WordPress Tutorials for Beginners and Intermediate Users

We have provided multiple WordPress tutorials for you to get step by step instructions on how to do common things in WordPress.  Refer back to this page often as we will have WP Tutoring content updated weekly.
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Free WordPress Tutorial for Beginners Just Launched

Free WordPress Tutorial for Beginners Just Launched

Learn WordPress the Easy Way We've just launched a Free WordPress Tutorial for Beginners that shows WP "newbies" how WordPress works.  We've made an online tutorial showing how to login to WordPress and perform basic actions in WP.  We also have over 40 free WordPress...

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WordPress Updates Tutorial

WordPress Updates Tutorial

This past week saw 50,000+ WordPress sites hacked.  Why?  Lack of Updates. Let's find out how to update our sites. The WordPress Updates screen There are 3 areas in WordPress that need to be updated on a regular basis: How do I know when I need to update WordPress?...

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50 Essential WordPress Plugins

50 Essential WordPress Plugins

WORDPRESS SECURITY   The Sucuri Security plugin is  for security monitoring & malware detection. The SiteGurad WP Plugin is for protecting the management page and login.   3. iThemes Security is easy to use and  offers 30+ ways to Protect WordPress. 4.Anti-Malware...

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How to add social media icons to your WordPress site

How to add social media icons to your WordPress site

Socal Media is by far one of the best ways to get the word out about your great content or busiess news.  Let's make it easy for others to promote your mssage by adding social media to your site via the "Add to Any" plugin. STEP 1 The first step is to open Dashboard ‹...

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How To Add Tags in WordPress

STEP 1 Depending on your theme that you are using Tags can be displayed at the top or bottom of the post On your Left side bar menu you will see posts and under it you will see Tags STEP 2 Adding information for Tag After clicking on Tags you will be able to enter the...

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Using post revisions

Using post revisions

Using post revisions is very useful feature of WordPress. It allows the author to view the revisions of the blog posts and restore to any of the version of the post. Let's see how to use it: Using post revisions STEP 1 : Go to the post editor of your blog post. And...

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How to reply to a comment

How to reply to a comment

We can reply to a comment on our WordPress site easily. Follow the steps below to reply to a comment: How to reply to a comment STEP 1 : Go to the post where you want to reply to a comment. STEP 2 : Click Reply and put your reply in the text area. STEP 3 : Now add...

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Creating a Video Gallery in WordPress

Creating a Video Gallery in WordPress

Video Gallery can be created by different plugins in WordPress. We'll use a plugin "Video Gallery" to do that. See our another tutorial "Installing a WordPress Plugin" to get the instructions of installing a plugin. Follow the steps below after installing the plugin....

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The Absolute Easiest Way to Make a Child Theme

The Absolute Easiest Way to Make a Child Theme

You need to make a Child Theme If you are going to do any type of coding change on your WordPress website, you're going to need a child theme. There are a couple of reasons to use a child theme, but the most important one is so that when you update your theme,(which...

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How to keep google from indexing your site

How to keep google from indexing your site

When you're in the process of building your amazing WordPress site, you definitely don't want to have google and other search engines indexing it and displaying your partially completed work.  This is how to keep that from happening. STEP 1 The first step is to open...

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How to change the number of blog posts on your blog page

How to change the number of blog posts on your blog page

There may be times when you want to edit the number of blog posts that are showing on your page.  The "look" of your site may require more or less blog posts.  There is an easy way to change that value in WordPress.  By Default WordPress shows 10 posts per page. STEP...

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Updating a WordPress Plugin

Updating a WordPress Plugin

Updating a WordPress Plugin As you grow your WordPress site, you'll begin to notice that at least once weekly, you'll need to update your plugins, (actually more frequently for many sites.)  Here's how to do it. Step 1:  Open your site's dashboard in your favorite...

