Getting Started

Writing Posts

Note: In December 2018, WordPress 5.0 launched with a new editor. This article was written for the long-available editing experience in prior WordPress versions, which […]

FTP Clients

There are two ways of getting files onto your site, and once there, changing them: By using the file manager provided in your host’s control […]

Twenty Sixteen

Twenty Sixteen is the default theme for WordPress in 2016. Twenty Sixteen is a modernized take on an ever-popular WordPress layout — the horizontal masthead […]

Twenty Fifteen

Twenty Fifteen is the default theme for WordPress in 2015. It is super-clean, content-focused, and designed to bring a little more simplicity to our blogs. […]

Pages

In WordPress, you can put content on your site as either a “post” or a “page”. When you’re writing a regular blog entry, you write […]

Updating WordPress

WARNING: The upgrade process will affect all files and folders included in the main WordPress installation. This includes all the core files used to run […]

Taxonomies

A taxonomy within WordPress is a way of grouping posts together based on a select number of relationships. By default, a standard post will have […]

Roles and Capabilities

WordPress uses a concept of Roles, designed to give the site owner the ability to control what users can and cannot do within the site. […]

Media Library Screen

Media → Library Media consists of the images, video, recordings, and files that you upload and use in your blog. Media is typically uploaded and […]

Glossary

This document is designed to offer definitions of various terms, exclusive to WordPress, that users may not be familiar with. If you are a contributor […]