Removing Inactive User Accounts

Posted on Mar 28, 2013 in Content, Security

If you are a website administrator, part of your responsibility may involve maintaining the users for your WordPress site.  It is good housekeeping as well as proper security practice to remove users that no longer need access to your website.  For example, if a user leaves your agency, you must remove their user account from ...
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Basic WordPress User Guide

Posted on Mar 15, 2013 in Content

Just for you, some screenshot documentation of some basic content management tasks in WordPress.  If you have attended a WordPress training session, this document will serve as a good supplement. WordPress Single Site Basic User Guide WordPress Multisite Basic User Guide

Customizing the Footer

Posted on Feb 5, 2013 in Content

The Footer is created using custom menus.  Create a new custom menu for each footer section. 1. Go to Appearance > Menus. 2. Click on the “+” tab to add a new menu. 3. Add the footer items you’d like to include for that section. Click Save Menu when done. 4. Go to Appearance > ...
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Managing Widgets

Posted on Feb 5, 2013 in Content, Plugins

What Are Widgets? Widgets add content and features to the sidebar of your website.  Site administrators have access to the widget management area. Adding and Removing Widgets Navigate to Appearances > Widgets. The Available Widgets area provides you with the types of widgets that are available to be added to your website. To the right, ...
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For most sites, content managers will be responsible for creating and publishing their own content.  In this setup, the default WordPress roles are a sufficient solution for such a simple workflow.  The user-base would typically consist of one Administrator and many Editors. Default WordPress Roles Super Admin: Someone with access to the blog network administration features ...
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Post Listings

Posted on Nov 14, 2012 in Content, Plugins

A post listing is a feed or stream of posts that update dynamically when new posts are added to the website.  We will take a look at multiple ways to create post listings and you can decide which format works best for your situation.  Most times, we will want to generate post listings by category. ...
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