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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Tags

While categories are general groupings that you can use to structure your site, tags are more specific.  Tags are keywords or phrases that help your readers find content in your site (categories do, too) and they’re used extensively by search engines. Posts with similar tags are linked together when a user clicks one of the […]

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Categories

Whenever you post a new blog entry, it’s a good idea to categorize it and tag it. A category is the general topic the post can be classified in. Readers can browse specific categories to see all posts in the category. Tags are keywords or phrases that help your readers find content in your blog […]

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Copy and Paste from Word

If you have Word document that you want to use as your blog entry, you may be tempted to simply copy/paste the content in to the WordPress post editing area. A better method is to use the Paste as Word quick tag button.

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Add a new post — Part II

In an earlier post, the essential components of a new blog entry were briefly described. In this article we’ll look more closely at editing the text in your post with quicktags, adding your title, inserting hyperlinks, and inserting a More… tag into long articles.

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Add a new post

The content of your blog is composed of a series of posts listed in chronological order with the newest entry on top. Posts are sorted by assigning categories which keep your posts organized and will help your clientele find information quickly. You may have as many categories and posts as you want. There are multiple […]

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What's the Dashboard?

Now that you’ve created your blog, your Dashboard is the first page you’ll see whenever you login to WordPress. You’ll use the Dashboard whenever you need to make edits to your site, add new posts or articles, create another blog, etc. If you’re already logged in and viewing your live blog site, you can get […]

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