Seems like I’ve been talking to more and more people lately who are just getting started with WordPress, so in order to put a few materials together for you so you don’t have to search all over the bloody internet I’ve compiled the following WordPress Video Tutorials. I consider all of these good enough that I wouldn’t even bother remaking them because they really can’t be improved upon.
So let’s get started learning how to use WordPress, shall we?
Tutorial: How to Use the WordPress Dashboard
The first thing that happens when you log into any WordPress installation is that you are taken to the Dashboard. So we might as well start out by learning what’s here and how to customize the Dashboard.
Tutorial: How to Write a Post in WordPress
There’s nothing more important to your blog or Website than the content! So, it’s fitting that the first question we should answer is, “how do I write a post in WordPress”?
Tutorial: Saving Draft Posts and Pages in WordPress
Now that you know how to write a post, it’s important to know that you can actually start a post now, but save and finish it later! Indeed I usually have about 50 blog posts in draft format in my blog, so if you think of something interesting just get a post started and come back to it later. Here is how to save your post as a draft.
Tutorial: How to Embed Images, Video and Audio in a Post in WordPress
To be honest, if you just put a bunch of text on a page with no images or multimedia it’s going to be really, really boring. So next lets take a look at how to embed pictures, video and audio in a post.
Tutorial: How to Create Categories in WordPress
Now that you know all about writing a post let’s make sure that you are keeping things nice and organized. Here is how to add or delete a Category. You should assign categories and keywords to each of your blog posts so that visitors can later find related content.
Ok, I’m not going to keep going on and on here. If you’ve been through these videos I think you’ll be able to get the hang of WordPress and I recommend you just play around and experiment with the rest of the stuff. Don’t worry, you won’t break anything and it’s really easy to get around in WordPress!