Resources and handouts from the WordPress for VISTAs training session at the 2012 WiCC VISTA Winter Training.
Introduction to WordPress.com
A brief introduction to some basic terms and features of WordPress, including some great resources to take the next step into the blog-o-sphere. Visit Site »
Getting Started by WordPress.com Support
A tutorial on how to sign up and activate your first WordPress.com blog/website, including a great Quickstart video. Visit Site »
For WordPress.com users (not for self-hosted users). Learn the basics and beyond! Learn WordPress.com walks you through the first steps of registering with WordPress.com and creating your first WordPress website, to publishing and pro-tips. A great one-stop-shop for WordPress newbies. Visit Site »
The official support website of WordPress.com. A plethora of comprehensive, well-written tutorials awaits you, offering the basics of Learn WordPress.com, plus many, many more articles on intermediate and advanced features, including troubleshooting help. Visit Site »
WordPress Basics Series by Perishable Press
The WordPress Basics series walks beginning users through some of the most rudimentary but essential WordPress tasks. From logging into the WordPress Admin and creating posts to setting post options and uploading images, the WordPress Basics series takes absolute newbies from zero to published in less than an hour. Visit Site »
WordPress Blog Maintenance Checklist
Now that you’ve published your first few posts, it’s time to think long-term. Every website or blog needs to be maintained, and luckily for you, maintaining a WordPress website is quite easy–the hardest part is laying out a maintenance schedule and sticking to it! This checklist helps you to make sure all the important daily, weekly, and monthly tasks get done on time, and even has space to record your themes and plugins updates.