Step 1 – Navigate to the Collections > Add New from the WordPress dashboard.
Step 2 – You will see a standard WordPress editor and post creation screen.
Step 3 – You can add a title and description to the collection. The expected controls for saving it as a draft or publishing it are present.
Step 4 – Just like regular WordPress posts you can use taxonomies.
- Categories: You can select/create categories that describe the type of the collection.
- Curators: You can select/create the curators for the collection.
- Tags: You can select/create the tags for the collection.
Step 5 – Upload a featured image from the ‘Featured Image’ field. Also, you can define a excerpt from the ‘Excerpt’ field.
Step 6 – Now scroll a little to the bottom of the page and you will see the collection details section. This area contains the collection details and the collection management controllers. This area is divided into sections for easier use.
- Details: This section includes general collection details, date, period, classification, dimensions, collection contents (Museums and collections to be shown inside), collection content boxes and other details.
- Contact: In this section, you can enter contact information.
Step 7 – Currently, the collection is ready to be published, but you can turn the collection into a higher quality content by filling out the other fields. Below I will explain in detail what all the fields do, so that you can fill them in easily. You can also check out the demo of Loquet, it might give you a good idea.
- Date: You can enter the date of the collection.
- Period: You can enter the period of the collection as a date.
- Classification: You can enter the classification of the collection. Example: Painting.
- Dimensions: You can enter the dimensions of the collection.
- Dimensions: You can choose the museums and collections of the collection.
- Content Sections: You can create more custom content areas besides content.
- Extra Details: Many details will appear in the collection details field of the collection. For example, opening hours, location, address, phone and many other details. However, you may want to add more or special information here. From here, you can create new information fields.
- Position of Extra Details: You can decide whether to add this new additional information before or after the existing information via this field.
- Logo: You can upload the collection’s logo.
- Address: You can enter the address of the collection.
For all areas where you select the ‘Default’ option, the selection in the theme settings will be used automatically.
With these features, you can visualize your venue and better promote your content.
Step 8 – Now that everything is ready, you can press the ‘Publish’ button to publish your content.