WordPress 2016 for Beginners : Build awesome websites!

Learn how to build your own business website using the latest WordPress 4.4. All WP features are explained crisply.
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  • Lectures 43
  • Length 4 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 7/2015 English

Course Description

WordPress has become the most powerful platform today to build websites. On date, over 60 million websites all across the world use WordPress, which started off as a simple blogging platform. The simplicity and ease of use are the primary reasons for the rapid adoption of the platform.

In our course, we are going to learn WordPress in the most systematic manner, starting from the basics of domain and hosting to the more advanced features of WordPress. The course is worded in neutral English accent, easily understandable by all.

The course should ideally be completed in a day or so, and once completed, you will be able to build your own WordPress website in under 90 minutes! I assure you a thorough learning experience and would be available 24/7 to answer your queries and doubts. So why wait, let's begin!

What are the requirements?

  • Computer with Internet connection
  • Download WordPress installer file

What am I going to get from this course?

  • How to choose the right domain name for your business
  • How to purchase the domain name online from the cheapest registrar
  • How a website works and what are the different components that make up a website
  • What is a DNS Zone record and what the different fields mean
  • What is a cpanel and what role it plays in website creation
  • What is a content management system and what are the popular content management systems available
  • What is WordPress and what are its advantages
  • Install WordPress to their purchased domain
  • Understand what is a WordPress theme and how to choose the right theme for your business
  • Configuring the various theme options and other settings
  • Use the WordPress dashboard admin panel
  • Create a full fledged WordPress website

What is the target audience?

  • Students
  • Budding Entrepreneurs
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Small and Medium Business Owners

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Before you start the course, here are some tips!
Recommendations for the best lecture experience!
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Clear your doubts then and there!
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Section 2: Introduction
06:12

Hello dear students,

In this video, I will give a brief introduction about myself, followed by an explanation of the various modules that will be part of our course.

Section 3: Introduction to how the web works
What happens when you type a site URL in the browser window? say google.com
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05:01
What is a Domain Record? And what are DNS, SRV, CNAME, MX etc.,
05:57
Different components that make up a website – Domain, Hosting, Server, Database
05:12
Types of websites – Static HTML, Dynamic, Ecommerce
03:24
Web Terminologies explained – Responsive, Cross browser, etc.,
07:49
How to choose the right domain name and purchase it
03:13
How to choose the right hosting account?
06:03
Section 4: Introduction to Content Management Systems
What is a content management system
05:46
What are the different content management systems available?
05:23
Section 5: Introduction to WordPress
Brief History about WordPress
02:35
Different components of Wordpress
02:35
How to install Wordpress – manual, softaculous/installatron
07:35
Wordpress Dashboard explained
02:40
Section 6: Wordpress Pages and Posts
What is a page? How to create/edit/delete pages?
05:08
What is a post? How to create/edit/delete posts?
06:19
Section 7: Wordpress Appearance Menu settings
Themes
07:36
Customize
02:02
Widgets
03:53
Menus
06:09
Editor
03:40
Section 8: Wordpress Themes
How to choose themes for your business?
09:57
How to work with Theme options?
06:42
Section 9: Wordpress Plugins
What are plugins?
02:35
How to install, activate and use plugins?
05:21
How to use plugin shortcodes?
05:15
What are certain essential plugins?
12:02
Section 10: Wordpress Tools menu
Wordpress Import
06:26
Wordpress Export
03:41
Section 11: Wordpress Settings menu
General Settings
03:09
Writing Settings
02:50
Reading Settings
02:36
Discussion Settings
06:15
Media Settings
02:15
Permalinks Settings
02:45
Section 12: Wordpress User Management
Users and Roles explained
05:19
Section 13: Wordpress Security Management
WordPress Security and ways to keep your site secure
13:33
Section 14: Updating your Wordpress site
Updating WordPress core, themes and plugins
06:41
Section 15: Backing up your Wordpress site
Importance of backing up your website and how to backup
10:42
Section 16: WordPress Debugging
Using the WordPress Debug mode and The Chrome Built-in Debugger
10:34
Section 17: Conclusion
Summary of what we learnt in the course
02:23

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Instructor Biography

Mr. Ashok Chandrasekaran, Chief Technology Officer at HashTag Technologies

Hello All,

Myself Ashok, Chief Techie at HashTag Technologies, a WordPress development firm based out of India. I worked for 4 years in Nokia Research & Development as a Lead Security Engineer with expertise in C,C++,Network Security,Linux and Web Technologies. I love WordPress and have developed WP sites for more than 100 clients all across the globe. My assignment at Udemy is to spread the beauty and simplicity of WordPress to all of you. So, rather than sitting here reading a long boring biography, let's get started with the course!

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