Building Websites With WordPress

Learn how to create, manage, and update your own website using Wordpress.
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  • Lectures 75
  • Contents Video: 5.5 hours
    Other: 0 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2014 English

Course Description

Every day, more and more people and businesses are turning to WordPress to quickly create websites, blogs, and online stores. In this series, Craig Campbell teaches you how to build and theme an entire website using the popular content management system. This course is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no experience with WordPress or web design and development is required. You will start by learning how to download and install WordPress, then jump into learning the basic WordPress settings. From there, Craig shows you how to manage content in WordPress, including inserting and editing images, inserting videos, and building a custom home page, posts page, and image gallery.

This video tutorial also covers WordPress themes, plugins, and how to customize your theme. You will also learn how to manage users, including creating new users, editing and deleting users, and editing your own profile. Finally, Craig will show you how to go live, including finding a host, backing up your site, and updating the database. Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will be fully capable of creating and designing your own WordPress website.

What are the requirements?

  • no prior knowledge of Wordpress or web design is needed.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • install Wordpress remotely and host on local machines.
  • manage and modify a Wordpress-based website to fit specific needs.
  • keep a website up to date with blog posts and media.

What is the target audience?

  • anyone interested in learning to create and manage sites using the leading content management system.

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: Getting Started With WordPress
Important - Download These First - Working Files
Article
What You Will Learn
Preview
00:56
What Is WordPress?
Preview
01:23
Popular WordPress Sites
Preview
04:55
WordPress.org Versus WordPress.com
Preview
03:03
Hosting Your WordPress Site
04:40
How To Access Your Working Files
03:22
Section 2: Installing WordPress
The Advantages Of Local Installation
02:42
Downloading WordPress
03:15
Downloading MAMP For Your Mac
02:25
Creating The MySQL Database For Mac
01:54
Installing WordPress On The Mac
03:56
Downloading XAMPP For PC
03:51
Setting Up XAMPP And Creating A Database For PC
03:15
Installing WordPress On The PC
04:44
Section 3: Basic WordPress Settings
Viewing The Default Website
04:17
An Overview Of The Admin Interface
04:32
Changing The Title And Tagline
02:20
Writing Settings
04:56
Reading Settings
02:53
Discussion Settings
03:52
Media Settings
01:09
Permalink Settings
04:55
Section 4: Content Management In WordPress
Posts And Pages
06:49
Using The WYSIWYG Editor
09:29
Using The Quick Draft And Quick Edit Features
03:15
Inserting And Editing Images
06:47
Featured Images
08:15
Inserting Videos
02:46
Post Formats
04:03
Categories And Tags
06:45
Building Menus
03:57
Managing Comments
04:49
Handling Comment Spam
03:38
Introduction To Widgets
07:17
Building A Custom Home Page
04:38
Building A Posts Page
04:14
Building An Image Gallery
03:47
Section 5: WordPress Themes
Looking At The Default Themes
04:58
Searching For New Themes
03:54
Installing Themes The Easy Way
04:09
Installing Themes Manually
04:23
Understanding The Folder Structure
04:10
Theme-Based Settings
09:54
Theme-Based Plugins
03:22
Theme-Based Widgets
04:04
Page And Post Templates
07:26
Section 6: What Is A Plugin?
How To Find Plugins
03:10
How To Find Plugins
02:36
Installing Plugins The Easy Way
02:49
Installing Plugins Manually
05:37
Recommended SEO Plugins
05:35
Spam Prevention Plugins
03:17
Contact Form Plugins
05:20
Captain Favicon
01:40
Caching Plugins
04:16
Social Media Plugins
02:53
Security Plugins
05:19
Keeping Up With Updates
01:50
When Things Break
04:06
Section 7: Managing Users
Creating New Users
09:25
Editing And Deleting Users
03:29
Editing Your Own Profile
05:16
Section 8: Customizing Your Theme
A Closer Look At Theme Options
06:14
A Closer Look At The Theme Editor
03:07
The Problem With Editing Your Theme
02:52
Creating A Child Theme
10:49
CSS Primer
07:18
Basic Customization With PHP And CSS
09:22
Section 9: Going Live
Finding A Host
02:25
Easy Online WordPress Installation
02:30
Backing Up Your Site
02:33
Restoring The Backup
05:36
Updating The Database
04:00
Section 10: Conclusion
Wrapping Up
00:46

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