Web Search Engines

After you have spent time creating, updating, and improving your Library Web site to “Full on Fabulous,” maybe you want people to find and use it… As a test, go to Google or Bing or Your Favorite Search Engine and look for your site.  Look for it as “Anytown Public Library” and “Anytown Library” and […]

Add a Slideshow

Corning City Library has a really great photo slideshow in their sidebar that they created using an online service called Slide (they used another online product a few years ago, but like this one better.) To create this, you can sign up for a free account or just start arranging a slideshow.  You can pull […]

Arguments in Favor of Using WordPress

Arguments in Favor of Using WordPress

Considering a WordPress site for your Library, but need some convincing? A few points in favor of using My Kansas Library on the Web, using WordPress: WordPress is Web-based.  There is no need to purchase and install  Dreamweaver or FrontPage software on a library computer.  Instead, this program is provided as a service of the […]

Adding a Flickr Slideshow

Adding a Flickr Slideshow

Maybe you saw the lovely slideshow at the Kansas Library Express site?  Heather Braum and Carolyn Little figured out how to do that last night in the NEKLS training lab. How they did it: Went to the Kansas Library Express Flickr account From the Photostream, they opened up certain pictures and clicked “Actions” and “Add […]

Picking WordPress Themes for KLOW

Finding the right visual look for your website can be a challenge. Fortunately, there are many sites that host WordPress themes that are compatible with our system here. A few key words to look for when you are looking at a theme: Widget ready – so you can drag and drop your widgets! WordPress 2.0+ […]