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WordPress Site Documentation Service

WordPress Site Documentation Service

Does your WP Site have alot of custom areas that you don't understand?  Did your developer just give you a site with no manual or anything to get you started?  We will create a Custom WordPress Training Manual For your site as a PDF that you'll be able to use for...

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Change the Post Author in WordPress

Change the Post Author in WordPress

Sometimes you might have to change the author of a post because of personnel changes, or a site migration.  Here is how you can Change the Post Author in WordPress from the "All Posts" screen. Step 1:   Go to "All Posts" in your WordPress Dashboard. Step 2:  Check the...

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Creating a gallery in WordPress

Creating a gallery in WordPress

We can create gallery in WordPress very easily. Let's do it by following the instructions below: Creating a gallery in WordPress STEP 1 : To create a gallery, open the page or post editor of your website and click on Add Media STEP 2 : Click Create Gallery and select...

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Removing the wordpress admin user account

Removing the wordpress admin user account

Sometimes we need to remove users from our WordPress website. It's very easy. Follow the steps below to do that: Removing the wordpress admin user account STEP 1 : To delete an user, go to Users > All Users menu in the WordPress Dashboard. STEP 2 : In that page...

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How to install a free theme

How to install a free theme

There are lots of free themes in wordpress.org website. We can easily install the themes and activate by following the steps below: How to install a free theme STEP 1 : Login to your WordPress Dashboard and go to Appearance > Themes. STEP 2 : Click Add New Theme....

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Import and Export WordPress Data

Import and Export WordPress Data

WordPress is a strong blogging CMS with lots of useful features. Import-Export option is one of them. We can easily export the blogs, pages, media files etc. from one site to another. Follow the steps below to do this. Import and Export WordPress Data Export WordPress...

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Changing your WordPress Themes

Changing your Wordpress Themes Clicking on the Dashboard >> Appearance menu option will default you at the Themes screen.                 To preview of your site in another theme (that isn’t currently active), you can...

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WordPress Dashboard

WordPress Dashboard

WordPress is one of the most popular CMS in the modern web world. About 26% of websites are build with this CMS. If you want to learn how the back-end of this CMS works, this tutorial is for you! In this Tutorial we'll learn about different features, options etc.....

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Setting the Date Format in WordPress

Setting the Date Format in WordPress

There are different types of date format which we can use in our WordPress site. The steps are given below: Setting the Date Format in WordPress STEP 1 : To set up the date format, go to Settings > General menu in the WordPress Dashboard. STEP 2 : You'll see Date...

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Setting WordPress Starting day of the Week

Setting WordPress Starting day of the Week

The starting day of the week is not the same in all countries. So we need to change that to match our local system. Follow the steps bellow to set up the starting day of your site: Setting WordPress Starting day of the Week STEP 1 : To set up the starting day, go to...

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Updating WordPress site tagline

Updating WordPress site tagline

Your site tagline is an important for part of site identity and seo. Follow the instructions to update or edit the site tagline: Updating WordPress site tagline STEP 1 : To update the site title, go to Settings > General menu in the WordPress Dashboard. STEP 2 :...

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Setting the WordPress Admin email address

Setting the WordPress Admin email address

WordPress admin email the place where all the site status or notifications are sent. We can easily set up the admin email by following the steps below: Setting the WordPress Admin email address STEP 1 : To update the site title, go to Settings > General menu in the...

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Setting the Default WordPress Language

Setting the Default WordPress Language

The WordPress website dashboard language not the same in all countries. So we can change the default English Language to our own language by following the steps below: Setting the Default WordPress Language STEP 1 : To set up the default language, go to Settings >...

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Set the Default Post Category in WordPress

Set the Default Post Category in WordPress

Setting the default post category is a handy feature in WordPress. This will keep you from having everything under "uncategorized" in your posts.  Follow the steps below to do that: Set the Default Post Category in WordPress You will need to create a category in...

