When the setup process is complete you will be
presented with a login screen. Use the credentials you used during installation
to log in. You can return to this screen anytime you are logged out by visiting
This is your WordPress
Dashboard. Everything you need to get going will be found here. You can always
return to it by clicking on “Dashboard” at the top right.
Let us go over your options.
2. QuickStart – Provides a variety of options to get started and gives you an overview of your site.
3. Posts – If you choose to blog or write articles you can do so here and then manage them.
4. Media – upload photos, videos, documents, or any other media that you will use on your site.
5. Pages – Create and manage the pages of your website.
6. Comments – If you allow comments on your website, you can view and manage them here
7. Appearance – Controls and options regarding your site. The look and feel, themes, menus, and more can be found here.
8. Plugins – Search for new plugins and manage your active installs.
9. Users – Control, add, edit and delete users here.
10. Tools – Variety of site health options.
11. Settings – Additional settings for your website. Some plugins can be managed through this section.
From the appearance tab,
you can access many options to customize your site. The first option here is
A theme controls the
overall look and feel. It is a template and a stylesheet for the structure you
will build your site around.
Not all themes are created
equally, and you can typically find one that suits your needs over others. If
you want to build completely from scratch, you can find themes that are
barebones. Conversely, you can also fine many free and paid themes that give
you nice graphical interfaces to do your customizing. These themes tend to have
their own sites and documentation related to them.
To add a theme, click
on add new. You can then either upload your own file of that theme or search
the WordPress repository. Searching via WordPress gives you many filtering
options and reviews to make your decision.
Regardless of how you
get your theme, make sure you activate it after installation.
access the customizer, click on customize under the appearance tab. While themes
will typically add additional options, the main features you will find here are
1. Create or select a menu
can create a new menu here by giving it a name. Name it something you can
remember, like “Main Menu” for menus that will go in the header.
you have multiple menus and want to edit them, you can pick what menu you want here.
the pages or posts you want to add to your menu. You can add custom links as
well here by putting the link in and inputting your link text.
and drag the pages in the order you want them to show up. To nest a page under
another, you can click and drag the page out to the right.
where you want this menu to display
To use the Inxeption
plugin with your WordPress website, you will need to set your permalink
structure to “Custom Structure” and have the ending read as
You have only scratched the surface of the power
WordPress gives you to create your online presence. To learn more about how to
use Inxeption with WordPress, check out these links below, or reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org