WordPess tutorial

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Create a page

Create a new page and give it a title.

1.  Click Pages in the left menu

Pages in the left menu

2.  Click Add New at the top

Add New at the top

3.  If this is your open house home page, skip to step 4. Otherwise, select your open house from the Parent Page dropdown under Page Attributes in the right menu.

Parent Page under Page Attribues in the right menu

4.  Enter your page title

Your page title

Add content to a new page

Add some basic content including a heading, some text and an image

1.  Click the plus button at the top

Plus button at the top

2.  Select Heading under Common Blocks

Heading under Common Blocks

3.  Select desired heading format and enter text

Enter your Heading content

4.  Click the plus button at the top

Plus button at the top

5.  Select Paragraph under Common Blocks

Paragraph under Common Blocks

6.  Enter your content to the right of the inline plus button

Enter your Paragraph content

7.  Click the plus button at the top

Plus button at the top

8.  Select Image under Common Blocks

Paragraph under Common Blocks

9.  Add your image

Add your image

10.  After selecting your image, select Full Size in the Image Size dropdown in the right menu space

Image Size dropdown

11.  Add Alt Text, image title and caption text (not required) in the right menu space

Image Alt Text value

1.  Highlight your link text

Highlight link text

2.  Click on the link button and enter the title of your page. If you are linking to external content, enter the URL of the page

Click link button and enter title

3.  Click Apply

Click Apply

Embed a video

Add a video to your page.

1.  Click the plus button at the top

Plus button at the top

2.  Select Custom HTML under Formatting

HTML under Formatting

3.  Enter the following code, replacing YOUR-YOUTUBE-ID with the ID of your YouTube video

<div class="youtube-container"><div class="youtube-player" data-id="YOUR-YOUTUBE-ID"></div></div>

For example: in the URL https://youtu.be/oR_oSnHSL7k, oR_oSnHSL7k is the video ID

Enter your Heading content

Edit your page

1.  Click Pages in the left menu, or click Edit this at the bottom of your page

Pages in the left menu

2.  Click on your page title under Pages

Your page title under Pages

Change the URL of your page

1.  Update Permalink in the right menu space to change the last part of your page's URL

Permalink in the right menu space

Style guide

View design documentation for common elements

WordPress documentation

For additional tips on how to add and update page content, please see the Wordpress Editor documentation.