Ultimate WordPress User Guide For Beginners

The Ultimate WordPress User Guide For Beginners provides FREE in-depth step-by-step tutorials on how to use WordPress to publish content online quickly and easily.

The Ultimate WordPress User Guide For Beginners

Are you looking for detailed step-by-step tutorials that will show you how to get the most out of using your WordPress website or blog?

The “Ultimate WordPress User Guide For Beginners” below provides links to FREE in-depth tutorials showing you how to easily and quickly use WordPress to publish your content online.

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The Ultimate WordPress User Guide For Beginners

After installing and configuring your WordPress site or blog, the next step is to learn how to use WordPress to create and publish your information online.

In the Ultimate WordPress User Guide For Beginners, we show you how to log in and log out of your WordPress site, how to navigate inside your WordPress Dashboard area, how to create new Pages or Posts, add and format content (text, images, videos, etc.), and so much more … without coding skills!

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How To Log In And Out Of WordPress

If you have followed our WordPress DIY Installation Tutorials or had WordPress installed for you by someone like a website developer, you should have your login details available (login URL, username and password).

WordPress Login Screen

(WordPress Login Screen)

The tutorials below explain how to log in and log out of WordPress and what to do if you experience difficulties accessing your WordPress site’s administration area (called the ‘WordPress Dashboard’):

How To Log Into WordPress

How To Log Out Of WordPress

How To Reset Your WordPress Password

How To Customize Your WordPress Login Screen

How To Change Your WordPress Admin Username

How To Navigate Inside Your WordPress Dashboard

The WordPress Dashboard

(The WordPress Dashboard)

After logging into your WordPress Dashboard, you will be presented with all of the WordPress features and options that allow you to be fully in control of your web presence. The tutorials below explain how to navigate and use the main features of your WordPress Dashboard:

An Overview Of The WordPress Dashboard

How To Update Your WordPress Software

How To Customize Your WordPress Dashboard

How To Customize Your WordPress Dashboard Color Scheme

How To Edit Your WordPress User Profile

How To Configure Useful WordPress Settings

WordPress Settings Menu

(WordPress Settings Menu)

We recommend configuring your WordPress site’s main settings before launching your web presence. There are many times, however, when you may want to change your settings, such as setting a specific page on as your home page, or creating a blog section to display your latest blog posts, etc.

Go through the tutorials below to learn how to configure your WordPress settings:

How To Configure Your WordPress Settings

How To Set Your Home Page In WordPress

How To Create A Blog Page In WordPress

How To Set The Number Of Blog Posts To Display On Your WordPress Blog Page

help To view a list of all tutorials on how to expertly configure WordPress, go here:

redarrow WordPress Configuration Tutorials

How To Create Posts And Pages

WordPress Menu - Posts & Pages

(WordPress Menu – Posts & Pages)

WordPress uses Posts and Pages to create, edit, and publish content to your site. The tutorial sections below explain the differences between using WordPress Posts and Pages, show you how to use Posts and Pages to manage your content online, and cover some of the unique and powerful features of WordPress Posts and Pages:

The Difference Between WordPress Posts vs WordPress Pages

How To Use The WordPress Quick Edit Feature

How To Use WordPress Autosave & Post Revisions

How To Clone A WordPress Post Or Page

How To Find Your WordPress Post Or Page ID

How To Change Post Authors In WordPress

How To Protect Content In Your WordPress Posts And Pages

How To Use WordPress Posts

WordPress Posts Section

(WordPress Posts Section)

Learn how to use WordPress Posts using the tutorials below:

How To Create Posts In WordPress – Part 1

How To Create Posts In WordPress – Part 2

How To Edit And Delete Posts In WordPress – Part 1

How To Edit And Delete Posts In WordPress – Part 2

How To Use WordPress Post Categories

How To Use WordPress Post Tags

How To Use WordPress Post Formats

How To Use WordPress Post Excerpts

How To Schedule WordPress Posts

How To Make WordPress Posts Sticky

How To Use WordPress Pages

WordPress Pages Section

(WordPress Pages Section)

Learn how to use WordPress Pages using the tutorials below:

How To Create Pages In WordPress

How To Edit And Delete Pages In WordPress

How To Add Content To WordPress

Learn how to easily publish all types of content using WordPress!

