The WordPress Dashboard

The WordPress Dashboard is your “home base” when you want to make changes or updates to your WordPress site, or change the settings for your site. This page appears by default when you log into your WordPress site. The Dashboard menu (on the right side of the page) gives you quick access to all of […]

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Create a New Post in WordPress

To create a new post on your WordPress site, first log in using your favorite browser to open the WordPress Dashboard. Once you log in, you can also use the handy WordPress Toolbar You can create new posts for your site with a smaller-screen device, like a tablet or a smart phone, but it’s much easier using a […]

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Create a New Page In WordPress

To create a new page on your WordPress site, first log in using your favorite browser to open the WordPress Dashboard. Once you log in, you can also use the handy WordPress Toolbar You can create new pages for your site with a smaller-screen device, like a tablet or a smart phone, but it’s much easier using a […]

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Format Text in WordPress Pages and Posts

Well-formatted text is easier to read on screen and also improves the SEO performance of each page and post in your site. Use WordPress’ formatting tools in the Visual Editor’s toolbar to add: Paragraph styles, including headings Bold, italic and strikethrough text Bullet and numbered lists Block quotes and indentation for paragraphs and lists Text alignment […]

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Paste Clean Text into WordPress Posts and Pages

Avoid formatting problems when you update your posts and pages by pasting “clean text” into your pages. If you are pasting text in from a word processor such as Microsoft Word, your word processor may insert hidden HTML codes into your text to format it; for example, if text is bold or italic. Although this would seem to […]

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Update an Existing WordPress Page

To update an existing WordPress page on your site, first log in using your favorite browser. You can edit your site’s pages using a smaller screen device, like a tablet or a smart phone, but it’s much easier using a browser on your computer, or on a device with a larger screen, with a keyboard […]

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