Below is a collection of articles for beginners from the WordPress Codex (this is the documentation center for WordPress). These articles will walk you through some of the basic steps for editing and creating content on your WordPress website.
There might be some small differences in the way your site handles compared to these articles – but most of the information should hold true and they will be very helpful when going through and editing your site.
- Introduction to Blogging
- First Steps With WordPress
- WordPress Semantics – Learning the Jargon
- New To WordPress – Where to Start
- Using Images
- Wrapping Text Around Images
- Finding WordPress Help
- Post Formats
- Linking to Posts, Pages, and Categories
- Using Smilies
- WordPress Feeds
- Customizing Feeds
- How to Use Gravatars in WordPress
- Writing Code in Your Posts
- Using Password Protection
We know that some people prefer video tutorials to written ones. Below you will find a YouTube playlist containing information on how to manage your WordPress site’s content.
There might be some small differences in the way your site handles compared to these videos – but most of the information should hold true and they will be very helpful when going through and editing your site.
One of the biggest things to note about these videos is that a post is NOT a page. More than likely your website will be focused on pages rather than posts, so please watch the videos on pages carefully and make sure you are not creating posts when you should be creating pages.