Are you in the Dashboard?
- Use the QuickPress area to publish post OR
- Use top-menu bar, go to Add New > Post
- Use top-menu bar, go to My Blogs >Installing WordPress on IIS > New Post OR
- If problem persists, log out & log back in after a few minutes
Are you signed in to Blog correctly?
- Review the Common Tasks section to Toggle between Dashboard & GUI Blog
Review & Add New Categories
(S) In the left-hand menu, click on Posts > Categories to view the contents in the screen on the right
(T) Add New Category. Enter Name of Category, select if it belongs to a parent category, enter description
(U) Click Add New Category to add new category to list
(V) Review list of Categories; sort by Bulk Actions, click Apply
(W) Identifies name of category, for this particular example, it is the 5th category called Menu Description
Identify & Add New Users
(P) In the left-hand menu, click on Users (P) to view the contents in the screen on the right
(Q) Users identified: Camandche image uploaded & attached to user named camandche. Role of user confirmed & the number of posts that user has submitted is also identified
(R) Add User From Community. Enter new users email address, identify the role the user will require & click on Add User. An email will be sent to that user to invite them to your blog
Once the basic blog is up & running, the user can tackle more advanced features. These can range from:
- Changing the theme of your blog
- Inviting a User to the blog
- Identifying categories
(N) In the left-hand menu, click on Apperance (N) to view the contents in the screen on the right
(O) Manage Themes menu
There are a few ways to add a new post to your blog. The quick way to get to a new post after login, is to access the Dashboard, use the top-menu bar. Go to My Blogs > Installing WordPress on IIS > New Post
NOTE: Once in the Dashboard mode, use the QuickPress (E) to add new posts to your blog easily.
Some common tasks using WordPress will be to navigate between different windows layouts & to add a new post quickly.
Toggle between Dashboard & Blog GUI
Navigating between Dashboard & your blog is crucial as you need to see how others will view everything.
To access the Dashboard, use the top-menu bar. Go to My Blogs > Installing WordPress on IIS > Dashboard
To access the Blog from the Dashboard, click on link: Installing WordPress on IIS
It will take you to the blog below . . .