January 31st class summary

Today, I post the 4th summary of what we did in my New Digital Media class (INF 115).

This Thursday, we learned, from scratch, how to publish a post on a WordPress website/ blog. Likewise, we learned how to insert a video, Tweet, and Instagram post. In this post, for the benefit of most of my classmates or rookie WordPress users I will post a guideline for posting on WordPress. Likewise, I will publish another guideline to show you how to insert a video, Tweet and Instagram post into your WordPress’ website post.

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How to publish a post on a WordPress website/blog

  1. Once you’ve logged in your WordPress’ website account, a menu on the left corner of the page will appear. You will automatically start on the subsection called Stats. Now, under the Section titled Manage you will click on the subsection titled Blog Posts.
  2. Here you will click on the white icon that appears on the right upper corner of the site called Write.
  3. Now you can write your blog post.
  4. After you’re done, click the pink icon located on the right upper corner called Publish. It will tell you to double-check your settings before you publish. Once you do, click Publish again.
  5. WordPress will relocate you to your site so you can see your new post.

How to insert a video a WordPress website blog post

Assuming that you already know how to post a blog post…

  1. Copy the link of the video/ Instagram post you want to add in your blog post.
  2. Paste the link of the video/ Instagram post into the specific part were you want it in your blog post.
  3. The video will automatically appear in your post.

How to insert a Twitter post on a WordPress website blog post

Similarly to inserting a video on a blog post…

  1. You will go to the Tweet and click on the down-pointing arrow icon in the right upper corner of the Tweet. Here you will click Copy link to Tweet.
  2. Paste the link on desired location inside the blog post.
  3. The Tweet will automatically appear in your post.

How to insert an Instagram post on a WordPress website blog post

Similarly to inserting a video on a blog post…

  1. You will go to the Instagram post and click on the three dots icon located in the right down corner of the post. Here you will click Copy link.
  2. Paste the link on desired location inside the blog post.
  3. The Tweet will automatically appear in your post.

 

Hope this was helpful for each and every one of you!

 

[Featured Image: Woman Pen Notebook by The Climate Reality Project. CC Licensed.]

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