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How to write a new post in WordPress

June 14th, 2018

How to write a new post in WordPress

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to WordPress, and will show you how to write a new post.

Click Posts in the left margin.

Then click Add New.

Enter a title for your new post…

Then enter the content of your post.

You can optionally assign this post to one or more categories.

When finished, click Publish.

That’s all there is to it! You can now click to see your new post on your live website.

The post is shown here on your website.

Now click the All Posts link.

Your new post is listed here, and it’s from here that you can edit or delete posts from your website.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to write new posts in WordPress.


How to manage users in WordPress

June 14th, 2018

How to manage users in WordPress

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to WordPress, and will show you how to manage users.

Click Users in the left margin.

Then click Add New.

Enter a username and email address for the new user.

Then enter the user’s first and last name.

Enter and confirm a password.

Then click Add New User.

That’s it! The new user has been setup successfully.

From here you can edit or delete users as well.

When deleting a user, you must decide whether to delete all their content, or assign it to another user.

The user we just created has now been deleted.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to manage users in WordPress.


How to manage pages in WordPress

June 14th, 2018

How to manage pages in WordPress

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to WordPress, and will show you how to manage pages.

Click Pages in the left margin.

Then click Add New.

Enter a title for the new page.

Then enter the page content.

You can select a parent page here…

… or assign a specific template to the page.

When ready, click Publish.

To view a list of all your pages, click All Pages.

From here you can click to view a page live.

Here’s what our new page looks like.

To delete a page, simply click the Bin link.

The page we just created has now been deleted.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to manage pages in WordPress.


How to manage plugins in WordPress

June 14th, 2018

How to manage plugins in WordPress

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to WordPress, and will show you how to manage plugins.

Click Plugins in the left margin.

Then click Installed Plugins.

This page will show you a list of all your installed plugins.

From here you can activate, edit or delete any of your plugins.

To add a plugin, click Add New.

A list of available plugins are listed here… and you can find more plugins by browsing the WordPress Plugin Directory.

Go to the Editor to edit a plugin.

Although you can edit your plugins here, this is only recommended for advanced users.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to manage plugins in WordPress.


How to write a comment in WordPress

June 14th, 2018

How to write a comment in WordPress

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to WordPress, and will show you how to write a comment.

First let’s go to our live website.

Locate the post you want to comment on, then click Leave a Comment.

Enter your comment, then click Post Comment.

That’s it! Your new comment shows up here.

Now let’s return to the admin interface.

Click the Comments link.

You can see the comment we just created here in the admin panel as well, and it is from here that you can delete it if you want.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to write a comment in WordPress.


How to update your WordPress installation

June 14th, 2018

How to update your WordPress installation

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to WordPress, and will show you how to update your WordPress installation.
span> First, you can see which version of WordPress you’re running right here.

Click the Updates link in the left margin.

This is where you go to update your WordPress installation. You should click Check Again to make sure your

installation is up to date. Our version of WordPress is up to date…

If there’s a problem and WordPress needs to be re-installed, you can do so here.

You can also update your plugins, themes and translations from this page too.

Once the installation is complete, you’ll see this welcome screen.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to update your WordPress installation.


How to install WordPress

June 14th, 2018

How to install WordPress

This tutorial will show you how to install WordPress.

For this tutorial, you will need to go to wordpress.org

Click the Download WordPress button.

Then click to download the latest version of WordPress.

Save the file, then go to where it was downloaded.

Extract the ZIP folder, and open it.

Navigate to the WordPress folder to see its contents.

You will now need to upload all the contents of this folder to your hosting account, using an FTP manager like FileZilla.

This is FileZilla… let’s go ahead and upload the WordPress files.

Once the upload is complete, open your browser and navigate to your website.

You’ll be prompted to setup your new copy of WordPress.

First, choose your language.

Take note that you’ll need a MySQL database setup in your hosting account, and you’ll need to know what the database

name, username and password is before proceeding. When ready, click Let’s go.