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Set the Default Post Format in WordPress

Set the Default Post Format in WordPress

There are different types of post formats in WordPress. We can set the default post format by following the steps below: Set the Default Post Format in WordPress STEP 1 : To set the default post category, go to Settings > Writing menu in the WordPress Dashboard....

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Setting the Front Page of Your WordPress Site

Setting the Front Page of Your WordPress Site

Most WordPress sites implement a front page(home page). We can set the front page of a WordPress website by following the instructions below: Setting the Front Page of Your WordPress Site STEP 1 : To set the front page, go to Settings > Reading menu in the...

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Setting the Post page of your WordPress Site

Setting the Post page of your WordPress Site

Your blog page is a key component for your site visitors. We can determine the blog page by following the instructions below: Setting the Post page of your WordPress Site STEP 1 : To set the blog page, go to Settings > Reading menu in the WordPress Dashboard. STEP...

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Setting the number of blog posts per page in WordPress

Setting the number of blog posts per page in WordPress

Showing all blog posts in one page doesn't look good always. We can limit the number of blog posts for per page by following the steps below: Setting the number of blog posts per page in WordPress STEP 1 : To set the blog post number, go to Settings > Reading menu...

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Updating Your WordPress Site Title

Updating Your WordPress Site Title

Site title is very important for SEO of a website. We can edit or update the site title by following the steps below: Updating Your WordPress Site Title STEP 1 : To update the site title, go to Settings > General menu in the WordPress Dashboard. STEP 2 : You'll see...

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Adding a Widget to a Sidebar

Adding a Widget to a Sidebar

We can show content in the sidebar by adding widgets. Follow the steps below to add a widget to a sidebar: Adding a Widget to a Sidebar STEP 1 : Go to Appearance > Widgets page. STEP 2 : Drag and drop your desired widgets to the sidebar area. You can add Search,...

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What are WordPress Sidebars

What are WordPress Sidebars

What are WordPress Sidebars Sidebars in WordPress are referred to a widget-ready area used by WordPress themes and plugins to display information. There are different kinds of sidebars like: Vertical sidebar, Horizontal sidebar etc.. The usage of sidebars varies and...

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What are WordPress Widgets

What are WordPress Widgets

What are WordPress Widgets WordPress Widgets are designed to provide a simple and easy-to-use way of giving design and structure control of the WordPress Theme to the user, which is now available on properly "widgetized" WordPress Themes to include the header, footer,...

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Adding a Title Attribute in WordPress

Adding a Title Attribute in WordPress

Title attribute is a tooltip text for an element. It is shown as a tooltip text when the mouse moves over the element. We cat add this attribute to images, text etc.. The process is the same for image or text. Follow the steps below to add title attribute to an image:...

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Renaming a menu item in WordPress

Renaming a menu item in WordPress

Sometimes we need to rename menu items in WordPress. Follow the instructions below to do that: Renaming a menu item in WordPress STEP 1 : To rename a menu item in WordPress, find the Menus menu in the WordPress Dashboard Navigation menu. STEP 2 : Click on your desired...

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Setting the Front Page of Your WordPress Site

Setting the Front Page of Your WordPress Site

Most WordPress sites implement a front page(home page). We can set the front page of a WordPress website by following the instructions below: Setting the Front Page of Your WordPress Site STEP 1 : To set the front page, go to Settings > Reading menu in the...

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Setting the Post page of your WordPress Site

Setting the Post page of your WordPress Site

Your blog page is a key component for your site visitors. We can determine the blog page by following the instructions below: Setting the Post page of your WordPress Site STEP 1 : To set the blog page, go to Settings > Reading menu in the WordPress Dashboard. STEP...

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Setting the number of blog posts per page in WordPress

Setting the number of blog posts per page in WordPress

Showing all blog posts in one page doesn't look good always. We can limit the number of blog posts for per page by following the steps below: Setting the number of blog posts per page in WordPress STEP 1 : To set the blog post number, go to Settings > Reading menu...

