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WordPress Web Design For Dummies by Lisa Sabin-Wilson

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Chapter 4

Managing Content with WordPress

In This Chapter

arrow Archiving your content

arrow Working with permalinks

arrow Feeding your readers with RSS

WordPress provides you with many ways to organize, categorize, and archive content on your website or blog (or both!). Packaged within the WordPress software is the capability for you to maintain chronological and categorized archives of your publishing history, enabling your website visitors to easily find and read the content they’re interested in. WordPress uses PHP and MySQL technology to sort and organize everything you publish in an order that you, and your readers, can access by date and category. This archiving process is done automatically with every post you publish to your blog.

In this chapter, you find out all about WordPress archiving, from categories to tags and more. You also discover how to take advantage of the built-in permalink system that creates search engine optimization–friendly permalinks for your site. Finally, this chapter takes you through all the types of content you can build within WordPress. When people refer to content, they assume you mean posts and pages that you publish, which is true; but there are other types ...

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