is WordPress. Used by over 38 million people * world-wide. There are two different types of WordPress. WordPress.Com provides free hosting. WordPress.Org requires users to acquire their own hosting and install it themselves. This site talks about WordPress.Org. More information about the two, and their differences, can be found here.
If you feel you have a good understanding of WordPress already, and just want to plunge right in to using the Thesis Theme, go here: Set up Thesis
This site is all about ‘easy.’ I define easy as being suitable for someone who has little to no knowledge about web site building topics, and on this particular page, WordPress. I try to write in everyday language and very little techno speak.
(yawn…skip this, go to the lessons)
I cannot remember when I discovered WordPress (WP). It’s been several years. I found the software exciting and couldn’t wait to try it out. Those first few months found me voraciously gobbling up any information I could find on WP. I visited numerous sites that had tutorials and sites that had galleries of beautiful themes. I was mesmerized. Not a complete virgin when it came to some aspects of the web, I still found myself floundering in a sea of techno-speak. I had to learn the definitions of the terms before I could learn the processes being taught. It was confusing and sometimes exhausting. With that in mind, I will provide the quick and dirty on getting a WordPress blog on line, what it looks like on the back-end, and an explanation about the various features.
If you’re pretty savvy with website construction, WordPress and blogging, you might find what’s offered here too rudimentary to your liking. That’s OK. Maybe you could add to what’s here to help newcomers. Just remember when you were a brand new pup and none of this stuff made sense to you. That said, let the house-breaking begin.