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Adding Content to Your WordPress Site

By cindy cullen | Feb 20, 2017

Adding Content to Your Site – Pages and Posts There are two main ways to add content to your WordPress website: Pages and Posts. There are many other ways, but these are the most used. It’s important to understand the …

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Child Themes

By cindy cullen | Feb 17, 2017

Creating Your Own Themes You can create your own themes if you’d like, but this takes some coding knowledge. You will need to be familiar with languages such as HTML, CSS, and PHP to create a new theme. This is …

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WordPress Themes

By cindy cullen | Feb 16, 2017

Themes Themes are what give your WordPress website style. You can find your themes under the Appearance->Themes menu item in the admin sidebar. Most fresh installs come with 3 or 4 WordPress themes named Twenty Sixteen, Twenty Fifteen, etc. These …

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The WordPress Admin Area or Backend

By cindy cullen | Feb 15, 2017

The Admin Sidebar When you are logged into your website and looking at your dashboard, you will notice on the left side of your screen a menu. This is the admin sidebar and lists all the sections of your backend. …

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The Two Sides to WordPress

By cindy cullen | Feb 14, 2017

There are two sides to wordpress. The frontend/public side and the backend/private side or admin area. The FrontEnd or Public Side When you type in your website’s address in the browser address bar, you will see the home page which …

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Choosing Your Domain Name

By cindy cullen | Feb 3, 2017

Technically speaking, the first thing you must do to build a website is to find a unique name for your site and register the name so that no one else can use it. This name is called a ‘Domain Name’. …

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Hosting Your WordPress Website

By cindy cullen | Feb 2, 2017

WordPress is open-source software. You can learn more about it here You can download the code at WordPress.org. You can then install the code on your own web hosting and “you are free to use it for anything without paying …

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Managing WordPress Users

By cindy cullen | Jan 31, 2017

Roles and Capabilities Your WordPress site must have at least one user. This one user must be an Administrator and will have permission (called capabilities) to do everything on the site. You can have many users and these users can …

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Extending Your WordPress Website with Plugins

By cindy cullen | Jan 30, 2017

WordPress allows you to extend the functionality of your website with plugins. You can find a plugin for just about anything you can imagine. And if you can’t, then you can find someone who can build you one. There are …

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