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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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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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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Adding a custom link to a WordPress menu

Adding a custom link to a WordPress menu

Sometimes we need to add custom links to the WordPress menu. We can do that by following the steps below: Adding a custom link to a WordPress menu STEP 1 : To add a custom link to a WordPress menu, find the Menus menu in the WordPress Dashboard Navigation menu. STEP 2...

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Uploading a picture in WordPress

Uploading a picture in WordPress

Adding a visual element like a picture is a great way to rank up your post or page content. Follow the steps below: Uploading a picture STEP 1 : Open page or post editor where you'd like to insert your picture. STEP 2 : Above the Post editor toolbar, you'll see an Add...

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HOW TO ADD CATEGORIES IN WORDPRESS

Adding Categories in WordPress helps you group posts together and it also helps people find your content. It is the cornerstone of good content organization. STEP 1 Depending on your theme that you are using categories can be displayed at the top or bottom of the post...

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Deleting a WordPress Plugin

Deleting a WordPress Plugin

Sometimes you need to delete unnecessary plugins. Follow the steps below to delete a plugin from your WordPress Website: Deleting a plugin STEP 1 : Go to the Plugins menu from your WordPress Dahsboard. STEP 2 : We need to deactivate the plugin first. So find the...

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Installing a WordPress Plugin

Installing a WordPress Plugin

Plugins are very important to add additional features to your WordPress website. Follow the instructions below to install a plugin: Installing a plugin STEP 1 : First thing you need to do is go to your WordPress Dashboard area and click on Plugins » Add New. STEP 2 :...

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Uploading a pdf in WordPress

Uploading a pdf in WordPress

Prepare your pdf document to add to your website. Follow the steps below: Uploading a pdf STEP 1 : Go to the page or post where the link to your document will be added. STEP 2 : Above the Post editor toolbar, you'll see an Add Media button. STEP 3 : Click on the...

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Adding a new category in WordPress

Adding a new category in WordPress

Categories are a part of WordPress blog posts. To add category to a blog post, follow the steps below: Adding a category STEP 1 : Go to the post where you want to add a category. STEP 2 : Find the Categories option from the post. STEP 3 : Click on the +Add New...

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Deleting a category in WordPress

Deleting a category in WordPress

Categories are a part of WordPress blog posts. To delete a category from a blog post, follow the steps below: Deleting a category STEP 1 : Go to the Categories menu from your WordPress Dashboard. STEP 2 : Find the Category that you want to delete. STEP 3 : Click on...

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Changing the number of blog posts displayed in WordPress

Changing the number of blog posts displayed in WordPress

Sometimes we need to change the number of blog posts to display on pages. We can do it easily. Just follow the steps below: Changing the number of blog posts displayed STEP 1 : Go to the Settings > Reading menu from your WordPress Dashboard. STEP 2 : Change the...

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Editing comments in WordPress

Editing comments in WordPress

We can edit a comment by follow the steps below: Editing comments STEP 1 : Go to the Comments menu from your WordPress Dashboard. STEP 2 : Find the comment that you want to edit. STEP 3 : Click on Edit to edit the comment. STEP 4 : Edit the comment from editor. STEP 5...

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Adding a new user to WordPress

Adding a new user to WordPress

There can be multiple users on a WordPress Website. Follow the steps below to add a new user: Adding a new user STEP 1 : Go to the Users > Add New menu from your WordPress Dashboard. STEP 2 : Add the Username, Email, First Name, Last Name etc for the new user. STEP...

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Deleting comments in WordPress

Deleting comments in WordPress

We don't want to show unnecessary comments on our blog post. To do that, follow the steps below: Deleting comments STEP 1 : Go to the Comments menu from your WordPress Dashboard. STEP 2 : Find the comment that you want to delete. STEP 3 : Click on Trash to delete the...

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Adding a custom link to a WordPress menu

Adding a custom link to a WordPress menu

Sometimes we need to add custom links to the WordPress menu. We can do that by following the steps below: Adding a custom link to a WordPress menu STEP 1 : To add a custom link to a WordPress menu, find the Menus menu in the WordPress Dashboard Navigation menu. STEP 2...

