Building Custom WordPress Sites from Scratch
4.6 (178 ratings)
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Building Custom WordPress Sites from Scratch

Learn how to build customized WordPress Sites. Over 9 hours of training from an leading expert
4.6 (178 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
5,998 students enrolled
Created by Infinite Skills
Last updated 1/2017
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This course includes
  • 9 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to install host, and configure a complete WordPress solution for a professional site.
  • How to design a custom WordPress theme using industry standard graphic design tools and creative techniques.

  • How to work with HTML, PHP, and CSS elements of WordPress to have precise control over page layout and site components.

  • How to extend the functionality of any WordPress site with plugins and free tools.
Description
A Verifiable Certificate of Completion is presented to all students who undertake this course.

WordPress offers more flexibility for creating personal and professional sites than any other content management system on the market. Now, in this multi-part WordPress training course from InfiniteSkills, you'll learn everything you need to know to create a completely custom site from the ground up, from design, to installation and everyday management.

This highly informative course goes starts with the planning stages, helping you make key decisions and establish a professional wireframe in Adobe Illustrator, before moving through Photoshop for graphic design and onto WordPress itself for installation, configuration and customization with plugins and content. In 114 lessons, you will learn how to design, build and manage a professional web presence, using the latest technologies at your disposal. No other WordPress tutorial series offers such an extensive guide to website creation!

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone looking for an easy and affordable way to create their own custom website for a business or personal use.
  • Any current WordPress user wanting create a custom theme or learn how to manipulate components and settings for a comprehensive design.
  • Anyone who wants a comprehensive guide to web design that incorporates image manipulation and graphic design.
Course content
Expand all 114 lectures 08:51:22
+ Moving The Design To Photoshop
13 lectures 01:15:07
Getting The Design Into Photoshop
06:55
Adjusting The Canvas Size
03:50
Introducing Smart Objects
05:43
Breaking Apart The Layout - Part 1
06:19
Breaking Apart The Layout - Part 2
05:57
Breaking Apart The Rest Of The Layout
04:35
Organizing The Layers Panel
05:31
Building Out The Header
04:15
Inserting The Header Texture And A Clipping Group
07:25
Inserting Photographs - Part 1
05:04
Inserting Photographs - Part 2
06:13
Building The Center Section
08:20
Finalizing The Layout
05:00
+ Installing WordPress Locally On The PC And Mac
7 lectures 30:11
Downloading WordPress
02:49
Downloading XAMPP For PC
02:51
Starting Up XAMPP And Creating The MySQL Database
04:53
Installing WordPress On The PC
06:18
Downloading MAMP For Mac
02:13
Pointing MAMP To WordPress
03:46
Creating The Database And Installing WordPress On The Mac
07:21
+ Getting WordPress Set Up
5 lectures 20:39
Viewing And Touring The Admin Console
04:01
Viewing The WordPress Front And Backend
03:17
WordPress Main Areas
04:59
Permalink Option Settings
04:00
Changing The Sites Theme
04:22
+ Building A Custom WordPress Theme
14 lectures 01:16:54
Viewing The Template Files And A Note About Text Editors
05:31
Defining The Main Layout Components - Part 1
06:25
Defining The Main Layout Components - Part 2
05:00
Adjusting The Layout Width
04:52
Starting The Sites Header
06:01
Slicing The Layout's Header Graphic
07:07
Saving The Header Background
05:16
Correcting The File Structure
02:49
Inserting The Header Graphic Into The CSS
05:04
Extracting The Logo From The Photoshop Layout
05:21
Inserting The Logo And Making Code Adjustments
07:58
Resizing The Logo
03:12
Roughing In The Slidshow - Part 1
06:33
Roughing In The Slidshow - Part 2
05:45
+ Building The Site's News Feed
12 lectures 53:35
Understanding How Posts And The Loop Works
06:20
Writing And Publishing Posts
05:04
Setting A Featured Image Post Thumbnail - Part 1
05:26
Setting A Featured Image Post Thumbnail - Part 2
06:51
Inserting The More Tag
02:48
Creating Additional Test Posts
02:55
Setting The Blog Loop Background Graphic
07:29
Controlling Background Tiling
04:12
Adding The Blog Loop Title
03:27
Customizing How Posts Display - Part 1
02:40
Customizing How Posts Display - Part 2
03:50
Finalizing The Blog Loop
02:33
+ Building The Site Pages And Main Menu
5 lectures 17:50
Understanding Pages Versus Posts
03:13
Publishing Pages And Updating The Menu
04:11
Creating Additional Test Pages
03:21
Controlling The Order Of Menu Items
05:01
Finishing Up The Menu
02:04
+ Building The Layout's Center Section
7 lectures 34:10
Saving The Graphic For The Center Section
05:25
Coding The Center Section
06:07
Applying The Background Texture
04:48
Extracting The Center Section Graphics
05:04
Coding The Center Graphics
03:51
Final Center Box Adjustments
05:52
Setting Center Box Hyperlinks
03:03
+ Building An Automated Slideshow
6 lectures 26:53
Downloading And Installing The Gallery Plugin
04:01
Inserting The Gallery Code
02:31
Creating The Slideshow Graphics
05:22
Building The Slide Posts
06:04
Configuring The Slideshow
04:49
Removing The Gallery Posts From The Loop
04:06