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  • 1.  
  • 2. What is Xampp?
    • A Xampp (Apache, MySQL, PHP and …) bundle
    • A suite of the following software
      • Apache
      • MySQL
      • PHP
      • phpMyAdmin
    • Download from
  • 3.
    • is a free blog site
    • Anyone can sign up
    • Open source blog publishing application
    • A free software to set up blogs
    • Download from
    What is WordPress?
  • 4. How To Do
    • Install Xampp
    • Create a database in MySQL with PhpMyAdmin
    • Install WordPress Software
    • Set up your blog
  • 5. Create a database
    • Launch PhpMyAdmin
    • Create a database named “wordpress”
    • Create a user named “wordpress”
    • Grant all privileges to the user “wordpress” on the database “wordpress”
  • 6. Install WordPress
    • Extract WordPress files to the “htdocs” folder in Xampp installation folder
    • Rename “wp-config-sample.php” to “wp-config.php”
    • Open “wp-config.php” and fill in the database information
    • Save the file and close
  • 7. Now Open: http://localhost/wordpress
  • 8. The Second Step
  • 9. WordPress Admin Login
  • 10. Blog Dashboard
  • 11. Blog is ready
  • 12. uses
    • Work from anywhere
    • Do-It-Yourself.
    • Save time & money
    • Edit existing pages
    • Add new pages
    • Add photos
  • 13.
    • blogs vs websites
  • 14. Blogs
    • Current - Updated several times a week
    • No coding knowledge necessary
    • Blogs are usually setup with a RSS feed
    • Blogs publish current news
    • Timeless
  • 15. Websites
    • Static - For the most part websites stay the same
    • Must have a bit of technical knowledge in coding
    • Spend huge amount
    • Websites describes about an organization
  • 16. Managing Wordpress
    • Log in to add posts, change settings, activate themes and plugins
    • You can also change code (html, css, php)‏
  • 17. Writing Posts
    • In the dashboard, Expand “Posts” on left
    • Click “Add New”
    • Now you can add a title, tags, and write a new post
    • Toolbar allows formatting, like bold , italics , color , and much more
    • Click “Publish” to finish your post
  • 18. Template tags
    • Template tags are used within your blog's Templates to display information dynamically
    • Otherwise customize your blog
    • Providing the tools to make it as individual and interesting
  • 19. Category
    • Suppose you want some static text displayed before the list of Posts on your Category page
    • Which posts will be displayed below
    • Which category is being displayed
    • Put the category name at the top of the page
  • 20. Writing Pages
    • Click “Add New”
    • Now you can add a title and write a new page
    • Toolbar allows formatting, like bold , italics , color, and much more
    • In the dashboard, Expand “Pages” on left
    • Click “Publish” to finish your page
  • 21. Themes
    • Change the appearance of your site
    • Found one? Download it
    • Next, upload it to your hosting account
  • 22. Plugins
    • Add functionality to your site
    • Plugins for video, creating forms, adding analytic tools, 5-star ratings, etc
    • Available at Wordpress. org/extend/plugins
    • Installation may vary for certain plugins
    • Found one? Download it
    • Next, upload it to your hosting account
  • 23. Upload Video
    • Start a new post or page
    • Click the “Add Video” icon
    • Click “Select Files” and choose a video
    • Upload begins automatically
    • Click the “File URL” button
    • Copy the URL that appears
  • 24. Media
    • Media is the images, video, recordings, and files, you upload and use in your blog
  • 25. Managing Links
    • The name of the link and its description
    • The URL (location) of the link
    • The category that the link
    • The link is visible to visitors on your site
  • 26. Widgets
    • WordPress Widgets is like a plugin, but designed to provide a simple way to arrange the various elements of your sidebar content without having to change any code.
  • 27. Editing Files
    • if you want to make changes in your WordPress Theme
    • WordPress features two built-in editors for editing files from within your browser while online
  • 28. Thank you Presented by Venkatachalam.p