How to Use WordPress for Beginners

 
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What is WordPress? (Preview)

Length: 4 minutesAuthor: Kim MerrittComplexity: Easy

What is WordPress online tutorial

Get a beginner's introduction to WordPress. Learn what WordPress can do for your business and how you can use it online.

6 Best WordPress Plugins for Small Business (Preview)

Length: 3 minutesAuthor: Kim MerrittComplexity: Easy

6 Best WordPress Plugins for Small Business Online Video

With over 33,000 WordPress plug-ins to choose from, it can be a little overwhelming. Which WordPress plug-ins do you use? Which do you even start with? Learn The URL Dr's six favorite WordPress plug-ins for small business.

Introduction to WordPress Admin Screens

Length: 2 minutesAuthor: Kim MerrittComplexity: Easy

Introduction to WordPress Admin Screens Video Tutorial

An overview of the WordPress administration screens. We'll cover the dashboard, posts, media library, pages, comments, appearance, plugins, users, tools, and settings. This video also explains the footer.

Introduction to the WordPress Toolbar

Length: 3 minutesAuthor: Kim MerrittComplexity: Easy

Introduction to the WordPress Toolbar Video Tutorial

The WordPress Toolbar is visible at the top of every page in the administration panel. In this video, we'll walk through the uses and features of the Toolbar.

How to Use WordPress Posts

Length: 9 minutesAuthor: Kim MerrittComplexity: Easy

How to Use WordPress Posts

WordPress Posts is where you write and publish blog posts. In this video you'll learn how to add a new post, edit an existing post, how to use post categories, post tags, options with publishing, and screen options.

How to Use the WordPress Media Library

Length: 8 minutesAuthor: Kim MerrittComplexity: Easy

How to Use WordPress Media Library Video

Learn how to use the WordPress Media Library to upload images, video, recordings and documents into WordPress. This video also covers the Media Settings Screen.

How to Use Wordpress Pages

Length: 7 minutesAuthor: Kim MerrittComplexity: Easy

How to Use Wordpress Pages Online Video

Learn how to create Wordpress Pages for your website. You'll learn how to add a new page, edit an existing page, use the page editor, add images and video and more.

How to Use Wordpress Comments (Preview)

Length: 7 minutesAuthor: Kim MerrittComplexity: Easy

How to Use Wordpress Comments Video Tutorial

Explore WordPress Comments, how to deal with spam, moderating comments, and how to use WordPress Discussion Settings and make changes to the comment settings.

Introduction to WordPress Appearance

Length: 6 minutesAuthor: Kim MerrittComplexity: Easy

Introduction to WordPress Appearance Tutorial Video

In this video, you'll learn about the WordPress Appearance Screens and how you can customize the look of your website. This video covers Themes, Customize, Header, Background and Editor. Widgets and Menus are covered in separate videos. Shows use with the Twenty Sixteen WordPress theme.

How to Use WordPress Widgets (Preview)

Length: 9 minutesAuthor: Kim MerrittComplexity: Easy

How to Use WordPress Widgets Video Tutorial

In this video, we'll walk you through WordPress Widgets, how to use them and what they do. Add everything from custom menus to tag clouds in your sidebars and footers with widgets.

How to Use WordPress Tools

Length: 3 minutesAuthor: Kim MerrittComplexity: Easy

How to Use WordPress Tools Online Tutorial

WordPress gives you several tools to assist you in the management of your website. In this video you’re going to learn how to use WordPress Tools.

How to Use General Settings in WordPress

Length: 3 minutesAuthor: Kim MerrittComplexity: Easy

How to Use General Settings in WordPress Online Video

There are seven different Settings Screens that hold all the settings to define how your website and blog will work. In this video, we’ll be going over the General Settings.

How to Use Writing Settings in WordPress

Length: 2 minutesAuthor: Kim MerrittComplexity: Easy

How to Use Writing Settings in WordPress Video Training

In this video, you'll learn how to change the Writing Settings that control standard features when you write or edit pages, posts or blog posts, in addition to the settings for remote publishing features.

How to Use Reading Settings in WordPress

Length: 2 minutesAuthor: Kim MerrittComplexity: Easy

How to Use Reading Settings in WordPress Online Tutorial

Learn how to control the first page of your website with WordPress Reading Settings. Don't miss telling Google and Bing that you want your website to show up in the search engines.

How to Use Discussion Settings in WordPress

Length: 3 minutesAuthor: Kim MerrittComplexity: Easy

How to Use Discussion Settings in WordPress Online Lesson

You may find that a lot of comments being made on your site aren’t real comments at all and are spam. You can control how your site responds to comments by changing the Discussion Settings.

How to Use Media Settings in WordPress

Length: 1 minutesAuthor: Kim MerrittComplexity: Easy

How to Use Media Settings in WordPress Tutorial

Learn how to control the Media Settings in WordPress. Media Settings let you determine how your images and media files will be organized when you upload them into your site and pixel sizes of your images.

How to Use WordPress Menus (Preview)

Length: 6 minutesAuthor: Kim MerrittComplexity: Easy

How to Use WordPress Menus Video Training

Menus are an important part of the user experience for the visitors of your website. In this video, you'll learn how to use WordPress menus to build the navigation for your website.

Websites are no longer a choice for small business, they are a necessity. In today’s competitive business environment, you won’t be taken seriously without a professional website for your business. So what’s the best type of content management system to build your website in?

WordPress is hands down, the best option for small business. It’s free, open source and easy to use. And because it’s not in a proprietary system, your in control. You can pick your web host and you can choose the functions and features your website has.

In “How to Use WordPress for Beginners,” you’ll learn the basics of WordPress, themes and plugins. Learn how to set up WordPress and get a tour of all the administration screens and the toolbar. You’ll learn how to create a page, how to create a blog post, how to upload pictures and video through the Media Library, how to create menus, and a selection of other skills. This course will cover everything you need to know about users and how to set different roles to limit access to sensitive material.

“How to Use WordPress for Beginners” was designed for novices and walks users step-by-step through each screen to describe in layman’s terms, exactly what you need to do. This course offers 27 video tutorials and over 90 minutes of instruction on how to use WordPress.

 

 

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