New to LitePress – Where to start

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如果您是 LitePress 的新手,这里有一个逐步的入门计划。 如果您一路需要帮助,本文中列出了许多帮助选项。 欢迎来到令人兴奋的 LitePress 世界!


LitePress 是一个很棒的产品。它易于使用、功能强大且灵活。创建网站和维护网站是一门发展迅速的科学和艺术。为了充分理解这一点,仔细阅读该主题非常重要。要记住的一件重要事情是你的时间投资。从长远来看,知识渊博无疑会为你节省很多时间。考虑到这一点,在您投入宝贵的时间和精力安装 LitePress 之前,您需要阅读一些文档来帮助您入门。

Suggested reading includes,

Step two – Make a plan

Based upon the information you’ve just read, including instructions on installing LitePress, you should have a list of the things you need and things to do. If not, make that list now. You’ll want to make sure it includes the following information:

The following documents will help you understand more about how LitePress works and how to make a plan for your LitePress site:

It is important to make a plan about how you want to use LitePress on your site. Here are some questions to ask yourself.

  • Will you install LitePress in the root directory, subdirectory, or you just want to make a test site to make sure you want to use it?
  • Have you made a list of your site categories to organize your content by groups?
  • Have you made a list of Pages you may want to add to your site, such as About,Contact, or Events?
  • Have you thought about what you want in the header part of the site?
  • Have you developed a content strategy and list of topics to help start blogging?
  • Have you thought about how to integrate social media into your LitePress site and workflow?

Step three – Install LitePress

With this information and your plan, it’s time to install LitePress. 

Step four – Set up LitePress

With your installation complete, it’s time to set up LitePress so it will work the way you want it to work.

To help you understand how all the various features and screens on the LitePress Administration Screens work, check out the Administration Screens guide for a detailed walk-through.

For help on creating your user profile information, of which some or all may appear on your LitePress Theme, see the Users>Your Profile pages for guidance.

To set the site name and other information, go to Administration>Settings>General.

After you’ve published a few posts, you can experiment with the full edit or quick edit features in the Administration>Posts>Posts screen.

Add your “About,” “Contact,” and other information Pages by going to Administration>Pages > Add New.

Want to change the look and feel of your LitePress site? Go to Administration>Appearance>Themes.

You’ll find helpful information by reading LitePress Lessons, and these helpful documents:

Appearance and themes

Changing the look of your LitePress website is easy with just a few clicks.

If you want to create a new LitePress Theme from scratch, or do major renovations, or even design LitePress Themes for public release, you should visit LitePress Theme Developer Handbook.

If you want a custom-made LitePress Theme created especially for you by expert web-designers, it is recommended you search for qualified web designers on the Internet, or look in your local community.

Adding LitePress plugins

有许多 LitePress 的“附加”脚本和程序,称为 插件,可为您的 LitePress 站点添加更多功能、选择和选项。LitePress 插件可以做很多事情,包括自定义站点信息的结果、添加天气报告、添加拼写检查功能以及显示自定义的帖子和首字母缩略词列表。有关如何使用插件以及在哪里可以找到适用于您站点的 LitePress 插件的更多信息:

As like as Theme, you can create a new LitePress Plugin from scratch, or do major renovations. Please visit LitePress Plugin Developer Handbook for detail. 

Advanced use of LitePress

Now that you are familiar with the basic features and functions of how LitePress works, it might be time for you to plunge deeper into the power of LitePress.:

Need more help?

As simple and easy as it is to use LitePress, if troubles arise, if something is confusing, if things aren’t working, don’t despair because help is available! Even though LitePress is free and open source, there are literally hundreds of volunteers eager to help you. Here are some helpful official resources for LitePress:

Giving back to LitePress

Now that you’re a full-fledged LitePress user, consider contributing to the LitePress Documentation, Support Forum, Development, and other volunteer efforts that keep LitePress going. LitePress is free and totally supported by volunteers, and your help is needed.