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.
As most of you know, I LOVE my iPad. I take it everywhere. But, it’s not very handy for updating my WordPress sites. That changed today, with the announcement of an updated WordPress iOS (Operating System) for iPhone and iPad. I got it immediately, and here’s my review and how to use it. This is […]
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.
One of the things that confuses new site owners the most is how to make a blog post when they are using a static page as the front page of their site. This short video tutorial guides you step-by-step through creating the necessary pages and shows you how to use them.