This 5-minute video provides a brief introduction to the WordPress content management system and demonstrates why it is the most popular web publishing platform today. Covered in this video: What is WordPress? Brief history of WordPress. Why it’s much more than a blogging tool. The power of “Open Source.” How WordPress works. Six reasons to [...]
WordPress has been around since 2003 and is the most popular blogging software on the market. Over the last few years, WordPress has also become the content management software of choice for non-blogging websites. Here are the top 10 reasons why WordPress is so popular and why you might want to consider switching to a [...]
WordPress.com or WordPress.org? If you’re relatively new to WordPress, you may have been confused by the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org. If so, you’re not alone! In this video, we’ll explain the differences between these two related — but distinctively different — versions of the popular WordPress web publishing software.
This 5-minute video will show you how to install WordPress on your own web server. The five steps to install WordPress… Download the latest version of WordPress from WordPress.org. Upload those files to your web server, using FTP. Create a MySQL database and user for WordPress. Configure WordPress to connect to the newly-created database. Complete [...]
The first video in this series provides an overview of the WordPress administration panel, which provides access to the functions and features of your WordPress-powered website. Covered in this video: Familiarizing yourself with the WordPress Dashboard. How to customize the WordPress interface just for you. Hide Dashboard modules you rarely use. The collapsible navigation menu [...]