WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) in use today, powering millions of websites around the globe. Its ease of use, flexibility and extensibility are some of the reasons many people find WordPress to be an attractive choice for website development and management.
The WordPress Codex is an all-encompassing document defining how WordPress works. It can, at times, be a little too technical, and much of what is contained therein may not be applicable to managing your Cadenza website, but it is the best place to find accurate information explaining how to perform tasks or definitions about links, buttons and functionality in WordPress.
The following links will direct you to some of the more common WordPress functions that you’ll want to learn to manage your Cadenza website:
WordPress Codex – https://codex.wordpress.org
The official repository of information and documentation for WordPress.
WordPress Forums – https://codex.wordpress.org/Forum_Welcome
The WordPress Support Forum is a great place to find an answer about general WordPress use from other WordPress users.
WordPress TV – How To – http://wordpress.tv/category/how-to/
This is a collection of some fairly short videos about some of WordPress’ basic features. The rest of the site includes more in-depth and interesting videos about a wealth of other WordPress related topics.
User Roles and Capabilities – https://codex.wordpress.org/Roles_and_Capabilities
WordPress uses a concept of Roles, designed to give the you the ability to control what users can and cannot do within the site. You can manage the user access to such tasks as writing and editing posts, creating Pages, defining links, creating categories, and managing other users, by assigning a specific role to each of the users.
Writing Posts – https://codex.wordpress.org/Posts
Information found in this section may be helpful in terms of adding content, media and general organization of Posts.
Pages – https://codex.wordpress.org/Pages
This information from the Codex will be helpful for creating and managing Web Pages.
Navigation Menus – https://codex.wordpress.org/WordPress_Menu_User_Guide
When you add pages to your website, you’ll need to link to them somewhere for people to find them. You can place a link to the page anywhere within the text of another page or post, but you may want to add the link as part of your navigation. This page explains some of the basics for adding pages to your navigation menu.
Media Library – https://codex.wordpress.org/Media_Library_SubPanel
This section in the Codex may be helpful for understanding how to upload and manage media in your Media library.
Working with Images – https://codex.wordpress.org/Using_Images
This page is helpful for understanding how to add media and links to your News Posts and Web Pages.