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- Master WordPress at your own pace
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The WordPress Dashboard
Get acquainted with all the functions available to you in WordPress. This segment provides a feature-by-feature introduction to all the capabilities of the WordPress admin dashboard. You may never use all these features, but it’s good to know they’re there for you!
Create a New Post
The second video tutorial teaches you how to add a new article or post to your WordPress blog or add content to your WordPress-powered website.
This video teaches you how to edit existing blog posts. Included are introductions to the WordPress bulk edit and quick edit features.
Using Categories and Tags
Learn how to organise your posts with the use of tags and categories. In this tutorial we discuss how tags (keywords within posts) and categories (groupings of posts) improve the efficiency of your WordPress blog or website.
Adding Pages and Editing Existing Pages
This WordPress function lets you add new pages to your website and edit content of existing “static” (non-dynamic) pages. Examples of static content include Home Page, About Us, Products, Clients, FAQs, Contact, etc.
Photographs and Images
In lesson six we move from text to graphics. This tutorial shows you step-by- step how to add images and other graphics to both WordPress blog posts and WordPress web pages.
Take your WordPress website to an exciting (or educational or entertaining) new dimension, with video. Lesson seven advises how to upload and embed videos into a post or web using YouTube or Vimeo.
The Media Library
In video tutorial eight we introduce you to the WordPress Media Library. This handy tool lets you upload and manage files including images, PDFs and Word documents.
This WordPress training video focuses on enabling and moderating visitor comments. Comments are an important part of your WordPress-powered website, as they encourage interaction and information sharing with visitors to your site.
Links let you share content from other websites with visitors to your site. This tutorial shows you how to add hotlinks within your page content and posts and how to add lists of links to your site’s sidebar.
Changing Your Theme
WordPress allows you to modify the look and feel (aka the branding) of your website by changing the theme. This video explains how to select and activate your WordPress theme. It also covers minor theme customization.
This tutorial is devoted to WordPress widgets: what they are and how you can use widgets to add content to the sidebar and footer of your WordPress site.
WordPress allows you to customize the menus in your site. This lesson teaches you how to create and edit multiple custom menus within your WordPress site.
WordPress plugins increase the functionality of your website. This tutorial explains how to find, install and manage plugins for various applications such as ecommerce.
In this video we discuss adding users to your site’s administration. You’ll also learn how to set and assign levels of permission based on user requirements.
Lesson 16 introduces a variety of helpful tools designed to assist you in managing and maintaining your WordPress website or WordPress ecommerce site.
Now that you’ve mastered WordPress functionality, it’s time to optimise your WordPress site. This final tutorial lets you do just that. It offers a detailed look at the WordPress settings panel.