Enter to Learn WordPress
If you want to publish information to your site and on the internet quickly and easily, you need to be using WordPress. Even though it’s one of the best ways to publish content on the web, it may seem intimidating to the new user. That’s why I’ve compiled a list of free blog tip techniques and WordPress tutorials and resources that will help you gain the confidence to start using the power of WordPress.
I belong to several social media sites for moms who blog as well as other Ning sites and forums and am constantly see Mommy Bloggers inquiring about making the changeover from Blogger to WordPress.
Having used both, I can honestly say that I really like the flexibility that WordPress offers. I started out on Blogger, and was hosted there for quite some time.
Maintaining 3 blogs can be overwhelming at times, and I hired Shauna Callaghan a graphic designer, from See My Designs by Shauna to consolidate my sites together as one blog here on Moomette’s Magnificents. (By the way, Shauna is one of the Chevy Test Drive Moms in Texas – read all about her experiences on BurbMom!)
Each week I attend a Hot Seminar Series on WordPress. The most recent topic was WordPress Security. There’s 9 informative sessions, and if you want to grab a seat on Wednesday nights this summer, check out the Webinar HERE. Traci Knoppe, of Your Tech Web Team led the discussion on how to take precautions on your WordPress blog to ensure it’s secure . If you’re ever in need of a quick answers, just give Traci a Tweet @TraciKnoppe or use the hashtag #wphelp
For other informative sites and information, you may want to visit:
- Simple video tutorial site created by the team behind WordPress
- Comprehensive videos on a variety of topics including installation, integration, publishing, themes, SEO, comments, widgets and much more
- Features information straight from the source
- How-to information and knowledgebase on just about every topic
- Getting started resources, FAQs and an active discussion forum
- An expansive list of WordPress tutorials, hacks, and help files
- Detailed descriptions of tricks to expand WordPress’ functionality
- Features a wide variety of common and uncommon WordPress tips
- Comprehensive PDF help sheet with code snippets & template files
- Available in several languages
WPCandy.com Advanced Tips –
- Advanced PDF help sheet with specific code snippets and what it’ll do for your site
- Explanations are very clear and concise
These are just a few sites to get you thinking about making the move from Blogger to WordPress, or for taking your WAHM or Mom blog to the next level.