Using The WordPress Dashboard

The topic of this video is using the WordPress admin dashboard. The video is done without any narration, and to be honest I had to turn the music trac completely off as it drove me crazy. The video uses subtitles or annotations to tell you what steps to take and is fairly easy to follow. […]

How To Change The Header Image In WordPress

This very done video covers changing the header image in WordPress. The tutorial uses the default 2012 Theme which still is included with any new WordPress installation. The video covers all aspects of working with WordPress headers. You learn how to change the header, or how to remove it entirely if you choose. Customizing the […]

How To Use WordPress Menu Feature

The version of WordPress used in this tutorial video is WordPress 3.0. That means that the video shows something very similar to what you will see if you are using the latest version of WordPress. WordPress has included a rather good menu editor for some time. This allows you to determine what pages or catagories […]

How To Set Up Google Authorship On Your WordPress Site

This video covers linking your content to your Google+ account profile. This has taken on increased importance because of Google's habit of favoring anything associated with Google in their organic search results. The video discusses adding your WordPress blog to your Google+ account. This is also known as Google Authorship. Google automatically inserts your profile […]

WordPress Tags And Catagories Explained

The tags in WordPress play an important role on your blog. Tags are sometimes featured within a theme and many bloggers like to use “tag clouds” in their WordPress sidebar widgets. Tags are one word descriptions of the topics or subjects covered in the post. Posts may be catagorized according to the tags found in […]

Understanding Meta Tags And Descriptions

Although Meta tags and descriptions do not have the importance that that they did several years ago they can still play a big role in getting your content indexed by the major search engines. The author of this video explains where to find meta tags and descriptions on a website then discusses the important role […]

The Ping List

Below you will find a list of sites it is suggested that you ping whenever you post new content to your WordPress blog. This list is by no means a complete list of every single place you can ping with your blog. It does contain all the major players or the sites you absolutely should […]

WordPress Ping Settings Tutorial

Ping settings in WordPress are vital to getting notifications out to content syndication sources. This can give you high quality targeted visitors if you content does well. There is much debate about exactly who you should send out updates to when publishing new content in WordPress. The author, “BoomerEmpoweringVids” smartly suggests you experiment and choose […]

When To Ping Tutorial

Pinging in WordPress is often misunderstood and incorrectly used. “Overpinging” is a real problem you must solve. Whenever you add a new post it is pinged to whatever update services you have added. While this is good because you are able to notify the search engines there is new content on your blog. The problem […]

WordPress Writing Settings