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WordPress 4.7 Crash Course

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This seminar is a great place to start for beginning WordPress users. You'll learn how to install and setup WordPress. How to add content and how to customize both the appearance and functionality of your website. We highlight anything that is new in WordPress as well. With this latest release there have been updates to the WordPress Editor, the Media Library and the Customizer. You can think of the information in this seminar as reference material as you work on your site.

WordPress 3.9 Crash Course – Part 8 – 3 Different Faces of WordPress

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Now we’re going to talk about the ways in which you can use WordPress. This is more of a conceptual conversation rather than a how to one. WordPress started as a blogging platform and it was only useful to people who wanted to create a blog. But a blog can be anything, right? It started

WordPress 3.9 Crash Course

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Learn all the basics of using WordPress 3.9 in this extensive video tutorial series. You'll learn everything there is to know about the basic workings of WordPress from how to install it on various domains to ways of setting WordPress up for different types of websites and all it's tools and settings. You'll also learn about the new features in the media library and editor.

How to Identify and Repair a Hacked WordPress Site

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Learn how to identify and repair a hacked WordPress site by following the steps outlined in this seminar. We show how to identify specific problems and what steps to take to fix them. Then we talk about specific actions you can take to prevent your site from being hacked in the future.

Which Plugins are Critical for Launching a New Website?

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In this session we talk about which plugins are critical for launching a new website. We talk about why it is important to have an anti-spam plugin like Akismet, a backup plugin like BackupBuddy and a sitemap-generating plugin like Google XML sitemaps. Those are the 3 main absolutely necessary plugins to have on the site

A Conversation About How to Integrate a Standalone PHP Application with WordPress

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In this session we talk about how to integrate a standalone PHP application with WordPress. We begin with some initial steps in terms of setting up a custom template where we apply a small hook function to render some basic content out to one WordPress page on a site and the submit button that validates

How to Create a Row of Images and Make it Responsive in WordPress

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In this session we demonstrate how to create a row of images and make it responsive in WordPress using custom CSS. We wrap the images in a div tag to make them align left with the text and discuss the difference between inline block, display inline and display block base. For more information also see

Lesson 3 – Part 1 – Install WordPress on your Site Using Mojo Marketplace

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I'm going to show you how to install WordPress. We're going to install it as our main domain for a hosting account. There are two other ways I show how to install WordPress. Click on the links to learn how to install it on a second domain for our hosting account or how to install it

Lesson 3 – Part 4 – Configure WordPress to Act Like a Traditional Website

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Welcome back to Part 4 of Lesson 3 of the How to Build a Website Tutorial Series. In this part of the lesson we are going to continue configuring WordPress but before we do that, we are going to talk a little bit about the different types of sites that WordPress was designed to create.

Lesson 3 – Part 2 – Initial Configuration of WordPress

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Welcome back to Part 2 of Lesson 3 of the How to Build a Website Tutorial Series. In the second part of the lesson here, we will perform the initial configuration of WordPress. The first thing we want to do is log in to our dashboard and if you’re already logged in, the first thing that

Lesson 3 – Part 1 – Install WordPress on your Site

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Hi and Welcome to Lesson 3 of the How to Build a Website Tutorial Series. My name is Melissa and I’ll be your instructor for part of the series. The goal of this tutorial series is to show how you, with basic Word Processing and Desktop Publishing skills can develop, manage and maintain your own

What’s New in WordPress 3.2

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In this session we discuss the changes and new functionalities in WordPress 3.2 version. We talk about the changes in the Dashboard appearance and administrative menus, the significant changes in the Visual Editor and the HTML Editor, changes to the admin bar and other more technical issues. One thing I want to talk about this

Considerations in Choosing to Use a Single WordPress Site VS WordPress Multisite

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This member is creating a large website for an organization with 100 chapters, each needing their own presence on the site. He wonders what the best way to approach this is and if Thesis is a good choice for a theme in this context. We discuss two options - the first is to have a

Should WordPress be Used to Create Static Websites?

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A member asks if WordPress is an appropriate tool for a purely static website. If the website has no "dynamic" elements and consists of only static webpages, should WordPress and Thesis be used to create such a site? [S3VIDEO file='public/liveanswers/LA1-23-11a-static-vs-dynamic-site.mp4' bgimage='https://www.byobwebsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/LA1-23-11a-static-vs-dynamic-site21.jpg' displaymode='overlay'] Does that make sense? Yes, that’s fine. What about… how do I handle

InMotion Hosting Lesson 3 – Part 2 – Initial Configuration of WordPress

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Welcome back to Part 2 of Lesson 3 of the Start Building Your Website Here Tutorial Series. In the second part of the lesson here, we will perform the initial configuration of WordPress. So the first thing we want to do is log in to our dashboard. And if you’re already logged in you can see

InMotion Hosting Lesson 3 – Part 1 – Install WordPress on your Site

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Hi and Welcome to Lesson 3 of the Start Building Your Website Here Tutorial Series. My name is Melissa and I’ll be your instructor for part of the series. The goal of this tutorial series is to show how you, with basic Word Processing and Desktop Publishing skills can develop, manage and maintain your own

Lesson 3 – Install & configure WordPress on your site on InMotion Hosting

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In this video tutorial you will install and configure WordPress on your InMotion Hosting site. Now that the preliminaries are out of the way - you have a domain name, a hosting account with InMotion Hosting and a primary email address - you will perform the initial configuration of WordPress and learn how to log

Configuring your Website with InMotion Hosting

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This video tutorial lesson series parallels the first 5 lessons of our Start Building Your Website Here course. The original series uses BlueHost as a hosting company. This tutorial series uses InMotion Hosting to set up a website instead.  If you've chosen to host with InMotion Hosting please follow these 5 lessons and then pick up