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Styling Content for Readability Using Headings and Lists

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Now that you know how to use the WordPress 4.7 text editor and how you can paste text in from other software, I want to talk a bit about text markup for readability. What I mean by markup is adding styling so paragraphs, lists, headings and that kind of thing. People just don't tend to

How to Cut & Paste Text From Other Software

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As I said, people create content for their small business pages and posts by simply typing it into the visual view of the text editor. But a lot of people will add their text to a page or post having typed it someplace else first. And so we're going to talk briefly about the ins

Using the WordPress Text Editor

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Welcome back everybody to lesson eight in How to Build a Professional Website using WordPress and Thesis 2.3. Now that we have created some pages we're going to add content to those pages. In order for us to do that we're going to learn how to use the WordPress text editor. The WordPress text editor

Adding Text to the WordPress Editor From Other Software

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Now that you are acquainted with the WordPress Text Editor, the next thing we're going to do is look at what happens when you add text from other software. I think it is best to create your content in the text editor when you're creating pages because you get to immediately see what it will

Using the WordPress Text Editor

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You will be spending a lot of time in the WordPress text editor as you create your small business website so that’s what we are going to look at next. Let’s start at our home page. You can see the text editor by clicking on edit. The text editor has a couple of different modes

WordPress 3.9 Crash Course – Part 12 – Pasting Text from Word Processors into the WordPress Text Editor

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We’ve reviewed the Text Editor and talked about the changes that came with WordPress 3.9 and now we’re going to work on how to add text to the editor from other software. A lot of people use other sources of text editors like word processors to create their content so then you need to cut

WordPress 3.9 Crash Course – Part 11 – Using the WordPress Text Editor

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We now have WordPress 3.9 all set up so the next thing we're going to do is take a look at the WordPress text editor. It is the same in both posts and pages. Let’s come over to our Pages and we've got 3 pages here. We've got the Blog page that we created to

Troubleshooting Line Spacing Issues in the WordPress Text Editor

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In this session we troubleshoot line spacing issues in the WordPress text editor. Whenever WordPress sees a new line, it recognizes it as a new paragraph so we remove the paragraph marker and put in a non-breaking space. Member: One of the things I've been messing around with or not really, I haven't done any

Lesson 9 – Part 2 – Adding Text from Other Software

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Chances are, at least some of the time, you will not be entering your text from this view. Most of the time, if I’m actually composing something, I usually do compose it here in the WordPress text editor now. But I used to start off with something like a Word document like this where I

Lesson 9 – Part 1 – Using the WordPress Text Editor

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Well good morning everybody and welcome to Lesson 9 in our How To Build A Professional Website Using WordPress and Thesis 2 course. Today we’re going to be talking about some WordPress basics, that is how to add content to your site. I’m adding some new material to this lesson. I’ve taught this lesson, Adding

Lesson 9 – Add Content to Your Site

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In lesson 9 of our Build a Responsive Professional Website using Thesis 2, we teach you the ins and outs of adding content to your web pages. We look at the WordPress text editor and the various tools it contains for adding and editing text. Once the text is added we look at formatting it

Understanding Paragraph Spacing in WordPress

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In this session we talk about how paragraph spacing works in WordPress and demonstrate how the spacing works. We discuss regular paragraph spacing, non breaking spaces and the <br> tag. Member: I was reading about this as well. It was kind of confusing but it did make sense once I finally read a blog post about

Lesson 9 – Part 2 – Adding Text From Other Software

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Understanding that there are two views and two modes of the text editor, adding text to a WordPress and Genesis theme post or a page still has some tricks associated with it. There's a bit of difficulty that you need to be aware of in order to easily add text to these pages. We're going

Lesson 9 – Part 1 – Using the WordPress Text Editor

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Good evening everybody and welcome to Lesson 9 of our How to Build a Professional Website Using WordPress and the Genesis theme series. Tonight, we're going to talk about how to add content to your site. I'm going to talk both about the mechanics of adding the content and the SEO elements of adding content

Lesson 9 – Part 1 – Using the WordPress Text Editor

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How to Add Content to your Site Good evening everybody and welcome to this Monday evening edition of our live class on How to Build a Professional Website Using WordPress and Thesis. We will be looking at Lesson 9 on how to add content to your web page or your site. I want to remind

Lesson 9 – Part 2 – Adding Text from Other Software

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How to Paste Text from a Word Document You will probably want to do your text editing in another program and then cut and paste from that program into this text editor. This is a very common work flow although I don't really do it very much myself. I did when I first started but

How to Position Images Within a Post or Page

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In this session we discuss how to position images within a post or page. Moving images around in text requires you to know something about how images and floating of text work together. We show how to float an image next to text. We don't recommend dragging the image around because it does not always

Troubleshooting Issues in the WordPress Visual Editor

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This member finds that when she formats text in the WordPress visual editor that formatting gets applied to text that she intended to be unformatted. We discuss how HTML formatting is applied in the visual editor and talk about strategies to make sure that only the text she wants formatted is actually formatted. Rick: So

Troubleshooting Text Pasted From Microsoft Word

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A member was having problems with text in a page not displaying as she intended.  The text would not align with the top of an image and there were large spaces between paragraphs.  We looked at the page source and saw that there were hundreds of in-line codes associated with pasting text from Microsoft Word

Lesson 11 – Adding content to your pages

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This lesson is from our older Start Building Your Website Here series, for updated content please go to the new lessons. In this lesson we're going to discuss adding content to WordPress pages that we have created.  The key to adding content to your pages is understanding the WordPress text editor.  First we'll look at