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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

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

Part 12 – Transfer Page Content

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There are three methods of moving the content from the HTML site here into WordPress and they all involve cutting and pasting. We will discuss all three methods but the final third method being presented is my preferred method. The first method is to copy the HTML from the source, paste it into a code

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

Introduction to HTML for WordPress & Genesis 2 Users – Part 4 – HTML in the WordPress Text Editor

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Next in this Introduction to HTML in WordPress and Genesis 2 seminar we're going to talk about HTML in the WordPress text editor. Let’s go over to the Headings & Lists page here and we'll begin by editing a page so we can work with the text editor. We’ll start off in our visual editor.

Introduction to HTML for WordPress & Thesis 2.1 Users – Part 4 – HTML in the WordPress Text Editor

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In this part of our Introduction to HTML for WordPress and Thesis users we're going to look at HTML in the WordPress text editor but before we start talking about styling text, we're going to come over here to Pages and look at our Test HTML page. As you know WordPress has these two different

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

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

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 Formatting in the WordPress Editor

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This member is having some difficulty with formatting text in the WordPress text editor. We look at reasons why text formatting might not work properly. We also install the TinyMCE Advanced text editor and adjust the size of text using the font size selector. We also discuss how the text editor treats HTML. So then

How to Create a 2 Column List in a Post or Page

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This member asks how to create a 2 column list within the WordPress content area.  I demonstrate a method using 2 unordered lists each wrapped in a div tag that I style so that they float side by side.  This involves using the HTML view of the WordPress editor and adding code to custom.css But

Is there an alternative text-editor besides Netbeans for the Mac?

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A member is having a problem installing NetBeans on her MAC. She made several tries but she still gets an error message. We discuss potential solutions to her installation problem, we talk about a couple of other Mac based code editors (Taco & Coda) and we discuss the importance of error checking and syntax highlighting.