember what the text is that you are going to edit, open your site in a new window or tab and match up the different sections.
  7. When you are done making changes, scroll up and make sure to click the blue “Update” button on the right. This should always be done after editing a page because the changes made will not show on the site until it is clicked.

Job Listings: Add/Manage Listings

  1. From the WordPress admin area, click “Job Listings” from the navigation menu on the left.
  2. Click the grey “Add New” button near the top of the page.
  3. The first white box that you see is where you will type your job summary. Just like using any word processing application, you can make changes to the text and use the button above the text to bold or italicize text, create a list, check spelling, etc. To learn more about what each button does, hold your mouse over the button and a little yellow box with a description will appear.
  4. Below that first box of text is another section with title “Job Details”. Here is where you enter extra information about the job such as location, pay and hours. The “Private Notes” field will not appear on the public site, so you can use it to add notes for yourself.
  5. When you are done entering your job listing information, locate the “Categories” box on the right side of the screen. Make sure to select the checkbox by the category named “current listings”. If you want to be more specific, you can also select another category. This will make it so that job listing will be shown under that category if the user filters the listings.
  6. After that, make sure to click the blue “Publish” button on the right. This should always be done after editing a page because the changes made will not show on the site until it is clicked.
  7. Just like pages, job listings can be edited in the same way.

View analytics

  1. Visit http://www.google.com/analytics/
  2. Login with your google account.
  3. Account settings are managed in wp-admin > plug-ins > Google Analytics for WordPress.