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Adding Widgets to Homepage Sidebar


If you would like to add another sponsor image to the homepage sidebar, please follow these insturctions

Please note that maximum width for images shown on the sidebar is 271px

  1. Login to your dashboard.
  2. Click “Appearance” on the left hand side menu.
  3. Choose Widgets from the options.
  4. Drag the “Image Widget” box on the left over to the “Home right sidebar” box on the right
  5. Once added, open the widget by clicking on the arrow – and click “Select an Image” to choose the image you want to use from the media library.
  6. When you’ve chosen your image, click “Insert into widget”
  7. You can then fill out the Title, Link, Size and Align options,
  8. Don’t forget to click Save when you’re finished.
  9. You will then see this new image on the homepage when you refresh the page.

If you would like to add some advertising images to the site, you need to:

Make sure your images are the correct size (explained below).

  1. Login to your dashboard.
  2. Click “Slideshows” on the left hand side menu.
  3. Click “Slide Groups” on the left hand side menu.
  4. Make sure you have two groups
    1. Block Adverts – This is the sidebar advert (480px by 315px)
    2. Header Banner – This is the advert at the top of page (896px by 120px)
  5. Click on “Add New Slide” on the left hand side menu
  6. Enter your title.
  7. Click “Add Media” and each select or drag and drop your image into the window and click upload.
  8. To add a link to this image, make sure that your image is selected, and then click the insert/edit link button from the text editor toolbar.
  9. Choose the Slide Group you would like to use.
  10. Once you’re happy with the way your page is looking, don’t forget to click “Publish”.