WordPress for Beginners - WordPress Websites Made Easy
What you'll learn
- Create a basic WordPress website from scratch, incorporating themes and plugins for a customized user experience.
- Analyze and troubleshoot common WordPress issues to ensure smooth functionality and optimal performance.
- Design visually appealing and responsive web pages using WordPress' visual editor and customizer.
- Identify where investing in your website is smart and where you should save your money.
- No programming experience needed. You will learn everything you need to know in a simple step-by-step course.
In this course, you'll learn everything from picking a host and domain to creating a complete website. I'll cover all the important features in WordPress, showing you how to use and set them up. And you can even watch me build a WordPress website to see how it's done. If you ever have questions, contact the instructor directly!
Who is this Wordpress course for?
Ever wanted to create a professional-looking website but didn't know how to begin? Well, now you can! This is a comprehensive course suitable for anyone, regardless of your technical skills. No prior knowledge is required for this course! The focus is on teaching you to build a site without getting bogged down with all the technical jargon.
Once you are happy navigating around your new tools, we'll go through the main features you will need as you create your site, including:
The WYSIWYG Editor. This is where you enter all of your website content.
The Media Library, to manage your images, videos, sound files and other media you want to share on your site.
Wordpress Settings, and I'll take you step by step to set those up just right.
We'll look at the differences between Wordpress posts and pages, and I'll give you a simple way of knowing which one to use on any occasion.
We'll create a contact form on the site so visitors can get in touch.
We'll setup an About us page, and I'll explain why this page is important and what information to include on it.
We'll cover the legal pages you need.
We'll discuss the navigation system on your site, and how you can set up customized navigation in the header, sidebar or footer of your site. We'll also talk about internal site linking.
We'll cover Wordpress security, and set up a system that will keep the site safe from hackers.
We'll check out some great free plugins.
You'll get "Cheat Sheets" for each lesson outlining the main points that you can reference at any time.
Finally, I'll give you a free WordPress Website Crash Course Checklist for creating your site.
By the end of this course, you will have a website that you are truly proud of.
Who this course is for:
- Small business owners and individuals who need a website to validate their business
- Entrepreneurs looking for a website side hustle
Micah Terpstra is a dynamic individual, excelling in his roles as a passionate web designer & developer and a licensed teacher. Driven by a profound commitment to student empowerment, he enthusiastically imparts his extensive knowledge and skills, guiding learners on a transformative journey in the world of web development. By combining his creative flair with pedagogical expertise, Micah ensures that his students gain not only the technical know-how but also the confidence to design and build stunning WordPress websites that truly stand out in the digital landscape.