If you are new to WordPress, here is a step-by-step plan for getting started. If you need help along the way, plenty of options for assistance are listed in this article. Welcome to the exciting world of WordPress!
1 Step One - Read
2 Step Two - Make a Plan
3 Step Three - Install WordPress
4 Step Four - Set Up WordPress
4.1 Appearance and Themes
4.2 Adding WordPress Plugins
5 Advanced Use of WordPress
6 Need More Help
7 Giving Back to WordPress
WordPress is a great product. It's easy-to-use, quite powerful, and flexible. Before you invest your valuable time and energy into installing WordPress, there are some documents you need to read to help you get started.
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Will you install WordPress in the root directory, subdirectory, or you just want to make a test site to make sure you want to use it?
Have you made a list of your site categories to organize your content by groups?
Have you made a list of Pages you may want to add to your site, such as About, Contact, or Events?
Have you thought about what you want in the header art of the site?
Have you developed a content strategy and list of topics to help start blogging?
Have you thought about how to integrate social media into your WordPress site and workflow?
Step Three - Install WordPress
With this information and your plan, it's time to install WordPress.
Adding WordPress Plugins
The links below will expand your familiarity with PHP, HTML, XHTML, and CSS:
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