WordPress Frequently Asked Questions

It can seem hard to get a grip on WordPress but you can trust us when we say there isn’t anything difficult about it. It’s just a lot of simple things you can easily learn how to do.

Our aim is to make our clients and website visitors self-sufficient in day-to-day WordPress tasks. We hope you all find this page useful for that.

How big do website pictures have to be?

Watch the video on the right and then look at this page which should give you a better idea of the sizes they should be.

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How do I resize pictures on Macintosh?

Any photo manipulation program and most image viewers can be used to do this. We created a video showing how to do it with the Mac’s own resizing tool.

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How do I resize pictures on PC?

Any photo manipulation program and most image viewers can be used to do this. We created a video showing how to do it with the excellent free Faststone Image Viewer.

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How do I upload pictures to WordPress?

You need to upload pictures to WordPress before using them on page or in posts. Uploading can be done at the time you want to use a picture or you can upload a whole batch at once. The accompanying video shows you how and also how to add vital information to your pictures.

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How do I use WordPress Classic Editor?

There are several ways that content might have been placed into your WordPress website. These include Classic WordPress Editor, The WordPress Gutenberg Editor or one of the many third-party pagebuilders.

VIEW THIS VIDEO IF YOUR SITE USES THE CLASSIC EDITOR

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How do I use WordPress Gutenberg Editor?

There are several ways that content might have been placed into your WordPress website. These include Classic WordPress Editor, The WordPress Gutenberg Editor or one of the many third-party pagebuilders.

VIEW THIS VIDEO IF YOUR SITE USES THE GUTENBERG EDITOR

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How do I use a Pagebuilder?

There are several ways that content might have been placed into your WordPress website. These include Classic WordPress Editor, The WordPress Gutenberg Editor or one of the many third-party pagebuilders.

VIEW THIS VIDEO IF YOUR SITE USES A PAGEBUILDER. THE EXAMPLE WE USE IS ELEMENTOR BUT IT WILL GIVE A STARTING POINT FOR OTHER PAGEBUILDERS AS WELL

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How do I add/edit a Custom Post Type?

Custom Post Types are ways of displaying information (such as recipes, movie reviews or staff listings) separate from regular pages and blog posts. If your developer set up a Custom Post Type it will be listed in your WordPress dashboard. 

This video shows the example of adding a movie review custom post but the principles of adding or editing them remain the same no matter what they contain.

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