It was a long time before I found the page that told me how to do it. I searched many times, and eventually found a discussion that gave a link, which took me to a page that told me what I needed to do. That page called it “preset text”. I had been searching on “initial text in WordPress editor” and “default text in WordPress editor”. Hopefully, this post will help others who search on those terms.
It took a while to convert my old static pages hosted in DreamWeaver. There is a lot of benefit to be derived from doing so, but there are things to know. This page summarizes the essential lessons.
Tips for migrating content from a static site.
Tips on finding good plugins for your WordPress site.
It has taken a great deal of work to convert to WordPress from a static-file site managed with DreamWeaver (a great tool, btw). In the end, I’m glad I did. The benefits are pretty massive, so there enough advantages to outweigh the drawbacks. There are a number of drawbacks, though. (I wish they could be eliminated!)
Tips for getting your WordPress site off the ground.