WordPress How-To Guide
WordPress is a Content Management System (CSM), it is designed to allow you to create a whole website with no knowledge of coding and little technological knowledge. With your WordPress site, you can add pages, menus, and images in just a few minutes. After you get accustomed to WordPress you will be able to change the layout, look, and feel of your site with little work. The following links take you to WordPress tutorial pages to alter different parts of your site. There are also times with each link that are associated to the video below.
All of the following will take place from the Administrator side of WordPress (known as the Backend). To access this, open your browser to www.(SITENAME).com/wp-login.php. You will then be asked to enter in your User Name and Password. Upon successful completion, you will find yourself at the Dashboard on the Backend of your WordPress site
If you have any questions about this guide, other changes you are trying to make to your site, or inquiries about WordPress, call us at 402-477-8300 or at 1-866-477-8300.
Please keep in mind this video does not use the same template website we do and the site is probably set up a little different than yours is so please try to keep to the times posted next to each topic to the right.
Table of Contents
Creating, Adding, and Deleting Menus and Menu Items
Shows you how to create a new menu, add menu items, and delete menu items on your site – 9:30-11:27, 12:00-13:30
Adding New Pages
Shows how to add new pages to the site – 5:09-6:20, 8:26-9:30
Adding New Posts
Shows how to add new posts to the site – 5:09-8:00
Adding New Post Categories
Explains the use and adding of categories utilized in posts
Finding and Installing Plugins:
Explains how to upload new plugins for the site – 21:35-23:00
Explains how to upload new themes for the site
Adding Images for Use
Shows how to add images to the Media Database
Adding/Editing an Image to/in an Article
An introduction to images in articles – 7:45-8:00