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WordPress: Visual QuickStart Guide by Matt Beck, Jessica Neuman Beck

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2. Get Familiar with WordPress

Now is a good time to settle down with WordPress and get comfortable with the way it works. In this chapter, we’ll give you an overview of how a WordPress blog functions.

We’ll walk you through logging in and navigating the Dashboard, and discuss whether WordPress Turbo is for you. We’ll show you how to back up your content and transfer it to and from another blog.

Upgrading from a previous version of WordPress? No problem! We’ll talk about upgrading automatically and via FTP to get you up and running as quickly as possible.

How WordPress Works: An Overview

A WordPress site consists of two primary components: the WordPress back-end administration system and the front-end Web site that is displayed to people visiting ...

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