Free Analysis
Quick Quote

Wordpress Lesson 4 - More config

WE MAKE YOU VISIBLE ON THE INTERNET

...and we make the visitors on your website stay longer and visit more often, by giving them valuable information they can use, and content they find informative and entertaining. We help you make the most of having an Internet presence, by making your website a visually appealing source of great content.

Who we areWhat we doWhat we've doneContact us

Industry-focused Marketing

plus user-focused web design & development

Blog

We like share and we would like to share our knowledge and experience with you. Follow our blog and get useful information on how to do things yourself. We will also in a limited way answer questions you have about certain topics. We will as far as possible update this blog but we cannot promise when or how often we will update it. .

We will first cover the installation of Drupal on a Windows personal computer and then the installation of Drupal on a hosting account. We first cover Drupal 7 and then we will cover Drupal 8....

What is Drupal?

Drupal is a content management system created to make it easy for people to build websites. It was created using the PHP server-side scripting language and...

I apologize for writing so late in the week but things have been really busy with us and I did not get time to add to our blog.

Let's continue where we left off last time.

COMMENTS...

Now that you've installed Wordpress on your local it is time to start using the system and to customize your website so it becomes what you envisioned for it. Let's start with the easy stuff and...

We are now going to install Wordpress on your local server so you can to use the system and learn how it functions and what you can do with it. The first thing we need to do is to install all the...

Welcome to our first lesson on how to build your own website using Wordpress, a popular content management system that can be used to create any type of website you desire. These lessons will take...

Want to learn how to build your own website using the popular content management system that is Wordpress? We are going to post lessons on how you can do anything you want using the WordPress...

I apologize for writing so late in the week but things have been really busy with us and I did not get time to add to our blog.

Let's continue where we left off last time.

COMMENTS
This will display all the comments that people have added to the website. That is to say if you have comments enabled on posts. There is an easy way where you can turn comments on and off for posts but we'll get to that later

APPEARANCE
This controls what your website looks like. When you hover this menu you will see a side menu appear and it has various options, which I will discuss now. Sub menus of main menu items will be displayed in these lessons in the following format: main menu >> sub menu

APPEARANCE >> THEMES
If you click the menu item it will take you to the themes page where you can view all the themes installed on your system. There thousands of themes that can be downloaded and installed on your system, but you can only have one theme that is currently active. To make a theme active you just have to hover the image that represents the theme (a screenshot) and click on the Activate button that will pop up. There is also a big + button you can click on to install a new theme. Click on that a list of new themes will appear. You can then hover the screenshot and click on the install button to install the theme. You must be connected to the Internet in order to view and install new themes.

APPEARANCE >> CUSTOMIZE
This option takes you to a page where you will be able to customize the current active theme. There are various things you can change and it depends on what the theme allows you to change. The best thing to do is play around and change things ad see what it does. You can always go back to the way it was before.

APPEARANCE >> WIDGETS
Widgets are like small blocks (or big) of functionality and it can basically be anything from videos to music to social feeds. These widgets can be placed in certain areas on the website.

APPEARANCE >> MENUS
This option is to control the various menus you have on the site and you can have as many menus as you like. We will get into more detail about to customize menus a little later

APPEARANCE >> HEADER
This option is also under customize and it allows you to change the header region of the website. It includes changing the logo and adding a menu.

APPEARANCE >> EDITOR
This option allows you to edit the style sheet of the site. In order for you to do that you need to know about cascading style sheets or CSS for short. In future lessons we are going to talk about what CSS is and how to use it.

This concludes this lesson. In our next lesson we handle plugins and how to install and configure them.

 

Contact us