Basic WordPress Setup
With your installation complete, it’s time to set up WordPress so it will work the way you want it to work.
- To access the WordPress dashboard you simply need to add /wp-admin to the end of the URL where you installed WordPress. Example: your-domain.com/wp-admin. Then enter your credentials to login and finally access your WordPress dashboard.
Note! Your WordPress login is a different login than your cPanel.
- To publish a post, simply go to the Posts > Add New.
- After you’ve published a few posts, you can experiment with the full edit or quick edit features in the Posts > Posts panel.
- Edit or delete multiple posts, follow the following steps:
- A WordPress page is a webpage that will show up in your menu bar for your website visitors to access. Add your “About,” “Contact,” and other information Pages by going to Pages > Add Page.
- To add an html code to pages, go to Pages > Add post or Edit > Text View. You can also add html codes to posts by simply clicking Pages > Add post or Edit > Text View.
- For adding and choosing themes, go to Appearance > Themes.
- To review comments, go to Comments > Comments Panel.
- For help on creating your user profile information, of which some or all may appear on your WordPress Theme, go to Users > Your Profile section
- To set the site name and other information, go to Administration > Settings > General.
For everything you need to know about WordPress, please go to https://codex.wordpress.org, the online manual for WordPress and a living repository for WordPress information and documentation.