When you create your first blog post in WordPress, there is one “category” option (over there on the top right of the administrative screen). We don’t ever want to use that default to categorize a post! Categories are not to be confused with “tags” (a more modern, Web 2.0 concept). Think of categories as major […]
To set up your account, go to WordPress.com. Follow the “create account” links. You’ll need to use a “real” e-mail address Life is easier for me if you use your UWNetID as your login, because it means the blog URL (address) is UWNetID.wordpress.com.
WordPress makes it easy to set up your blog to look and act like a regular website. Here’s how to change the home from from the “blog” to a static page.
(1) Log in to your WordPress blog (2) Review these instructions from WordPress (3) Watch this Quicktime Movie – From UW or watch the YouTube clip (smaller screen size) That’s all there is to it!
Note: WP changed the interface in Mar 2008. These screenshots are no longer accurate for WordPress.com but are for an earlier installed version of WP. When I’ve updated this, I’ll link to it here. This post is “how to” insert an image into a WordPress blog post. First, if the image is not yet hosted […]