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===Getting Started===
 
*'''[[Getting Started with WordPress]]''' - What is WordPress and how is it being used at Evergreen?
 
===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]].
 
*'''[[Create New Site - First Time in WordPress|Create your first site]]''' if you are new to blogs.evergreen.edu.
 
* Learn how to '''[[Create Additional Sites - WordPress | create additional sites]]''' if you already have a site at blogs.evergreen.edu.
 
  
===Driving in WordPress===
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:* [[Getting Started with WordPress|About WordPress]]
 
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*[[General Settings - WordPress|General Settings]] - Change the title and subtitle of your site
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*[[Privacy Settings - WordPress|Privacy Settings]] - now live under '''Settings > Reading'''
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:* [[Create New Site - First Time in WordPress|Creating a site (for first time users)]]
 
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:* [[Create Additional Sites - WordPress|Creating additional sites (for return users)]]
===Writing and Managing your content===
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*[[Get Published - Pages and Posts]]
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===Images and linked files===
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*'''[[Images in Wordpress|Insert an image]]'''
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*'''[[Attach a file to a WordPress post or page|Link to a file]]'''
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:* [[General Settings - WordPress|Change the Title, Subtitle and time zone in General Settings]]
 
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:* [[Privacy Settings - WordPress|Site Privacy - control who has access to view your site]]
 
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:* [[Change Your Display Name - WordPress|Change your Display Name]]
===Designing Your Site===
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:* [[Posts and Pages - Wordpress|Posts and Pages and what’s the difference?]]
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:* [[Create a New Page - WordPress|Creating a New Page]]
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:* [[Categories and Tags|Categorizing Posts]]
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:* [[Images in Wordpress|Upload and insert an image into a post or page]]
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:* [[Image Settings - WordPress|Image details and display settings - size, alignment, caption]]
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:* [[Image Galleries - WordPress|Image galleries]]
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:* [[Media Embeds from External Sites - WordPress|Embed Media from external sites (YouTube, Vimeo, Flickr, SoundCloud, etc.)]]
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:* [[Embed Audio - WordPress|Upload a short MP3 audio file and embed with a player]]
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:* [[File Sizes - WordPress|About file storage space]]
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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.
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*'''[[Custom CSS|Make additional changes to your theme]]''' (advanced)
 
*'''[[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.
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Many themes support sidebar content. Often times if you don't add anything to your side bar a default set of "widgets" will appear. You can change this by adding your own widgets.
 
*'''[[Widgets]]''' - add additional features to your sidebar
 
*'''[[Widgets]]''' - add additional features to your sidebar
 
*'''[[Links -WordPress |Add external links]]''' to your sidebar
 
*'''[[Links -WordPress |Add external links]]''' 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
 
*'''[[Custom Menus]]''' - allow you to modify the navigation for your site
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:*Use [[Plugin Overview|plugins]] to enable new features in your site.
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:*[[Popular WordPress plugins at Evergreen]]
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If at any point you want to move your WordPress site off of "blogs.evergreen.edu" for your own personal use, simply set up your own domain and web-host, export your WordPress site, and Import it onto your private hosting.
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===Adding functionality to your site===
 
*Use [[Plugin Overview|plugins]] to enable new features in your site.
 
====Embedding media====
 
*[[Image Galleries - WordPress|Image Galleries]]
 
*[[Video Embed - Wordpress|Video]]
 
*[[Embed Audio - WordPress|Audio]]
 
  
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Everything you need to know to get started using WordPress at blogs.evergreen.edu


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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 add 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

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Adding Functionality to Your Site

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Moving Your Site

If at any point you want to move your WordPress site off of "blogs.evergreen.edu" for your own personal use, simply set up your own domain and web-host, export your WordPress site, and Import it onto your private hosting.