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WordPress Tutorial: How to Add a Site Icon

Hi and welcome to WordPress.com. This video will show you how to add a site icon to your website or blog. A site icon is a unique image for your site. It’s shown across WordPress.com, in your visitor’s browser tab, and in widgets like Blogs I Follow. You can upload a custom site icon by… Read More »

WordPress Tutorial: How to Add a Photo Gallery

Hi and welcome to WordPress.com. This video will show you how to add a photo gallery in a page or a post. To get started, log in to your site and click on My Sites. For this example, we’ll create a new blog post where we’ll publish our gallery. Click on Add next to Blog… Read More »

WordPress Tutorial: How to Embed a Facebook Update in Your Website

Hi and welcome to WordPress.com. This video will show you how to embed a Facebook update in a post, page, or even in a comment. To embed a Facebook update in a post, open up the editor for that post. Click where you want your Facebook update to go. Make sure it’s on a new… Read More »

WordPress Tutorial: How to Set a Featured Image for a Post or Page

Hi and welcome to WordPress.com. This video will show you how to set a featured image on a post or a page. Posts and pages can have a single featured image assigned to them. Many themes will use a featured image to enhance the site’s design. To assign a featured image to a post, click… Read More »

WordPress Tutorial: How to Add a Contact Form to Your Website

Hi and welcome to WordPress.com. This video will show you how to add a contact form to your website or blog. Begin by logging in and clicking on My Sites. If you don’t already have one, create a page where your contact form will go. Hover over the toolbar until you get to the plus… Read More »

WordPress Tutorial: How to Create a Landing Page

Hi and welcome to WordPress.com. This video will show you how to create a one-page website, or a landing page. In this example, we’ll create a site that could be used to collect email addresses. Businesses, blogs, or organizations might choose to link to this kind of page from social media, or through advertisements. To… Read More »

WordPress Tutorial: How to Set Up a Blog in 5 Steps

Hi, and welcome to WordPress.com. Whether you’re setting up a personal blog, a portfolio, or a business site, WordPress.com has everything you need to create a powerful site. In this video, discover the five steps to setting up a great blog, and learn how to do it on your very own WordPress.com site. WordPress.com offers… Read More »

WordPress Tutorial: How to Change Your Website Theme on WordPress.com

Hi, and welcome to WordPress.com. This video will show you how to change your website theme You can change your theme an unlimited number of times Whether you’re trying out a few themes on a brand new website or updating your current theme To preview a theme on your site log in and click on… Read More »