In order to help new WordPress users get their website set up and start learning how to use it, we’ve turned the content from our WordPress Website Workshop into a series of short video tutorials. You can view them all in order, or just skip to the lesson that applies to the area you have a question about. You will also want to check out our WordPress Website Resource page if you haven’t already, for a full list of on-line resources related to building WordPress websites.
Changing settings on your WordPress Website: video tutorial 1
This video tutorial will cover how to change some of the settings when you first create a WordPress website. Some of these settings are very important, even though they aren’t things that your website visitors will necessarily notice, so be sure to familiarize yourself with them.
Changing the theme on your WordPress website: video tutorial 2
The theme of your WordPress site decides how the content is organized and displayed. In this video tutorial, we’ll show you how to change the them and customize it a little bit.
Creating and editing pages on your WordPress website: video tutorial 3
Pages are basically where you put the content for your website, and in this video you’ll learn how to create them. If you’re not sure what content to put in your pages, check out our website content template.
Creating menus and adding pages to a menu: video tutorial 4
Menus are how your website visitors navigate around your website and find your pages. In this video, we’ll show you how to create a menu and organize the pages on it.
Creating blog posts: video tutorial 5
Posts are different than pages because they automatically are added to the page on your WordPress site that you have designated as a blog. In this video, we’ll show you how to set up your blog and create a post.
Adding pictures and video to a WordPress web site: video tutorial 6
Having a web site with rich visual content that is appealing to your visitors is a must. In this video, we’ll show you how to add pictures to a page or post and embed a YouTube video like the one you’re about to watch.
Adding widgets to a WordPress website: video tutorial 7
Widgets are an easy way to make your WordPress website more interactive for your visitors. Here, we’ll show you a few ways to use them.
Adding plugins to a WordPress website: video tutorial 8
Plugins can basically take an ordinary WordPress website and make it do just about anything you want. There are over 23,000 plugins available for WordPress. In this video, we’ll show you how to add and activate a plugin to a WordPress website.