Use the links on this page to quickly find useful articles for WordPress beginners.
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.
Any article in this list marked with a * is in progress and should be published soon.
- What is WordPress?
- What is the Difference Between WordPress.com and WordPress?
- How to Install WordPress
- 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
- 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
- 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, publishing and editing content
- How to Create a Post in WordPress
- 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
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