e-Learning: Cool WordPress Tips & Tricks

In this video you can see some basic WordPress tricks and tips that newbies can use.

Cool WordPress Tips & Tricks 2017 (Must for Newbies)

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take a look at some of the tools that
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WordPress provides to help you manage
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your site the press this bookmarklet
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allows quick posting and publishing
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through the use of a special web browser
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bookmark or favorite drag-and-drop the
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press this link to your bookmarks bar or
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right-click it and add it to your
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favorites to create a posting shortcut
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then when you’re browsing the web and
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find something interesting you’d like to
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include on your blog like this article
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about putting coyotes physics to the
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test
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simply highlight a paragraph of text and
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click the press this bookmark WordPress
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will pop up a mini editor containing the
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excerpt you highlighted the title of the
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article and a link to the full version
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of the article on the original authors
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website you can even choose from the
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images included on the original page and
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use them in your post select a category
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and even choose a post format I’ll use
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the aside format for this post and then
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click publish now we can close the
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window and return to surfing the web or
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view the post on our site there’s also a
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category and tags conversion tool which
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like the name implies will convert all
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your categories into tags or vice-versa
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but it’s a good idea to leave this alone
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unless you really have a good reason to
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do this WordPress also includes a number
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of import utilities that make it easy to
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import blog posts and content from other
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blogging systems like blogger
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LiveJournal an RSS feed tumblr or
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another installation of WordPress to use
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these tools first install the importer
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then follow the installation
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instructions to begin importing your
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content and last the export tool will
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create an XML archive for you to save to
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your computer containing all your posts
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pages comments custom fields menus and
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more or if you prefer you can limit the
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export to just your posts even choosing
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specific categories authors or other
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criteria if you like
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or just the pages in your site you can
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use this tool to create a backup of your
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site content or to migrate your site to
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another WordPress installation this is
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one of the easiest ways to backup your
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content which is obviously very
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important but it doesn’t backup your
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actual theme files plugins or uploaded
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files for a complete backup solution you
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might consider vault press or backup
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buddy both of these plugins will create
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complete backups of your entire
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wordpress site but backup buddy also
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includes a migration tool which makes it
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really easy to move or migrate your site
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to a new web server should you choose to
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do so down the road.

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