Difference between revisions of "WordPress Tutorial for blogs.evergreen.edu"

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===Getting Started===
 
===Getting Started===
*[[Getting Started with WordPress]] - What is WordPress and how is it being used at Evergreen?
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*'''[[Getting Started with WordPress]]''' - What is WordPress and how is it being used at Evergreen?
 
===Create a New WordPress Site===
 
===Create a New WordPress Site===
 
[http://blogs.evergreen.edu blogs.evergreen.edu] is Evergreen's WordPress server. You can create your own site, all you need is an [[Getting Started with Email|evergreen email address]] and [[Evergreen Login - Getting Started|login]].
 
[http://blogs.evergreen.edu blogs.evergreen.edu] is Evergreen's WordPress server. You can create your own site, all you need is an [[Getting Started with Email|evergreen email address]] and [[Evergreen Login - Getting Started|login]].
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===Images and linked files===
 
===Images and linked files===
*[[Images in Wordpress|Insert an image]]
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*'''[[Images in Wordpress|Insert an image]]'''
*[[Attach a file to a WordPress post or page|Link to a file]]
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====Working with themes====
 
====Working with themes====
 
Themes allow you to change the design of your blog at anytime. Changing your theme will not affect the primary content of your site.
 
Themes allow you to change the design of your blog at anytime. Changing your theme will not affect the primary content of your site.
* [[About Themes - WordPress|Choose a theme]]
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* '''[[About Themes - WordPress|Choose a theme]]'''
 
* Customize your header image - some themes allow for you to add your own header image '''Appearance > Header Image''' (may only appear if your chosen theme supports custom header images)
 
* Customize your header image - some themes allow for you to add your own header image '''Appearance > Header Image''' (may only appear if your chosen theme supports custom header images)
*[[Custom CSS|Make additional changes to your theme]] (advanced)
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*'''[[Custom CSS|Make additional changes to your theme]]''' (advanced)
 
====Sidebars====
 
====Sidebars====
 
Many themes support sidebar content. Often times if you don't anything to your side bar a default set of "widgets" will appear. You can change this by adding your own widgets.
 
Many themes support sidebar content. Often times if you don't anything to your side bar a default set of "widgets" will appear. You can change this by adding your own widgets.
*[[Links -WordPress |Add external links]] to your sidebar
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*'''[[Links -WordPress |Add external links]]''' to your sidebar
*[[Widgets]] - add additional features to your sidebar
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*'''[[Widgets]]''' - add additional features to your sidebar
  
 
====Front Page and Navigation====
 
====Front Page and Navigation====
 
*[[Front page of WordPress Site|Change what your front page displays]] if you'd prefer a static pages instead your latest posts.  
 
*[[Front page of WordPress Site|Change what your front page displays]] if you'd prefer a static pages instead your latest posts.  
*[[Custom Menus]] - allow you to modify the navigation for your site
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===Adding functionality to your site===
 
===Adding functionality to your site===

Revision as of 10:50, 29 September 2011

Getting Started

Create a New WordPress Site

blogs.evergreen.edu is Evergreen's WordPress server. You can create your own site, all you need is an evergreen email address and login.

Driving in WordPress

Writing and Managing your content

Images and linked files


Designing Your Site

Working with themes

Themes allow you to change the design of your blog at anytime. Changing your theme will not affect the primary content of your site.

Sidebars

Many themes support sidebar content. Often times if you don't anything to your side bar a default set of "widgets" will appear. You can change this by adding your own widgets.

Front Page and Navigation

Adding functionality to your site

Embedding media