WordPress Refs

WordPress Video Tutorials

Dashboard Introduction

Rearranging the post editor

Writing and publishing a post

Saving and returning to-draft posts and pages

Publishing your post at a later date

Adding an ‘About me or any other static page

Adding categories and tags to your posts

Embedding photos video audio into your posts

Recommended Plugins

Akismet 2.2.3 Akismet checks your comments against the Akismet web service to see if they look like spam or not. You need a WordPress.com API key to use it. You can review the spam it catches under “Comments.” To show off your Akismet stats just put in your template. See also: WP Stats plugin. By Matt Mullenweg.
AntiLeech 1.8 Prevent errant parties from stealing your content and bandwidth. By Owen Winkler.
Bluetrait Event Viewer 1.8.3 BTEV monitors events that occur in your WordPress install. By Michael Dale.
cforms 10.5 cformsII offers unparalleled flexibility in deploying contact forms across your blog. Features include: comprehensive SPAM protection, Ajax support, Backup & Restore, Multi-Recipients, Role Manager support, Database tracking and many more. Please see ____HISTORY.txt for what’s new and current bugfixes. By Oliver Seidel.
Dagon Design Sitemap Generator 3.15 Generates a fully customizable sitemap By Dagon Design.
Google Analytics for WordPress 2.9.1 This plugin makes it simple to add Google Analytics with extra search engines and automatic clickout and download tracking to your WordPress blog. By Joost de Valk.
Kimili Flash Embed 2.0.1 Provides a full WordPress interface for SWFObject – the best way to embed Flash on your site. By Michael Bester.
Limit Login Attempts 1.3.1 Limit rate of login attempts, including by way of cookies, for each IP. By Johan Eenfeldt.
Multi Column Link List 1.3 Displays a customizable list of links in multiple columns By Dagon Design.
QuickTime Embed 0.2 Standards compliant QuickTime embedding in your blog posts using Javascript, supports vodcasting By Yaosan Yeo.
Reveal IDs for WP Admin 1.1.2 WordPress 2.5+ only. Reveals hidden IDs in Admin interface that have been removed with WordPress 2.5 (formerly known as Entry IDs in Manage Posts/Pages View for WP 2.5). See Options Page for options and information. By Oliver Schlöbe.
Search Pages 2.3 This makes search queries look at pages and posts instead of only posts. Based on the original Search Pages plugin by David B. Nagle. David was inspired by a WordPress hack created by Rob Schlüter. By InternetOfficer SPRL.
SimpleFlickr 3.0.3 This plugin allows you to embed a Simpleviewer Flash Object integrated with a Flickr account. By Josh Gerdes.
TinyMCE Advanced 3.2 Enables advanced features and plugins in TinyMCE. By Andrew Ozz.
Viper’s Video Quicktags 6.1.23 Easily embed videos from various video websites such as YouTube, DailyMotion, and Vimeo into your posts. By Viper007Bond.
WordPress.com Stats 1.3.8 Tracks views, post/page views, referrers, and clicks. Requires a WordPress.com API key. By Andy Skelton.
WordPress Database Backup 2.2.2 On-demand backup of your WordPress database. Navigate to Tools → Backup to get started. By Austin Matzko.
WP-Polls 2.40 Adds an AJAX poll system to your WordPress blog. You can easily include a poll into your WordPress’s blog post/page. WP-Polls is extremely customizable via templates and css styles and there are tons of options for you to choose to ensure that WP-Polls runs the way you wanted. It now supports multiple selection of answers. By Lester ‘GaMerZ’ Chan.
WP-Polls Widget 2.40 Adds a Poll Widget to display single or multiple polls from WP-Polls Plugin. You will need to activate WP-Polls first. By Lester ‘GaMerZ’ Chan.
WP lightbox JS 0.6 Lightbox JS is a simple, unobtrusive script used to to overlay images on the current page written by Lokesh Dhakar. Add rel=”lightbox” attribute to any link tag to activate the lightbox. This plugin integrate its feature into your WordPress blog. By Safirul Alredha.
Broken Link Checker 0.4.14 Checks your posts for broken links and missing images and notifies you on the dashboard if any are found. By Janis Elsts.