Change the look of your WP site using themes

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The ability to change a theme with one click was one of the first things that attracted me to WordPress, and I have to admit that the first time I tried it, I couldn’t believe my eyes how easy it was! This is part 5 of a WordPress How-to video series. http://www.screencast.com/t/ZTVmMzY0MmU   Topics covered …

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Full control over images :: WP Quick tip 2

Images are a very important part of any site, and WordPress gives you a lot of control over your images, and it even added new features in WP 2.9 to make it even easier to control and edit without the need for any extra software.

How to Insert Images:

  • Click on the first button next to the Upload/Insert found above the text input area in the Edit Post screen, and this opens up another where you get to choose your file and then click upload.
  • Once uploaded you can have full control over your images as see below( click on image to see in full size).

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Organize your Pages easily

This is part 4 of a WordPress How-to video series. Although WordPress was initially a blogging platform, nowadays, lots of people are using as a regular website, or what’s called a CMS( content management system). To make this easier you need a way to control the pages especially if you have lots of them, in …

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WordPress Overview for beginners

After I started my WordPress How-to video series I thought, what if somebody is totally new to WordPress and doesn’t know where to go to get things done into WP Dashboard, so I decided to shoot a quick video as an overview for the absolute beginners to WordPress. http://www.screencast.com/t/MWY3YTQ3N   Topics covered in Screen Cast: …

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Adding Links and Managing pages

This is part 3 of a WordPress How-to video series. http://www.screencast.com/t/O7TC6YsJLohx   Topics covered in Screen Cast: How to add links to your text. Password-protecting your pages or keeping them private for registered users only. Controlling the menu order of pages and page hierarchy. I look forward to hearing any comments or suggestions to improve …

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Add audio or pdf to Posts

This is part 2 of a WordPress How-to video series. http://www.screencast.com/t/RszOLcV2TB9r   Topics covered in Screen Cast: How to play audio files ( mp3 or similar) on your blog using the Podcasting plugin Uploading and adding pdf files to be available for download. Obtaining the URL for a media library file. I look forward to …

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WordPress Intro:: Posts and Pages

This is part 1 of a WordPress How-to video series. http://www.screencast.com/t/RqxBIsiwu9w Topics covered in Screen Cast: Posts vs. Pages Adding Images to Posts Categories for Posts Hope you find this first part of a series useful and I look forward to hearing any comments or suggestion to improve it further. N.B.: This screen cast was …

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Why WordPress?

My first encounter with WordPress dates back to September 2007, when I published my first blog, El Malak Pharmacy Blog. since then I never stopped using WordPress and learning new things about it every day.

El Malak Pharmacy Blog
El Malak Pharmacy Blog

I have to say that I was very attracted to it, and every time I learn something new or make a new web site using it, I find a lot more to learn. It really is a deep sea to explore!

So, what are the reasons for my love of WordPress?

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