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June 5, 2009

Log onto WordPress

  1. Go to
  2. On the left side of screen, enter username (greenleycommentary) and password.
  3. Click Login.
  4. Select your blog by clicking the greenleycommentary link (see below)


You will be brought to the Dashboard screen for your site. This is where you will find all the functions and options for updating your site. It will looks something like this (see figure below):

Create a new post using text from a Word document

(this procedure assumes you have already Copied the text from the Word document [with the Copy command, CTRL+C])

  1. From the Dashboard, at top of page
    1. Click New Post
  2. OR on left side of page
    1. Click Posts
    2. From the expanded menu, click Add New


From the Add New Post screen (see below)

  1. Fill in post title
  2. Ensure that the Visual tab is selected
  3. Click the Paste as Plain Text button
  4. A Paste as Plain Text box will pop up. In the box paste the text from Word document with the Paste command, CTRL+V. Click Insert.
  5. You will be returned to the Add New Post screen
  6. Make any formatting changes to the text by using the formatting options (clicking the Toggle Full Screen Mode button will make viewing easier)
  7. In the Categories section, select all applicable categories by clicking the box next to each onenew_post1
  8. Click the HTML tab (see below)
  9. Copy the following text (highlight and then CTRL+C):<p></p><img title=”divider” src=”; alt=”divider” width=”500″ height=”15″ />
    <span style=”font-size:x-small;”>
    <strong>Please note:</strong> the links directly below (after “from–&gt;”) are external links. Clicking on them means you will leave
    the Greenley Commentary Web site. To search Greenley Commentary using categories, use the Search by Category function in the right sidebar.</span>
  10. In the post window, scroll down to the bottom of your post
  11. Paste the text at the very end of the post (click to place cursor and then CTRL+V)
  12. In the Publish section, click Publish to publish your postnew_post2

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