How to write an article on WordPress

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Articles (tutorials, how to etc) are a very important part of our website. We need to show the educational side. Also it’s very cool to have tutorials related with applications of the site, that help users to understand how the program that they use words.

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This short tutorial is about how to post an article on our website using WordPress.

First you need to be an “Author”. To do this go to https://showmeyourcode.org/upload/, find “Be a writer & and edit your profile”, complete the fields and wait for your approval.

After that,  you need to login with your mail and your password on:

https://showmeyourcode.org/wp-admin/

To change the password go to Profile > Account Management and set your password.

To create a new article click on Posts and then on Add New.

 

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You will see a text editor. You can write your article here. You can use “Text” tab to edit the html code. This is very useful if you want to embed a youtube video, a tweet etc.

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You can preview your article clicking the “Preview” button on the right side.

Finally, or the bottom of the right side you need to add a featured image. That’s the image that will appear  in the menu and in the top cover of the article. It’s a good idea to use a high resolution image ( from unsplash.com for example ).

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If you want to enter some code to your article click the button in the top right corner.

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Don’t forget to add your name in the article. You can link it to your website, your facebook page etc.

Hit Publish and that’s all!

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