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Running WordPress locally with Flywheel

I've been asked on a number of occasions about how people can run WordPress on their local machine, this is handy if you want to develop a site offline or just want to try it out. Normally I'd suggest using MAMP but to be honest if your new to web design and...

Twenty Sixteen Child

Twenty Sixteen is a great WordPress theme for beginners, however one slight bugbear is the fact that there is no option to edit the footer in the bottom left corner of the theme. One way to do this is by creating a child theme, this is a copy of some of the files used...

Adding WordPress users

By creating individual user accounts for each person who you wish to be able to update you're website you are able to control what they are able to edit. For example while you have full access to your site, you may want your staff the be able to update content, but...

Adding Menus to WordPress

By default WordPress will add every page you add to it's menu and while this is ok to start with it can soon become cluttered. In this post we'll look at how to take control of your WordPress menus. 1. From the dashboard select "Appearance" and then "Menus". 2. To...

Adding Posts

1.  From the dashboard select "Posts" then "Add New". 2. Give your post a title and some content 3. Assign your post to a category 4.  Add tags to your post to indicate its relevant keywords. 5. Click the [Publish] button to make your blog post live.

Adding Pages

1 . From the dashboard select "Pages" then add new. 2. Give you page a title and some content then click the [Publish] button. 3. Once the page is live the [Publish] button will change to [Update] allowing you to save further changes.

Changing your password

1. Log into the WordPress dashboard using your existing username and password. 2. From the dashboard menu select "Users" and "All Users". 3. Hover over your username and click "Edit". 4. Scroll down to the "Account Management" section near the bottom of the page and...

Resetting your password

If you forget the password you need to access the WordPress dashboard you can easily change it to a new one by following the steps below. 1.  From the login page click the "Lost your password?" link near the bottom of the screen. 2. Enter your email address and click...

Accessing the dashboard

One of the benefits of using a content management system such as WordPress is the fact that you do not need any special software to manage your website, everything you need is built in to the WordPress dashboard. To access the dashboard on your website follow the...