Category Archives: Wordpress Video Tutorial

Working with the Sidebar in the New WordPress Interface

WordPress is updating its interface, which is really making me mad! The WP Admin area was really powerful and easy to use. The watered-down version of the admin panel has frustrated my students and me. I’ve created a video to … Continue reading

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Creating an Account and Searching for Blogs by Others in WordPress

This video covers setting up a WordPress account and searching the “topics” menu within WordPress to find blogs by others that interest you. Note: This video relates to a blog analysis assignment for ENGL3084 where students locate three blogs on … Continue reading

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How to Link to a PDF file in WordPress Posts

Some students have encountered problems with successfully linking to .PDF files in WordPress Posts. The following video helps solve those problems.

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Find Creative Commons Images through Flickr and Google Images’ Advanced Search

Did you know that both Google Images and Flickr have advanced search functions that allow you to find Creative Commons licensed images and download them in various sizes? The video below shows you how to access CC media on Flickr. … Continue reading

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Creative Commons Music

Have you heard of SoundCloud? It’s a website that has music creation and sharing tools for artists and fully supports Creative Commons licensing. That means you can do a search for “Creative Commons” and locate tracks to accompany your multimedia … Continue reading

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Embedding a Video from YouTube into your WordPress Blog

Hi All: I wanted to show you how easy it is to embed a video or other content into WordPress. Use the “Embed” feature on YouTube. Here’s a video to show you how that works. The goal is to keep … Continue reading

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More WordPress Video Assistance

This video covers three issues that students have faced when using WordPress for Multimedia Composition: 1) How to Create Categories (to organize content) 2) How to Add a Navigation Menu Based on Categories 3) How to Create a Static Homepage … Continue reading

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Adding New Categories to My WordPress Blog

This is a post about using the WordPress Dashboard to create categories and how to add those categories to a menu. Multimedia Comp: Using WordPress Dashboard from Nicole Piasecki on Vimeo.

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