Welcome to WordPress for Beginners !
The WordPress for Beginners Guide shows you how to setup and create a complete site using WordPress. This is an easy to follow, simple and straight forward guide that takes you through the process of creating a complete, fully functional and professional website, for any purpose, as a beginner using WordPress.
Even if you don't have or know how to obtain a domain name, I show you how to go from step 1 of getting a domain name, all the way to going live with an easy to manage, great looking complete site using WordPress.
In this extensive, very easy to follow step-by-step wordpress for beginners guide you'll learn:
This guide is broken down into four (4) easy to digest sections, each with several videos where I take you step by step through the entire process of setting up a website using WordPress. The course is designed with the WordPress beginner in mind, but I also cover some sections for the total domain and website novice, showing you every step in creating a domain name, hosting, and all the steps to installing and setting up WordPress and customizing it to your liking.
This is a "point and click" course, meaning you won't be learning complicated HTML or PHP coding, but rather an approach that anyone can master, no matter your experience level. You can know nothing about setting up a website and within a couple hours have a beautiful and fully functioning website up and running.
If you are a beginner to WordPress or even domains/hosting and website creation, you'll benefit from this course immensely.
If you're looking for a simple, step-by-step, beginner's guide to setting up a website or WordPress, than this is definitely the course for you.
In this first WordPress for Beginners video we cover how to obtain a domain name, the first necessity to setting up your WordPress site. In this video I'll show you how to setup a domain name using Godaddy, however you'll find a link in the resources of this Lecture where you can get domain names at really good discounts.
In this WordPress for Beginners video you'll learn what settings you need to modify for your new registered domain and how to modify them appropriately for this course. Once you have your domain configured we'll talk about hosting for your new WordPress site.
In this WordPress for Beginners video we cover how to setup a hosting account step by step...another prerequisite to getting your own WordPress install setup. To get the 52% discount discussed in this video, you'll need to enter the code found in the Resources PDF, it won't work without it.
In this WordPress for Beginners video we do a first install of WordPress and I show you all the steps to a clean and proper install of WordPress.
In this WordPress for Beginners video I'll go through all the settings available in WordPress and briefly talk about what each does and how it interacts with your new WordPress site.
In this WordPress for Beginners video we continue with the WordPress settings and navigation.
In this WordPress for Beginners video we will go over the steps to selecting and installing a wordpress theme to your WordPress site.
In this WordPress for Beginners video we cover the basics of how to customize the overall look, functionality and feel of the new WordPress site through your theme and WordPress settings.
In this WordPress for Beginners video we will begin to cover how to create, organize and manage the content of your site within WordPress. Including pages, video/images, posts, categories, etc.
In this WordPress for Beginners video we continue to cover content management within your WordPress Dashboard.
In this WordPress for Beginners video we discuss WordPress plugins, how to install, configure, and utilize WordPress plugins within your wordpress site to enhance it's functions and capabilities.
In this WordPress for Beginners video we'll go over testing the entire WordPress install, site, cleaning up any issues found within the WordPress dashboard or on your actual WordPress site, and more before going live with your new install of WordPress.
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I'm a poet and a writer, and truly an artist at heart. I've always had a knack for figuring out technical things however, and have held several jobs as a technology consultant.
Since 2009 I've run a consulting firm in Chattanooga TN helping small businesses implement and leverage technology and the web. In 2005 I became involved in Internet Marketing, successfully starting several websites and blogs since.
My expertise in consulting and technology is teaching and helping the beginner.