Enter your database name, username and password.

Then click Submit.

Then click Run the Install.

Enter a title for your WordPress blog.

Enter an admin username.

Then enter and confirm an admin password.

Enter your email address here.

Then click Install WordPress.

That’s it! WordPress has been installed, and you can now click to login.

Login using the credentials you just created.

That’s it! This is your admin panel from where you can manage your new blog.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to install WordPress.


How to update your nameservers at 1and1.com

June 14th, 2018

How to update your nameservers at 1and1.com

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through 1and1.com, and starts from their home page.

Now let’s learn how to update our domain name’s Nameserver settings

Click Login to sign in to your account.

Enter your domain name and password, then click Login.

Then click the Manage Domain button.

Click the Edit DNS Settings link.

Under Name Server Settings, select to use Other name servers.

Enter your new name server settings.

Click Save when finished.

Click Yes to confirm.

That’s it! The domain name’s nameservers have been updated.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to update your domain name’s nameserver settings at 1and1.com.


How to update your nameservers at 123-reg.co.uk

June 14th, 2018

How to update your nameservers at 123-reg.co.uk

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through 123-reg.co.uk, and starts from their home page.

Now let’s learn how to update our domain name’s Nameserver settings

Click Control Panel at the top of the page, to sign in to your account.

Enter your username and password, then click Log In.

Select the domain name you wish to manage, then click Manage.

Click the Change Nameservers (DNS) option under Advanced domain settings.

Enter your new nameservers, then click Update.

That’s it! The domain name’s nameservers have been updated.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to update your domain name’s nameserver settings at 123-reg.co.uk.


How to update your nameservers at Dotster

June 14th, 2018

How to update your nameservers at Dotster

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through Dotster, and starts from their home page.

Now let’s learn how to update our domain name’s Nameserver settings

Click the Account Login link here to sign in to your account.

Enter your username and password, then click Log In.

Click the Domain Central icon.

Click the domain you wish to manage.

Then click the Nameservers option here.

Click Use different name servers, then enter the new nameservers and click Save.

That’s it! The domain name’s nameservers have been updated.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to update your domain name’s nameserver settings at Dotster.


How to update your nameservers at DreamHost

June 14th, 2018

How to update your nameservers at DreamHost

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through DreamHost, and starts from their home page.

Now let’s learn how to update our domain name’s Nameserver settings

Click the Login button the upper right corner of the home page.

Login with your email address and password.

Click the Domains link on the left of your dashboard.

Then click Manage Domains.

Click the DNS link under the domain name you wish to manage.

Enter your new nameservers here…

… then click Set these nameservers

That’s it! The domain name’s nameservers have been updated.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to update your domain name’s nameserver settings at DreamHost.


How to update your nameservers at DynaDot

June 14th, 2018

How to update your nameservers at Dynadot

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through Dynadot, and starts from their home page.

Now let’s learn how to update our domain name’s Nameserver settings

Click Login in the upper right of this home page, to login to your account.

Enter your username and password, then click the Sign In button.

Click the Dynadot Parking link under Name Server.

Click Name Servers.

Enter your nameservers, then click Enter Name Servers.

That’s it! The domain name’s nameservers have been updated.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to update your domain name’s nameserver settings at Dynadot.


How to update your nameservers at enom.com

June 14th, 2018

How to update your nameservers at enom.com

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through enom.com, and starts from the enom.com home page

Click My Account and sign in to your account.

Enter your username and password to login.

Now let’s learn how to update our domain name’s Nameserver settings

Click Registered under Domains to locate the domain name you want to update.

Locate the Manage Domain section for your domain…

Then select DNS Server Settings from the drop down.

Enter your new nameservers, then click Save

That’s it! The domain name’s nameservers have been updated.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to update your domain name’s nameserver settings at enom.com


How to update your nameservers at GoDaddy.com

June 14th, 2018

How to update your nameservers at GoDaddy.com

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through GoDaddy.com, and starts from the godaddy.com home page

Now let’s learn how to update our domain name’s Nameserver settings

Click here and login to your GoDaddy.com account.

