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Creating Pages, editing pages & edit menu in WordPress

Date: July 12, 2011 Author: ang Category: Affordable Web Design Tutorials WordPress Tags: , , , Comments: 0

WordPress General Admin Instructions

You must first log into your WordPress website:

login URL: www.yourwebsite.com/wp-admin

username: ########

password: ########

Creating a page:

  1. Click on the 'Pages' button on the left of the page.
  2. Click the 'Add New' button at the top of the page.
  3. Fill in the title field and main content area then click the blue 'Publish' button on the right of the page.
  4. Depending on your custom theme you can also select  'Full-Width Page' or  'Right Side Bar' under the 'Page Attributes' area on the right of the page. Experiment with these drop down options to see what best fits the purpose of your page.

Editing a page:

  1. Click on the 'Page' tab on the right.
  2. Click on the name link of the page you with to edit.
  3. Make your changes then click the large blue  'Update' button to save changed.

NOTE: There are two tabs on the body field 'Visual', and 'HTML'. With the  'HTML' tab selected you're able to enter html markup into the page. With the 'Visual' tab selected you are able to use WordPress's built in wysiwyg editor.

For a video tutorial explaining these topics, as well as how to manage the menu, click on the next page link.

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