WordPress isn’t difficult to use but it can be a bit overwhelming when you aren’t used to it. It doesn’t take long to become familiar with the basics, but to start with you may find yourself wondering what the difference is between a post and a page, and what on earth a widget is for.
There are plenty of online resources to help you learn about WordPress, including the WordPress Codex. Here are a few more suggestions of websites with a structured approach to teaching the essential things that a newcomer needs to know to enable them to update their WordPress website. Just click on the links below to access the tutorials.
- Easy WP Guide is a written manual for WordPress beginners that can be downloaded or viewed online. It includes screen prints and detailed descriptions of the various options available on each screen.
- WP Beginner have many useful tutorials on their website.
- If you find it easier to follow a video, rather than written instructions, then you may prefer the WordPress 101 Video Tutorials from ithemes.
- Alternatively, Level Up Tuts also provide some free WordPress Basics video tutorials which cover similar topics but with a different style of presentation.
For even more links to tutorials and tips see my WordPress Tutorials collection.