Here’s some short and useful wordpress tutorial videos. I’ll keep this page updated with new ones as I find them.
How-To: The WordPress.com dashboard – introduction
How-To: Writing and publishing a post
How-To: Saving and returning to draft posts & pages
How-To: Adding categories and tags to your posts
How-To: Adding and deleting categories
This is a simple intro to making a blog post
Where is Insert Image Into Post Button – Add Image Gallery (6min)
WordPress 2.9 – a Tour of the new Image Editing Features (7min)
Add image galleries with NextGen Gallery Plugin
(skip the first step in this video where he installs the plugin)
How to Use WordPress 3.0 Widgets (3:20)
Sidebar Widgets: You can edit your sidebar (and/or footer) by going to the ‘appearance’ and ‘widget’ area of the admin interface.
and another version that explains all the default widgets (10:06)
How to use the “Press This” bookmarklet to quickly turn any web page you happen to be viewing into a blog post on your site. this tutorial has screenshots and a great video at the bottom of the page. Here’s just the video:
WordPress “Password Protect” individual posts (3min)
Editing the post thumbnail (3min)
Using the WordPress Media Library (5min) (a very basic introduction)
More tutorial links:
- Embed a YouTube video
- Custom menus: Read a tutorial
- And if you are tired of videos and want a printable PDF tutorial try this free download from interconnectit.com
let me know if these are helpful — leave a comment if you have some favorites you’d like to share.