(Learn how to easily publish all types of content using WordPress!)

WordPress lets you easily add, edit and publish all kinds of information online. Complete the tutorials below to learn how to publish information online using WordPress:

How To Use The WordPress Media Library

How To Add Text-Based Content To WordPress

How To Add Text To WordPress

A Basic Guide To Using HTML For WordPress Users

How To Use The WordPress Visual Editor

How To Use The WordPress Linking Tool

How To Add Special Characters To WordPress Posts And Pages

How To Add Tables To WordPress Posts And Pages

How To Insert Codes And Scripts To WordPress Posts And Pages

How To Generate Great Headlines For Your WordPress Posts And Pages

How To Enhance Your WordPress Visual Editor

How To Add Posts To WordPress Via Email

How To Add Images To WordPress

How To Add Images To WordPress

Where To Find Free And Royalty-Free Images For Your WordPress Posts And Pages

How To Add And Format Images In WordPress

How To Edit Images In The WordPress Media Library

How To Add An Image Gallery To WordPress Posts And Pages

How To Add Featured Images To WordPress Posts And Pages

How To Add Charts And Graphs To WordPress Posts And Pages

How To Use WordPress Gravatars

How To Add A Favicon To Your WordPress Site

How To Add Videos To WordPress

How To Add Videos To WordPress

How To Add Videos To WordPress Posts And Pages

WordPress Video Player Plugins

How To Add Other Media Types To WordPress

How To Add Other Media To WordPress

How To Add Audios To WordPress Posts And Pages

How To Add Testimonials To WordPress

How To Add QR Codes To WordPress

How To Use Main WordPress Features

WordPress puts you in complete control of your web presence!

(WordPress puts you in complete control of your web presence!)

WordPress provides many powerful and unique features that allow you to expand, enhance, and customize your website’s functionality, web design, page layout, and improve your site users’ experience.

To learn more about the benefits and advantages of using WordPress and its powerful and unique features, see the tutorials below:

 Why Use WordPress?

Benefits Of Using The WordPress CMS

Why Is WordPress FREE? WordPress Costs Explained

Why Is WordPress FREE? Uncovering Hidden Catches

50 Reasons To Choose WordPress

Go through the tutorials below to learn how to use the main features of WordPress:

WordPress Plugins

WordPress Plugins Section

(WordPress Plugins Section)

Complete the tutorials below to learn how to add all types of functionality to your WordPress site or blog using plugins:

What Are WordPress Plugins?

How To Update And Delete WordPress Plugins

To view our complete list of WordPress plugin tutorials, go here:

WordPress Plugin Tutorials

WordPress Themes

WordPress Themes Section

(WordPress Themes Section)

Complete the tutorials below to learn how to use WordPress themes to create a flexible web presence with completely customizable web design:

What Are WordPress Themes?

How To Update WordPress Themes

Where To Find Great WordPress Themes

WordPress Themes For e-Commerce

WordPress Widgets

WordPress Widgets Section

(WordPress Widgets Section)

Complete the tutorials below to learn how to use WordPress widgets to enhance your web presence with configurable layouts and functionality:

What Are WordPress Widgets?

How To Use WordPress Widgets – Part 1

How To Use WordPress Widgets – Part 2

How To Use WordPress Widgets – Part 3

How To Use WordPress Widgets – Part 4

WordPress Menus

WordPress Menus Section

(WordPress Menus Section)

Complete the tutorials below to learn how to use WordPress custom menus to improve the ease of navigation on your site for visitors:

How To Use WordPress Custom Menus

Other WordPress Features

How To Post To WordPress Using Mobile Devices

(WordPress Mobile App)

Go through the tutorials below to learn how to use additional features of WordPress:

How To Use WordPress RSS

How To Use The WordPress Mobile App

How To Use The WordPress Press This Tool

How To Use The WordPress Tools Section

How To Enhance Your WordPress Site

How To Enhance Your WordPress Site

As you become a more confident and competent WordPress user, you will discover that with WordPress, almost anything you need to do or can imagine doing with your site is possible.