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Uploading a picture in WordPress

Uploading a picture in WordPress

Adding a visual element like a picture is a great way to rank up your post or page content. Follow the steps below: Uploading a picture STEP 1 : Open page or post editor where you'd like to insert your picture. STEP 2 : Above the Post editor toolbar, you'll see an Add...

read more

HOW TO ADD CATEGORIES IN WORDPRESS

Adding Categories in WordPress helps you group posts together and it also helps people find your content. It is the cornerstone of good content organization. STEP 1 Depending on your theme that you are using categories can be displayed at the top or bottom of the post...

read more
Deleting a WordPress Plugin

Deleting a WordPress Plugin

Sometimes you need to delete unnecessary plugins. Follow the steps below to delete a plugin from your WordPress Website: Deleting a plugin STEP 1 : Go to the Plugins menu from your WordPress Dahsboard. STEP 2 : We need to deactivate the plugin first. So find the...

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Installing a WordPress Plugin

Installing a WordPress Plugin

Plugins are very important to add additional features to your WordPress website. Follow the instructions below to install a plugin: Installing a plugin STEP 1 : First thing you need to do is go to your WordPress Dashboard area and click on Plugins » Add New. STEP 2 :...

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Uploading a pdf in WordPress

Uploading a pdf in WordPress

Prepare your pdf document to add to your website. Follow the steps below: Uploading a pdf STEP 1 : Go to the page or post where the link to your document will be added. STEP 2 : Above the Post editor toolbar, you'll see an Add Media button. STEP 3 : Click on the...

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Adding a new category in WordPress

Adding a new category in WordPress

Categories are a part of WordPress blog posts. To add category to a blog post, follow the steps below: Adding a category STEP 1 : Go to the post where you want to add a category. STEP 2 : Find the Categories option from the post. STEP 3 : Click on the +Add New...

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Deleting a category in WordPress

Deleting a category in WordPress

Categories are a part of WordPress blog posts. To delete a category from a blog post, follow the steps below: Deleting a category STEP 1 : Go to the Categories menu from your WordPress Dashboard. STEP 2 : Find the Category that you want to delete. STEP 3 : Click on...

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Changing the number of blog posts displayed in WordPress

Changing the number of blog posts displayed in WordPress

Sometimes we need to change the number of blog posts to display on pages. We can do it easily. Just follow the steps below: Changing the number of blog posts displayed STEP 1 : Go to the Settings > Reading menu from your WordPress Dashboard. STEP 2 : Change the...

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Editing comments in WordPress

Editing comments in WordPress

We can edit a comment by follow the steps below: Editing comments STEP 1 : Go to the Comments menu from your WordPress Dashboard. STEP 2 : Find the comment that you want to edit. STEP 3 : Click on Edit to edit the comment. STEP 4 : Edit the comment from editor. STEP 5...

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Adding a new user to WordPress

Adding a new user to WordPress

There can be multiple users on a WordPress Website. Follow the steps below to add a new user: Adding a new user STEP 1 : Go to the Users > Add New menu from your WordPress Dashboard. STEP 2 : Add the Username, Email, First Name, Last Name etc for the new user. STEP...

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Deleting comments in WordPress

Deleting comments in WordPress

We don't want to show unnecessary comments on our blog post. To do that, follow the steps below: Deleting comments STEP 1 : Go to the Comments menu from your WordPress Dashboard. STEP 2 : Find the comment that you want to delete. STEP 3 : Click on Trash to delete the...

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Making a wordpress sandbox

Making a wordpress sandbox

Why Work inside Sandbox plugin? You Don’t have to worry about messing up  on a live site, With Sandbox plugin it allows you to work on a site in testing mode. While doing changes in sand box it is unavailable to the public...

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WordPress Password Protecting Pages and Posts

WordPress Password Protecting Pages and Posts

In WordPress password protecting pages and posts is relatively easy.  When you typically publish a WordPress page or post  it is automatically visible to the public .However, here are a couple of scenarios where it may come in handy: A client or customer needs quick...

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Online WordPress Classes

Online Wordpress Classes for Individuals or Businesses Get online training to fit your schedule, and learn wordpress the easy way. Learn how to make pages and posts. Add videos, pictures, and pdf's to your site Make your site look great Learn how to backup your...

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