Getting Started

Using Themes

What is a Theme? Fundamentally, the WordPress Theme system is a way to “skin” your WordPress site. Yet, it is more than just a “skin”. […]

Roles and Capabilities

WordPress uses a concept of Roles, designed to give the site owner the ability to control what users can and cannot do within the site. […]

Resetting Your Password

In WordPress, there is more than one way to reset your password. (Normally, the easiest way to reset it is through the “Lost your password?” […]

Using Permalinks

Permalinks are the permanent URLs to your individual weblog posts, as well as categories and other lists of weblog postings. A permalink is what another […]

Introduction to Blogging

What is a “blog”? “Blog” is an abbreviated version of “weblog,” which is a term used to describe websites that maintain an ongoing chronicle of […]

Settings Readings Screen

Settings → Reading The options in the Settings Reading Screen are few in number, but still important. You can decide if you want posts or […]

Dashboard Screen

Dashboard → Home From the Dashboard’s homepage, you can quickly access your site’s content and get glimpses into other areas of the WordPress community. The […]


Note: The file descriptions on this page are for WordPress Version 4.7 Each file appearing in this list has been sorted into its directory of […]

Upgrading WordPress – Extended Instructions

This page contains a more detailed version of the upgrade instructions. Detailed Instructions Overview of the Upgrade Process Backup your database. Read Backing Up Your […]

Uploading WordPress to a remote host

(This is part 2 of the Using FileZilla guide.) To upload (or delete) files and folders to your web host, you will need an FTP […]