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Category: WordPress 101

WordPress Themes: The Basics

What is a WordPress theme? A theme modifies the way the website looks and functions without touching the underlying WordPress core files, which are the specific set of files which make up the WordPress software itself, without any added themes, plugins, or content....

User Roles and Capabilities

WordPress has a system of Roles and Capabilities which allows the website’s manager to control who can do what in the Admin screens. Using these roles thoughtfully is highly recommended whenever there is more than one person involved. Each Role defines a...

Permalink Settings

Permalinks aren’t just a WordPress concept. According to Wikipedia: A permalink … is a URL that points to a specific blog or forum entry after it has passed from the front page to the archives. Because a permalink remains unchanged indefinitely, it is less...

Configuration Settings

One particular set of Admin screens has some of the most important options which allow you to determine what your website looks like and how it functions: the section titled simply Settings, which appears in the Admin Main Menu. Settings consists of six screens:...

The Admin Screens

This lesson provides an overview of the WordPress Administration Screens — the section of pages which serves as a control panel for the website, and which require a login to access. WordPress people tend to refer to it as “the Admin”. You’ll...

WordPress Security Basics

WordPress security is a serious matter. Don’t ignore this issue! Like any popular Internet software, WordPress is subject to attacks by hackers. Any responsible person running a WordPress site needs to know and employ at least certain basic security measures. An...