Step 5: Learning WordPress

Learning WordPress


Whatever you want to do with your blog, there’s a good chance you’ll find a helpful video here!  Learning WordPress is a snap with Matt! 😀 Customize your blog today!

(And if there’s something you need that’s not here, contact me and I’ll make a video for you. 🙂 )

Getting Started

Creating Content

How to Make Your First Blog Post

About Page - Create One in Minutes

Contact Pages - How to Set One Up Correctly

How to Find Free Blog Photos on Flickr

WordPress plugins

How to Install a WordPress Plugin

How to Install the Social Share Button Plugin


WordPress Widgets Tutorial

Appearance and Design

WordPress Customization for Beginners


WordPress Themes: How to Find a Free Theme & Install It

WordPress: Changing Font Color & Background Color
WordPress Media Manager - Master It In 3 Minutes

WordPress Appearance Section in Dashboard - Learn what each sub section can do

Advanced Design Changes

WordPress Editor - What it is & What it does

Discovering Your Dashboard

WordPress Header Tutorial for Beginners

How to Use WordPress Tools

Updating Your Blog - WordPress, Plugins & Themes


WordPress Menus Tutorial

Users and Roles

WordPress User Management - How to Assign User Roles Inside the Dashboard


Managing Comments in WordPress


If you prefer to read while learning instead of using video, check out

THE WordPress Mega Extended Post: Why Rock Stars Use It; How New Bloggers Use It

Finished learning WordPress? Move on to step 6 !
(You can always come back to this page later of course)