How Easy It Is To Use WordPress [VIDEO]

August 21, 2013    Reading Time: 2 Minutes

In this video I go over one of our client’s websites that we’ve built on WordPress. I show the back-end and how easy it is for her to manage her blog that we’ve customized.

Video: How Easy It Is To Use WordPress – Graticle Design

 

Video Transcription

Hi, my name’s Shawn and I’m with Graticle Design, a web design agency.

Today I want to go over a platform that we use called WordPress for all of our client’s websites.

I just want to show you how easy it is to use WordPress and what it looks like for our clients.

Here is an example of one of those websites: iklugg.com

This website is a blog and the owner posts recipes, diy articles, and general blog posts. She has a customized backend that we’ve developed for her to make it extremely easy to add content to this website. This is all without being technical and relying on someone just to make a blog post.

So if we login to her website, we are now in WordPress. This is the view that she sees while managing her blog.

As you can see, we have the recipe section, and if you click on it, you’ll notice that all of her recipes are kept and organized here.

If we click on the Mexican Black Bean and Corn Salad recipe, you can see that she adds content and has numerous images.

It’s very easy to add an image, she can just click on Add Media and then can drag and drop an image to be placed in the blog post.

The front-end or public facing side of the website automatically resizes the image to make it fit to the page. It also automatically scales it down so the image is lightweight.

She also has a featured image and categories that she can add her recipe post to. She has Time Servings and Level option for the time is takes to cook this recipe, how many servings, and the difficulty of cooking it. There is also the Ingredient List that she can add, reorder, and remove from. There is also an Optional Garnishes for the recipe as well.

Finally she has a Directions area where she can list out the directions for cooking.

WordPress then compiles all of this content, and put the page together automatically. When she’s finished, she hits the Update button and everything else is taken care of.

As you can see, it’s extremely easy to edit a website on WordPress. We’ve obviously heavily customized her website, and that’s typically what we do for all of our client’s websites to make it even easier to manage.

If you have any questions or would like us to design and develop a WordPress website for you, you can go to graticle.com/contact or you can give us a call at (360) 450-3711 and we’ll help you out.

Last updated on August 31, 2016. Shawn is the President of Graticle, Inc. You can follow him at Google+

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Our school has been working with Shawn at Graticle for years, and we are continually grateful for and wowed by his expertise and service. They are responsive, approachable, and great at what they do! We especially appreciate that responses to any question we have are accompanied by easy to understand videos or screen shots. We value and appreciate our ongoing partnership with Graticle and highly recommend them!

Angela Maguire

Communications & Marketing Director

The Gardner School

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Shawn is a delight to work with. He meets deadlines on time and always gives a heads up when he foresees that there may be delay.

Shawn has a strong design aesthetic and was easily able to convey a fresh and modern portrayal of our brand in all of the pieces that he has worked on.

Best of all, I love that I can go to him for advice on a project that I haven’t found a solution for yet. Shawn makes a great teammate to brainstorm a solution—one that will work for your business—and design goals.

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Marketing Manager

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Toronto, Ontario