Marketing, Communications, and Engagement

WordPress Training

Take a step-by-step tour of WordPress and see how the different functions and features work. Learn how ato manage posts, pages, media, widgets and more! Training is provided by Lynda.com, which you can access for free through your local library by entering your Library Card Number and Library Card PIN (it is usually 4 digits). Depending on what County you are or what library card you have, please use the links below to learn more. Enjoy!

 

Libraries that provide Lynda.com training:

  1. Seattle Public Library
  2. King County Library System
  3. Pierce County Library
  4. Snohomish and Island County Libraries
  5. Kitsap Regional Library
    NOTE! If you have a Kitsap Regional Library card you can obtain a library card from other libraries including: Jefferson County Library System, King County Library System, North Olympic Library System, Pierce County Library System, Puyallup Public Library, Seattle Public Library, Sno-Isle Regional Library System, Timberland Regional Library.

 

Helpful video tutorials:

  1. Using the WordPress admin panel:
    https://www.lynda.com/WordPress-tutorials/Using-WordPress-admin-panel/372542/427488-4.html
  2. Using the WordPress toolbar:
    https://www.lynda.com/WordPress-tutorials/Using-WordPress-toolbar/372542/427489-4.html
  3. Understanding Posts:
    https://www.lynda.com/WordPress-tutorials/Understanding-posts/372542/437303-4.html
  4. Post vs. Pages:
    https://www.lynda.com/WordPress-tutorials/Posts-vs-pages-WordPress/372542/437304-4.html
  5. Creating a New Post:
    https://www.lynda.com/WordPress-tutorials/Creating-new-post/372542/427493-4.html
  6. Introducing the Post Editor View:
    https://www.lynda.com/WordPress-tutorials/Introducing-post-editor-view/372542/437305-4.html
  7. Formatting your First Post with the Content Editor Toolbar:
    NOTE! Buttons inside your editor may vary.
    https://www.lynda.com/WordPress-tutorials/Creating-formatting-your-first-post-content-editor-toolbar/372542/427495-4.html
  8. Publishing and Scheduling Posts:
    https://www.lynda.com/WordPress-tutorials/Publishing-scheduling-posts/372542/427501-4.html
  9. When to use Pages:
    https://www.lynda.com/WordPress-tutorials/UPDATE-When-use-pages/372542/437311-4.html
  10. Creating a Page:
    https://www.lynda.com/WordPress-tutorials/Creating-page/372542/427515-4.html
  11. Using Page Templates:
    https://www.lynda.com/WordPress-tutorials/Using-page-templates/372542/427516-4.html
  12. Quick/Bulk Edit Posts and Pages:
    https://www.lynda.com/WordPress-tutorials/QuickBulk-Edit-posts-pages/372542/427521-4.html
  13. What is the difference between Categories and Tags:
    NOTE! The use of Categories and Tags may vary by site. Check with your system administrator for use.
    https://www.lynda.com/WordPress-tutorials/What-difference-between-categories-tags/372542/437306-4.html
  14. Using Categories and Tags:
    https://www.lynda.com/WordPress-tutorials/Using-categories-tags/372542/437307-4.html
  15. Changing the Default Category:
    https://www.lynda.com/WordPress-tutorials/Changing-default-category/372542/437327-4.html
  16. Creating and Editing Links:
    https://www.lynda.com/WordPress-tutorials/Creating-editing-links/372542/528600-4.html
  17. Adding Content from YouTube:
    https://www.lynda.com/WordPress-tutorials/Adding-content-from-YouTube-similar-sites/372542/427511-4.html
  18. Using the Media Grid:
    https://www.lynda.com/WordPress-tutorials/Using-Media-Grid/372542/427522-4.html
  19. Moving an Image to a New Location:
    https://www.lynda.com/WordPress-tutorials/Moving-image-new-location/372542/427507-4.html
  20. Using Featured Images:
    https://www.lynda.com/WordPress-tutorials/Using-featured-images/372542/427509-4.html
  21. Using Widgets:
    https://www.lynda.com/WordPress-tutorials/Using-widgets/372542/427532-4.html
  22. Navigating the Admin Panel:
    https://www.lynda.com/WordPress-tutorials/Navigating-admin-panel/372542/427520-4.html