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WAB Blogs: Getting Started

Tutorials and instructions on how to use WAB's self-hosted WordPress Blogs.

Getting Started with WAB Blogs

Below are some fundamental skills you will need to know to get up and running with your WAB Blog.

Adding a Basic Post

1. Click + New > Post.

2. Add title, add text or add a picture, select a category and publish.

Saving a Post as a Draft

To save a post for you (or someone else) to come and publish later, follow the instructions below:

  1. Go + New > Post
  2. Add a title, add an image by dragging it in, add a link choose a category or subject and click SAVE DRAFT.

Adding Images to a Post

To upload an image to a post follow the instructions below:

  1. Add or edit a post.
  2. Click Upload files.
  3. Drag and drop or if you are on a phone or tablet, tap ‘Select files‘ and choose the picture from your photo library.
  4. Click ‘Insert into Post’.

Embedding a link in a post

If you have shared an embedded TigerTube video in a blog or other platform, you may want to share or view the view on Tigertube using the video URL.

Here’s how:

1. Highlight the text that you'd like to use as the link.

2. Click on the link icon.

3. Paste in the link.

4. Click the arrow or hit enter on your keyboard.