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Using Pages

What Happens When You Make Your Home Page Private?

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In this session a member asks why his website is still accessible to the public after setting it to private. Here we explain that the solution is to use an “Under Construction” plugin that will allow him to make his website content only available to logged in users as opposed to making it private which

Should My Site Have a Static Front Page?

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This member asks whether or not her site should use a static front page for its home page rather than a traditional blog page. We discuss the situations in which a static front page is appropriate and consider the SEO implications of a blog page versus static page. Rick: So the next question you asked

What is the Home Page and Where is it on My Dashboard?

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This member notes that his home page doesn’t show up in the page list. He wonders where he can find it in the dashboard. WordPress uses 3 terms that can be referred to as the “Home Page”. Those terms are Home Page, Front Page and Posts Page. We discuss the difference between them and show

Lesson 2 – Part 3 – Membership Website, Create the Initial Pages

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Now we’re going to talk about setting up the initial pages. And just to remind you we are creating this membership site that sells access to individual courses for a fee. Its courses are going to have a set fee, they are going to have a limited duration of access, and then continued access is

The WordPress Home Page, Posts Page and Front Page

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In this basic lesson I discuss the differences between the home page, the posts page and the front page. WordPress uses these terms in very specific ways. I also demonstrate how to create a static front page and the behavior of a posts page. And so what we’ll do now is we will move on

The Difference between Post and Pages

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In this beginner series we are exploring all the aspects of the WordPress and Thesis interface. In this video we explain the difference between Posts and Pages in WordPress. A post is content that you can categorize and tag and then sort through by categories, tags and dates. A page is content that does not

How Pagination Works

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We look at the WordPress pagination system and how the next and previous links work in order of pages. By default posts are displayed with the latest post first. Pagination appears to operate backwards with page 1 showing the most recent post, page 2 showing earlier posts and so on. You could set up your

Lesson 2 – Part 2 Using Page Order to Organize your Pages

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In this part of the lesson we’re going to discuss why WordPress Page Order is a very useful tool in helping you organize your e-commerce pages so that you can find them later. I’m going to show you from our demonstration e-commerce website exactly what I’m talking about. If you log into your Dashboard you

Lesson 2 – Part 3 Creating the Main Pages of our E-Commerce Site

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In the third part of this lesson we will create all of our main pages for our WordPress and Thesis based e-commerce website. We will be creating our Home, Catalog, a couple of Product type pages, a Customer Support, About , Blog and then a couple of hidden pages, Thank You and a Download page.

Lesson 2 – Creating the Pages and Posts for Our E-Commerce Website

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Please note that this course has been replaced with the new "Sell Your Digital Products with WP eStore" In this video tutorial we will create all of the pages and posts in WordPress and Thesis to create an e-commerce website.  We will be using pages for catalogs and product types as well as for our