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WordCamp Baltimore 2016

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10is tips to Make WordPress Your Friend.

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WordCamp Baltimore 2016

  1. 1. How to Make WordPress Your Friend Kerch McConlogue @kerchmcc WeFixBrokenWebsites.com WordCamp, Baltimore 2016 #WCBALT
  2. 2. @kerchmcc
  3. 3. http://thesweetsetup.com/rene-ritchies-sweet-iphone-setup/ @kerchmcc
  4. 4. www.portlandmercury.com/binary/be63/1286915455-baby-on-computer.jpg @kerchmcc
  5. 5. www.brit.co/show-your-humor-with-this-geeky-welcome-mat/ @kerchmcc
  6. 6. www.immoafrica.net/content/uploads/2015/02/foreign-property-ownership.jpg @kerchmcc
  7. 7. Words to Know Core: Makes WordPress work Plugins: Adds functionality not part of Core Widgets: Small blocks of specific Functionality Categories: Table of Contents Tags: Index @kerchmcc
  8. 8. Tip 1: Take notes @kerchmcc These are my notes!
  9. 9. Tip 2: If you can use WORD and you are not afraid of the internet, you can use WordPress @kerchmcc WORD
  10. 10. Tip 2: If you can use WORD and you are not afraid of the internet, you can use WordPress @kerchmcc WORD WordPress
  11. 11. Copy and Paste from Word ISSUES! @kerchmcc
  12. 12. Copy and Pasted into Visual Edit Screen @kerchmcc
  13. 13. @kerchmcc What it looks like published
  14. 14. @kerchmcc What the code looks like YUK!
  15. 15. @kerchmcc Use Paste in Plain Text Mode
  16. 16. Or just PASTE into Text Editor Screen Then add formatting in the Visual tab @kerchmcc
  17. 17. @kerchmcc Tip 3: Use HEADINGS: not just colored text and bold This is the “kitchen Sink” icon. Use it to show two line WYSIWYG editor
  18. 18. Tip 4: Blockquote Indent / Outdent @kerchmcc
  19. 19. Blockquote @kerchmcc
  20. 20. @kerchmcc https://css-tricks.com/examples/Blockquotes/ Blockquote
  21. 21. Indent / Outdent @kerchmcc
  22. 22. Indent / Outdent @kerchmcc
  23. 23. Tip 5: Backup and Update img.wikinut.com/img/1nplwdse.t083vph/jpeg/0/woman-screaming.jpeg @kerchmcc
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  26. 26. Tip 6: Alt Tags and Title Tags @kerchmcc
  27. 27. TITLE ALT Caption @kerchmcc
  28. 28. Tip 7: Image Display Settings @kerchmcc
  29. 29. Tip 7: Image Display Settings @kerchmcc No Alignment
  30. 30. Tip 7: Image Display Settings @kerchmcc Left
  31. 31. Tip 7: The images won’t go where I want @kerchmcc Right
  32. 32. Tip 7: Image Display Settings @kerchmcc Center
  33. 33. Tip 8: Weird Spacing @kerchmcc It looks like this but you want it to look like this
  34. 34. @kerchmcc Either remove the highlighted parts shown in the Text View Weird Spacing
  35. 35. Tip 8: Weird Spacing Or use Shift + Enter for the same result @kerchmcc
  36. 36. @kerchmcc See? Gone! Tip 8: Weird Spacing
  37. 37. Tip 9: Plugins Just because you install a plugin does not make it do anything! @kerchmcc
  38. 38. Screen Options Tip 10: How to find what you can’t @kerchmcc
  39. 39. Tip 11: Oh, Rats! I lost what I was working on Using Revisions Finding them in the side bar @kerchmcc
  40. 40. @kerchmcc Finding revisions at the bottom of the page
  41. 41. @kerchmcc Choose to which revision to revert
  42. 42. www.pinballrebel.com/fortune/zultan/zultan_6.jpg Tip 12: When you’re lost and confused @kerchmcc
  43. 43. www.pinballrebel.com/fortune/zultan/zultan_6.jpg Tip 12: When you’re lost and confused @kerchmcc
  44. 44. How to add a picture to a post Search the codex.wordpress.org @kerchmcc
  45. 45. @kerchmcc Results Page Search the codex.wordpress.org
  46. 46. FINALLY: Practice, Practice, Practice Make a new page .. Save as draft Add content and images See what works @kerchmcc
  47. 47. @kerchmcc Go ahead: Push the buttons. You won’t break it!
  48. 48. About Kerch @kerchmcc Phone: (443) 255-3401 Kerch@WeFixBrokenWebsites.com WeFixBrokenWebsites.com (also: FixMyBylaws.com) Twitter @kerchmcc FaceBook.com/kerch plus.google.com/+KerchMcConlogue/ Linkedin: kerch-mcconlogue slideshare.net/kerch Tweet if you liked it Tweet if you hated it Tweet if you have questions

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