WordPress User Management for Beginners

WordPress provides you with the ability to add multiple users to your blog, one of the things you may want to do is create users who can contribute content on your wordpress website.

WordPress also allows you to have various roles for the user with specific access rights towards the activities they can perform on your website.

This video shows you how to manage users on your WordPress Website.

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Configuring your website settings in WordPress

Once you have created a Hosting Account and Installed WordPress, the next step towards setting-up your wordpress site is to configure your WordPress settings.

WordPress provides you with a ton of settings which you can use to get your website to function the manner in which you would like your website to function.

These includes settings for your websites, “site title”, “tag line”, “settings to structure your WordPress blog”, “settings to setup the home and blog pages”, “e-mail settings”, “media settings”, “link structure – Important for SEO”, and much more…

Please watch the video below to understand how to perform these settings on your WordPress website.

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Installing WordPress using Fantastico

Fantastico is an alternative approach to installing wordpress on a web server, Hostgator, provides you with the option to install WordPress using Quick Install or Fantastico.

To view installation of WordPress using Quick Install, please see this post.

Fantastico too makes it really easy to install wordpress and a ton of other opensource php scripts that you can use for free, these scripts include software for forums, help desk systems, several blogging and cms platforms, and much more.

This video shows you how to install wordpress using the quick install on Hostgator.

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Installing WordPress using Quick Install

The first thing you need to do when starting with WordPress is to get a hosting account and install wordpress.

Once you have a hosting account with Hostgator the Quick install makes the process of installing WordPress really easy, in fact you can have your first wordpress website up and running in a few minutes from now.

Great, so lets get your Domain and Hosting account from Hostgator. [Your hosting account is the place where your website files will be put so that people can access it across the internet.]

This video shows you how to install WordPress using the quick install.

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Upload Documents to your WordPress site

The final post in the WP Quick Start Series shows you how to upload a document to your WordPress site and set the order of the pages on your website.

Previous Video: How to add a photo gallery to your WordPress Website

You may want to upload your profile, resume, product flyers, catalogs or any other document to wordpress so that the people visiting your site can downloaded these artifacts to know you or your products.

To do this we are going to use a plugin call the Google Doc Embeder.

  • Step 1: Watch the below video to see how to install and setup the Google Doc Embeded plugin on WordPress

  • Step: 2  Got to your website and, install and activate the Google Doc Embeder plugin as demonstrated in the above video.
  • Step 3: Go to the media section on your website and upload a document.
  • Step 4: Create a Wordpres page where you would like to display the uploaded document.
  • Step 5: Insert the document on this page using the Google Doc Embeder button as demonstrated in the above video.
  • Step 6: Turn of the comments on this page (optional step – ignore this step if you would like to receive comments on the uploaded document)

This is the last post in the WP Quick Start Series. Thank You for going through the same.

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