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Updating Your WordPress Site Title

Updating Your WordPress Site Title

Site title is very important for SEO of a website. We can edit or update the site title by following the steps below: Updating Your WordPress Site Title STEP 1 : To update the site title, go to Settings > General menu in the WordPress Dashboard. STEP 2 : You'll see...

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Adding a Widget to a Sidebar

Adding a Widget to a Sidebar

We can show content in the sidebar by adding widgets. Follow the steps below to add a widget to a sidebar: Adding a Widget to a Sidebar STEP 1 : Go to Appearance > Widgets page. STEP 2 : Drag and drop your desired widgets to the sidebar area. You can add Search,...

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What are WordPress Sidebars

What are WordPress Sidebars

What are WordPress Sidebars Sidebars in WordPress are referred to a widget-ready area used by WordPress themes and plugins to display information. There are different kinds of sidebars like: Vertical sidebar, Horizontal sidebar etc.. The usage of sidebars varies and...

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What are WordPress Widgets

What are WordPress Widgets

What are WordPress Widgets WordPress Widgets are designed to provide a simple and easy-to-use way of giving design and structure control of the WordPress Theme to the user, which is now available on properly "widgetized" WordPress Themes to include the header, footer,...

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Adding a Title Attribute in WordPress

Adding a Title Attribute in WordPress

Title attribute is a tooltip text for an element. It is shown as a tooltip text when the mouse moves over the element. We cat add this attribute to images, text etc.. The process is the same for image or text. Follow the steps below to add title attribute to an image:...

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Renaming a menu item in WordPress

Renaming a menu item in WordPress

Sometimes we need to rename menu items in WordPress. Follow the instructions below to do that: Renaming a menu item in WordPress STEP 1 : To rename a menu item in WordPress, find the Menus menu in the WordPress Dashboard Navigation menu. STEP 2 : Click on your desired...

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Assigning a Menu Location in WordPress

Assigning a Menu Location in WordPress

We can assign the menu location in WordPress to show them in particular part of the website. Follow the steps below to do that: Assigning a Menu Location in WordPress STEP 1 : To assign a menu in WordPress, find the Menus menu in the WordPress Dashboard Navigation...

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Creating a Menu in WordPress

Creating a Menu in WordPress

Menu is an important part of any website. We can create a menu in WordPress by following the steps below: Creating a Menu in WordPress STEP 1 : To create a menu in WordPress, find the Menus menu in the WordPress Dashboard Navigation menu. STEP 2 : Provide the name of...

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Deleting a menu item in WordPress

Deleting a menu item in WordPress

Sometimes we need to delete unnecessary menu items from WordPress menu. Follow the steps below to do that: Deleting a menu item in WordPress STEP 1 : To delete a menu item in WordPress, find the Menus menu in the WordPress Dashboard Navigation menu. STEP 2 : Select...

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Adding a submenu item in WordPress

Adding a submenu item in WordPress

We can add a submenu item under the main menu item by following the steps below: Adding a submenu item in WordPress STEP 1 : To add a submenu item to a WordPress menu, find the Menus menu in the WordPress Dashboard Navigation menu. STEP 2 : Select the menu item which...

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Adding a Category to a WordPress Menu

Adding a Category to a WordPress Menu

If we need to add a Category to the WordPress menu, we can follow the steps below: Adding a Category to a WordPress Menu STEP 1 : To add a category to a WordPress menu, find the Menus menu in the WordPress Dashboard Navigation menu. STEP 2 : Click Categories and add...

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Adding a page to a WordPress Menu

Adding a page to a WordPress Menu

We can manage WordPress menu by adding pages. Follow the steps to do this: Adding a page to a WordPress Menu STEP 1 : To get started adding a page to your WordPress Menu, find the Menus menu in the WordPress Dashboard Navigation menu. STEP 2 : Select the page from the...

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