Embedding Content

This is cute – just by including the link on a new line in the WordPress editor, I can embed a nice little extract of a post or page from my own site.

How to Schedule Posts to Appear in the Future

And I can embed a similar extract from any other WordPress site.

What is “Shop Your Wardrobe”?

Changing the Look

I can define the icon which is used when I (or other people) embed content from my site. See my little green W! Go to Appearance… Customize… Site Identity and upload a Site Icon.

And it’s possible to tailor the look of any embeds which I display on this site, by using specific theme templates.  I haven’t done that yet, this is just the default look.

What If I Don’t Want My Content All Over the Web?

Worried about your content appearing on other websites?  There’s a simple plugin which disables this feature –https://wordpress.org/plugins/disable-embeds/.

How to Schedule Posts to Appear in the Future

Perhaps you’re going off on holiday and want your website to continue to display new content at regular times.  With WordPress, it’s quite simple to schedule new website content or posts to be published in the future. Once you have written your post and you are ready to publish it, go to the Publish box. […]

Adding a Photo Gallery in WordPress

for WordPress Version 3.5 or later. A gallery is a set of images displayed in a post or page as thumbnails, which you can click on to display a larger image.  Including a gallery is a very simple process in WordPress and WordPress 3.5 brings a lot of control and versatility. Here’s my sample gallery Here’s […]

Updating a WordPress Photo Gallery

Here’s how to add new photos to a Page or Post which displays an existing Gallery within WordPress. 1. Upload the new images If your post or page already contains a gallery, you’ll see an image like this within the WordPress editing box:- To add a new photo, you can just click on the WordPress […]

Easily Add Video to a WordPress Post or Page

for WordPress Version 3.1 or later.     The easiest way to add video to a WordPress post or page is to do it via YouTube.     YouTube takes care of hosting the video files and managing file formats – whatever format your video is in, YouTube will convert it so that it can be viewed over the […]

Controlling Your WordPress Website Front Page

Here’s a question from one of my WordPress clients:- How do I control which is the front page of my website? WordPress basically has two options for that front (or home) page:- it can be a specific page that you select it can be the front page of your blog, containing the most recent posts (you can choose […]

How to Easily Add Video to a WordPress Post or Page

The easiest way to add video to a WordPress post or page is to do it via YouTube. YouTube takes care of hosting the video files and managing file formats – whatever format your video is in, YouTube will convert it so that it can be viewed over the internet without concern about different video […]

Help for Including Images in WordPress

Upload an image by clicking on the WordPress Upload/Insert icon just above the text entry box. Then browse to the location of the file(s) on your computer and upload. In the Add Media box:   Give your image a meaningful title. Remove the Link URL (by clicking on None) unless you want to be able to click […]

Help for Adding or Editing a Blog Post

Log in to WordPress and click on Posts. To write a new post, click on Add New…, to edit an existing one, click on its title in the list. Using the WordPress editor is quite similar to writing an email and most of the buttons will seem quite familiar.  If you need a little extra help, […]