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WordPress School: ShortcodesLorelleBadge - Learn WordPress with Lorelle VanFossen at WordPress School.Lorelle's WordPress School Assignment Badge.

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:02:13 +0000

WordPress shortcodes are abbreviated code placed into the WordPress Visual or Text Editors that expands into a larger code structure. As we continue with Lorelle’s WordPress School free online course, it’s time to explore the basics of WordPress shortcodes. The following is the embed code for a Google Map, pointing to one of my favorite […](image)


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How to Avoid the New WordPress.com InterfaceLorelleWordPress.com New Interface - Access to WP Admin.

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 17:13:27 +0000

For the past three to four years, WordPress.com users have been “experimenting” with the what is known as the “new” WordPress.com interface. A drag-and-drop-meets-wysiwymg interface (What You See is What You MIGHT Get), it is designed to make interaction with WordPress easier. I’m still waiting. What it continues to do is make my students and […](image)


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WordPress School: Copyright PolicyLorelleBadge - Learn WordPress with Lorelle VanFossen at WordPress School.Lorelle's WordPress School Assignment Badge.Subscribe to Lorelle on WordPress.Feed on Lorelle on WordPressGoogle+ for Lorelle VanFossen.Follow on Twitter.Copyright Lorelle VanFossen of Lorelle on WordPress - All Rights Reserved.Give and Donate to Lorelle VanFossen of Lorelle on WordPress.

Tue, 10 May 2016 19:55:48 +0000

We’ve started our mini-series on adding policies to your WordPress site with some basic information and details on how to organize and structure policies on your site. It’s time to evaluate the five different policies featured on almost all websites regardless of topic or goals in Lorelle’s WordPress School free online course. Remember, we add […](image)


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WordPress School: Adding PoliciesLorelleBadge - Learn WordPress with Lorelle VanFossen at WordPress School.Lorelle's WordPress School Assignment Badge.Subscribe to Lorelle on WordPress.Feed on Lorelle on WordPressGoogle+ for Lorelle VanFossen.Follow on Twitter.Copyright Lorelle VanFossen of Lorelle on WordPress - All Rights Reserved.Give and Donate to Lorelle VanFossen of Lorelle on WordPress.

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 21:32:44 +0000

It’s time to talk about policies in Lorelle’s WordPress School free online course. While every website, personal or professional, requires some policies, learning how to publish policies on a WordPress site involves learning about WordPress Pages as a content type, customizing the navigation menu, using jump links, creating lists, customizing links in Widgets, and a […](image)


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WordPress School: The Links in WordPressLorelleBadge - Learn WordPress with Lorelle VanFossen at WordPress School.Lorelle's WordPress School Assignment Badge.Subscribe to Lorelle on WordPress.Feed on Lorelle on WordPressGoogle+ for Lorelle VanFossen.Follow on Twitter.Copyright Lorelle VanFossen of Lorelle on WordPress - All Rights Reserved.Give and Donate to Lorelle VanFossen of Lorelle on WordPress.

Sat, 23 Apr 2016 19:13:13 +0000

In Lorelle’s WordPress School free online course today we will explore the most important thing on the web: links. Specifically how WordPress automatically generates links on your site and how you can add these same links within the content and elsewhere on your WordPress site. So far in this course we’ve covered the topic of […](image)


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The Most Common Tiny Mistakes Made When Setting Up a WordPress SiteLorelleBattling drags is easy. It is stepping in gum that brings me to my knees.WordPress Details - Toggle Toolbar in Visual Editor.WordPress Details - Display Name settings.WordPress Details - About You and author byline example on author pageview on ClarkWP Magazine.WordPress Details - Set the Timezone Date and Time.WordPress Details - Set the Site Title and Tagline.WordPress Details - Set the Blog Picture or Icon to represent the image of the site.Blavatars example of favicons in web browser.WordPress Details - Gravatar settings.Example of a category list in WordPress featuring hierarchical list.WordPress Details - Category Descriptions at the top of a category pageview in WordPress.Tag cloud filled with unrelated words and concepts.WordPress basic structure of posts, Pages, categories, and tags - chart copyright Lorelle VanFossen.WordPress Details - Examples of WordPress Widgets in sidebar widgetized areas.Example of using Pages in main menu - out of control navigation.WordPress Details - Image aligned left breaks bullets,.WordPress Details - The Insert Media Screen with the Attachment Details.WordPress Details - Example of front and single post pageviews and featured images in WordPress Themes.Editors WordPress Content - Screenshots of the Text and Visual Editors.

Mon, 22 Feb 2016 11:07:46 +0000

I’ve just finished five years of teaching non-stop college and community education workshops and programs on WordPress for beginners, novices, experts, web designers, web developers, web programmers, and those who think they know everything but still realize they have a lot to learn. I love that last group as they are willing to learn and […](image)


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WordPress School: HTML and CSS References and ResourcesLorelleBadge - Learn WordPress with Lorelle VanFossen at WordPress School.Subscribe to Lorelle on WordPress.Feed on Lorelle on WordPressGoogle+ for Lorelle VanFossen.Follow on Twitter.Copyright Lorelle VanFossen of Lorelle on WordPress - All Rights Reserved.Give and Donate to Lorelle VanFossen of Lorelle on WordPress.

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:17:49 +0000

In “9 Truths That Computer Programmers Know That Most People Don’t” by Macleod Sawyer, he quotes Ben Cherry and adds the following after: “Under the hood, most critical software you use every day (like Mac OS X, or Facebook) contains a terrifying number of hacks and shortcuts that happen to barely fit together into a […](image)


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