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Blogging Summer 2009

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Blogging Summer 2009 

 

NEW TUTORIAL!!!  How to embed most any video into a Wordpress blog post via Vodpod

 

Blog users, what's the difference?

 

What is a Blog?

YouTube plugin error

 

Wordpress.com Tutorials

 

Getting started with WordPress.com!

 

VIDEO:  WordPress.com New Dashboard Preview (For Wordpress users prior to December 2008!)

 

VIDEO:  Signing up with WordPress.com

 

The WordPress.com Dashboard

 

VIDEO:  Dashboard Introduction

 

My new WordPress Tutorials

WordPress Dashboard Introduction

WordPress Create a New Post

WordPress Edit Post

WordPress Create a Link

WordPress Add an Image

WordPress Embed a Video

 

Most of the older WordPress version “Screencasts” now take users to various articles on using the new Dashboard; however, some go to older articles and videos/screencasts  (links below):

 

WordPress Created Tutorials

Getting Started/Troubleshooting

What should I do first? [screencast]

How do I change my password? [screencast]

I lost my password – what now? [screencast]

 

Settings

General Settings [screencast]

Discussion Settings [screencast]

Reading Settings [screencast]

 

Basics

Where’s my dashboard (and what’s it for)? [screencast]

HTML & QuickTags vs. Visual Editor [screencast]

How can I edit the title and permalink of my post? [screencast]

How do I add links to other sites using the HTML or Visual editor? [screencast]

Having a static page at the front of the blog [screencast]

How do I manage (organize, edit, delete) my posts after they’ve been written or published? [screencast]

How do I manage (organize, edit, delete) pages after they’ve been published or saved? [screencast]

How do I save and manage draft posts? How does auto-save work? [screencast]

How do I change the time or date for my post? How do I set my post to publish in the future? [screencast]

How do I manage (approve, unapprove, mark as spam, delete) comments made to my blog? [screencast]

 

Adding Media

What filetypes can I upload?

How do I add video files to my posts? [screencast]

How do I post a Youtube video? [screencast]

How do I upload pictures? [screencast]

How do I add an audio file to my post? [screencast]

How do I add documents or other media to my blog posts? [screencast]

How do I post or embed a PowerPoint in WordPress utilizing Slideshare.net?

How do I post or embed a PowerPoint in WordPress? (Video Tutorial by Neil Hokanson)

How do I create a picture gallery in my blog post? [screencast]

 

Intermediate

What is a widget? [screencast]

How do I add summaries/excerpts to my posts so that the full post doesn’t display on my blog’s front page? [screencast]

What’s a tag? How do I add tags to my posts? How do I manage tags? [screencast]

What’s a category? How do I add and manage categories? [screencast]

How do I manage (edit, delete, add, arrange) my tags? [screencast]

How do I manage (arrange, add, delete) categories? [screencast]

Which keyboard shortcuts can I use in the WordPress editor? [screencast]

 

Advanced

Blog Stats [screencast]

How do I add more authors / users to my blog? [screencast]

How do I change the author of a post? [screencast]

How do I stop another author editing a post at the same time as me? [screencast]

How do I use the Press This! bookmarklet [screencast]

Using Windows Live Writer [screencast]

Bringing content into WordPress from Microsoft Word [screencast]

How do I write WordPress blog posts with the ScribeFire Firefox add-on? [screencast]

 

Other Resources Shared in Class

 

Slideshare.net

 

iSpring Free

 

YouTube

 

Summertime Blogs (Our creations!!!)

 

http://jmaucher.wordpress.com

 

http://msburkholder.wordpress.com

 

http://jchap.wordpress.com

 

http://kirkliv.wordpress.com

 

http://mdymond.wordpress.com

 

http://deskiles.wordpress.com

 

http://kstahl.wordpress.com

 

http://wdleach.wordpress.com

 

http://trmiller.wordpress.com

 

http://bailey2.wordpress.com

 

http://mmisegadis.wordpress.com

 

http://nphall.wordpress.com

 

http://vjkulp.wordpress.com

 

http://ncollins4.wordpress.com

 

http://allisononeill.wordpress.com

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