Wordpress has almost become the default platform for creating websites a well as blogs. I’ve used it for many years on my own sites, with clients, fellow writers, and non-profit organisations. Here are some tips. You’ll find more in my courses.

Menus, Pages and Categories in WordPress

Themes usually come with one or more menu locations and you can also add menus in the right/left hand column as a widget. Many themes have a Top Menu (probably goes across the top of the page either above or below the top banner) and a Social Links Menu (probably goes bottom right and meant for links to twitter etc)

Your top menu usually leads to the main pages of your website.

The side menu more often lists categories, latest posts, etc.

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