WordPress Editor Tutorial
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WordPress Editor Tutorial

Hello, and welcome to this quick little video which gives you a great insight into making the most of the WordPress Editor and creating awesome looking posts and pages in this video I’m going to be guiding you through how the wordpress editor works and the most useful tools that are available Let’s jump straight in and start learning all about the wordpress editor Just like the dashboard the editors layout can be customized to how you like you can Minimize the meta boxes as well as drag them to where you like or use the screen options tab? To hide boxes you don’t need You can completely customize the editor with the functions that work best for you If you’ve ever used Microsoft word then you’ll find using the editor even easier the buttons along this toolbar allow you to easily Format text by highlighting a word or phrase and then clicking the buttons to apply the formatting to the selected text if You’re in your editor now try it just highlight some words and make them bold then italic see how easy it is you can also create bullet points and numbered lists by clicking these buttons and Typing adding each bullet point or list item at a time you just tap the enter key to create a new bullet point or list item you can also highlight and bring attention to texts like quotes by using the quote button here or You can use a horizontal line to break up large sections of text like this as well as a lining text to the left middle and right Creating a link is easy Just highlight the text then click on the create a link button here This pop-up comes up and all you do is fill in the link address here which is where people will be taken to When they click the link you can choose if you want this link to be opened in a new window or tab here This is a great way to link other websites with yours But it’s also great to link to your own existing content by clicking here and selecting a post or page from the list at the bottom of the window when you’re done You just click on add link and that bad boy will now be a link on your post or page To remove a link you just highlight it and click on the remove link Button here if you’re creating a big article and just want to show the first paragraph with a continue reading button So your pages look clean and tidy and your visitors can easily read your content You could do this by using the more button just Click where you want the continue reading button to be and click on the more button Any content below this divider Will not be seen straight away by the viewer They’ll have to click on the continue reading button by clicking on the toolbar toggle button this reveals more tools on the toolbar including paragraphs and headings Underline justify text and text colors if you’re copying text from another website or From word you can enable the plain text mode by clicking on this button here Any text you paste into the editor will be formatted and cleaned so you can then make it how you like You could also remove formatting from selected text in your editor by using this button next to it to insert special symbols or characters click on the symbol button and you have lots to choose from you’ve also got indent text here and Something very useful are the undo and redo buttons here? So if you ever do make a mistake, and you want to undo it It’s easy or if you decide you want that after all you could just redo it The last button is this one which you’ll want to have a look at it has all the keyboard shortcuts available to use to speed up your editing a new amazing feature is the distraction free writing mode which is enabled by clicking on this button here as You can see all the other elements disappear. So you can focus on your content You still have access to all the toolbar buttons And you just have to move your mouse to the side to access the other elements again To disable this feature just click it again at the top right of this editor are two tabs visual and the text We’ve been working in the visual tab But if you select the text tab you enter the code editor And you can work with HTML as you can see WordPress has been writing the HTML for our post HTML is much bigger and is beyond the scope of this video Creating pages and posts in wordpress is straightforward So once you’ve familiarized yourself with the buttons in the toolbar play around and start creating your first post in the next video I’m going to show you how to add images and videos to your pages and posts if you enjoyed this video Please give it a quick like and please share it with your friends. Thank you and see you in the next video


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