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Guide to using WordPress 2.7

Lucia Mancuso, 15 January, 2009 14 Comments

Back in October we posted a WordPress tutorial for version
2.6.2.  Mike created another guide for Version 2.7 since it looks
quite different.

Link to the guide: TBS-Wordpress_Walkthrough-2.7-V1_.pdf – it covers all the essentials for someone who is unfamiliar with WordPress 2.7.

Some of the great new features of WordPress version 2.7 are:

  • Stick Post to Front Page – you can select this option and the post will stay to the top of the front page.
  • Quick Edit – this function allows you to quickly edit any context excluding the body of the post without having to load the page
  • Quick Press – allows you to post right from the dashboard if you
    only need access to the title, body, tags & upload function.
  • Mass Editing – you can now edit categories, tags, status etc… of multi posts at the same time.
  • Screen Options – allows you to choose what items you want visible on
    the pages of the control panel. You can strip an entire post page to
    only show the title and body.
  • Pagination of Comments is built in to the theme
  • Dashboard – you can reply to comments & are reminded of drafts directly from the dashboard
  • Comments – you can reply to comments from the Comment admin area
  • Threaded Comments – makes discussions easier to follow

We will update the guide as feedback pours in – so please feel free to leave your questions or comments.

14 Responses to “Guide to using WordPress 2.7”

  1. styletime

    So where’s the guide then? lol

  2. Josh

    Link to the guide is broken

  3. Lucia

    Opps – all better now.

    Can’t even explain what happened – so I’m not.

    Enjoy

  4. Yael

    Thanks for the guide.  I’m just getting started with WordPress and was looking for some guides. Really appreciate!

  5. AJ Troxell

    Very useful for noobs to WP.

  6. jeff

    As a new blogger, this site has been a big help.

  7. Lucia Mancuso

    Glad to hear that Jeff – I like to step back and remember that not
    everyone is a WordPress expert We enjoy creating easy to use guides for
    those that are new to the wonderful world of blogging.

  8. Kp

    Thanks for the info.

  9. Car In Water

    Great article! I’m loving your website;

  10. sigmund void

    do you have a guide for a newest wordpress??

  11. Lucia

    Hi Sigmund, we haven’t upgraded the document for 2.8. Thanks for the reminder.

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    Hi,

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  13. Mr niz

    As a new blogger, this site has been a big help.

    Thanks for the info.

  14. fique

    love your post..It’s help..

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