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Create Multi-User in WordPress CMS

Discussion : Creating multi-user in the cms wordpress.

Requirements : ย CMS WordPress (this tutorial will be using wordpress 3.0.1) already installed in the server (for this case study, cms wordpress installed in localhost)

Maybe you have ever seen a blog that was written by many different writers. This kind of blog is usually called collaboration blog. As an example, this web (itx.web.id) is an example from colaboration blog, that was be written by many freelance writer (just like me, off course ๐Ÿ˜€ )

So, how to make one blog can be written by many different user?

We can do it with cms wordpress

And this is the step. Just follow this step.

1. Login to your wordpress administrator with yourusername dan password.

2. You will be redirected to your dashboard page. Choose “Users” menu in the left sidebar.

3. And then it will showed the list of the user in your wordpress. By default, it should be one user in this list, that is Administrator (YOU, :D)

4. To add new user, click Add New button.

5. Enter the data of the new user in the form. For role, it is a position or role from the user that will be created. This is the explanation of the each different role in the wordpress.

a. Administrator : This user has full authority in the system, includes to create, update, and delete user in the system.

b. Editor : This user has a authority to create a new posting and to update all the post that have been created by all user in the system.

c. Author : This author user just has a authority to create a new post, and just update his only post.

d. Subscriber : This user just can see the post (or to get updates if there are new post in the system)

See figure 3 below as sample to registering new user to system.

6. If done, click Add User button to save the new user. And then it will display the detail of the new user that have been just registered.

And now, you’ve been making a collaboration blog by your self! ๐Ÿ˜€

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Installing New Theme in WordPress CMS

Case Study: Installing WordPress CMS Theme
Requirements: CMS WordPress. Assume you have installed CMS wordpress in your server (either locally or in the hosting).
Warning: This tutorial is beginner only, so, watch out!

When we installed the WordPress CMS, WordPress will only give a default theme (default), namely Twenty Ten. Of course you want to change the theme, right? Here is the steps.

Installing WordPress Themes
1. Log into wordpress account with a username and password of your account.
2. You will be redirected to the dashboard page.
3. Click on the Appearance menu – Themes, on the left side menu (sidebar wordpress dashboard). See picture.

4. Select Menu Install Themes.

5. To install a new theme, we can use the various options that have been provided by WordPress. See picture below.

  • Search, Featured, Newest, Recently-Updated: Various options will install a new theme for wordpress with prior to search / look for themes – themes that are provided by the wordpress theme directory online. You can find many great themes here, and certainly has been in his acc by WordPress
  • Upload: You can replace wordpress themes by uploading their own wordpress theme (in the form. Zipped). You can get a theme via download from the internet, or with your own homemade theme. Take a look also at the wordpress theme crafted by the owner of this site

6. To change the theme in a way to upload, click upload tab.

7. Browse to the location where your theme files are located (in the form of zip files.) Then click the install button.

8. If installed successfully, then the confirmation will appear as shown below. Click Activate to directly activate the newly installed theme.

9. It will display a confirmation that the new theme is active and you will be redirected to the main page Theme. On this page you can see the themes – themes that have been installed in your wordpress.

Test: Open your wordpress site. Make sure the theme has changed

Note: If you change the wordpress themes that are installed in hosting a way to upload, then you should enter details of your ftp (host, username, and password ftp. See the information from your provider for details on this.)

Happy wordpress

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Create Page (Statis Post) in WordPress (Beginner Only)

Study Case : Create a static page (page) in wordpress
Requirements : Your just WordPress.com Accounts
Warning : This tutorial is beginner only, so, watch out! ๐Ÿ™‚

Static pages (pages) needed when we want create a page that – well, he explained – static. Unlike blog post / posts, Page is usually contained on the pages which almost never / rarely made an update. See picture below,

Pictured above is an example of the Page in WordPress.

To create a static page or this page, follow these steps below:

Create Page
1. Log into wordpress account with a your username and password account.
2. You will be redirected to the dashboard page.
3. Click on the Page menu, on the left side menu (sidebar wordpress dashboard). See picture.

4. Select the Add New button.
5. Then you will be directed to the posting page views (similar to when we do post regular article). Write the contents of the page static as you want. See sample below.

6. Click Publish to save your page.

Test: Open your wordpress site. So the page you will appear. See example image below.

“About this blog” is a page you just created. The Page appears in addition to the default page of wordpress, which is Home.

Want your static page appears at the beginning of your blog (as an index)?

