Back to Basics: WordPress for Beginners

Learn how to maximize your use of the content management system

Whether you’re launching a personal blog or your business’ website, you’ll need to find an appropriate content management system (CMS).  WordPress powers many popular websites, from GM’s FastLane blog and eBay to The New York Times and CNN. If you’re looking to get your own site or business on the blogging tool, you’ll need to know the basics. Here, Mashable outlines five essential WordPress tips for newbies:

Schedule Posts for the Future

To schedule posts to go live at a certain time and date, simply go to the Edit screen for the post you’d like to schedule:

  • In the top-right of the page, look for a box titled “Publish,” where you’ll find an option that reads “Publish immediately.”
  • Click the blue “Edit” text next to “Publish immediately” and choose the month, date, year and time you want your post to be published. Remember to use military time (3:00 p.m. would be 15:00).

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