How to participate

How do I write a new blog post?

  1. Under Login, enter your Username and Password and click the “LOGIN” button. You’ll be redirected to a dash board page. Or, if you are logged-in, click Dashboard link under Login:
  2. Click “Add New” under Posts.
  3. Enter a post title.
  4. Click a plus button (+) to create a content block.
  5. Click a block type that suits your content (image, video, etc).
  6. Start typing contents.
  7. Select categories by following the steps below:
    1. Under the Document tab on the righthand side, click Categories to display the listed categories.
    2. Select the categories that your blog post belongs to. You can select multiple categories. For example, select “Audile” for Word and “Bronx” for Place.
    3. This is an IMPORTANT step that you mustn’t forget in order to display your post under the appropriate categories. More than one word or borough can be selected as categories.
  8. Click Submit for Review to submit your post. Your post will be moderated by Abecedarium staff. Within 48 hours you will receive a confirmation e-mail upon approval. If you do not receive an e-mail, please contact us at info@abecedariumnyc.org.

How do I attach videos to my blog post?

  1. You must first upload your video to YouTube.com or Vimeo (this is a preferred way for the best video playback quality).
  2. Click a plus icon (+) to create a content block.
  3. Select a block type “Video” to create a video block.
  4. A dialogue box that looks like below will appear:
  5. Click “Insert from URL” to paste the URL to the YouTube or Vimeo video.