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- Have the skills to start making money on the side, as a casual freelancer, or full time as a work-from-home freelancer
- Easily create a beautiful HTML & CSS website with Bootstrap (that doesn't look like generic Bootstrap websites!)
- Convert any static HTML & CSS website into a Custom WordPress Theme
- Have a thorough understanding of utilizing PHP to create WordPress websites & themes
- Feel comfortable with the process of turning static websites into dynamic WordPress websites
- Fully understand how to use Custom Post Types and Advanced Custom Fields in WordPress
- Allow your clients to update their websites by themselves by creating user accounts
- Have a basic understanding of HTML, CSS and PHP (all courses I offer)
- Have access to a code editor, free or otherwise. I suggest Coda 2, as that's the editor I use exclusively.
- An Internet connection is required.
- A fresh copy of Bootstrap and WordPress (we will go over this in the beginning of the course).
- Download & Install MAMP (or alternatives — we cover this in the course)
- Your favourite drink.
Do you want to supercharge your HTML, CSS & PHP knowledge and learn how to turn them into a real business that can make you more money as a freelancer?
Whether you're a freelance designer, entrepreneur, employee for a company, code hobbyist, or looking for a new career — this course gives you an immensely valuable skill that will enable you to either:
Make money on the side
So you can save up for that Hawaiian vacation you've been wanting, help pay off your debt, your car, your mortgage, or simply just to have bonus cash laying around.
Create a full-time income
WordPress developers have options. Many developers make a generous living off of creating custom WordPress themes and selling them on websites like ThemeForest. Freelance designers and developers can also take on WordPress projects and make an extra $1,000 - $5,000+ per month.
Who Should Take This Course?
Graphic & Web Designers
Graphic designers are extremely talented, but ask them to code their designs and they'll freeze up! This leaves them with no other choice but to hire a web developer. Any professional graphic designers knows web developers can be expensive.
If you're a designer, learning to code your own WordPress websites can change your business entirely! Now, not only are you a great designer, but you're a skillful developer, too! This puts you in a position tomake an extra $1,000 – $5,000 per project.
Entrepreneurs have big dreams, and in many cases, shoestring budgets. In order to survive in the cut-throat world of the Startup company, it's a necessity to have a world-class website. However, world-class websites come with a large price tag.
If you can learn how to build a high-quality startup website by yourself, then you've just saved yourself a lot of cash, tens of thousands of dollars in many cases.
Employees of a company
Any company knows the education & training of their employees is key to a thriving team.
Depending on the type of company you work for, if you understand how to code, and can develop CMS driven websites, that gives you negotiating power for a better position, or a higher salary.
It's fun to learn challenging new skills. Code hobbyists can add dynamic websites to their arsenal of tools to play with — you can even sell WordPress themes and plugins for cash! The possibilities are truly endless.
People Looking for a New Career
Are you out of work? Looking for a more rewarding job? Desire a career that can allow you to work almost anywhere in the world? Becoming a Web Developer might be the answer for you.
Web developers are paid well, anywhere from $33,000 to more than $105,000 per year. They get to work at amazing companies that are changing the world, or they enjoy the ability to start their own companies, become location-independent and work from home, from coffee shops, in an airplane, on the beach, or wherever they want!
Final Project Features
Throughout this entire course, you work towards building an incredibly beautiful, 100% custom website using the Bootstrap framework. The coolest part? The Bootstrap website doesn't look anything like the Bootstrap websites you see all over the Internet. It's a highly customized design, and the type of website layout I use when I build custom WordPress websites for my real-life clients.
The final project features:
Sexy & Modern Design
You get to work with a modern, professional quality design & layout.
Quality HTML5 & CSS3
You'll learn how hand-craft a stunning website with valid, semantic and beautiful HTML5 & CSS3.
Allow your clients to easily update their websites by converting your static websites to dynamic websites, using WordPress.
You can dramatically increase your efficiency, and supercharge your web development skills. And by doing so, you'll effectively be able to take on more projects, charge higher rates, and make more money as a freelancer.
Why take this course?
