WordPress for Beginners

WordPress tutorials for absolute beginners.

Using WordPress Tags

Tags are an auxiliary mode of classification in WordPress. But that doesn’t mean they’re not important. In fact, search engines are quite fond of tags — and, if you use them properly, your site visitors will be too.

Using WordPress Categories

Categories are the primary mode of classification and organization in WordPress. In fact, WordPress requires that you use categories on each and every post. This lesson shows you how to work with categories, and provides guidance on setting up the default category.

Categories vs. Tags

As with posts and pages, quite a few WordPress users are confounded by the difference between categories an tags. This lesson sorts out those differences and provides guidance on when, and how, to use each.

Add an Image Gallery to Your Sidebar

It’s easy to add a nicely formatted image gallery to any post or page. It’s just a bit more work to add a gallery to your sidebar. This lesson shows you how to make quick work of it with the Simple Gallery Widget.