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Posts by Wayne

Audio Editing Software

Once you have recorded an audio file or downloaded a clip, audio editing is the next step before publishing the clip on your website. Audio editing can be something as simple as cutting out an unusually long silence before the sermon begins or as complex as removing noise from a recording to make it more…

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Some “sounds” advice…

sounds

Now that we’ve covered pictures and words, it’s time to think a bit more about sounds (aka audio clips). Sounds can be the perfect punctuation within a sermon, a church presentation or a play. Sounds can illicit soothing thoughts or visceral reactions, they can emphasize a feeling by being melodious or cacophonous. In short, sounds…

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More free image sites…

Before we leave the topic of graphics, I wanted to add a few more image sources to your technology toolbelts. It is an unfortunate truth that there is no one source for the perfect image to add impact to your website or blog page. So I’m going to very briefly take you through a list…

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And now for the right words…

This week we will build on last week’s pixabay.com experience and add the right words to give images even more impact for site visitors. The right words and the right presentation of those words can give images a “Wow” factor that creates a truly engaging visitor experience. Also, well crafted graphics give your site a…

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Just the right picture…

One of the best ways to have immediate impact on someone visiting your site is to display interesting and engaging graphics (pictures, photographs, illustrations or videos). One of the biggest challenges when updating websites is finding interesting and engaging graphics. Actually finding them isn’t hard (thanks to Google’s image search capability), what’s difficult is finding…

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Alert Box – an easy site improvement

Now for some fun stuff! In this post I’ll show you how to add an Alert Box to your website by adding a little bit of code (don’t worry you can copy and paste everything so you don’t have to know how to code or even how to spell code). The code we are going…

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WordPress, what is it exactly?

This is the first in a series of posts specifically about WordPress, how it can be useful as a platform for building your websites with both your existing church community and your potential visitors in mind. As many of you know already, the Presbyterian Church in Canada provides the WordPress platform and select themes and…

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Web, Tech & Worship! (???)

After reading “Web, Tech & Worship”, I’m sure that many thoughts arise about what this blog will be about, whether it will be helpful, whether it will be interesting and understandable to the non-technically inclined or something completely different. At least these are the thoughts that came to my mind when I decided to offer…

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