Everything but the kitchen sink

An earlier post described the basic Quicktags (formatting tools) available in the Add New Post screen. These tools are used to edit and format text in a blog entry. For example, you can bold or italicize text, change paragraph alignment, and run a spell check using these tools. More formatting tools are available but you […]

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Change your blog's theme

In WordPress you can switch between different layouts or themes for your site. Blogs in the FYI.uwex.edu network of sites have a variety of themes to choose from. Please note that themes differ in layout, design and available features.

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Add Users

If another Cooperative Extension employee is going to be contributing to the blog, you can add that individual as a user. (Remember, only people with a valid CES email address can be members of a blog site in the FYI network.)

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Publish from Word 2007

Our Technololgy Teaching Tips & Tools site has a recent post describing how to publish  directly from Word 2007 to your WordPress blog.

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Post Publishing Options

Once you’ve written your post, you can preview it, save it for later as a draft,  publish it immediately to your site, or set a future date for publication. Here’s a rundown of your options.

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Edit existing posts or drafts

If you want to edit existing posts you can click the Edit link next to the article title on your blog itself. Depending upon the design theme you have applied to your blog, the Edit link will either be a word… or an icon…

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QuickPress

The QuickPress module on your Dashboard lets you quickly write a new blog entry without having to open the larger Add New Post window. The essential post editing tools are there so you can add a title, content, tags, images, audio or video. You have the option of either saving the post as a draft […]

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Add an image to your post

When you’re creating a new post, or editing an existing one, you have the option of adding more than just plain text. If you want to add any media — images, audio, or video — to your post, WordPress has easy-to-use tools available to help you do just that.

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