How to Manually Disable WordPress Plugins

1. Open your WordPress Dashboard in your preferred browser. It is accessed at the '/wp-admin' location of your site. For example, if your WordPress site is at '' the address of the Dashboard is ''
2. Enter your administrative user name and password and click 'Log In.'

3. Click 'Plugins' on the left side of the screen.
4. Place a check mark next to the name of each plugin you would like to disable. The list of plugins is displayed in the main portion of the browser window, right of the navigation bar.
5. Click the 'Bulk Actions' drop-down menu below the list of plugins. Select 'Deactivate' from the list of options.
6. Click 'Apply' to the right of the menu. All selected plugins are now disabled.

How to use your own domain name on a blog

1. Log into your account using your user name and password.
2. Hover your cursor over the 'My Blogs' tab at the top, left-hand side of the page. You will see a listing of all your blogs, plus an option to manage a blog or add a new one.

3. Hover your cursor over the the 'Register a New Blog' option under 'My Blogs' and click on it.
4. Look for a dialog box titled 'Blog Address' near the top of the page. Write in the blog address you'd like to use. A prompt will let you know whether the name is available. If it is, you'll see a button asking 'Use it for your blog for $17 a year?' Click on this button to confirm yes. The domain name to the left of your blog name will change from to You'll receive another prompt confirming that the domain is for a new blog.
5. Click on the down arrow to the right of the '.com' domain name of you wish to change your blog domain to .net or .org. You will receive the same prompt.
6. Click on the 'I Want a New Blog' button after you've chosen your desired blog name and domain.
7. Go to the second dialog box beneath 'Blog Address,' titled 'Blog Title.' Enter a title for your new blog (which is not the same thing as your blog address; the title will appear at the top of the browser). Select the blog language in the third dialog box. Finally, select privacy preferences in the fourth dialog box. The blog title, language and privacy settings can be changed later. The blog address cannot be changed.
8. Click the orange 'Create Blog' button at the bottom of the page. Fill in the required registration information and click on the 'Register Domain' bottom at the bottom of the page. Select your payment process for a credit card or PayPal. Input the required payment information and click on the 'Purchase and Register Domain' button.

How to Add Breaks in WordPress Posts

1. Click the 'Add New' link in the 'Posts' section of your WordPress dashboard to begin creating a new post. To add page breaks to an existing post, click the 'Posts' menu, then click the name of the post that you want to edit.
2. Click the 'HTML' tab at the top of the text editor to view the HTML code for the blog post.

3. Place the cursor at the beginning of a blank line, after the end of where you would like the first page to end.
4. Type '
' in the text editor. Repeat this step and the previous one in each position where you would like to create a page break.
5. Scroll to the top of the page and click the 'Publish' or 'Update' button in the upper-right corner. WordPress splits the post into multiple pages, adding a page number at the bottom of each one for navigation.

How to Change a WordPress Meta Description

1. Log in to your WordPress dashboard. Open the 'Appearance' heading in the main menu, and select 'Widgets.' This screen shows all the widgets included with WordPress, as well as any additional widgets you have installed.
2. Click and hold the mouse pointer on the 'Meta' widget, and move the mouse to drag the widget to the sidebar area on the right side of the page. Release the mouse button to place the widget within your website's sidebar. When you release the mouse button, the configuration options for the Meta widget appear.

3. Click the 'Title' field. Type the description that you would like your website to display in the sidebar for the Meta widget.
4. Click the 'Save' button.

How to Install a WordPress

1. Log in to your WordPress dashboard with your username and password. Click the 'Down' arrow next to Pages in the left navigation menu, then click 'Add New.'
2. Type your featured post and title in the page interface and click 'Publish' to make it public.

3. Click 'Reading' under 'Settings' in the left menu, then select the radio button 'A static page.' Choose the title of your featured post page from the drop-down list next to 'Front page' and click 'Save Changes.' Your featured post will remain on the home page of your blog.

How to Make a Slideshow in WordPress

1. Sign into your WordPress website administration panel.
2. Open the post or page to which you'd like to add a slideshow.

3. Click 'Add An Image.'
4. Select the images or photographs to include by navigating to their location on your hard drive, desktop, or removable flash drive.
5. Click 'Save All Changes' to go to the Gallery tab.
6. Click 'Insert Slideshow' in the Gallery tab, and click 'Update.'

How to Add Post Thumbnails in WordPress

1. Navigate to the 'Write Post' panel sidebar of the WordPress Dashboard.
2. Click on 'Set Thumbnail' under the 'Post Thumbnail' category.

3. Find the image you would like to use as the thumbnail and select it.
4. Add a title, alternate text, caption, or description if needed.
5. Click 'Use as thumbnail.'
6. Click 'Publish.'

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