WordPress 2016 for Beginners : Build awesome websites!
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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!
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|Section 1: Before you start the course, here are some tips!|
Recommendations for the best lecture experience!Preview
Clear your doubts then and there!
|Section 2: Introduction|
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.comPreview
What is a Domain Record? And what are DNS, SRV, CNAME, MX etc.,
Different components that make up a website – Domain, Hosting, Server, Database
Types of websites – Static HTML, Dynamic, Ecommerce
Web Terminologies explained – Responsive, Cross browser, etc.,
How to choose the right domain name and purchase it
How to choose the right hosting account?
|Section 4: Introduction to Content Management Systems|
What is a content management system
What are the different content management systems available?
|Section 5: Introduction to WordPress|
Brief History about WordPress
Different components of Wordpress
How to install Wordpress – manual, softaculous/installatron
Wordpress Dashboard explained
|Section 6: Wordpress Pages and Posts|
What is a page? How to create/edit/delete pages?
What is a post? How to create/edit/delete posts?
|Section 7: Wordpress Appearance Menu settings|
|Section 8: Wordpress Themes|
How to choose themes for your business?
How to work with Theme options?
|Section 9: Wordpress Plugins|
What are plugins?
How to install, activate and use plugins?
How to use plugin shortcodes?
What are certain essential plugins?
|Section 10: Wordpress Tools menu|
|Section 11: Wordpress Settings menu|
|Section 12: Wordpress User Management|
Users and Roles explained
|Section 13: Wordpress Security Management|
WordPress Security and ways to keep your site secure
|Section 14: Updating your Wordpress site|
Updating WordPress core, themes and plugins
|Section 15: Backing up your Wordpress site|
Importance of backing up your website and how to backup
|Section 16: WordPress Debugging|
Using the WordPress Debug mode and The Chrome Built-in Debugger
|Section 17: Conclusion|
Summary of what we learnt in the course
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!