WordPress Fundamentals:
Part 2 – Taking control of your content
By Bronson Quick
sennza | (07) 3040-1545 | bronson@sennza....
Housekeeping
rethink | redesign | results Slide 2 of 11
Sponsors:
Superior Web Hosting Services An amazing video and onlin...
Recap
A brief intro into the following:
• What is WordPress?
• Why choose WordPress?
• Requirements
• The famous 5 minute ...
What we’ll cover
Tonight we’ll cover:
• The Dashboard & Screen Options
• The Sidebar
• The WYSIWYG (What You See Is What Y...
The Dashboard
rethink | redesign | results Slide 5 of 12
Where all your dreams come true
The Dashboard
• Screen Options
• Layout
• Alter and configure RSS Feeds
• Collapsing, expanding, drag & drop sections
• Qu...
The Sidebar
rethink | redesign | results Slide 7 of 12
Your new best friend
The WYSIWYG
rethink | redesign | results Slide 8 of 12
Your HTML slave
The WYSIWYG
• Bold, italics, strikethrough
• Lists and block quotes
• Aligning text
• Links
• Read more
• Spellchecker & F...
Embed
• YouTube
• Vimeo
• DailyMotion
• blip.tv
• Flickr (both videos and images)
• Viddler
• Hulu
• Qik
• Revision3
• Scr...
Thanks & Questions
rethink | redesign | results Slide 11 of 12
Our Next WordPress Meetup
WordPress Brisbane
http://www.mee...
bronson@sennza.com.au
http://www.sennza.com.au/
Twitter: @sennza
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These were the slides that sat alongside Bronson Quick's demonstration at Brisbane's second WordPress meetup.

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WordPress Fundamentals Part 2

  1. 1. WordPress Fundamentals: Part 2 – Taking control of your content By Bronson Quick sennza | (07) 3040-1545 | bronson@sennza.com.au | http://www.sennza.com.au/ | Twitter: @sennza
  2. 2. Housekeeping rethink | redesign | results Slide 2 of 11 Sponsors: Superior Web Hosting Services An amazing video and online manual WordPress plugin http://matlib.com.au/ http://www.videousermanuals.com/ Resources: WordPress Brisbane Message Board
  3. 3. Recap A brief intro into the following: • What is WordPress? • Why choose WordPress? • Requirements • The famous 5 minute install • Posts and Pages • Custom headers with Twenty Ten • Links • Q & A rethink | redesign | results Slide 3 of 12 We covered: We covered: At the last WordPress Meetup on September 2, 2010 WordPress 3.0 had 13,801,694 downloads. A quick check today showed that WordPress 3.0 has now been downloaded 21,295,187 times and it’s still climbing! http://wordpress.org/download/counter/
  4. 4. What we’ll cover Tonight we’ll cover: • The Dashboard & Screen Options • The Sidebar • The WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) Editor Buttons • Pasting content in from Microsoft Word • Formatting content using headings, paragraphs and lists • Inserting an image, mp3 or pdf •The [embed] shortcode • Q & A rethink | redesign | results Slide 4 of 12 Taking control of your content
  5. 5. The Dashboard rethink | redesign | results Slide 5 of 12 Where all your dreams come true
  6. 6. The Dashboard • Screen Options • Layout • Alter and configure RSS Feeds • Collapsing, expanding, drag & drop sections • QuickPress rethink | redesign | results Slide 6 of 12 Demo
  7. 7. The Sidebar rethink | redesign | results Slide 7 of 12 Your new best friend
  8. 8. The WYSIWYG rethink | redesign | results Slide 8 of 12 Your HTML slave
  9. 9. The WYSIWYG • Bold, italics, strikethrough • Lists and block quotes • Aligning text • Links • Read more • Spellchecker & Full screen mode • Kitchen Sink • Headings, Paragraphs • Paste from Microsoft Word • Insert image, mp3 & pdf rethink | redesign | results Slide 9 of 12 Demo
  10. 10. Embed • YouTube • Vimeo • DailyMotion • blip.tv • Flickr (both videos and images) • Viddler • Hulu • Qik • Revision3 • Scribd • Photobucket • PollDaddy • Google Video • WordPress.tv (only VideoPress-type videos for the time being) • SmugMug (WordPress 3.0+) • FunnyOrDie.com (WordPress 3.0+) rethink | redesign | results Slide 10 of 12 Supported Types – Make sure your link is on a new line! 
  11. 11. Thanks & Questions rethink | redesign | results Slide 11 of 12 Our Next WordPress Meetup WordPress Brisbane http://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Brisbane/ Thursday, December 2, 6:30pm Speakers & Topics Lachlan MacPherson: SEO with WordPress Dion Hulse (dd32): On WordPress Got Friends in Sydney? WordPress Sydney http://www.meetup.com/WordPress-Sydney/
  12. 12. bronson@sennza.com.au http://www.sennza.com.au/ Twitter: @sennza rethink | redesign | results

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