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Everyone can add content to masonsConnect

Learn how to add an article or event to masonsConnect. Everyone can add content to masonsConnect, it is easy and we are here to help.

The purpose of this article is to describe how to add various types of content to masonsConnect. Posts can include a link to a recording of an awesome YouTube video, a notification of an online event, stories and helpful articles about the sharing Freemasonry with social media, websites, email or in an online meeting.

Prerequisites

  1. Become a contributor - if you are not already a contributor, first subscribe and then contact [email protected] requesting that you would like to become a contributor.

Adding content

Once you are a contributor then you can add content to the masonsConnect website. It is easy to add content and there is a process in place to ensure that you cannot accidentally publish something that should not be published.

For any type of content follow these steps:

  1. Login - navigate to https://www.masonsconnect.com/ghost/, if required login.
This is how the login screen look like (https://www.masonsconnect.com/ghost/)

2. Create post - navigate to https://www.masonsconnect.com/ghost/#/editor/post

Click on the "New post" green button

the following screen will show:

you can start writing your very first own post on MassonsConnect

following is an example:

3. Email for review - email [email protected] advising that your post is ready for review and then once reviewed and on approval will be shared with the masonsConnect community.

Don't forget to send an email to the admin, so he knows there's a new post being created and waiting to be reviewed!

A great easy way to start is to add a link to a YouTube recording, and here are the steps involved ...

  1. Title - create an engaging title in as few as words as possible.
  2. Settings - on the right side of the screen open up the post settings.
  3. Tags section - in tags section select the best tags to describe your post, for example recordings of online meetings.
  4. Excerpt section - in the excerpt section introduce your blog post or article with a couple of short compelling reasons for reading
  5. Body - in the body past the YouTube link for the video.
  6. Save - when you change the body the post with automatically be saved as a draft.

Feel very welcome to other types of content like articles, tips and thoughts that you know others will enjoy reading.

Need more help?

Reach out to [email protected] and we will organise a one-on-one session to help you understand how it all works.

For more information check this learning to contribute post for ideas.

Learning to contribute
Read more to learn about how to contribute to a websitePlus website that uses the Ghost blog and membership platform.

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