Organizing WP Pages with Page Parent Attribute

June 1st, 2011

Before you start building out your CMS site with WordPress you should give some thought to the pages you need to create and how those pages need to be organized.

In step 12 of the Development Process we created two pages (Home and Blog). For the sake of this explanation let’s say we want to also create 3 different service pages, an about, and a contact page.  Pretty straight forward, we go to Page > Add Page and create away. But how do these pages need to be organized? Read the rest of this entry »

The Difference Between Worpdress Pages and Posts

April 26th, 2011

WP Page or WP Post? That is the question at hand!I get asked quite often what’s  is the difference between WordPress Pages and Worpress Posts.

The main difference is pages are static and posts are dynamic. Another way I like to say this is, pages are stationary and posts have legs. What this really means is that pages are meant for long term content that should be regularly accessible where posts are mobile.

Yes a WP Page can still have some mobility with the use of social media buttons but pages aren’t thrust out into the blog-o-sphere quite like a post.

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Uploading Images To WordPress

September 25th, 2010

Another tutorial from my WordPress Beginners Series… uploading images and other media to WordPress and adding them into your pages and posts.

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Embedding a YouTube Video into WordPress Blog Posts

September 24th, 2010

Here is a short video tutorial I created on embedding YouTube videos into your WordPress blog posts. For the this tutorial I used my favorite video plugin… Vipers Video Quicktag.  Please note.. the playback is a bit on the loud side so check your volume settings.

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