Basic WordPress Setup

Download: pdfIcon_download

With your installation complete, it’s time to set up WordPress so it will work the way you want it to work.

Setup WordPress

  1. To access the WordPress dashboard you simply need to add /wp-admin to the end of the URL where you installed WordPress. Example: Then enter your credentials to login and finally access your WordPress dashboard.

    1 copyNote! Your WordPress login is a different login than your cPanel.


  1. To publish a post, simply go to the Posts > Add New.

    2 copy


  1. After you’ve published a few posts, you can experiment with the full edit or quick edit features in the Posts > Posts panel.

    3 copy


  1. Edit or delete multiple posts, follow the following steps:

    4 copy


  1. 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.

    5 copy


  1. 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.

    6 copy


  1. For adding and choosing themes, go to Appearance > Themes.

    7 copy


  1. To review comments, go to Comments > Comments Panel.

    8 copy


  1. 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

    9 copy


  3. To set the site name and other information, go to Administration > Settings > General.

    10 copy


For everything you need to know about WordPress, please go to, the online manual for WordPress and a living repository for WordPress information and documentation.


Download: pdfIcon_download

Was this article helpful to you?

Oceania Web Hosting Technical Support

Oceania has been providing online webhosting solutions since 1999. When you combine our industry experience, technical know-how and our highly personalised customer support, you will understand how this little boutique company delivers such top notch results. It’s simply because we genuinely care that our clients succeed. Ask us your questions about how to succeed on line so we can help you too.

Comments are closed.