Getting Started with WordPress

WordPress is an open-source content management system (CMS) that powers over 40% of the websites on the internet.

It’s simple to learn and use, yet powerful enough for almost every type of website you can imagine.

In this quick-start guide, we’ll cover the basics of how WordPress works, so you can get started building your own website.

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1. The Basic

Learn how to navigate, configure and customize the WordPress dashboard.

2. Create & Manage Posts

Learn how to create and manage posts, from Add New to archives and everything in between.

3. Create & Manage Pages

Learn how to create and manage pages, from Add New to archives and everything in between.

4. The Block Editor

Learn how to use the WordPress block editor to design high-quality pages and posts.

5. Working With Images

Learn how to work with images in WordPress, including upload and add images to pages or posts, edit and replace images.

6. Media Library

Learn how to add, remove, configure, customize, secure and manage all the media uploaded to your site.

7. Appearance

Learn how to configure and customize a site’s design, including working with themes, widgets and menus.

8. Installing New Theme & Plugins

Learn how to install theme and plugins, as well as how to configure it.

9. Organizing Content

Learn how to use tags and categories to organize site content.

10. Managing Comments

Learn how to organize user comments, including creating and moderating comments, addressing spam and archiving old comments.

11. Users, Tools, and Settings

Learn how to, among other things, manage users, configure admin settings, and ruuning updates.