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Multiple Blogs of Every Colour, Hue and Saturation

Create  2,4,6 blogs see the screen captures. First login to your new  WordPress site.  Hover mouse over your name on top right hand side-click manage my blogs-next page-click create a new wordpress blog-next page create and name your new blog-scroll to end of page click free blog-

create and manage blogs

 

 

create a new blog

create a new blog 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For next week think of colour scheme for header and background. Keep it simple and consistent. An about page. A Services, products or what your site is about.

Remember F5 refreshes the page. Keep WordPressing.Remember you can create multiple blogs so if you want a change just : Change.

Links and how to add a link to your page add a link

Remember when adding link always check the box OPEN IN NEW WINDOW

How to save an image – right click on image- save as – name it-save it in folder for images-SAVE

How to upload media from the desktop see link below

how to add media images to you page/blog

Embedding a video -over the page content box  on right hand side you will see  VISUAL-TEXT(editor)  if you open the video- click share- then click embed-you will see HTML code -copy this -cntrl+ c

Click TEXT mode put your cursor where you want to see the video and paste the CODE cntrl+v where you want the video to appear

How to share and embed a YouTube video this is the URL route

use the cntrl + c to copy and  ctrl+v to paste the content from other sites into text box in the kitchen sink

Couple of clean, classic, responsive FREE  WordPress themes. HAVE A BLOG FOR EACH ONE.

http://carolinemoore.net/

http://theme.wordpress.com/themes/typo/

http://theme.wordpress.com/themes/hatch/

http://theme.wordpress.com/themes/clean-home/

http://theme.wordpress.com/themes/autofocus/

http://kenanmalik.wordpress.com/

Kenanmalik above used this premium theme below, nice

http://theme.wordpress.com/themes/gridspace/

Mike Pick does concise explanation like no one else so a few of his videos are below to reinforce what we learned last night. See you next week.

Remember Visual and Text editor for adding html embeds of Youtube or adding any  video using its URL.  A URL is http://www.youtube.com or any website address.

Visual and Text Editor
Visual and Text Editor

We created external links using words in your content, we did this by highlighting a word, the link symbol in kitchen sink highlighted click this: put in the URL  link into box, add description,check open in new tab and save. Magic

Setting  your front page to a blog and writing a post

Got your blog up and running

Depending on how you wish your site to be used having the front page as a blog is informative, interactive, controversial etc http://www.eftcork.com. A static front page is pure website and the blog is secondary http://ballincolligphysio.com/

We looked at categories and tags and how to create them, slugs  and sticky posts and different types of post formats.Finally time is king changing  posts en masse try this

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