About Wordpress



Wordpress is a blogging platform
•Just like blogspot, facebook, joomla
etc
•Text, videos and audios can all be
integrated!
•Facilitate discussion and
collaborations.
•Act as online notice boards
•Downloads

Objectives
•Understand the basics

–Post vs Page
–Media
–Comments
•Exercise
–Create your own wordpress blog on wordpress.com
•Advance users
–CSS, HTML tags
–Embedding third party plugins
(Slideshows, scribd

Beginners
•Create your own wordpress site at
wordpress.com
•Edit the Hello World Post and Create
your first post

•Create your first page
•Change the theme
•Upload your documents
•Embed videos and pictures

Advance Users
•User guide - http://en.support.wordpress.com/
•Embedding doc with:http://www.scribd.com/
•Explore : http://en.support.wordpress.com/shortcodes/
•Choose one shortcode and write it in your post:
•Eg. Creating a slideshow, Creating a poll