Posts, pages, menus, oh my! And what the heck is a widget? Sorting through all of the features WordPress has to offer can be overwhelming. Fortunately, WordPress is easy to use once you know the basics. The trouble is figuring out what those basics are. You may have already seen some of our tutorial videos, but are looking for a bit more context and a general overview of WordPress as a whole.
We’ve rounded up 4 videos from our weekly BizzyWebinars that cover how to get started in WordPress. Follow these tips and you’ll be a WordPress wizard in no time.
Make your website yours! Learn how to change the basic elements of your website to match your business’s branding and bring your vision to life.
“Go for function and customization. Every theme that you look at should offer and advertise custom navigation … and it should also offer widgets.”
Pages, posts and menus are the foundations of every WordPress site. Without pages, you have no website. Without posts, you have no content. And without menus, you have no retention. This webinar covers these basics, as well as the some of the new features in WordPress 4.0
“Pages are almost identical to posts as far as WordPress goes. The difference between pages and posts is that posts are intended to be news … and stuff that gets updated regularly; pages are like the About Us page, something that you set or create once and then you probably wouldn’t go back to it very often after that.”
WordPress has a built-in feature that lets you manage all of your text, photos, videos and downloadable materials right in one area. This content library allows you to organize and store everything you need to populate your website.
“As we go through this, I’m going to talk about some of the tips BizzyWeb uses to generate great content and to reach out to our clients.”
One of the unique features of WordPress is how it seamlessly blends a blogging platform within a website. Now that you know how to create posts, it’s time to come up with what to write.
“Blogging is one of those unsung heroes of the online marketing world. For BizzyWeb and for our clients, we really use the blogging feature inside of WordPress as the lever for everything else that we do.”
Want more? Check out our YouTube playlist for website basics.
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