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

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13. Tools and Tricks

Updating your site shouldn’t be a chore, and there is a plethora of online tools designed to make it as simple as possible to integrate blogging into your everyday life. You can post right from your desktop (whether or not you’re connected to the Internet), preview changes to your theme files, and check stats to see who’s visiting your site in real time.

In this chapter, we’ll walk you through the process of setting up and using some of these tools to make your blogging experience richer and more rewarding. In almost no time, you’ll be blogging just like a pro!

Tools for Blogging: Different Ways to Post

The Dashboard post editor (see Chapter 4, “Adding Content”) is great, but what about those times when you want to compose ...

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