WordPress Demystified - part IV-A

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Four.five installment of the WordPress Demystified series. Installation.

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WordPress Demystified - part IV-A

  1. 1. WORDPRESS DEMYSTIFIED Build a new site and/or blog in 90 minutes
  2. 2. JUST COMPLETED  Plugins  Install  Activation  Upgrade NEXT: CONFIGURATION  Configuring WP  Blog name and tagline  Site or Blog  Permalinks  Configure a plugin
  3. 3. Let’s make it personal: CONFIGURE WORDPRESS Click on “Settings” on the left menu Change the “Site Title” to something more appropriate. Change the “Tagline” Verify the admin email address Put a check in “Membership” Save Changes
  4. 4. Next click on CONFIGURE WORDPRESS “Reading” in the Settings Section. This is where you create a site, a blog, or a combination. By default the home page is the blog page. To change it to a site just select: “A static Page” and pick one from the list. Note: If you don’t have a home page simply create one then come back here. Save Changes
  5. 5. Click on the CONFIGURE WORDPRESS “Permalink” section in Settings Change the default database URL to a more friendly one. Check the “Custom Structure” and type: %postname% Don’t forget the % signs. Because of setup for this workshop the permalinks will not work today. Save Changes
  6. 6. CONFIGURE WORDPRESS
  7. 7. Configure each CONFIGURE WORDPRESS plugin as necessary. Click on the “TinyMCE Advanced” in the Settings Section. Pick an item from the bottom icons and drop them into the top empty line. Save Changes
  8. 8. JUST COMPLETED  Configuring WP  Blog name and tagline  Site or Blog  Permalinks  Configure a plugin NEXT: CONTENT  Create a contact page  Add content to your about page  Add content to your home page

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