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Setting up a Blog with WordPress.com

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How to set up your WordPress.com blog by web designer Eileen …

How to set up your WordPress.com blog by web designer Eileen
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  • 1. Creating a blog with WordPress.comEileen Lonergan http://www.eileenlonergan.com
  • 2. WordPress.com• To get started go to: https://wordpress.com/• We are working with WordPress.com. If you want a self hosted website you will need to use WordPress.org. Click here for an overview of the difference between WordPress.com and .org Eileen Lonergan http://www.eileenlonergan.com
  • 3. Sign Up Process: You need to give your blog an Address & Name.You can choose to have your site visible to all, crawled by searchengines or set to private. Eileen Lonergan http://www.eileenlonergan.com
  • 4. Eileen Lonergan http://www.eileenlonergan.com
  • 5. Notes:• You will have the opportunity to add upgrades for a price. If you want the upgrades, I suggest that you explore self hosting (see previous slide).• For the purpose of this class, we are using all free options. Eileen Lonergan http://www.eileenlonergan.com
  • 6. WordPress DashboardEileen Lonergan http://www.eileenlonergan.com
  • 7. General SettingsEileen Lonergan http://www.eileenlonergan.com
  • 8. ThemesEileen Lonergan http://www.eileenlonergan.com
  • 9. Adding Posts & Pages• The process is the same for both.• Give the post or page a title• The next large box is where you add the text• The section above the text box has options for styling.• If you click the little camera icon that says Add Media you can add an image into your page or post.• The right hand side of the page is where you can save your post or page as a draft, preview what you have done or Publish. Eileen Lonergan http://www.eileenlonergan.com
  • 10. Add a PostEileen Lonergan http://www.eileenlonergan.com
  • 11. To Add a PageEileen Lonergan http://www.eileenlonergan.com
  • 12. Resources• Visit my blog: http://www.eileenlonergan.com/articles• I have set up a page: http://www.eileenlonergan.com/etl-blog-class I will have information from class and you can post your questions or tips to share with the group.• WordPress.com support http://en.support.wordpress.com/• YouTube• WordPress TV: http://wordpress.tv/• http://www.expand2web.com/blog/• http://learn.wordpress.com/