WordPress Basics: Posts, Pages, Plugins & More!

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WordPress Basics: Posts, Pages, Plugins & More!

WordPress Lexicon…Anyone?

If you’re new to WordPress and trying to make sense out of “introductory” tutorials, you’ve probably discovered there are a few new terms you need to learn first!

Is it just semantics, or do these different WordPress terms actually mean different things?

What’s a ‘Post’? Aren’t They All Pages?

If you’re new to WordPress and trying to make sense out of “introductory” tutorials, you’ve probably discovered there are a few new terms you need to learn first!

You’re not alone…Beginners everywhere have faced the same learning curve…and it’s notjust semantics” — posts are different from pages, WordPress templates are not the same as html templates, and…

Well, you get the idea! There are terms to wrap your head around in order to get up to speed quickly with WordPress.

In the following presentation, I explain these differences and more:

https://speakerdeck.com/kmccamy/wp101-introduction-to-wordpress-elements

You’ll soon know when to use a PAGE and when to create a new POST, and whether you want a WIDGET or a PLUGIN…

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About the Author

Karen McCamyKaren is a WordPress Trainer & Coach. She currently teaches WP101 in Los Angeles, and a Girl-Develop-It class where you build your own website from the ground up!View all posts by Karen McCamy →

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