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    How to Use WordPress
  • 2. How to Start a Blog on WordPress
    Already have a WordPress Account?
    Sign in here.
    Click the Sign up now button.
  • 3. How to Start a Blog on WordPress
    Just fill in the blanks…
  • 4. How to Start a Blog on WordPress
    Your domain cannot be changed!! Think before you embarrass your future self.
    Your Blog Title is written big on your blog. It can be changed later.
    Is this a PERSONAL or a PUBLIC blog. If it’s just for you and your friends, make sure you UNCHECK this box.
  • 5. How to Start a Blog on WordPress
    Now check your email and click the link to activate.
    THAT’S IT! You’re blogging.
    The administration area on a blog is called
    THE DASHBOARD.
    The Dashboard has a big menu on the left.
    First stop: APPEARANCE.
  • 6. How to Start a Blog on WordPress
    In Appearance you can choose your “theme” (the look of the blog) and sidebar widgets.
  • 7. How to Start a Blog on WordPress
    PRIVACY
    It’s easy to forget the blogs are PUBLISHED WORKS.
    That means, if it’s public, anyone can read it:
    • Parents
    • 8. Future friends
    • 9. Future employers
    • 10. Everyone with internet access
    Make sure you
    Think about your intended audience and set the privacy accordingly.
  • 11. How to Post on WordPress
    Click “Posts”
  • 12. How to Post on WordPress
    • All posts are listed.
    • 13. Click “Add New” to create a post.
  • How to Post on WordPress
    Add a title here
    Type your message
  • 14. Forsyth Library NewsCreating a Post
    Good Blog Posts Have:
  • How to Post on WordPress
    When you’re done with the message:
  • How to Post on WordPress
    PREVIEW your post
    Then hit PUBLISH.
    It’s always a good idea to view the post on the live blog after publishing.
  • 24. How to Post on WordPressAdding Media to a Post
    To Insert an Image:
    • Click Add an Image
    • 25. Click browse, find the file on your computer and click “upload”
    • 26. On the resulting pop-up, scroll down and click “insert into post”
  • How to Post on WordPressAdding Media to a Post
    To Insert a Google Map:
    • In Google Maps, click the “link” link.
    • 27. Click once inside the Paste HTML window to highlight all the code (or put the cursor inside and Ctrl+A).
    • 28. Ctrl+C or right-click and choose “copy”.
    • 29. Go to the blog post and paste the code in the message box.
  • How to Post on WordPressAdding Media to a Post
    To Insert a YouTube Video:
    • On YouTube, click once inside the Embed window to highlight all the code (or put the cursor inside and Ctrl+A).
    • 30. Ctrl+C or right-click and choose “copy”.
    • 31. Go to the blog post and paste the code in the message box.