Welcome to WordPress

This series of posts for people who are new to blogging and WordPress explains how to get started, what a theme is, and how to choose a theme. It explains pages, posts, and categories from the perspective of choosing a theme.

What’s a WordPress Theme?

If you're just getting started with WordPress, one of the trickiest decisions to make is what theme you want to use.

New to WordPress?

If you’re new to blogging, you may feel overwhelmed by the options, decisions, and learning curve involved. Here's the scoop.

A Simple WordPress Glossary

You're probably familiar with most of these terms, but since we're just getting started with WordPress, I thought a glossary might be a helpful reference.

WordPress Theme Reconnaissance

Now that you understand the basic components of a blog page you're ready to choose a theme. There is no right or wrong choice; there are only choices that give your website the look and functionality you want—and ones that don't.