Theme, Media, and Plugin 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 template files.  These files work together to produce an interface on how the site is displayed and operates.  WordPress comes with three default themes. However, there are many other themes in the WordPress theme directory that are free to download and use or you may create your own theme. (more…)

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 wishing to publish content on the web.  As an open source CMS software system, anyone can publish content for personal, organizational, or business purposes.  It is possible to construct content as a blog, website or both. (more…)

Self-Publishing a DIY Approach

Publication has changed from what once belonged to an elite group of experts, publishers, and agents 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 create and preserve content that has value for someone. (more…)

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