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WordPress

Breaking Down the WordPress Text Editor

Now that you’re ready to start adding pages and posts to your WordPress site, let’s go over the basics of formatting text. WordPress keeps their editing fairly straightforward. You’ve likely used Microsoft Word, or, at the very least, sent an email. It’s definitely not intimidating, but let’s go over some of the tools that can be a game-changer when it comes to the design elements … Read More

The Difference Between Pages and Posts in WordPress

If you’re starting out on WordPress, you might be a little confused about the difference between pages and posts. They are both channels for your content, but they have totally different purposes. Pages! Pages are the static content you would find on a website. You would typically find pages on the navigation bar on the homepage of a website (you know, that bar traditionally at … Read More

How to Add a Post to WordPress

Adding a post is quite a bit simpler than adding a page. This is due to the fact that posts are (usually) automatically ordered in reverse chronological order, and are located within a single section of your website. But let’s just run through the tools, so we can be on the same page…err, post. Let’s get on the same post here. Title The box at the … Read More

How to Add Images to WordPress

Images are a major part of the look and feel of your site. But how do you add images to your WordPress pages and posts? Let us be your guide. There are couple ways to get an image into your WordPress website. You can upload an image from your computer to your Media Library or you can paste in a URL from somewhere else on the Internet to your Media … Read More

How to Add a WordPress Page

In this tutorial, we’re going to go over all the aspects and features of pages. By learning this, you will know how to create a WordPress page like a pro. Add New Page First things first, we have to add a new page. Click on or hover over the Pages option in the sidebar and then choose “Add New.” Title This is where you add … Read More

Get to Know Your WordPress Dashboard

The WordPress Dashboard: The Reception Area for Your WordPress Backend. The Dashboard can initially seem overwhelming, but fear not, we are going to walk you through each section. There are a lot of tools and options, but trust us, they totally make sense. The Admin Bar Like the front of a barber shop, this is where the business goes. The bar stretches full width across … Read More

Learn How to Use WordPress Categories and Tags

Categories and Tags are how you organize your WordPress posts. The difference is simple. At first, there were only categories, but this was not enough for people who: Have a ton of posts Love organization They were unable to best categorize each post in the several but limited amount of categories WordPress lets you have. Thus tags were invented. Tags are words that describe each … Read More

WordPress.org versus WordPress.com

You hear all the time about how WordPress is a great way to have a website. But what people don’t necessarily realize is that there are two ways to have a WordPress website: WordPress.org and WordPress.com. Not sure what the difference is between WordPress.org and WordPress.com? Didn’t know they were two different things? Confused about how you even ended up on this post in the … Read More

WordPress Basics: the Photo Gallery

WordPress comes equipped with a way to make your post into a photo gallery.  I grabbed some photos of various Artsy Geek shenanigans to illustrate how it will look. You can customize the gallery based on what order you’d like your images to show up in (I chose random) and how many columns they should appear in. It’s as simple as uploading the images (you … Read More

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