You are now logged in to your GoDaddy account.

Click Domains.

Then click the Manage button for the domain you wish to manage.

Here you can see the current nameserver settings for this domain name… and it’s these settings that we’re going to change.

Click the Manage link.

Then select the Custom option.

Click Enter custom nameservers

… then enter your new nameservers

When finished, click OK.

Then click Save.

That’s it! The new Nameserver settings have been submitted.

After a few moments, you’ll notice your new nameservers listed here.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to update our domain name’s nameserver settings at GoDaddy.com.


How to update your nameservers at HostGator

June 14th, 2018

How to update your nameservers at HostGator

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through HostGator, and starts from their home page.

Now let’s learn how to update our domain name’s Nameserver settings

Click the Domains link in the main menu.

Then click Manage Domains.

Enter your email address and password, then click Log In.

Select the domain you wish to manage.

Click Change under Name Servers.

Enter your new Name Servers, then click Save Name Servers.

That’s it! The domain name’s nameservers have been updated.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to update your domain name’s nameserver settings at HostGator.


How to update your nameservers at Hover.com

June 14th, 2018

How to update your nameservers at Hover.com

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through Hover.com, and starts from their home page.

Now let’s learn how to update our domain name’s Nameserver settings

Click Sign In in the upper right of this home page.

Enter your username and password, then click Sign In.

Locate the Nameservers your domain name points to… and click the Edit button.

Enter your new nameservers, then click Save.

That’s it! The domain name’s nameservers have been updated.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to update your domain name’s nameserver settings at Hover.com.


How to update your nameservers at iPage

June 14th, 2018

How to update your nameservers at iPage

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through iPage, and starts from their home page.

Now let’s learn how to update our domain name’s Nameserver settings

Click the Log In link in the upper right of this home page, to login to your account.

Log in with your username and password.

Click the Edit Domains shortcut on the right side.

Select the domain name you wish to manage.

Then click Nameservers.

Click to use different nameservers, enter your new nameservers, then click Save.

That’s it! The domain name’s nameservers have been updated.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to update your domain name’s nameserver settings at iPage.


How to update your nameservers at iwantmyname.com

June 14th, 2018

How to update your nameservers at iwantmyname.com

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through iwantmyname.com, and starts from their home page.

Now let’s learn how to update our domain name’s Nameserver settings

Click the Sign in link in the upper right corner of the home page.

Login with your email address and password.

Click the domains link to locate your domain name.

Then select the domain name you want to manage.

Click the Update Nameservers link.

Then enter your new nameservers, and click Update Nameservers.

That’s it! The domain name’s nameservers have been updated.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to update your domain name’s nameserver settings at iwantmyname.com.


How to update your nameservers at Name.com

June 14th, 2018

How to update your nameservers at Name.com

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through Name.com, and starts from their home page.

Now let’s learn how to update our domain name’s Nameserver settings

Click Log in in the upper right of this home page, and login to your account.

Select the domain name you want to manage.

Then click Edit Nameservers.

Enter your new nameservers here, as follows.

That’s it! The domain name’s nameservers have been updated.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to update your domain name’s nameserver settings at Name.com.


How to update your nameservers at NameCheap

June 14th, 2018

How to update your nameservers at NameCheap

This demo assumes you have a domain name registered through NameCheap, and starts from their home page.

Now let’s learn how to update our domain name’s Nameserver settings

Click the Sign In link here and sign in to your account.

Once signed in, locate the domain you want to update, then click Manage.

Scroll down to the Nameservers section, and select the Custom option.

Enter your new nameservers, then click the checkmark to save them.

That’s it! The domain name’s nameservers have been updated.

Please note that it could take up to 24 hours for your new nameservers to propagate and be recognized across the internet.

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to update your domain name’s nameserver settings at NameCheap.