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This tutorial is a quality unbranded help and support video for you to use on your site–help users, clients or internal staff understand and manage the WordPress 'Settings Menu'.

This professional quality unbranded flash / HTML5 video introduces users to the system ‘Settings’ available in the WordPress dashboard.

You can use it, and our other white label videos, as your branded tutorials to users, clients or internal staff… and have them automatically updated with every version of WordPress.

This ‘Settings’ tutorial covers:

  • The difference between feature settings and the ‘Settings’ menu
  • Available ‘General Settings’
  • Adjusting default ‘Writing’ settings
  • Controlling what content shows on your home page
  • Managing comments
  • Setting default image sizes
  • Custom ‘Permalink’ structure

The ‘Settings’ menu is used to configure your WordPress install, from the ‘Title’ and ‘Tagline’ to how permalinks are structured. The ‘Settings’ options change the way search engines, site users and you interact with and manage the content on your site.

The ‘General’ tab under settings lets you configure some of the most basic settings in WordPress–your ‘Site Title’ and ‘Tagline’, the WordPress and site URL, The site admin email address if the site should have open registration and how dates and times appear on your site.

'General Settings' is used to configure some of the most basic WordPress settings.
‘General Settings’ is used to configure some of the most basic WordPress settings.

The ‘Writing’ screen is for controlling how post content should display by default. These settings include emoticon conversion, what ‘Default Post Category’ to use, how a post should be formatted, the ‘Press This’ bookmark and ‘Post via e-mail’ settings.

‘Reading’ is where you can set if a page or a list of posts should display on your home page. It also gives options for how many posts should display on your blogas well as other feeds, if it should show the full post or just a summary and whether or not you want people to discover your site on search engines like Google.

The ‘Discussion’ screen sets how your site manages posts that get shared on other sites and comments. This includes pingback and trackback settings, comment moderation settings, comment notifications, and Avatar display options.

Adjust how avatars display for a more interactive user experience.
Adjust how avatars display for a more interactive user experience.

‘Media Settings’ gives options for choosing what sizes to convert images to when uploading them to the media library and if uploaded images should be organized into month and year-based folders on your server.

The ‘Permalink’ settings allow you to create a custom URL structure for permalinks and archives. This can improve the aesthetics, usability and forward compatibility of your links displayed in the browser.

Whether for your own site or network or a client site, this ‘Settings’ tutorial is a fantastic way to get your users, clients or internal staff confidently structuring and managing the WordPress ‘Settings’.

Embed and share this video along with any of our +45 WordPress for Beginner’s white label training videos on your site.

Enjoy unlimited plays and unlimited bandwidth. It’s simple…

After you’ve installed the Integrated Video Tutorials plugin, in the WordPress dashboard navigate to Settings > WPMU DEV Videos > Register This Domain.

Enter your domain name and click the Add Domain button. Confirm your domain was successfully connected by selecting the “Now Confirm Registration” button.

Congratulations! You can now embed and share the unbranded WordPress training videos.

Go to the Integrated Video Tutorials documentation for detailed instructions on getting started with our unbranded WordPress training video library, how to embed with shortcodes, white labeling titles, setting up contextual training, customization settings, and more.

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