WordPress Tutorials

You love WordPress… and we love you!

So, for those two reasons, we have compiled some essential information to keep you mastering website content edits on your own. (We’re always here to help, of course.)

Below are informative, bright, illustrated WordPress tutorials with… wait for it… VIDEOS!!!!! (That’s right, folks. Five exclamations!). Some people like videos, and some people like words, so we married the two to create juicy, instructional posts that will aid you on your journey of WordPress wizardry. Let us know if you’d like to see more! Simply post your issues or questions in the comments section, available at the bottom of each post.

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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. [wpmudev-video video=”the-toolbar”]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 … Continue Reading »
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Pages vs. Posts

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. Do you like videos? This one is pretty good. Disclaimer: We didn’t make it so it’s not as fun as it could be. Scroll … Continue Reading »
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Adding a post in Wordpress

Adding a Post

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 … Continue Reading »
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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 … Continue Reading »
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Adding a page in Wordpress

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. Do you like videos? This one is pretty good. Disclaimer: We didn’t make it so it’s not as colorful as it could be. Scroll down for our … Continue Reading »
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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. [wpmudev-video video=”dashboard”]Besides watching the helpful video abvoe, let’s look at a visual … Continue Reading »
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Categories and Tags

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. … Continue Reading »
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Wordpress.org Verses Wordpress.com

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 … Continue Reading »
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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 … Continue Reading »
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