Bloggers are made with WordPress – 9 Steps for Fashion Blogger & Co.

Blogging is increasingly exciting: for people, for companies, for people in public life – or those who want to become one. I often give workshops for my own fashion and fashion bloggers in the network. A very up-to-date one on the basics is here, slim & elegantly summarized in 9 steps. After that you’ll know how to write blog articles with WordPress. Here is the workshop with the first important steps for WordPress Blogger.

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Blogging with WordPress – The basics

First you have to log in. In the content management system WordPress this is usually done using the URL extension /wp-admin.

WordPress Login

Login: www.deinewebsite.com/wp-admin

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The Dashboard

On the left is the dashboard (menu), there you will find “All posts” and “New posts”.

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Write articles in WordPress

Now it starts, only we write our first WordPress post for the blog.

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Enable editor (once)

You have to activate the advanced editor once (for headlines & Co.)

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text editor and headings

In the text editor you work like in Word. You write text and determine headings (drop-down: paragraph).
Important: Never use a headline 1 (h1) – this is your post title (“Here is the headline”)

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Insert text > Delete formatting

Should you ever insert texts in the editor, e.g. from Office Word, etc., always “Delete formatting” afterwards, otherwise errors may occur on the website!

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Settings and contribution picture

For each blog post, besides the text and your headline, there should be some individual settings. This helps people and search engines to find information in your blog. Posts can be found and assigned faster.

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Individual settings for each post

In the sidebar you have to make a few individual settings:

> contribution picture>/strong> – here we use 1 picture>/li>

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upload contribution picture

As soon as you click on the button “Post picture”, the upload field appears.
Alternatively, you can choose an image from your media library (step 7)

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contribution picture from the media library

As soon as you click on the button “Post picture”, the upload field appears.
Alternatively, you can choose an image from your media library (step 7)

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preview, save, publish

Basically you work in 3 steps:

>preview>/strong> – allows you to have a look at the current changes in the editor without saving extra

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