Part Two of our series of Squidoo tutorials. (Here's Part One.)
In this tutorial, you'll discover how to build your Squidoo lens by adding modules.
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Here's the lens we created in our first tutorial: "Stress Relief" lens
Let's add some content to it. You add content to your lens via "modules".
At the top of your lens you'll see the Add Modules button. This is where the magic happens. :-) You can add many different types of modules to your lenses to display various kinds of content.
The "Table of Contents" module is useful for any lens - it helps you to keep track of just what you've added. So that's the first module we'll add to your lens. Click the Add Modules button. Then click Table of Contents.
Click the Preview Lens Layout button. You want the Table of Contents module to be at the top of your lens.
You can drag your modules anywhere you please on the layout. Grab the module and drag it to the top of your lens. Press the Save button when you're satisfied with your layout.
You'll see the Table of Contents module at the top of your lens. Click the Edit button to edit it. Click Save when you're done.
To build your lens, simply add more modules, by clicking the Add Modules button at the top of the lens. Preview the lens layout, dragging modules into the order in which you want them. Then edit the modules.
As you can see in #2 above, I've added a text module.
If you're not sure which modules to add, visit Squidu, and check out the Help file on Modules.
Got a Flickr account? Add your Flickr photos to your lens... Just follow the directions, it's very easy.
This is the Flickr module on my Jack Russell lens.
With dozens of different modules to play with, you can create a completely customized lens. Have fun with it. :-) I added the Talk Bubble module.
Click the Add Unique Content tab on the Module Picker, then click Add.
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