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How to add a new WordPress user

Hello. Today I’m going to show you how to add a new user account to your WordPress site.

1. In the left sidebar of the Dashboard, hover over “Users” and click “Add New” in the drop-down menu.

2. You can now enter your username, e-mail adresss, password, etc. for your new user.

3. Then, in the drop-down menu next to “Role”, select “Subscriber”.

4. Then, click on “Add New User” and you will have now created a new user account.

5. It should now appear like this in the “Users” section.

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How to schedule a WordPress post

Hello. Today I’m going to show you how to schedule a WordPress post.

1. Next to “Publish Immediately” click “Edit”.

2. You should now see drop-down options for the month, day, year, and time to publish the post. For this tutorial, I’m setting the post to be scheduled for tomorrow.

3. Then, click “OK”, and a “Schedule” button should now appear in place of “Publish”.

Click on it and your post should now be scheduled for tomorrow.

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How to add a menu to your WordPress site

Hello. Today I’m going to show you how to add a menu to your WordPress site.

1. In the left sidebar of the WordPress dashboard, hover over “Appearance” and click on “Menus”.

2. Type your desired name for the menu, then click “Create Menu”.

3. Drag any posts, pages, custom links or categories into your menu structure.

4. Your menu should now appear like this on the Top Bar of your site (alternately, you can change its display location in the menu settings):

 

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How to add a hyperlink to your WordPress post

Hello. Today I’m going to show you how to add a hyperlink to a WordPress post.

1. In the post/page editor, highlight the text you want to hyperlink.

2. Then, click the hyperlink button in the toolbar or press CRTL+K.

3. The following box should now appear, where you can enter your desired URL for your hyperlink and a title.

4. Finally, click on the “Add Link” button and your selected text should now have a hyperlink.

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How to embed video to a WordPress post

Hello. Today I’m going to show you how to embed video into a WordPress post.

1. Find a video sharing website (for example YouTube) and find the video you want to embed, and copy the URL (or use CTRL+C):

2. Then, paste the link into your post (or use CTRL+V) and it should now look like this in the editor:

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How to add an image to a WordPress post

Hello. Today I’m going to show you how to add an image to a WordPress post.

1. While in the “Edit Post” section of your post, click on the “Add Media” button.

2. Then you should see something like this pop-up:

3. Choose the image you to put in your post from the Media Library or if you want to add a new image,  use the “Upload Files” section.

4. After that, your image should now be in your WordPress post, and you can customize it if you want (for example altering the size).

(The example picture used is a Windows 7 Sample Photo)

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How to install and activate a WordPress theme

Hello. Today I’m going to show you how to install and active a theme in your WordPress site.

1. Hover over “Appearance” which should be in the left sidebar of your Dashboard, and in the drop-down, click on “Themes”, which should bring you to the “Manage Themes” page.

2. Then, click on “Add New Theme”, which should be at the bottom and should take you to the page as seen in the image below.

 

3. You can now look and search for theme you want to install. You can also preview the specific theme to see what it’s like.

4. Click on the “Install” button and your theme should be installed within seconds.

5. Then go back to “Themes” where you should see your recently installed theme.

6. Click on “Activate” and go to your WordPress website which should now look like this (the below image is from a test site):

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How to install and activate a WordPress plugin

Hello. Today I’m going to show you how to install and activate a plugin for use on your WordPress site.

1. In the left sidebar of the admin dashboard, hover over “Plugins”, and in the drop-down menu click “Add New”, which will take you to the following page as seen in the image below:

2. You can then look (and search) for which plugin you want to install.

3. Then click on the “Install Now” button and your plugin should be installed in seconds.

4. Then, go back to the “Plugins” page where you should see your recently installed plugin. Click on “Activate” and boom – your plugin is ready for use!

5. You should now see your activated plugin in the sidebar.

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