Week #3 ~ Media, Plugins, and Themes Management in WordPress

Managing your WordPress website’s appearance and how it functions can be achieved through various methods with the use of themes and plugins.

A theme is not only a design change, but it is a collection of files called the template files.  These files work together to produce an interface on how the site is displayed and operates.  WordPress comes with three default files. However, there are many other themes in the WordPress theme directory that are free to download. (more…)

Week #2 ~ WordPress for Publishing

WordPress as a content management system (CMS) can serve anyone looking to publish online, from those familiar with html code to a novice/newbie publishing content on the web.  As an open source CMS software system, anyone can publish content for personal, organization, or a business creating it as a blog, website or both.

Some of the features WordPress has that makes it suitable for publishing content is the ability to make posts, accept comments, add static pages, forms, plugins and all types of rich media with a user friendly setup. (more…)

Week #1 ~ Self-Publishing a DIY Approach

Publication has changed from what once belonged to an elite group of experts, publishers, and agents promoting the author to anyone can self-publish (this author included).  The role of the agent to promote an author has diminished, while the author makes their own connections to the readers.  Emphasis on self-publishing is not so much about making money as it is to creating and preserving content that has value for someone. (more…)

Test post

This is a test of the wordpress content management system.

Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!