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WordPress Basic Training

Do you need help with your WordPress website that uses the UT theme? These tutorial videos are for you!

Throughout this seven part video series, we cover the basics of logging in to your website, the dashboard, pages, menus, sidebars, widgets, and theme options.

Watch the full video series embedded below, or select an individual video to watch in the table below. If you have any other questions, don’t hesitate to e-mail webteam@utk.edu.

 

 

Video Topic

Video Length

Description

Introduction 2:37 Layout and nomenclature of UT WordPress theme.
Dashboard 2:59 Login and navigate the dashboard and backend.
Pages, Part I 6:51 Create a page, add content, add images and PDFs, and hyperlink text.
Pages, Part II 4:36 Add page meta information and publish a page.
Menu 2:32 Add pages and links to your main navigation.
Sidebars & Widgets 8:06 Add widgets to the main sidebar, the link drawer, and the extended footer.
Theme Options 2:07 Theme options to customize color palette, giving bar, and post meta data.

 

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