Editing Your Designed Website with WordPress and Beaver Builder

Congratulations on your new website! Now that you have a beautifully designed site, it’s time to learn how to manage and update your content using WordPress and Beaver Builder. This guide will cover everything you need to know to effectively manage your site, from editing text and images to adding new pages and managing menus.

Navigating Your WordPress Dashboard

The WordPress dashboard is your control center. Familiarizing yourself with it is the first step in managing your site.

Key Areas of the Dashboard:

  • Posts: Manage your blog posts.
  • Pages: Access and edit static pages on your site.
  • Media: Upload and manage images, videos, and other media files.
  • Appearance: Customize your site’s appearance and menus.
  • Plugins: Manage installed plugins and add new ones.

To navigate, log in to your WordPress admin panel using your credentials. Once logged in, you’ll see the dashboard, which provides quick access to various sections of your site.

Editing Text Content with Beaver Builder

Beaver Builder is a powerful page builder plugin that allows you to edit your site visually.

Steps to Edit Text:

  1. Open Beaver Builder: Navigate to the page you want to edit and click “Edit with Beaver Builder.”
  2. Select Text Module: Click on the text module you want to edit. This will open the text editor.
  3. Edit Text: Make your changes using the text editor. You can format the text, add links, and more.
  4. Save Changes: Click “Done” and then “Publish” to save your updates.

Using Beaver Builder, you can easily update your content without needing to touch any code. This makes it simple to keep your site’s information current and relevant.

Changing and Updating Images

Keeping your images updated ensures that your site remains visually appealing.

Steps to Change Images:

  1. Open Image Module: Click on the image module you want to update.
  2. Upload New Image: Select “Change Image” to upload a new image from your computer or choose one from the media library.
  3. Adjust Settings: Adjust the image settings like size and alignment if needed.
  4. Save Changes: Click “Done” and then “Publish” to save your updates.

Managing and Updating Navigation Menus

Your navigation menu helps visitors find their way around your site. Keeping it updated is crucial for a good user experience.

Steps to Update Menus:

  1. Access Menus: From the dashboard, go to “Appearance” and then “Menus.”
  2. Select Your Menu: Choose the menu you want to edit.
  3. Add New Items: Check the box next to the new page or post you want to add to the menu and click “Add to Menu.”
  4. Organize Menu Items: Drag and drop menu items to arrange them.
  5. Save Menu: Click “Save Menu” to apply your changes.

Adding and Editing Links and Buttons

Adding links and buttons can guide users to other pages, PDFs, or external sites.

Steps to Add/Edit Links:

  1. Open Beaver Builder: Navigate to the page and open Beaver Builder.
  2. Select Module: Click on the button or text module you want to edit.
  3. Add Link: In the module settings, add the URL you want to link to.
  4. Save Changes: Click “Done” and then “Publish” to save your updates.

Steps to Link Images:

  1. Select Image Module: Click on the image module you want to link.
  2. Add Link: In the image settings, find the “Link” option and enter the URL you want to link to.
  3. Save Changes: Click “Done” and then “Publish” to save your updates.

Organizing and Scheduling Blog Posts

Keeping your blog updated with regular posts can improve SEO and keep your audience engaged.

Steps to Organize and Schedule Blog Posts:

  1. Add New Post: From the dashboard, click “Posts” and then “Add New.”
  2. Write and Format: Enter your blog post content. Use headings, images, and other formatting tools to make it engaging.
  3. Set Categories and Tags: Organize your post by setting relevant categories and tags.
  4. Schedule for Publishing: In the “Publish” section, click “Edit” next to “Publish immediately.” Set the desired date and time for your post to go live.

Creating New Pages and Adding Them to the Menu

Expanding your site’s content by creating new pages and ensuring they are accessible through the navigation menu is essential.

Steps to Create New Pages:

  1. Add New Page: From the dashboard, click “Pages” and then “Add New.”
  2. Enter Page Title: Give your new page a title.
  3. Edit with Beaver Builder: Click “Edit with Beaver Builder” to design your page.
  4. Add Content: Use Beaver Builder’s modules to add text, images, and other content.
  5. Publish the Page: Once you’re satisfied with your new page, click “Publish.”

Steps to Add Pages to the Menu:

  1. Access Menus: From the dashboard, go to “Appearance” and then “Menus.”
  2. Select Your Menu: Choose the menu you want to edit.
  3. Add New Page: Check the box next to your newly created page and click “Add to Menu.”
  4. Organize Menu Items: Drag and drop menu items to organize them as you like.
  5. Save Menu: Click “Save Menu” to apply your changes.

Making Links to Images, PDFs, and Pages

Enhance your website’s functionality by adding and editing links.

Steps to Link PDFs:

  1. Upload PDF: First, upload your PDF to the media library.
  2. Copy URL: Copy the URL of the uploaded PDF.
  3. Add Link to Text or Button: Highlight the text or select the button you want to link, click the link icon, and paste the PDF URL.

Steps to Link Pages:

  1. Highlight Text: Highlight the text you want to link.
  2. Add Link: Click the link icon, enter the URL or search for the page you want to link to, and click “Apply.”

By understanding how to navigate your dashboard, edit text and images, manage navigation menus, organize and schedule blog posts, create new pages, and add links to images, PDFs, and other pages, you’ll be able to maintain and update your website’s content effectively. This guide provides the basics to empower you to keep your site fresh and engaging. Happy editing!