Settings Page
Setting is done to ensure that your pages are in static initial page (when you run a wordpress blog – index page). This is useful, for example, you would like when someone opens a blogyou, it will be immediately directed to a page About Me.
In this case, you should make the About Me page first (See step-by-step above), then adjust the settings.

Here’s how to adjust the settings page to appear beginning at page wordpress.
1. Select the Settings menu – Reading on the left side menu wordpress.
2. On Reading the settings page, set up as shown below.

3. Save the settings by selecting the Save button.

Test: Open your wordpress site once again. This time, make sure the page your newly created displays an index page:)
See picture.

Happy WordPress-ing:)

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Put Flickr Album Photos in to WordPress

Discussion Board : Put Ur Flickr Photo Album in to wordpress widget.
Kebutuhan : WordPress.com Account, or CMS WordPress that have been installed in the server.

If U are such a fan of photography, U must be knew of FLICKR. Yeah, Flickr is one of the photo sharing services that quite popular from Yahoo!
U can access flickr through the site www.flickr.com, and if U already have a yahoo account, U can use it for login in to Flickr with that yahoo account. Except Flickr, there are another photo sharing services such as photobucket.

On WordPress, we can put our photo album on the wordpress page using widget. Widgets, in the wordpress, is located on the sidebar of Ur wordpress page, usually in the right or left side, sometimes on the behind above the footer wordpress page. For this case study, we will try to put the flickr photo album in the wordpress page.

Case study : Put Flickr Photo Album in the WordPress widgets.
Assumptions : U already have Flickr account, and there is some photos there in Ur flickr (You have to upload the photo in the flickr for the sample).

The steps :
1. Login in to Ur wordpress account.
2. From the dashboard, go to the Appearance – Widgets menu.
3. You will find list of available widget. Drag flickr widget Flickr in to thesidebar (right side of the widget page), so the setting for flickr is opened like the picture below.

Fill the detail of the flickr feed that u want to showed (like the picture above). For the flickr address (Flickr RSS URL), U can get it from the flickr page, the corner-left-under with the RSS symbol.
4. Save setting for flickr.
5. Go to your wordpress site. Your Flickr album photo is already showed according to your setting (you can customize the number of the photo thumbnailed) ๐Ÿ˜€ The picture below is a sample of the Flickr album photo in the wordpress page sidebar.

Beautiful, right? ๐Ÿ˜€ Okay, happy WordPress-ing ๐Ÿ˜€
And Take a lot on your camera !

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Upload Image in to WordPress Post (for Beginner)

Discussion Board : Tutorial to upload images in WordPress posts.
Needs : WordPress.com account, and an Image as a sample (can be in different filetype).

When posting articles, essays, or tutorial, of course we will often want to include some images in our posts, because with the pictures, your post will look more attractive. This tutorial is intended for beginners wordpress users who do not know how to upload images into a wordpress post.

Follow this Steps :
1. Log in to WordPress.com by entering a username and password (your wordpress account).
2. You will be redirected to a dashboard page of wordpress.
3. Select the Post – Add New.
4. You will find page WordPress posts. Enter a title, as well as other text you want in the box width to write the text.
5. To insert an image, click the “Add an Image”, as shown in the following figure (part circled in red).

6. Wait until loading is complete. After loading is complete, it will show the Add an Image dialog box (see picture below). Choose Select Fields (circled in red), then locate the location of the image you want to enter into a wordpress post. Click on the picture and select Ok.

7. Images will begin to be uploaded into your wordpress server. Wait until the image loading is finished.
8. After loading the image is complete, it will display the details of your uploaded images, shown as picture below. Fill in the title, caption, description, alignment (layout) and the size you want, or let it default. When finished, click the “Insert into Post” (the part circled in red).

9. Perform steps 5-8 again if you want to insert another picture in your post. If done, click Publish to publish your post.
10. Check Ur post, make sure that the image is successfully upload like below ๐Ÿ˜€

Okay, hope it will help. Happy WordPress-ing.

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Set Metadata in the WordPress Manually

Discussion Board : Create metadata tag in the WordPress manually with Add Custom Field features.
Requirements : WordPress bundle, already installed, because this tutorial we will practice in our local website (or for those of you who have hosting with wordpress cms, can be practicing in your hosting)

If you have to scroll down the page your WordPress post, you will find the menu “Add custom field”, with a brief description follows:

Custom fields can be used to add extra metadata to a post that you can use in your theme.

Before we discuss much about how to tag metadata, in fact, whether these metadata tags?

metadata tags are html tags that are at the head area in a page html page . tags are metadata that is useful in general is description , or keywords , which explains about a site, because the common definition of metadata is “data about data “. Metadata is commonly used by search engines such as Google or Yahoo to index your site pages.

