WordPress 3.3


With this WordPress 3.3 training course by Adam Best, further your skill level by learning how to format and enhance posts, work with pages, and post statuses. What's more, you'll be guided in using comments, avoiding spam, managing users and much more!

Length: 1 hour 14 min

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In this WordPress 3.3 training course, you will learn the components of a blog, how to get help when working in WordPress as well as how to get started with writing, editing and managing posts. 

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A. Introduction
WordPress Blog components pt. 1
WordPress Blog components pt. 2

B. Getting Help
Using the WordPress.org documentation
Using the WordPress.org support forums

C. Getting Started with WordPress
Using WordPress free hosting
Signing up with a paid hosting service
Logging into your blog
Logging out of your blog
Navigating site admin pt. 1
Navigating site admin pt. 2
Resetting your password
Changing your password
Changing your admin e-mail address
Editing your user profile

D. Writing, Editing and Managing Posts
Writing and publishing a basic post
Saving a post as a draft
Using the edit shortcut links
Deleting a post
Browsing and searching for posts

E. Formatting and Enhancing Your Posts
Using the Visual Editor vs. HTML
Creating lists
Creating a block quote
Using strikethrough
Creating a Web page link
Using “More” to break up a long post
Using the Kitchen Sink
Attaching an image to your post
Spell-Checking your post

F. Pages
Creating a new page
Making one page the child of another
Changing the order of pages
Deleting a page

G. Post Status, Availability and Metadata
Password protecting a post
Changing a published post to a draft
Setting a finished post as pending
Changing the date of a post
Changing the author of a post
Changing the post slug

H. Using Comments
Reading and leaving comments
Viewing comments in site admin
Editing a comment
Deleting a comment

I. Avoiding Spam
Choosing Blog Privacy options
Activating Akismet
Making Akismet smarter
Moderating comments pt. 1
Moderating comments pt. 2
Overriding comment permissions on a single post

J. Managing Users
Understanding user roles
Inviting new users
Changing a user’s role

K. Managing Files
Uploading a file
Editing the metadata of a file
Deleting a file

L. Using Categories
Understanding categories
Changing the default category
Creating a new category
Applying a category to a new post
Re-categorizing an existing post
Editing categories

M. Customizing Your Blog
Setting the number of posts per page
Changing your blog title or tagline
Changing the theme of your blog
Adding widgets to your sidebar