Go through the tutorials below to learn just some of the many things you can do to enhance your WordPress website or blog:

How To Add A Contact Form To WordPress

How To Add Maps To WordPress

How To Add A Staff Directory To WordPress

How To Add Opt-In Forms To WordPress

How To Add To-Do Lists To WordPress

How To Add Related Posts To WordPress

How To Add A Visitor Site Map To WordPress

How To Translate Your WordPress Site Into Other Languages

Additional WordPress Tutorials

Additional WordPress Tutorials

After mastering the basics of using WordPress, the next step is to learn how to manage and promote your site.

Complete the tutorial sections below to learn more about managing and promoting your WordPress site:

How To Manage Your WordPress Site

How To Manage Your WordPress Site

All websites require management and regular maintenance. The tutorials below cover a number of areas related to managing and maintaining your WordPress site:

The WordPress Maintenance Process

How To Protect Your WordPress Site From Brute-Force Attacks

How To Manage WordPress User Comments

How To Backup WordPress

How To Find And Fix Broken Links In WordPress

How To Do A Global Search And Replace In WordPress

How To Redirect Links In WordPress

How To Manage Multiple WordPress Sites

Overview Of WordPress Security For Beginners

WordPress Troubleshooting Guide

To view our complete list of tutorials on managing your WordPress site, go here:

WordPress Management Tutorials

How To Promote Your WordPress Site

How To Promote Your WordPress Site

The tutorials below cover some of the many ways you can promote your WordPress site to increase your visibility online, generate traffic, improve your sales and conversions and more:

How To Improve Your WordPress SEO

Content Marketing With WordPress

How To Use Social Media With WordPress – Part 1

How To Use Social Media With WordPress – Part 2

How To Add Social Media Sharing Plugins To WordPress

WordPress Traffic Automation Blueprint

How To Sell Products Online With WordPress

How To Create A Membership Site With WordPress

To view our complete list of tutorials on growing your business online with WordPress, go here:

Online Business Tutorials

Free Content Creation Course

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Infinite Web Content Creation Email Training Series

(Learn How To Never Run Out Of Fresh Content Ideas For Your Website Or Blog!)

Infinite Web Content Creation teaches you a systematic approach to content creation and helps you grow your business. This in-depth course will show you how to create all the content you will ever need to market and promote your business online.

Areas Covered In The “Infinite Web Content Creation” Course

  • Why Create Content?
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  • Copywriting Principles
  • Guidelines For Writing Effective Blog Posts
  • Content Writing Action Plan: The 5-Step Formula
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  • Developing An Effective Content Plan And Content Marketing Strategy
  • Outsourcing Your Content Writing … The Right Way!
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You will learn easy methods for generating endless new content ideas to keep your readers interested, engaged, and coming back to your site. In addition to providing lots of great content ideas, this course also shows you how to write high-quality content, how to develop an effective content plan and content marketing strategy, and how to outsource content writing for great results.

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Hopefully, the above tutorials will help you master using WordPress and build a successful web presence for your business or personal use.

To view the complete list of WordPress tutorials on WPCompendium.org, go here:

Index Of WordPress Tutorials

For additional/advanced user resources not covered in our tutorials, go here:

WordPress Resources For Advanced Beginners

The Ultimate WordPress User Guide For Beginners

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Author: Martin Aranovitch

Martin Aranovitch is the founder of WPCompendium.org and has authored hundreds of FREE WordPress tutorials for non-techies and beginners. WPCompendium.org provides detailed step-by-step tutorials that will teach you how to use WordPress with no coding skills required and grow your business online at minimal cost!

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