I don't mess around. I do this for a living, and I'm sharing you my exact process for making a comfortable living as a work-from-home web developer. There is absolutely no filler in this course, no fluff, just 100% quality content, nothing less. If you take this course, follow my lead, and take action — I guarantee you will not only love the course, but you'll see real results; you will have the skills & confidence to take on WordPress projects for clients, charge more money, and make the value of the course back in a single project. If you hate the course (which you won't) you have 30-days to get a 100% refund — no risk, no problem.
Stop wasting time, and come learn with me! Enroll today!
- This course is for those who are self-driven and take action! The skills you will learn in this course will allow you to create an income on the side, or build a full-time business creating custom WordPress websites for clients.
- Do you have a basic understanding of HTML, CSS and PHP? This course will supercharge those skills and turn them into incredibly valuable assets.
- If you don't have a basic understanding of HTML, CSS or PHP, you're going to have a difficult time with this course, and should brush up on those skills before investing in this course.
- This course is probably not for you if you don't like humour, fast-paced hands-on learning, or learning skills that can change your life.
- This course is for those who want to start a web development business on the side, or full-time as a work-from-home freelancer.
- This course is probably not for you if you don't like humour, fast-paced hands-on learning, or learning skills that can significantly improve your business or even change your life.
- If you like the idea of creating an income on the side, learning to code custom WordPress websites with a framework like Bootstrap is a surefire way to get yourself some extra freelance gigs.
Welcome to Boost Your Income with Bootstrap to WordPress!
In this lecture, I'll make it clear to you why you made an incredibly smart decision. I cover a few important points, including:
- How learning WordPress can boost your income by $1k - $5k, or more!
- How anyone from a graphic designer, to a self-employed entrepreneur can greatly improve their career by taking this course.
- How you'll make the value of this course back tenfold in a single, paid WordPress project.
In this lecture, we're going to take a look at the final WordPress website we're going to have built by the end of the course. You'll see:
- The beautiful, custom home page
- Dynamic testimonials
- How to edit the logo in the WordPress customizer
- The custom blog page
- How to add dynamic resources
- Contact page
- The WordPress admin panel
Bootstrap is the most popular front-end framework on the web today. In this lecture, I talk about how learning to properly use Bootstrap can save yourself hundreds of hours, and increase your work output by up to 100%.
With millions of websites powered with it, WordPress is the most popular free CMS software on the web. WordPress powers websites for The New Yorker, Beyoncé, Smart Passive Income with Pat Flynn, John Mayer, and even my own blog! WordPress gives you the ability to create robust websites that allow your clients to update their website by themselves.
Learning it is easy if you have the right person showing you how — that's where I come in!
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At the end of this lecture I may mention what's coming up in the next lecture, and then you'll see that you are all of a sudden a few lectures ahead based on the Lecture # - don't worry, those lectures have been moved to the very end of the course. Why? They're not entirely important for learning how to code WordPress websites. This new arrangement just lets you get into the goods quicker!
In this lecture we're going to download the Bootstrap framework. Please keep in mind that this course was built Bootstrap v3.3.1, so we'll be using that version. However, it's always a good idea to use the latest software version for any project, so once you've completed the course, update your Bootstrap version and challenge yourself to make sure everything is compatible!
In this lecture, we will code the basic HTML skeleton of our web page.
In this lecture, we learn how to download and install the free icon font library, FontAwesome, to our website.
In this lecture, we're going to download WordPress. At the time of the recording of this course, the latest version of WordPress was 4.0. It is recommended that you also use Version 4.0 while you're following along with the lectures (to avoid running into bugs that haven't yet been addressed in future versions).
However, once you've completed the course, update your WordPress version to the latest stable release (if available)! It is strongly advised that you keep your software up-to-date—including WordPress and all it's plugins—to avoid flaws in the code, and to keep you and your website visitors safe from malware, and hackers.
A zip file containing WordPress 4.0 is available for download in this lecture.
In this lecture, we'll install WordPress in less than 5 minutes!
In this lecture, we're going to dive right into WordPress and create our first custom template!