I've just set up a blog using Wordpress to help promote a book I wrote
recently. It's all been fairly simple, however I just need some help to
sort out two small problems that have cropped up.
1) I was really struggling to create blog posts with a short excerpt on
the home page and then have the full post appear on the link page.
Eventually this seemed to be solved using a wordpress plugin called "WP
Limit Posts Automatically" however, I now see that if I post an image
before the text I see some odd words appear around the image, which
look like the alt tags or image description. I don't mind how it's
done, but somehow I'd like to use the excerpts properly, so it all
2) Since this site is primarily aimed at bringing in traffic for the
book sales page, I need to add a banner to the header area and a
picture of the book in the side panel if possible. These two banners
need to be visible on every page to maximize the number of click
throughs to the sales page. I believe it's possible to have a random
rotating banner image in the header through a WP plugin and it would be
great if this could be implemented. For that reason I have included two
It's important that none of this work breaks anything else on the blog
or the sales page. Since I will be losing the header text I would like
to see the H1 and H2 tags added to header graphic.
I am sure this is actually a very quick task for anybody skilled with
This project seems fairly simple enough to complete within the next day or two. Also just need some things cleared up. I PM'ed you with some questions about the job.