October 19, 2009
The WordPress editor is slow particularly for those with limited bandwidth. This is a problem if you don’t want to change the actual text of a post, only the attributes.
The ‘Quick Edit’ option can be a huge help as it allows editing of all the attributes of the post without having to download the actual text.
Quick edit to change the attributes of a post
The attributes of a post include the title, slug, date, password, private post, category, tags, allow comments, allow pings and the status (published, pending and draft)
Attributes of a post can be changed with 'Quick Edit'
March 27, 2009
For those of you that STILL have not started a blog, here is a most excellent guide . . . short . . . sweet . . . and to the point. This post is hosted on another blog called the South Jersey Line presented by MBG Journalism
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Custom header of the blog South Jersey Line
March 23, 2009
The website http://support.wordpress.com has a huge amount of information to get you going. Below is an excellent starter guide to WordPress.
If you prefer to listen rather than read, WordPress.tv offers help in video format (http://wordpress.tv)
Another easy form of help in text format is to be found at http://faq.wordpress.com This frequently asked section (FAQ) is a great resource.
FAQ topics organized in categories
FAQs are also organized in easy to read questions like the ones below
FAQ topics in easy to read question format
If you cannot find what you are looking for there is always the trusty old search button
Search button on faq.wordpress.com
March 21, 2009
Blogging with WordPress.com
WordPress has a series of online tutorials that will teach you all you need to know. The address is http://wordpress.tv (no www or com). Follow the ‘How to’ and ‘Blog’ items on the menu at the top.
Many topics from easy to very complex are covered in short, easy to follow tutorials. Start with the sections called writing, publishing and blog managment. Each section has a ‘more’ link to additional material
Wordpress tv offers how to tutorials