WordPress Documentation

The documentation on this page goes through the basic setup and use of WordPress as well as some advanced options. For more advanced features please go to WordPress.org, MySiteMyWay, or YouTube.

Basic WordPress Skills
Title Description
How to edit the homepage This video shows how to get to the homepage editor so you can edit the homepage.
How to create a blog post (elementary) This video shows how elementary teachers should create a blog post.
How to create a blog post (secondary) This video shows how secondary teachers should create a blog post.
How to edit an existing blog post This video shows how to change the date, title, and category of an existing blog post. It also shows how to change the status of the post from ‘Published’ to ‘Draft’ and vise verse.
How to Add a YouTube video This video shows how to add a YouTube video to your blog post or web page.
How to add a picture from your computer This video shows how to add a picture from your computer to your blog post, web page, or home page.
How to add a picture from another website This video shows how to add a picture from another website to your blog post, web page, or home page.
How to add a PDF This video shows how to add a PDF document to your blog post or web page.
How to add a link This video shows how to link a website to either text or an image.
How to add a custom logo or banner This video shows how add a custom logo or banner to you homepage.
Advanced WordPress Skills
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00 Admin Option Panel
When you first log into WordPress it will display the Dashboard and the Admin Option Panel. This document goes over the basic functions in the Admin Option Panel.
01 Editing the General Screen in Settings
The General Screen in Settings controls some of the most basic configuration settings for your site. This document goes over those basic settings.
02 How to Change the Theme This document goes over how to change the theme (the layout) of the website. Check out the different themes to choose from here.
03 Editing the Theme Settings Tab This document goes over the basic theme settings.
04 How to Edit the Homepage (Advanced) The Homepage tab has options, which are all about configuring your homepage. You can customize everything about your homepage here.
05 How to Make a New Page This document shows how to make a new page.
06 Options When Editing a Page You have many options when you edit a page. This document goes over the basic options.
07 How to Add an Image to a Page This document shows how to add images to a page.
08 How to Edit a Posted Image This document goes over how to edit an image that has already been posted.
09 How to Add Audio to a Page This document shows how to add audio to a page.
10 WordPress How to Add Video to a Page This document goes over how to add video to a page.
11 WordPress How to Add and Edit a Table This document covers how to add and edit a table. This is very useful when making a list and you want everything to line up nicely on the page.
12 WordPress How to Assign a Link or Email to Text This document shows how to assign a web address or email to text.
13 WordPress How to Edit the Main Menu This document goes over how to edit the main menu.
14 WordPress How to Change the Skins This document shows how to change the color scheme.
15 WordPress How to Make a Blog Post This documentation goes over how to make and edit a blog post. It also goes over the following: How to create categories to organize your posts; How to change the date of your post; How to turn on/off the ability for others to post comments; How to hide a published post
Helpful Handouts
WordPress Theme Sturcture Layout This is a quick look at how the homepage is structured and where to go to change it.
WordPress How to Change Your Password How to change your password.
Tutorial Video Here is a video that demonstrates most of the documentation presented on this page. The video starts at 4:30 minutes cause the beginning does not pertain to how we access WordPress. Click here to view the video