Installing WordPress from your cPanel

You can install WordPress from your cPanel in about one minute.  Two minutes if you’re really groggy. […]

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    For Immediate Release: Take Control of Your Web Site with WordPress (PCC Spring 2013)

For Immediate Release: Take Control of Your Web Site with WordPress (PCC Spring 2013)

Learn how to use WordPress, the most popular website building software, at Portland Community College. PCC will offer the WordPress course, "Take Control of Your Website with WordPress" starting on April 9th and again on May 14th.

My Favorite WordPress Plugins

  • Spam Free WordPress
  • TinyMCE Advanced (a much better editor) […]
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Inserting an Image into a WordPress Post or Page

  1. Click where you want the image to appear.
  2. Click on Upload/Insert, right above the Bold icon on the editor toolbar.  You’ll see this icon:  Media icon […]

Creating a hyperlink in WordPress

  1. Highlight text or click on image
  2. Click on Link icon in toolbar.  It looks like three links of a chain. Icon for linking or hyperlinking
  3. Paste URL (website address beginning with http:// into Link URL field
  4. Click on Insert


WordPress.org vs. WordPress.com

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WordPress.com is a communal version of WordPress that has limited functionality.  WordPress.org is the site behind the software that is free for anyone to use.

If you have an account with WordPress.com, I highly recommend moving your site to your own installation of WordPress.  The good news is that most website hosts offer one-click installation of WordPress (Which comes originally from WordPress.org.)


WordPress Posts and Pages

99% of your time will be spent updating or adding Posts and Pages.  Here’s the difference: […]