How To: Uploading An Image In WP

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 on a webserver somewhere, you need to upload it to WordPress or to an image hosting site such as Flickr or PhotoBucket. The "upload to WordPress" is easy -- look at the bottom of your blog post window: there is an "upload" tab. Browse your harddrive and find your image (this is web-based FTP). Be sure your cursor is where you want the image to appear when you do this step! [Note: you have only 50 MB 3 GB of free space at WordPress -- if you're going to use images frequently, you'll want to host them on an external website.] …continue reading →

Powerpoint To HTML

Students in COM300 create a PPT presentation as part of their role as a discussion leader. This tutorial (part of the COM300 website) walks students through creating a basic powerpoint presentation and saving it as HTML. [HTML version required Winter 2007 only, not Spring.] In addition, students learn how to upload those files (FTP) to their University of Washington webserver.continue reading →