WordPress 3.0 Demystified – Part 4A

Part IV: Go (Con)figure

This was originally part of yesterday’s post, however with the bonus there was already too much information.

Don’t panic. Configure is just a fancy computer word for “settings.”  What’s your site title? The tag line? Displays? WordPress is so kind, that it will walk you through each of these questions with the greatest of ease. Continue reading “WordPress 3.0 Demystified – Part 4A”

WordPress 3.0 Demystified – Part 4

Part IV: Plug it in, plug it in

So far in part one we installed configured the WordPress database on the server and uploaded the software. In part two we learned about WordPress Themes and installed Thesis and finally in part three we customized the Thesis theme and added a widget to the sidebar.

Today we will concentrate on some background information with plug-ins. These are additional coding treats that help you and your website perform better. You’ll install one that alerts you to broken links, one that creates forms, another to improve the editor, and the last that makes your site easy to read on mobile units. Below the presentation is my list of “must haves” and a few others. Continue reading “WordPress 3.0 Demystified – Part 4”