Some of the training links listed on this page go to the Lynda.com training site.  Lynda.com is a UNC Chapel Hill licensed online video-training library that is available for FREE to UNC Faculty, Staff and Students. To access lynda.com, you must first log in with your Onyen through the UNC Lynda.com Sign-In.

In WordPress, news items are called posts. If you are looking for all your site’s existing news, click on the Posts link in the Dashboard.

  1. Understanding Posts 
  2. Posts vs. pages in WordPress 
  3. Creating a New Post 
  4. The Post Editor 
  5. Creating and Formatting Your First Post 
  6. Quick Shortcuts to Format Text 
  7. The difference between categories and tags 
  8. Using categories and tags 
  9. Categories Vs Tags 
  10. Using Revisions 
  11. Publishing Posts and Pages 
  12. Truncating Posts and Using Excerpts 
  13. Creating and Editing Links 
  14. Adding Images to Posts and Pages 
  15. Move an Image 
  16. Using Featured Images 
  17. Adding content from YouTube and similar sites 
  18. Working with audio and video 
  19. Quick/Bulk Edit posts and pages