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Hide Meta Widget Box
C. Another setting you can customize is whether you want to see the "Meta Widget Box." This box is a simple way for site
owners to log into WordPress. If you don't want this box to be displayed, simply go to Appearance > Widgets. Remove the
box by dragging "Meta" from the "Widget Area" to "Available Widgets" section.
3. Create Pages
A. Now you can finally add some new pages to your
WordPress website! Click Pages > Add New to create a
2. WordPress Settings
A. Before going any further, we recommend that you
customize the permalink settings. This is where you can
create a custom URL structure for your permanent links.
(e.g. yourdomainname.com/?p=123 vs.
yourdomainname.com/welcome-post). Click Settings >
Permalinks to start customizing.
You've successfully logged into your WordPress dashboard page!
1. Login to WordPress
A. To log into your WordPress website, type [yourdomainname.com/wordpress/wp-admin] in the address bar of your browser.
B. Enter your Doteasy username and password where prompted.
Creating a Mobile-Friendly WordPress Site:
Step by Step
WordPress has already been installed upon upgrade! View your WordPress website by visiting [yourdomainname.com/wordpress]. Follow these step-by-step instructions to add more pages and custom content to your website.
Page Title and Content
B. Insert a page title in the title area. Type the content you want in the text area.
B. Choose Post Name to have WordPress automatically create your page URL using your post and page title. For example, if
your page title is "Welcome to My Sample Website," the URL will be “yourdomainname.com/welcome-to-my-sample-website.”
This setting is good for both users and search engines as the URL is easy to understand and remember. Once you are done
with the customizations, you can click Save Changes.
C. The best way to insert an image into your page is to Set featured image.
D. If you want to insert more images right into your post, click Add Media.
F. Congratulations, you've created the first page of your site. Repeat steps 3A-E to continue adding more shiny new pages.
Set Your Homepage
G. Once all your pages are added, it's time to set your homepage. Go to Settings > Reading. In the “Front Page Displays”
section, choose A static page option and click the page you want to set as your front page. Click Save Changes once
E. When you're done with the page, click Preview to see the page in a new window. If you're satisfied with your content, click
Publish to make your page go live.
B. Create a menu by typing in a menu name, and click the Create Menu button. Just a note: the Menu Name is only visible to
the website owner.
4. Add a Menu Bar
A. It's now time to create a menu to help visitors navigate
your website. Click Appearance > Menus.
E. Voila! Your WordPress website is now complete. No need to worry about creating a mobile version of your website -the
default WordPress theme is already mobile-ready.
D. Go to Manage Locations to place the menu onto your website. Choose Primary Menu to assign the menu you have just created to this section. Hit Save Changes.
C. Click View All to see the list of all the pages you have created. Choose the ones you want to be included in the menu. Next,
click Add to Menu. The pages are now added to your menu. Under the “Menu Structure” section, you can also drag the page
titles to change the order of the menu items. Click Save Menu to confirm.
5. One last thing: Replace your current site with your shiny, new WordPress site!
Now you can contact our customer support team to move your WordPress website to the root folder. Currently, your WordPress website is now displayed as “yourdomainname.com/wordpress.” Upon switching, your website will then be displayed as “yourdomainname.com.” We can be reached by telephone, live chat, or email!
Our Doteasy team loves WordPress. If you need any help, give our customer support team a shout. Don't forget to check out our WordPress Resources Website to find out about the latest WordPress updates.