WordPress Dashboard

WordPress 101
How to Login and Recovering Lost Passwords

In this WordPress video tutorial we examine the most basic of the basic - logging into your WordPress Dashboard and how to recover your WordPress password if you forget it.

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WordPress 102
The WordPress.org Dashboard

In this WordPress video tutorial we examine how to use WordPress' dashboard, becoming familiar with the dashboard home and the many useful dashboard widgets that are at your disposal.

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Getting Around

In this WordPress video tutorial we will go over the basics of how to use your WordPress Dashboard, including some handy tips for navigating the WordPress dashboard quickly like a pro.

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The Admin Bar

In this WordPress video tutorial we examine the Admin Bar and the many time saving techniques it provides, making the time you spend in the WordPress dashboard a much more efficient experience.

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The Post

The Post 101
Creating a New Post

In this WordPress video tutorial we examine how to use WordPress' "The Post." The Post is a very commonly used WordPress content type, particularly for websites with a blog. This video teaches the basics of how to create a new post, including using categories, tags, and more.

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Micro Managing Posts

In this WordPress video tutorial we go over some of the very useful finer points of managing WordPress Posts, particularly Screen Options, excerpts, trackbacks, custom fields, managing discussion and comments, the slug, the author, and post revisions.

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Using the Visual Editor

In this WordPress video tutorial we learn how to use WordPress' Visual editor - a very useful tool for most WordPress users, particularly those who are not familiar with HTML. The WordPress visual editor can be a great tool for spicing up content, adding styles, media, and more.

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Publishing Options

In this WordPress video tutorial we review the various publishing options that are available for WordPress Posts, Pages, and Custom Content Types. We will schedule posts, create password protested posts and pages, private posts and pages, posts and pages that are pending review, and drafts.

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Managing Categories and Tags

In this WordPress Video Tutorial we will examine how to use WordPress' categories and tags, as well as how categories and tags can improve your WordPress website through boosting accessibility, UI, SEO, and conversion.

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Using WordPress Revisions

In this WordPress video tutorial we'll learn how to use WordPress' life saving revisions and autosave feature — including how to recover autosaves and old drafts as well as how to compare previous versions.

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Managing Existing Posts

In this WordPress video tutorial we will review how to browse, search, and manage WordPress posts, pages, and custom post types.

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Quick Edits and Bulk Edits

In this WordPress video tutorial we review the powerful and time saving quick edits and bulk edits. Manage and edit WordPress posts and pages quickly like a pro.

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The Page

In this WordPress video tutorial we learn how to use WordPress pages and learn how to create and edit pages, which are very similar to WordPress posts.

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Content Management

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.

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Media Library 101
Uploading New Media

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

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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.

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Managing

In this WordPress video tutorial we'll take another look at WordPress' media library and cover how to manage and edit images, video, and other media all from within the WordPress dashboard.

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Editing Images in WordPress

In this WordPress video tutorial we demonstrate a commonly overlooked feature of WordPress – how to use WordPress to edit images. This video will teach how to crop, rotate, and resize images all from within the WordPress dashboard.

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Settings

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.

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Settings 102
Writing and Publishing Via Email

In this WordPress video tutorial we examine WordPress' "writing" settings as well as demonstrate how to publish posts via email. A very handy technique while on the go when there is little internet connectivity.

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Settings 103
Reading

In this WordPress video tutorial we look at WordPress' "reading" settings. Which, among other things, these settings enable the home page to be a static page rather than a blog page.

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Discussion

In this WordPress video tutorial we cover WordPress' "discussion" settings and demonstrate varios comment moderation techniques as well as spam reduction techniques. Also, these settings allow customization of WordPress' gravatars.

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Media

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

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Appearance

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Theme Customizer and Live Preview

In this WordPress video tutorial we will examine the Theme Customizer added in WordPress 3.4. This nifty tool allows users to have a live preview of their WordPress theme while they make adjustments to it.

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Other

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.

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Users 101
Creating New Users

In this WordPress video tutorial we'll take a first look at users and how to create them. Users are a great way to make it easier to manage large sites or for large companies to manage sites. WordPress users can do a great many things and can simplify and enhance site management.

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Managing Users

In this WordPress video tutorial we'll demonstrate how to manage and search users.

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User Roles and Permissions

In this video we'll examine User Roles and Permissions, a fantastic and very powerful feature. In particular, it's great for WordPress websites managed by a large staff as well as WordPress blogs with multiple authors.

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Updating WordPress

Updating WordPress 101
Backups and Exporting

In this WordPress video tutorial we'll show how to backup your valuable WordPress data as well as export it. Both of which are helpful for making sure not to lose everything in case of server failure or data corruption. Backing up WordPress is also an important step in moving a WordPress website.

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Updating Automatically

In this WordPress video tutorial we'll demonstrate how to automatically upgrade a WordPress install - no technical knowledge required.

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Updating Manually

In this WordPress video tutorial we'll show how to manually update WordPress to the latest version. This updating method requires some technical knowledge, but allows greater customization of a WordPress install.

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WordPress Setup 101
How to Install WordPress onto your own Server

In this WordPress video Tutorial we’ll examine how to install WordPress onto your own server. From FTP, to mySQL, to WordPress installation – we’ve got it covered.

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Creating a mySQL Database with cPanel

In this WordPress video tutorial we’ll demonstrate how to setup a mySQL Database for your WordPress install using cPanel, a popular site configuration and management application used by many web hosts.

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