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Changing a WordPress Page’s Name

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How can I change the title of this Word­Press page?”

It seems like a sim­ple question—but depend­ing on your site, you might need to check in more places than you’d think. Read more…

Nonprofit WordPress Manual Launches!

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Today I’m launch­ing a free online Word­Press man­u­al ori­ent­ed toward non­prof­its. You can find it at https://nonprofitwordpress.info.

Right now it focus­es on non­prof­its who already have a Word­Press site and want help under­stand­ing how to man­age it. In the future I’ll add infor­ma­tion about cre­at­ing a new Word­Press site (in addi­tion to what I’ve already pro­vid­ed here). Read more…

Nonprofit WordPress Episode 7: Moving to Self-Hosted WordPress [Video Tutorial]

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No mat­ter who you are, you can make a web­site for your non­prof­it.

In Episode 6 of the Non­prof­it Word­Press video tuto­r­i­al series we looked at some of the paid fea­tures that WordPress.com offers. With those addi­tions, we’ve tak­en our website’s WordPress.com incar­na­tion as far as we can. In this final episode we’ll explore the wider world, look­ing at what’s pos­si­ble if we migrate our non­prof­it web­site from WordPress.com to “self-host­ed Word­Press”. Read more…

Nonprofit WordPress Episode 6: Premium WordPress.com [Video Tutorial]

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No mat­ter who you are, you can make a web­site for your non­prof­it.

In Episode 5 of the Non­prof­it Word­Press video tuto­r­i­al series we round­ed out our site with social media engage­ment as well as head­er and foot­er cus­tomiza­tion. Now we’ll look at what we can add by pay­ing a few dol­lars for pre­mi­um fea­tures. Read more…

Nonprofit WordPress Episode 5: Social Media & Comments [Video Tutorial]

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No mat­ter who you are, you can make a web­site for your non­prof­it.

In Episode 4 of the Non­prof­it Word­Press video tuto­r­i­al series we added a news feed to our site. This time we’re going to engage our com­mu­ni­ty with social media and com­ments, as well as cus­tomiz­ing the side­bar and foot­er. Read more…

Nonprofit WordPress 4: Adding News Stories [Video Tutorial]

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No mat­ter who you are, you can make a web­site for your non­prof­it.

In Episode 3 of the Non­prof­it Word­Press video tuto­r­i­al series we expand­ed our site by adding a Results page, includ­ing a fea­tured pho­to and an infor­ma­tion­al PDF. Now it’s time to add news to our site so we can tell vis­i­tors what our non­prof­it has been doing, inform them of events, and pass along oth­er time­ly infor­ma­tion. Read more…

Nonprofit WordPress 3: Adding Pictures & Documents [Video Tutorial]

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No mat­ter who you are, you can make a web­site for your non­prof­it.

In Episode 2 of the Non­prof­it Word­Press video tuto­r­i­al series we cre­at­ed a basic but work­ing web­site in less than 4 min­utes. In Episode 3 we’ll add anoth­er impor­tant feature—a Results page—and also learn how to add pic­tures and doc­u­ments to our site. Read more…

Nonprofit WordPress 2: The 4-Minute Website [Video Tutorial]

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No mat­ter who you are, you can make a web­site for your non­prof­it.

In Episode 1 of the Non­prof­it Word­Press video tuto­r­i­al series we looked at what Word­Press is and how it can help you build a web­site. In Episode 2 we’ll actu­al­ly build a sim­ple non­prof­it website—in less than four min­utes. Read more…

Nonprofit WordPress 1: What is WordPress? [Video Tutorial]

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No mat­ter who you are, you can make a web­site for your non­prof­it.

The great thing about Word­Press is that it lets any­one, even a non-geek, quick­ly cre­ate a good, basic web­site. After that, if you’re will­ing to invest more time you can tweak and extend your site in some won­der­ful ways.

The Blaz­ing Moon Non­prof­it Word­Press video tuto­r­i­al series will show you how this works step by step, from cre­at­ing to cus­tomiz­ing. This is the intro­duc­to­ry episode. Read more…

Choose the Right WordPress for Your Website

Which Wordpress?

Many small to medi­um-sized non­prof­its need an easy, inex­pen­sive option for their web­sites. A com­mon bit of advice is often dis­pensed in those sit­u­a­tions: try Word­Press.

Depend­ing on the organization’s needs, that advice might be spot-on. Unfor­tu­nate­ly those giv­ing the advice some­times don’t delve into an impor­tant ques­tion: which Word­Press?

Because there’s not just one kind of Word­Press.

In fact, there are four.

Read more…

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