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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To WordPress by Susan Gunelius

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Making Your Posts Shine

Now that you understand what all those icons on your post editor toolbar mean, it’s time to put them into action. Adding text enhancements, images, video, and more to your blog posts can make your blog more visually appealing and even add interactivity to your posts. This section teaches you how to do it using the free features available to you from WordPress.com.

Adding Links

Links are an essential part of blogs because they help bloggers cite sources and offer a way for readers to find more information both on your blog and on other sites. As you learned in Chapter 9, using links can also help you increase traffic to your blog through WordPress’s trackback function.
 
To add a text link to your blog post, simply ...

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