The Council shall provide by ordinance for the publication of all ordinances and resolutions having the force or effect of law. Such publication shall be by printing in a newspaper of general circulation in the municipality, by posting in such places of public notice as Council shall by resolution direct or by circularization to the residences within the municipality.
   Council shall provide by ordinance for the normal method of publication; but may by resolution provide for one of the other methods of publication as to any particular measure. The Clerk shall certify to the Mayor and Council the fact and manner of publication of any measure; and its time for taking effect, and for the filing of any referendum petition, shall date from the time of the filing of such certificate.