Category Archives: Getting Started

Adding Images to a WordPress Post/Page

It may be desirable to add images to a blog post or page to emphasize a talking point, enhance instructions, or just to make things easier to read. Here are some instructions on how to insert images into WordPress posts … Continue reading

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Importing/Exporting from a WordPress Blog Site

You can export a file of your site’s content to import it into another installation or platform. The export file will be an XML file format called WXR. Posts, pages, comments, custom fields, categories, and tags can be included. You … Continue reading

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Adding Users to a WordPress Blog Site

The Users screen lists all the existing users for your site. When you add new users, you can define roles and options from this screen. To add a new user: 1. Log into WordPress. If you are unsure of how … Continue reading

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Understanding User Roles/Capabilites in WordPress

Each blog site offers a series of user levels that determine what tasks can be completed. This document outlines the specific role levels and capabilities for each role. Subscriber: Read posts Contributor: All of subscriber capabilities Edit own posts Delete … Continue reading

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Activating & Using Plugins on Your Blog Site

Plugins extend and expand the functionality of WordPress. You may activate or deactivate them here. Most of the time, plugins play nicely with the core of WordPress and with other plugins. However, if your site starts doing strange things, try … Continue reading

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Customizing Your Blog Site Settings

From the Settings screen you can choose settings that define your blog as a whole: settings which determine how your site behaves, how you interact with your site, and how the rest of the world interacts with your site. To … Continue reading

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Creating a Blog Post / Page

Posts are the entries that display in reverse chronological order on your home page. In contrast to pages, posts usually have comments fields beneath them and are included in your site’s RSS feed. New to blogging? See WordPress’s Best Practices … Continue reading

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Changing the Appearance of your Blog Site

From the Appearance screen you can control how the content of your blog is displayed. WordPress allows you to easily style your site by choosing from a list of available Themes. To change the appearance of your site: 1. Log … Continue reading

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