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