In this quick video, you’ll learn how to update your WordPress site and plugins. It’s a simple process, but there are ways to goof it up that you’ll want to know about. Plus, there’s a little tip on why you may not even know that you have updates available.
WordPress Video Tutorials
You can fully customize the layout of the Text Editor Page and I’ll show you two great ways to do it in this video. One is for completely distraction-free writing like you have in a word processor. The other way will give you mostly distraction-free writing and serves as a handy pre-publish checklist. Both methods are a perfect fit for smaller laptop screens too.
The first things you’ll want to create on a new WordPress site are your core pages. In this video tutorial, I show you how to create a page, including how to paste content from a word processor. And I’ll show you some time-saving shortcut keys for copy and paste that you’ll want to use everywhere. Plus, you’ll learn tips on creating titles and permalinks that will keep search engines and readers happy.
The beauty of WordPress is that you can install new themes without disturbing the core content of your site – in theory. But, in reality, changing themes could disrupt certain elements of your site. In this updated video, I tell you how to find and preview new themes before you install them. And tips for preparing your site before you change anything.
I’m in the process of updating many of my video tutorials for WordPress 3.2 and starting with all of the free ones that are also available on the BlogAid YouTube Channel.
You don’t have to wait for WordPress 3.2 to come out in late June to enjoy distraction-free writing with a big text editor. You can enjoy it now, plus create your own pre-publish checklist too. And, the four tricks I show you in this video work great for smaller laptop screens too.
Custom navigation menus give you the ability to highlight pages to your site visitors and improve your SEO. They also allow you to keep certain pages out of your navigation menu. And, if your theme supports them, you can also easily customize your category menu.
Magazine style themes have become very popular in the last couple of years. Many new site owners are drawn to their visual appeal without really understanding how the theme works and if it is a good fit for their content. In this video theme review, I show you all the elements of the theme, how it works with your content, and what’s easy or costly to have customized.