WordPress 2016 for Beginners : Build awesome websites!
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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.
3.6 (13 ratings)
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Last updated 7/2015
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Includes:
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 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
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Requirements
  • Computer with Internet connection
  • Download WordPress installer file
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!

Who is the target audience?
  • Students
  • Budding Entrepreneurs
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Small and Medium Business Owners
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Curriculum For This Course
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Before you start the course, here are some tips!
2 Lectures 00:59

Clear your doubts then and there!
00:16
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Introduction
1 Lecture 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.

Preview 06:12
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Introduction to how the web works
7 Lectures 36:39

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
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Introduction to Content Management Systems
2 Lectures 11:09
What is a content management system
05:46

What are the different content management systems available?
05:23
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Introduction to WordPress
4 Lectures 15:25
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
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Wordpress Pages and Posts
2 Lectures 11:27
What is a page? How to create/edit/delete pages?
05:08

What is a post? How to create/edit/delete posts?
06:19
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Wordpress Appearance Menu settings
5 Lectures 23:20
Themes
07:36

Customize
02:02

Widgets
03:53

Menus
06:09

Editor
03:40
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Wordpress Themes
2 Lectures 16:39
How to choose themes for your business?
09:57

How to work with Theme options?
06:42
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Wordpress Plugins
4 Lectures 25:13
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
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Wordpress Tools menu
2 Lectures 10:07
Wordpress Import
06:26

Wordpress Export
03:41
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About the Instructor
Mr. Ashok Chandrasekaran
3.6 Average rating
13 Reviews
2,177 Students
1 Course
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!