WordPress powers millions of blogs and websites. Learn how to create your own with this powerful publishing platform. This tutorial will help you get the most out of the self-hosted version of WordPress and create feature-rich blogs and websites. It explains how to create and publish posts and pages; customize your site with themes, widgets, and custom menus; and extend WordPress even further with plugins. Plus, learn how to get more readers with social media sharing and comments, and how to adjust the settings that keep your site safe and secure.
Topics include:
Creating posts and pages
Formatting text
Publishing and scheduling posts
Adding images, audio, and video
Bulk editing posts and pages
Customizing themes and menus
Using widgets
Extending WordPress with plugins
Editing users profiles
Configuring settings
Getting new readers
Keeping WordPress up to date and secure