Name: [054] Rachel Cunliffe
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Getting started with WordPress [ID:058] (1/1)

in series: Getting started with WordPress

video tutorial by Rachel Cunliffe, added 03/07

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Rachel Cunliffe introduces you to WordPress 2.0 in this extensive 30 minute tour.

Note - no streaming video I'm afraid, we only have the orinal SWF version. Get it here. We haven't yet figured out a way to convert it to our current streaming format, sorry! It'll play just fine using this link.

Rachel shows you how to:

  • Download and install WordPress at your host
  • Configure WordPress' wp_config.php
  • Write and edit a post
  • Add an image and use a thumbnail
  • Re-write the blogroll
  • Add an 'about' page
  • Install a plug-in
  • Add a Contact email form

Hosted with Rachel's permission, her original post is here.

NOTE: This video is large and the Firefox browser may have a memory leak with it. You might want to download it to your machine and then open it in a browser rather than try to watch it directly via the above link.

Uploaded on 31st August 2006, running time approx. 30 minutes, file size 75mb.

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I'm new to the site but looking forward to learning from the information available here. Thanks.


6. anonymous Mon, 20 Oct 2008 15:22

Hi,

My Name is, David

there is a ton of stuff on here

this is my site:

http://cuLsFo7KV.spaces.live.com/


Hi Mat. Rachel's video doesn't show how to import other content, but I see two resources that might help you. There is a tutorial for <a href="http://codex.wordpress.org/Importing_Content">Blogger to WordPress</a> importing at the codex and further notes in the WordPress <a href="http://wiki.wordpress.org/BloggerImport">wiki</a>.


haven't found time yet to watch it, but I'll do on weekend. do you explain how to put older threads from an existing blogspot-blog (blogger.com) into a new wordpress-blog? I don't want to loose my old ones when i switch to wordpress. thanks a lot:)


Thanks for the comments - glad you found it useful.


well it is slow to see the video, but i give you many thanks for share with us your idea


Really helpful! What tutorials should be like.


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