I want to have a page who’s main function is present a scrolling menu of titles that lead to pages.
Specifically I want a list of the meetings where I can select a meeting and get a page that contains the minutes for that meeting. I want to be able to get to pages within my site as well as pages that are stored elsewhere.
I am very new to WordPress. I don’t know how to think about finding this answer myself. I tried searching and got nothing useful.
I will need very simplistic step by step instructions.
An easy way for you to do this, would be to create a menu, let’s call it meetings. Add all of your pages with meetings, minutes etc.
Then in your theme, create a custom template and display your menu in there.
This is very similar to adding a sitemap to your site. If you do a search for “add sitemap to WordPress site” you’ll find lots of tutorials.
I know it’s hard for you to relate, but I don’t know how to create a menu in the first place.
Once I have a page with a menu on it then I’ll see what it takes to create a new template.
I did figure out how to use the site map template. It wasn’t a problem.
I’m still waiting for the light to go on. I have created sites in the long past, but not with WordPress. I really do appreciate your help.
I found some code that works reasonably well.
<span style="color: #ffffff;"><strong><span style="font-family: Times; font-size: 22pt; font-style: italic;">Social Justice Committee Minutes</span></strong></span> <div style="font-family: rockwell; font-size: 14pt; width: 450px; height: 500px; overflow-y: scroll; scrollbar-arrow-color: <br /> blue; scrollbar-<br /> face-color: #e7e7e7; scrollbar-3dlight-color: #a0a0a0; scrollbar-darkshadow-color: <br /> #444444;"> <h5 style="text-align: left;"><strong style="color: #ffffff;"><a href="http://sjc.uuca.sutherlandcompany.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/Church_November_11_Social_Justice_Minutes.doc/" target="_blank">November 11, 2012 Social Justice Committee Minutes</a></strong></h5>
I repeat the h5 code for each line in the menu and end with a </div>
It’s a start. 🙂
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