This course is about learning WordPress. You'll learn all the basic tools you need in order to create and fully customize as well as optimize a WordPress website.
You'll learn a lot and along the way we'll be there to help guide you through the process of learning WordPress, A-Z.
At the end of this course you'll have learned how to use many developmental tools which are required in order to be a WordPress developer.
The course is structured in a series of videos in which we guide you step by step through the process. It'll be a chance for you to show the world what you're made of.
An introduction to the purpose of the course.
What is the purpose of this course?
An outline of the entire series. We'll show talk about the tools we need, the things we'll think about and the hopes of the course.
The rules of building a portfolio website. What are the elements that people look for. What is or is not acceptable.
uWamp local hosting software so that you can develop your website locally, without the need for an internet connection.
Installing Mamp software so that we can develop our WordPress website locally.
Learn how to Install WordPress and configure phpMyAdmin for your Portfolio Website.
Configurations you have to make in order for your WordPress website to function its best.
Here's the information you'll need in order to get your free DW-Resume theme at www.DesignWall.com so that you can move on through the next part of the course.
Using DesignWall Resume which gives you an opportunity and the essential features you need to highlight your skills and expertise.
Beginning the process of customizing WordPress to you as an individual.
We're all different so our Portfolio websites will say different things.
What will yours say about you?
Continuing the process of customizing our WordPress Website
Finishing the process of customization on your WordPress website.
The process of purchasing your Domain name using the Domain Name System.
Purchasing Hosting and becoming familiar with the ones we use ourselves.
Now that we've got our Domain name registered and web hosting purchase, we need to get our WordPress site uploaded and database configured so that the website will be live.
When we go from local development to live hosting development, we need to make a few configuration changes to our database for our website to properly function. We'll talk about that here.
We'll install Search Engine Optimization plugins, minifying plugins, and site mapping plugins.
Using Content Delivery Networks to make our website even faster. Content Delivery Networks such as:
Troubleshooting the common errors which might occur when using Content Delivery Networks to make your website faster. Including security bugs and failure for certain resources to load.
A recap to what we've accomplished.
Hello World! My name is Loi Tran and I'm a Software Developer turned Project Manager at DesignWall.
I took this job because I believe in it. I believe in education, programming, and the future of technology; among other things. I believe that the future for online education is bright and I want to be a part of it.
I went to school for Computer Science. Although I don't know everything about software development I work with a room filled with people who I think combined, may; at least collectively. We worked together to come up with our series in order to give you some collective knowledge of what it takes to develop your WordPress Websites.
We've got over 40 years of combined experience in Software development and our company just celebrated our 11th year in Business.