Wordpress for beginners Publishing on a Wordpress blog Joris Roebben ( [email_address] )
1. What is Wordpress? <ul><li>WordPress is  a state-of-the-art semantic personal publishing platform with a focus on aesth...
2. What do you need? <ul><li>All you need to publish is an  account </li></ul><ul><li>Ask the blog responsible or system a...
3. Log into the Wordpress blog <ul><li>On the blog, look for  login  link </li></ul><ul><li>Click on it </li></ul><ul><li>...
3. Login to the Wordpress blog <ul><li>If you can’t find a login link, just type  wp-login.php  behind the domain name in ...
4. Your first peak at Wordpress <ul><li>This is an example of a starting page in the Wordpress backend </li></ul>
5. Change your password
6. Start your first post
6. Start your first post <ul><li>The  title : this is your post title. Choose a catchy and clear title. </li></ul>
6. Start your first post <ul><li>The frame where you can write your post text (resembles the Microsoft Word interface) </l...
6. Start your first post <ul><li>Checkboxes where you can indicate your posts  category </li></ul><ul><li>Choose one or mo...
7. Add a picture to your post <ul><li>Upload a picture  from your system </li></ul><ul><li>Add a good title (will be used ...
7. Add a picture to your post <ul><li>Set pointer  in  text editor  where you want  picture </li></ul><ul><li>Link to: cho...
7. Add a picture to your post
7. Add a picture to your post <ul><li>Postion  the picture </li></ul><ul><li>Alignment  Left or Right </li></ul>
7. Add a picture to your post <ul><li>Result: </li></ul>
8. Saving and publishing your post <ul><li>Click “ Save and continue editing ” to stay on post page </li></ul><ul><li>Clic...
9. Your first post
10. Adding a YouTube video to your posts <ul><li>You can add a  YouTube  video to your post </li></ul><ul><li>Find video o...
10. Adding YouTube videos to your posts <ul><li>Find the YouTube  button (*)  in the Wordpress editor and click it </li></...
11. Using the “more” option <ul><li>Possibility to only show  introduction  on home page followed by “ read the rest of th...
12. Adding links to your post <ul><li>Select the words / picture  you want to link </li></ul><ul><li>Click link  button </...
12. Adding links to your post
13. Q & A
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  1. 1. Wordpress for beginners Publishing on a Wordpress blog Joris Roebben ( [email_address] )
  2. 2. 1. What is Wordpress? <ul><li>WordPress is a state-of-the-art semantic personal publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability. What a mouthful. WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time. </li></ul><ul><li>More simply, WordPress is what you use when you want to work with your blogging software, not fight it. </li></ul>
  3. 3. 2. What do you need? <ul><li>All you need to publish is an account </li></ul><ul><li>Ask the blog responsible or system administrator to create an account for you </li></ul><ul><li>You’ll get a login name and password </li></ul>
  4. 4. 3. Log into the Wordpress blog <ul><li>On the blog, look for login link </li></ul><ul><li>Click on it </li></ul><ul><li>On the login page, fill out your username and password </li></ul>
  5. 5. 3. Login to the Wordpress blog <ul><li>If you can’t find a login link, just type wp-login.php behind the domain name in your browser </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.yourblog.com/wp-login.php </li></ul>
  6. 6. 4. Your first peak at Wordpress <ul><li>This is an example of a starting page in the Wordpress backend </li></ul>
  7. 7. 5. Change your password
  8. 8. 6. Start your first post
  9. 9. 6. Start your first post <ul><li>The title : this is your post title. Choose a catchy and clear title. </li></ul>
  10. 10. 6. Start your first post <ul><li>The frame where you can write your post text (resembles the Microsoft Word interface) </li></ul>
  11. 11. 6. Start your first post <ul><li>Checkboxes where you can indicate your posts category </li></ul><ul><li>Choose one or more appropriate categories </li></ul><ul><li>If none available, create a new one </li></ul>
  12. 12. 7. Add a picture to your post <ul><li>Upload a picture from your system </li></ul><ul><li>Add a good title (will be used as alt) </li></ul>
  13. 13. 7. Add a picture to your post <ul><li>Set pointer in text editor where you want picture </li></ul><ul><li>Link to: choose the way you want your picture to behave (as a link to the file, as a link to a page with only the picture or no link at all) </li></ul><ul><li>Click “ Send to editor ” </li></ul>
  14. 14. 7. Add a picture to your post
  15. 15. 7. Add a picture to your post <ul><li>Postion the picture </li></ul><ul><li>Alignment Left or Right </li></ul>
  16. 16. 7. Add a picture to your post <ul><li>Result: </li></ul>
  17. 17. 8. Saving and publishing your post <ul><li>Click “ Save and continue editing ” to stay on post page </li></ul><ul><li>Click “ Save ” to save and exit post page </li></ul><ul><li>Click “ Publish ” to publish post on website </li></ul>
  18. 18. 9. Your first post
  19. 19. 10. Adding a YouTube video to your posts <ul><li>You can add a YouTube video to your post </li></ul><ul><li>Find video on YouTube and copy URL </li></ul>
  20. 20. 10. Adding YouTube videos to your posts <ul><li>Find the YouTube button (*) in the Wordpress editor and click it </li></ul><ul><li>Paste YouTube URL in box </li></ul>(*) Viper’s video quicktags plugin
  21. 21. 11. Using the “more” option <ul><li>Possibility to only show introduction on home page followed by “ read the rest of this entry ” or “ read more ” </li></ul><ul><li>Click “ more ” button while pointer at desired position in editor </li></ul>
  22. 22. 12. Adding links to your post <ul><li>Select the words / picture you want to link </li></ul><ul><li>Click link button </li></ul><ul><li>Add link URL </li></ul><ul><li>Click insert </li></ul><ul><li>To remove link click remove link button </li></ul>
  23. 23. 12. Adding links to your post
  24. 24. 13. Q & A
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