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Schedule a post to publish at a future date and time

When you write a post in WordPress you don’t need to publish it right away.  Here’s how to schedule the publication date and time anytime in the future:

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Flowing text around images in posts or pages

If you want text in your posts or pages to automatically flow around images, this is how to do it.

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Change the colour of an individual text link

Normally you’d control the look of text links through your theme’s style sheet, but suppose you want one particular link to have it’s own unique colour. You can do this with a bit of CSS in your text editor.

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Using the Insert More button on the visual editor

When you have a lot of text in a post, you may not want it all showing up on the home page or other places where you list your posts.  You can easily choose to have only a portion of the post show up, with a “Read more” notice for visitors to click on and [...]

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Breaking up lines within a paragraph

To create a new line within a paragraph, use Shift-Enter (or Shift-Return).

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Changing the default text editor size doesn’t work

If you’ve changed the default size of the text editor box in your admin settings, but it’s not taking effect, here’s why.

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Previewing posts or pages

If you’re creating a new post or page, or you’re making changes to existing ones, it’s useful to see what it’s going to look like before making them live.  Here’s how to get a preview.

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Adjusting the size of the text editor

The default size of the box for entering and editing the text of posts and pages is fairly small.  There are a couple of ways to give yourself more writing area.

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Text editor – overview

Here’s a quick overview of the text editor in WordPress 2.6, with both Visual or WYSIWYG, and HTML functionality.

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Removing links from text or images

If you have a link that you want to remove from text or images in WordPress, here’s how to do it in the text editor of your posts or pages.

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Create a link within the text of posts or pages

If you want to link to external sites or other parts of your own site using text within posts or pages, here’s how.

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Using the Auto Save function

WordPress is always automatically saving your posts or pages as you work on them – in case you forget to save or something crashes.  When you see the Auto Save notification at the top of the page, what are your options?

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Create extra space between two paragraphs

If you need to create extra space between paragraphs in the visual editor of WordPress, you cannot just hit the ‘return’ key more than once.  Here’s a simple way to solve the problem.

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Adjust the size of the text editor box for all users

The text editor box for posts or pages is set to just 10 lines when you install WordPress.  While you can adjust the text box size for an individual post or page, if you want the box to always be larger for all users, you can change that default size – here’s how.

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How to paste Word doc text into posts or pages

Don’t copy and paste from a Word document unless you use the “Paste from Word” button.

You have WP 2.7, 2.8, or 2.9
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Adjusting the size of the text editor

The default size of the text editor in WordPress is fairly small.  If you’d like more real estate for your writing, there are a couple of ways to do it – one temporary, the other remains in effect until you change it again.
NOTE: This applies only to the VISUAL mode of the text editor – [...]

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Highlighting quotes or text blocks

If you want to make larger areas of text stand out from all the rest – when quoting someone, for example – then here’s how to do it with “block quoting” in WordPress.

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