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Intro to WordPress

WordPress is a CMS (content management system) that allows you to quickly post content to the Web. You can use WordPress to publish both posts (chronological entries that can be tagged and categorized) and pages (static information that is not categorized). Using WordPress’s built-in text editing tools, you can post…
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WordPress: Posts vs Pages

Let’s start with basic. This is a visual tour of the UGA CAES and Extension site theme for WordPress. It also explains some basic concepts, like how posts and pages behave. This refers to the published version of your WordPress site, not the parts you might see when you are…
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WordPress: List of Contributors (Users)

Take a look at the OIT Tech Source: About page to see an example of a list of contributors and what it looks like once live. It’s good to include a list of contributors if you have several users who have published one or more posts on your WordPress site. The…
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WordPress

WordPress is a web content management system used for publishing blogs and websites associated with the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Learn more about the system and how it is supported by the Office of Information Technology.
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Tips for Bloggers

How can you use a WordPress site? With a WordPress site, you can share your ideas with others. This has many benefits! For one, it will give you plenty of practice writing about things that you enjoy writing about. It will let others know what you are up to and…
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WordPress: Lightbox

What is Lightbox? Lightbox is a WordPress feature that allows users to view larger versions images and video. It works like pop-up window, but rather than actually popping up a new window, it displays inside the primary window while the rest of web page dims in the background. To see…
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Blogging Feature: Shortcode

Let’s talk about what the WordPress (blogging) shortcode is.  Here’s the definition from WordPress.com, “A shortcode is a WordPress-specific code that lets you do nifty things with very little effort. Shortcodes can embed files or create objects that would normally require lots of complicated, ugly code in just one line….
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