Let’s Conquer WordPress
I’ve created this page to help you quickly find the articles of most interest to you, whatever your experience of using WordPress. Hopefully, if I’ve done my job properly, they will answer your questions and guide you through the process of getting started with, and understanding WordPress.
Please bear in mind: all of the articles on here are based on the self-hosted version of WordPress and not the one available at WordPress.com – although there is some crossover between the two platforms.
Terminology and moving parts
- What is a WordPress Plugin?
- What is a WordPress Theme?
- What is the Difference Between Posts and Pages?
- Troubleshooting WordPress
- Understanding the WordPress Dashboard
- An Explanation of the WordPress User Levels
- All About WordPress Categories and Tags
Setting up your first WordPress website / blog
- Registering and Managing a Domain Name
- Setting up Hosting and Installing WordPress
- Block or Allow Search Engines Indexing Your Site?
- How to Choose a Suitable Theme
- How to Install a WordPress Theme
- How to Install a WordPress Plugin
- How to Setup the Anti-Spam Plugin Akismet
- The Problem With Some WordPress Plugins
- How to Change the Default Post Category in WordPress
- Why You Should Never use the Admin Username
- How to Sign Up for Google Analytics and Install the Tracking Code
Creating and publishing content
- How to Create a Post in WordPress
- 8 Tips to Improve Your Blog
- How to Schedule WordPress Posts to Publish in the Future
- A Beginner’s Guide to Using WordPress Tags to Improve the User Experience
- How to Add a YouTube Video to a WordPress Post
- Discover the Word Count for Each of Your Posts