Video Category: Topics Getting Started

  • Plugins 101 — Installing, Removing, and Updating Plugins

    In this WordPress video tutorial we’ll learn how to use WordPress plugins. We will cover the basics of installing, removing, and updating plugins. WordPress plugins are without a doubt, the most powerful component of WordPress. They can turn your WordPress website into a large elaborate website or add a few small enhancements.

    Running Time: 3:08

  • Appearance 104 — Custom Background and Custom Header

    In this WordPress video tutorial we’ll learn how to use WordPress’ custom backgrounds and custom headers, two other relatively new WordPress features. These two features can be great for making quick changes to a WordPress site to provide a fresh feel to an old website. Note that custom backgrounds and custom headers are reliant on WordPress themes, and not all WordPress themes support custom custom backgrounds or custom headers.

    Running Time: 1:50

  • Appearance 103 — Custom Menus

    In this WordPress video tutorial we’ll learn how to use WordPress’ custom menus, a very nifty fairly new feature to WordPress. Custom Menus allow non tech savvy WordPress admins customize their website’s navigation. Note that custom menus are reliant on WordPress themes, and not all WordPress themes support custom menus.

    Running Time: 1:50

  • Appearance 102 — Widgets

    In this WordPress video tutorial we will learn how to use WordPress Widgets, a very powerful and useful WordPress feature that can greatly enhance your site. We’ll show how to use, save, and customize WordPress widgets.

    Running Time: 3:25

  • Appearance 101 — Browsing and Changing Themes

    In this WordPress video tutorial we will learn how to use WordPress’ core feature, Themes. This WordPress video tutorial shows how to install, browse, and change WordPress themes.

    Running Time: 2:41

  • Settings 105 — Media

    In this WordPress video tutorial we show how to change default image upload constraints as well as other media settings all from within the WordPress dashboard.

    Running Time: 2:03

  • Settings 101 — General

    In this WordPress video tutorial we begin to learn how to use WordPress’ settings pages, in this case, WordPress’ “general” features which covers several important global WordPress settings.

    Running Time: 2:23

  • Comments 101 — Moderating Comments

    In this WordPress video tutorial we learn how to use WordPress to moderate comments and manage spam, a key component of most WordPress powered websites, particularly WordPress powered blogs.

    Running Time: 2:13

  • Media Library 102 — Adding Images to a Post or Page

    In this WordPress video tutorial we’ll continue to learn how to use the WordPress’ media library and demonstrate how to add images, video, and other media to your WordPress Post or Page to spice up your content.

    Running Time: 1:34

  • Media Library 101 — Uploading New Media

    In this WordPress video tutorial we’ll begin to learn how to use WordPress’ media library including how to upload images, video, and other media to your WordPress website.

    Running Time: 2:37