How do I use WordPress?
- How do I get a WordPress blog?
- How do I log in to my Blog?
- Writing a new post in WordPress
- Building webpages in Word Press
- Complete WordPress Video tutorial
- Frequent Questions
How do I get a WordPress blog?
How do I log in to my Blog?
From the admin dashboard you can write new articles or “posts”, see visitor comments, change your theme and make a number of other enhancements or customisations to your requirements.
To log in the WordPress admin system simply navigate to the login page or type your login URL in your browser.
(see below examples)
http://www.yoursite.co.za/wp-admin/Upon confirmed payment you will recieve a domain username and password.
Writing a new post in WordPress
Writing new posts & pages for your blog website is the core activity in wordpress. To start, you begin by clicking the “Add New” link found in the “Posts” menu on the left hand side:
Now you can start by adding a title and content to your post area. Once you are ready to roll with your new post simply publish it by clicking the “Publish” button on the right of the post.
Building webpages in Word Press
Building web pages in WordPress is similar to writing posts. Simply click the “Add New” in the “Pages” menu on the left hand side. Once again when you are ready to publish the page simply click “Publish” to send it live.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why Choose WordPress?
With wordpress you are in control of your own website. Unlike other content management systems and other proprietory products you are not locked into contracts or propriatory systems. Installation is very simple thus so many service providers support it.
WordPress has legions of supporters including Kadabra, this community hivemind makes it one of the most secure, easy to use, transportable and workable content management systems on the web today.
WordPress supports a felxable templating systems which effectively “wraps” the content in millions of unique sytles. Pages and posts are created instantly as the user clicks publish. (no waiting for the webdesign company to upload)
WordPress is designed around web standards ensuring that your site works in standards-compliant browsers and depending on the template functions wordpress is even supported on mobile devices.
RSS feeds are a standard function built into wordpress which better facilitates the “syndication” of your content accross the web.
In summary: WordPress is the best platform to build, work and market content websites on.
Do I Need to Know/Learn PHP/HTML?
Creating posts and pages in wordpress is the primary function of wordpress that does not require any HTML or PHP knowledge whatsoever.