When we do a post on WordPress, the metadata tags will not be found on our web page. Why? Because the metadata is actually determined by the author (the author of the article, simply because the author is most knowledgeable about what he wrote in the article, so only the author of the most appropriate in describing the keyword or description about the page.) WordPress can not read the mind of a author. One way to provide metadata tags in WordPress is done with Add Custom Field .

Ok, How do I? For this case study, we will try to create metadata for keywords .

1. Login in your wordpress.
2. Go to the Post – Add New Post pages.
3. Scroll down till you find the Custom Field menu.
4. Choose “Add Custom Field.”button. Type “keywords” on the name, and fill “wordpress, metadata, seo” in the value (this value is just a sample, the mean is the keywords for the articles that was writen.)

5. Click Add Custom Field to save.
6. For the next post, you do not need to create a Custom Field again if you want to use metadata tag keywords, you just choose to using the last field you have created, like the picture below.

After you successfully add custom fields in WordPress, just how We see the metadata tags that have been created on our themes. Time for The trick.

1. Find a file called functions.php which is located in your WordPress root directory (wp-content>> themes>> name of your themes>> functions.php). Add this script below in the functions.php file.

[sourcecode language=”php”]
function set_keywords(){
global $post;
$keywords = get_post_meta($post->ID, ‘keywords’, true);
$default_keywords = ‘keywords, default, up, to, you’;
$metatag= "";

if (empty($keywords)){
$keywords = $default_keywords;
}
if (is_home() || is_front_page()){
$keywords = $default_keywords;
}

$metatag="\t";
$metatag.= "<meta name=\"keywords\" content=\" ";
$metatag.= $keywords;
$metatag.= "\" />";
$metatag.= "\n\n";

echo $metatag;
}
add_action(‘wp_head’, ‘set_keywords’);
[/sourcecode]

Happy WordPress-ing ! ๐Ÿ˜€

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A Means of Rupiahs Raked Through WordPress

The development of science and technology makes us shocked in the latest development. Itโ€™s not only because of the development itself, but you can also earn money in the internet. Earning money through online system is the best understanding to describe about wordpress. It is a kind of site that provides a service to create a word press-based website for you by using paid hosting for your own self. Nowadays, the wordpress website building business is enthused by many people. Through wordpress.com you can create your free website. There are few things that you have to notice in building a wordpress-based website:

1.ย ย ย ย ย  Decide your main purpose

2.ย ย ย ย ย  Decide the theme of your website

3.ย ย ย ย ย  Arrange the content of your website

http://hmcahyo.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/adsense.jpg

Perhaps, some of you still wondering about how can be a website create money by itself? There are few things that can create your website as your source earning below:

  • Affiliation Market (selling other peopleโ€™s product by reviewing about the product)
  • Selling Product (offering your own product)
  • Membership site/Forum (creating a forum by using paid system for them who want to join in yours)
  • Advertisement (promoting certain product or other peopleโ€™s website in your site)
  • Google Adsense (propose a proposal for your blog to Google Adsense, and you will be got advertisement offer which is provided by Google)
  • Pay Per Click (create keywords from certain product and you will be granted a payment from them who make a click in the keywords that you have put in Google Adwords)

By doing the things above, you can take profit from your wordpress website. Even if your website has been recognized by a lot of people it is possible for you to be a billionaire in the virtual world. So, you do not need to be worried anymore about the work hour that always take a lot of time in your reality.

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Change WordPress Site Address

Discussion Board : change wordpress site address, for example from www.oldaddress.wordpress.com into www.newaddress.wordpress.com

Requirement : just your WordPress.com Account

Get bored with your old WordPress site address, but already have so much post in that old-site-address account?

Or maybe you have ever -or maybe often – facing this kind of problem, or, it may just me ๐Ÿ˜€ heheheh.

Well it turns out excellent WordPress by providing our service where we can change the address of our wordpress.com. Suppose our wordpress address is –> www.littleflow3r.wordpress.com

And we want to change the littleflow3rpart . For example, into www.kembangkecil.wordpress.com

Here we go, then.

  1. Login to your wordpress account. In the dashboard, choose My Blog menu.
  2. Highlight the address you want to replace wordpress (simply place the mouse cursor near your wordpress address in the list), Address Change Your menu will appear. Click on the menu.

