Basic Usage

History

WordPress was born out of a desire for an elegant, well-architectured personal publishing system built on PHP and MySQL and licensed under the GPL. It […]

Using Permalinks

Permalinks are the permanent URLs to your individual weblog posts, as well as categories and other lists of weblog postings. A permalink is what another […]

Dashboard Screen

Dashboard → Home From the Dashboard Screen, you can quickly access your site’s content and get glimpses into other areas of the WordPress community. The […]

Users Your Profile Screen

Users → Your Profile The Your Profile Screen is accessible from both the main navigation menu under Users and by clicking on your name link […]

Comments in WordPress

Comments allow your website’s visitors to have a discussion with you and each other. When you activate comments on a Page or post, WordPress inserts […]

Media Library Screen

Media → Library Media consists of the images, video, recordings, and files that you upload and use in your blog. Media is typically uploaded and […]

Pages

In WordPress, you can put content on your site as either a “post” or a “page”. When you’re writing a regular blog entry, you write […]

Writing Posts

Note: In December 2018, WordPress 5 launched with a new editor. This article was written for the long-available editing experience in prior WordPress versions, which […]

First steps with WordPress

I have done the 5 minute installation, now what? You’ve just completed the 5 Minute Installation of WordPress or one-click install from your web host. […]