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Using Pages

Create the Pages

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Now that you know how pages and posts matter for site structure, we're are going to begin by creating pages. We will get to adding blog functionality a bit later in this process of creating a Professional Services Website. We've got an outline of our pages that we just looked at. This is the website

Adding Content to your Site in the Form of Text, Images, Video, Audio & Other Media

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In this second lesson of our WordPress 4.7 Crash Course we delve into the topic of adding content to your website. There are a few new things of note in 4.7 that we discuss but for the most part this lesson will be most useful to beginning users of WordPress. However, if you aren't a

Configuring WordPress to be Like a Traditional Website

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We're going to start off by configuring WordPress to act like a traditional website. There are just going to be pages. It doesn't have a blog and it’s not going to use categories or tags or anything like that. All it's going to use are pages. I’m going to show you a bit of structure

Part 10 – Configure Pages on WordPress

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After the WordPress install on the new host, let's see what it did with pages in that process. It created a front page and it's got a sample page. It did not create a blog post page. Let’s look under settings, in general. The times zone setting is really going to be UTC+8… you know

Lesson 3 – Part 6 – Configuring WordPress to be Like a Traditional Website

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We just finished talking about the 3 Different Ways to Use WordPress and now we’re going to look at one of those ways, using WordPress as a traditional or static website, in depth. In order to use WordPress as a static site for a small business you have to set some configurations because as I

WordPress 3.9 Crash Course – Part 24 – Understanding WordPress Page Settings

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The next thing we're going to take a look at in this WordPress 3.9 Crash Course are the Page Settings. We're going to start on this page and the way we're going to get to that is from the edit page button here on the top of the admin bar. Just click Edit Page. This

Create a Magazine Style Blog Site with Thesis 2 – Part 8 – Reorganize Pages

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Now we're going to come over to pages and organize them. We've got a shorter page list to work with now. Notice there’s 1st Trimester, 2nd Trimester and 3rd Trimester and then we come down here to Pregnancy. Really, 1st Trimester ought to be under Pregnancy and these ought to be on the 1st Trimester.

Create a Magazine Style Blog Site with Thesis 2 – Part 4 – Organizing Content in WordPress

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If you have a page that you want to display all of your posts of a given category, that page is called a Category Archive page and we're going to be spending essentially all of our time looking at styling and organizing Category Archive pages but that's what that Category page is, it's called a

Lesson 12 – Part 2 – Organizing Content in WordPress

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WordPress has some inherent organization. There’s organization that is automatically built in to WordPress that is going to be there no matter what you do. And you see that in the first place with pages. Pages are automatically hierarchical and no typical WordPress taxonomies apply. That means pages are not organized by date. Pages aren’t

Lesson 7 – Part 3 – Using WordPress Tools to Organize the Site

WordPress gives you a couple of sets of tools to help you organize your site. You don’t just have to organize this on your own. There are some mechanisms inside of WordPress that you can employ to get this organization set up. And really, principally, there are two sets of tools. It’s important that you

How to Identify the Home Page and Blog Page in the Colorway Theme

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In this session we show how to identify the home page and blog page in the ColorWay Theme. We select a template for the page that we want to be the posts page because the theme is configured so that the front page is automatically the home page as soon as widgets are added. Member: 

Lesson 7 – Part 5 – Create the Pages

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WordPress Categories What we're going to talk about next is how to create these pages in WordPress. Kim notes that she thinks one of the most difficult things to do is to figure out how to use categories. We are going to talk about categories in a couple of weeks in several sessions when we

What’s Wrong with Using In-line Styles?

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In this session, we discuss why it is bad practice to use inline styles. If you frequently use inline styles, you may find yourself at a place where you want them all changed to another style. This can be difficult because you need to go through all the elements where ever you have placed them

How to Add a Download Link for a PDF File

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In this session we show a member the easiest way to add a download link for a PDF file in a page. We also suggest the J Shortcodes plugin for creating a simple download button. We’ll take it on next Wednesday. We’ll certainly can. (00.03) We can do it next Wednesday. Okay? If I could,

How to Create a Page With No Sidebars

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In this session we show how to turn off sidebars in a page by simply selecting a “No Sidebar” template in the Page Attributes. Okay so next we’ve got Mr. Makowski. Brian, how are you doing? Hey, I’m good Rick. Can you hear me? I can hear you just fine. Let’s see, so you have

How to Create a Landing Page in Thesis

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In this session we show a member how to create a clean landing page by adding some php functions using Thesis filters to disable the footer and header thus leaving us with a minimalist custom template. Rick: Okay so now Sean, I’m unmuting your microphone there. Sean: Hi. Rick: How are you doing? Sean: I’m