How to Post Blogs in WordPress Note: these steps and screen shots were taken while using a Mac. While Macs are still different from PCs, the steps and.
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How to Post Blogs in WordPress Note: these steps and screen shots were taken while using a Mac. While Macs are still different from PCs, the steps and buttons used in WordPress are exactly the same on both platforms.
Enter your Username and Password for the account that you just created.
Choose a Category. (if you don’t choose a category it will automatically be set as Uncategorized) Enter your text for your post here
To turn text into a link to another site: highlight it with your mouse
Then click on the Insert/edit link button on your toolbar.
An Insert/edit link window will pop-up. There you will need to enter the Link URL for the site you want to include.
Click the Insert button to insert the link into your highlighted text.
Now your highlighted text will be a link to the site that you entered
If you want to include a picture in your post, scroll down to the Upload section below your Post editor box
Click on the Browse button to navigate through your computer to find a picture to upload. (note: ideally you don’t want your photos larger than 640 x 640 pixels, otherwise the picture will be too large to view and take too long to load) Here you can add a title that will appear in your post with the picture or appear, if you choose, in place of the picture Here you can add a description that will appear in your post with the picture
Navigate through your computer to the picture that you would like to use After you choose a picture you then click on Open
Now click on Upload to add your picture to your post
You can choose to have you picture as a Thumbnail (that is a smaller version of your picture), Full size (actual size of picture), or Title (that is the file name or title you choose for the picture). These are what form your picture will appear in your post
Here you can choose to have your Thumbnail, Full size, or Title, when you click on it go to: a File (a full sized picture on a different page), a Page (that will link the picture to a page of your choice), or None (the picture is only in the post with no link at all)
Click on Send to Editor to add your picture or file name to the post edit box
Your picture will be inserted in the post editor box wherever your curser was located before you sent the picture to the editor Click on Publish to put your post into your blog
This page will appear, and you can click on View post to take a look at your post or… …You can click on View site to look at your post on your blog Home page