Menus are navigational aids. Any site or blog have it, either on top, on the side or sometimes hidden in top right or left corner.
Widgets are pieces of content that appear on a blog or site, both in menus, sidebars or footer… They are a MUST to any blog/site and they are available in WordPress.
Here’s a short and simple tutorial on Widgets, where you’ll find all that you need about it… Hope You’ll enjoy it 🙂
If you are starting with a blog, there are some basics you must ensure.
- Have a popular theme for a well-defined public (study it before you start and see what public really wants and how they want to receive it)
- Have a list of inspiration sources (follow people and brands on Twitter, Facebook, follow other blogs aso)
- Have a blog planner (define what posts you want to write and when you want to write them)
- Create specific goals/KPIs (define what type of engagement you seek – clicks, comments, bonding etc.) and frequency of measurement
Just for you to start having a peek in blog planning, here’re a couple of free templates that you may use at the beginning… After a while, you’ll create your own :)!
One issue that we’re faced with when using a Free WordPress.com account is that lots of the advice we get from the Net suggests plugin installation, for everything! But that does not work in the free account.
No reason for stress though 🙂 Quite some plugins are automatically installed. Check out here the whole list.
The place for feedback, advice, and friendly blogging chatter.
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If you are using Twitter, you may use this social network to get insights on WordPress. Here are some @s that I’ve found today in a quick search:
Of course #wordpress is the key tag to look for more material … enjoy 🙂 and please share with us any other tags or users that you are following, related to WordPress.
Well, one site you cannot miss is Learn WordPress.com. You can see here all the steps that you need to take to put a WordPress site or blog going.
Check it out and you’ll easily discover how creating a site or blog in WordPress is really easy 🙂
Well, WordPress is quite simple, and the key to learning how to use it, is to keep calm and see a bunch of tutorials.
A nice channel I like to check our every now and then is James Stafford on YouTube. He really puts things veeery simple 🙂 Check it out and see for yourself…