Listing form instructions

These are the instructions for completing entries for the COMBEbusiness business directory, which is open to businesses in Combe Martin, Ilfracombe and Woolacombe.

Once your email has been received, we will set up a basic entry for you and send you a user name and password.

Amend/update your entry

IMPORTANT: enable cookies

First of all, ensure that you have ‘enabled cookies’ for the COMBEbusiness web site. Click on the Privacy Settings tab (bottom left) and consent. We respect your data and privacy . . . see our privacy and cookies page. If cookies are  not enabled, you could lose some of the data you enter.

Log in

Go to combebusiness.co.uk/wp-admin and enter your user name and password.

Place your cursor over the top right of the screen and from the pull-down menu select ‘Edit My Directory Entry’.

Your entry details will be displayed for you to edit the categories below:

Entry Name

Organisation: Add the name of your business or organisation as you want it displayed

Department: If your business is a division or part of a bigger organisation, add this here. If not, leave blank.

Contact First Name and Contact Last Name: If you want to add a contact name, add it to these boxes. If not, leave blank.

Image

You can add an image/photo to your ‘About’ section and/or a logo that will be displayed in your entry and in listing results. JPEGs are best for photos or JPEGs, GIF or PNG files can be used for other images.

Select Photo: Click ‘Choose File’ to select a file from your computer. The image size should be a maximum of 225 pixels wide x 150 high.

Select Logo: Click ‘Choose File’ to select the logo file from your computer. The logo size should be a maximum of 225 pixels wide x 150 high.

Address Type

If you want to add an address, click Add Address.

Choose ‘Work’ from the selection box – the other options do not display.

Add your address in the fields.
City = town.
State = county.
Zipcode = postcode.

Adding an address displays a Google map so that people can find your location.

You can add more than one address if you have more than one location.

Phone numbers

If you want to add a phone number, click Add Phone Number.

Choose ‘Work phone, Cell phone or Work fax’ from the selection box – the other options do not display.

Work phone = Business phone number
Cell phone = Mobile number
Work fax = Business fax number

You can add more than one phone number of each type.

Email

If you want to add an email address, click Add Email Address.

Choose ‘Work Email or Personal Email’ from the selection box.

Social Media

If you want to add links to your social media profiles, click Add Social Media ID.

Choose the service you want to add from the pull-down menu, eg:

Twitter: Add http://twitter.com/your-twitter-name

Facebook: Add http://facebook.com/your-Facebook-page-name

Google+: Copy the Google+ address from your profile and paste here

You can also add YouTube, LinkedIn and RSS feeds and other services.

Add Link

If you want to add a link to your web site(s), click Add Link.

Choose ‘Website’ or ‘Blog’ from the pull-down menu, depending on the type of web site you want to add.

Type in the ‘Title’ of your web site, eg your business name, and then the web address, eg http://combebusiness.co.uk

You can also assign one link to the logo and one to the image, if you have uploaded them, to make them clickable.

Category

You can choose what categories your business is listed in. Click in the Categories box and the available categories will appear.

Select a category and it will be added. Click in the box again to add more categories.

If your business category is not listed, please contact us.

(Biography) About

Describe your business in this section. You can enter plain text here or html here. Once approved, you can edit the text and add links, formatting using a visual editor which lets you see formatting as you apply it.

(Notes) Products/services

Describe your products and services in this section. You can enter plain text here or html here. Once approved, you can edit the text and add links, formatting using a visual editor which lets you see formatting as you apply it.

Update

When you have completed all sections, press ‘Update’ at the top right of the screen to save your changes.

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