  3. You will be redirected to WordPress.com Page Blog / Site Change Address.
  4. Read the first page of these instructions, because it is a provision that granted WordPress when you decide to change the WordPress address.
  5. Enter your new address in the field of New Blog / Site Address, and then write again in the Confirm field.
  6. In Matching username option, select Option no if you do not want to change your username (still using the old username – i recommend this one ), and select the first or second option (adjust desire) if want a new username to conform with the new address of your wordpress….
  7. In Discard Current Address field, check if you want to disable the old address of your wordpress permanently. If you are more likely to want to use your old WordPress address sometime in the future, uncheck its checkbox.
  8. Choose Continue. You will see the confirmation reviev of your setting. Choose continue.

Voilaa! Address your wordpress has changed: D Check beforehand with the opening of your blog, if the new address can not indicate the correct page, wait a while.

But remember, with frequently changing – change your wordpress blog site address, the possibility can lead to the visitors – loyal visitors wordpress you become confused (because when they visit your blog with the old address was already not be opened). Therefore, it is wise. Make changes if you are sure correctly consider the decision.

Happy Trying ๐Ÿ˜€ Happy WordPress-ing. ๐Ÿ˜€

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Publicize : Increase Traffic to your WordPress

Discussion Board : Publicize WordPress, new WordPress feature to increase traffic to your WordPress.
Requirement : just your WordPress.com account

If you are a loyal fan of authorship activity in WordPress, and is also an active and exist in social networking, be happy about the new features provided by these WordPress. Well, that’s it , Publicize.

Publicize is one of the new features of WordPress that will allow you to share, or membroadcasting posting your WordPress automatically on your account – your social networking accounts like Twitter, Facebook, and others.
Of course this feature can increase traffic to your WordPress is not it?

To adjust the settings for this feature, you can do so by accessing the features of your WordPress Sharing Settings page. Here, you can set the service – social networking service what you want. The figure below shows an example of setting up social networking for the account.

Where did you find this Publicize feature?

1. Go to Setting – Sharing. menu
2. You will see what services has been activated, you can choose to connects or to disconnect account service here (default is Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo Updates, and Email).

How to use this this Publicize feature?
1. After setting is done, go to page Add New Post (post pages). See picture below circled in red.

2. You can choose the post you wish to be shared on social networking which account (which you’ve set / have you connects right), then do Authorize against the social networking account (you must log in to your social networking to Authorize)

In this way, every time you make a post, WordPress will membroadcast these postings on social networking account that you select automatically.

For details on how to work this feature further, you can access the official description of this feature in sini.

OK, Happy WordPress-ing ๐Ÿ˜€ and Happy Social Networking ๐Ÿ˜€

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WordPress Posting via Mobile

Discussion Board : Posting (and accessing wordpress) WordPress via Mobile Devices (case study : via HandPhone)
Requirements : HandPhone that already able to go through internet and a mobile browser that can be used for browsing. And a WordPress.Com account

WordPress is a blogging service that actually, enough to give attention to your comfort. For example, mobile features (if that can be called features) have existed since long, but still many people that have not used it, maybe even do not know. WordPress has long had a feature WordPress Mobile, which if you access your WordPress.com account via mobile, you are automatically redirected to a page in WordPress mobile ( m.wordpress.com ), but of course, the view WordPress page, you will be tailored to the ability of mobile devices to display your WordPress page (just a few essential services such as post, view traffic / stat, while for the setting of the other, more complex, of course, you still have to access it via computer)

Ok, We will get focus on this case study, that is for doing a blog-posting via mobile devices (m.wordpress.com)

Hoe could we post via mobile?
1. Go to WordPress.com via your mobile devices. You will be redirected to login page m.wordpress.com automatically. (or if Not, you can just access direct to the address m.wordpress.com). Insert your wordpress username and password. Then choose login.

2. You will be redirected to Stat Tab. Here you can see the traffic / stat from your wordpress blog with quite simple appearance. Choose Post Tab (or go to Post Tab with scroll down / up your handphone keypad) for start posting.

3. You will be redirected to posting page. Write your posting here, as usual.

For writing Category and tags -> separate the writing categories and tags with a comma (, ). Remember, to make sure you write categories category that already exists in your wordpress, if not, WordPress will consider a category that you write as a new category.
4. Choose Publish, for publish your post. Or choose save as draft for save your post as a draft.

p.s. But of course, all post features that more complete (such as upload images, music, files, and all the settings for that matter) not all can be found here. WordPress mobile promote the ease and simplicity to keep blogging through mobile devices . Post via mobile maybe quite simple, but quite enough to cover the needs to fill the needs of posting (title and body posts, categories, and tags.).

Happy WordPress-ing (via mobile) ! ๐Ÿ˜€