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WordPress Posts Training

Are you ready to include announcements, news, events on your WordPress website? In order to do this, you need to use the posts functionality.

Watching this video training series will get you ready to create posts. You will then be able to leverage posts to structure menus and widgets.

If you have any questions about using posts, e-mail webteam@utk.edu.

 

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What is a post? 3:30 The first video in this series reviews the default functionality and appearance of posts on your WordPress website.
Categories and tags 4:29 Categories and tags are essential when using posts. Learn how to add this meta information.
Featured images 4:02 Featured images add visual interest to your posts. This video shows how to add a featured image and covers best practices.
Excerpts 4:04 Excerpts provide an engaging teaser to your post. Learn how to use the excerpt functionality.
Slug and author 3:56 This video reviews the WordPress slug and theme options for post bylines.
Sticky posts 1:56 Use sticky posts to override posts’ chronological order.
QuickEdit 2:49 The bulk QuickEdit feature can save time when editing meta information for multiple posts.
Categories and menu 2:33 When you add meta information to your posts, you can leverage categories and tags in your menu.
Categories, menu, and widgets  8:05 When you add meta information to your posts, you can leverage categories and menus in widgets.

 

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