Easily Build A WordPress Website - Avada Theme
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Easily Build A WordPress Website - Avada Theme

Use WordPress and the Avada theme to create a beautiful and professional website!
4.3 (100 ratings)
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1,939 students enrolled
Created by Melissa Taylor
Last updated 8/2018
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  • 4.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • This class is for Avada theme version 5.5.2. Please know that BEFORE you buy the class.
  • This class is for beginners to intermediate level website designers/developers
  • You will learn a broad overview of what WordPress is and why you should use it to build your website
  • Learn how to download, install, and customize the Avada theme to build out your website.
  • Learn every Avada Theme option, including global options to update elements of the site from one location, and on-page options that will allow you to override the global options for that one particular page.
  • Learn how to build out a page using the Fusion Page Builder, how to add elements like text, blogs, image carousels, flip boxes and more
  • Learn how to build out your blog page, segment the posts onto various pages, setup categories, etc.
  • Learn how to build a slider element to use on your pages
Course content
Expand 24 lectures 04:19:40
+ Introduction
24 lectures 04:19:40

This lesson will give you insight into what you will learn throughout this class.

Preview 01:28

You will get a broad overview of what WordPress is and why you should be using it. Wordpress is a very powerful, very popular content management system (also called a CMS) that allows you to build a powerful website using plugins, built-in features, theme, and even a page builder.  Wordpress is free and open source, comes available with most hosting plans, and is installable via a one-click install system. Wordpress is older than Twitter and Facebook and has more than 50,000 free plugins available for you to use in building your sites.

Preview 02:31

In this lesson, we will review how to get into the WordPress admin area and view the dashboard. All of the WP admin options will be reviewed including: Pages, Posts, Media Library, Appearance, Plugins, Tools, Users, Comments, and Settings.

Preview 12:22

Avada is a very powerful theme that has a LOT of great options to help you to easily build your website. This lesson will review the pros and the cons of using the Avada theme.

Pros and Cons of the Avada Theme
03:42

This lesson will review the Avada theme and how and where to buy it. We will review exactly how to install Avada (it's a multi-step process and we will go thru all the steps), what plugins are required for the theme, how to register your product, and how to update Fusion patches.

How to Purchase, Download & Install the Avada Theme
14:54

In this lesson, we will go thru the various options within the Avada control panel including the Welcome tab, registration, support tab and how to setup a support account, the FAQ page and videos, the Demos section, the required plugins and plugins that come pre-installed with the theme, the system status page and what some options mean, the fusion patcher, and the rest of the Avada Theme Options.

Review of the Avada Tab Options
09:59

In this lesson, we will review the Avada theme options and how to use them to customize your website. There are a LOT of options, which is great because that allows you to do a ton of customization. In this and the following lessons, we'll go thru each of the options and the customizations you can do for each.

Layout & Menu - Global Options
19:58

In this lesson, we will review the Avada theme options for responsive design and color.

Responsive Design & Colors - Global Options
05:29

In this lesson, we will review the Avada theme options for the header bar, logo, and page title bar.

Header, Logo, & Page Title Bar - Global Options
17:02

In this lesson, we will review the Avada theme options for the sliding bar, footer, and sidebars.

Sliding Bar, Footer, and Sidebar - Global Options
15:39

In this lesson, we will review the Avada theme options for background designs, typography, the blog, and the portfolio.

Background, Typography, Blog, and Portfolio - Global Options
17:49

In this lesson, we will review the Avada theme options for social media, slideshows, the elastic slider, and lightbox.

Social Media, Slideshows, Elastic Slider and Lightbox - Global Options
09:53

In this lesson, we will review the Avada theme options for the contact form, search feature, extra and advanced elements.

Contact Form, Search, Extra, and Advanced - Global Options
19:15

In this lesson, we will review the Avada theme options for custom CSS, fusion elements, and the import/export feature.

Custom CSS, Fusion Elements, Import & Export - Global Options
10:19

In this lesson, we will review how to setup and customize your blog page(s) of your site and how to show all or just a few blog posts on your page(s).

Building a Blog Post
21:29

In this lesson, we will review how to build a page from scratch using the Avada page builder, and how to modify an existing page.

Building a Page Using the Page Builder
17:01

In this lesson, we will discuss templates and how you can build your own for use within your site to reuse elements and to save time. We will also discuss various templates that come with a demo and with the theme that you can import and customize as needed.

Creating & Using Templates Throughout Your Site
05:09

In this lesson, we will discuss the Portfolio that comes with the Avada theme, and how you can set it up and customize it for your website.

Creating a Portfolio
05:40

In this lesson, we will review the navigation menu, how to edit an existing menu, how to create a new menu, and how to place them within your site in various locations.

How to Build, Edit, or Remove the Navigation Menu
09:24

In this lesson, we will review the fusion slider that comes with the Avada theme, and how to customize it then use it within your site.

Build Sliders Using the Fusion Slider
14:27

In this lesson, we will review widgets and how they can be useful for adding content and functionality to your site.

Creating & Using Widgets
09:46

In this lesson, we will review various plugins and how they can help add functionality to your site.

Installing & Using Plugins
09:08

In this lesson, we will review how to keep your website up to date. We will go thru updating the Avada theme step-by-step to keep it current with the latest version. We will also review how to update plugins and the WordPress software.

Maintenance - Updating Your Theme, Plugins, and WordPress Files
06:24

Watch this last class to get one final Avada tip!

One Final Avada Tip!
00:52
Requirements
  • This class is for beginners to intermediate level website designers/developers. I will be using WordPress and the Avada Theme. Some knowledge of domain name registration and website hosting will be helpful to know in order to setup your platform for building your website.
Description

Wordpress is a very powerful, very popular content management system (also called a CMS) that allows you to build a powerful website using plugins, built-in features, theme, and even a page builder.  Wordpress is older than Twitter and Facebook and has more than 50,000 free plugins available for you to use in building your sites.

In this class, we will review what WordPress is and how it works, and why you should use it to build your website. Then, I will show you how to download and use one of the most popular WordPress themes, Avada. It's a highly customizable and very easy to use theme that will allow you to easily build a professional and original WordPress website.

I will review every Avada Theme option, including global options that will allow you to update elements of the site from one location, and on-page options that will allow you to override the global options for that one particular page.

Avada is an amazingly powerful and customizable theme that will allow you to build a beautiful website with tons of built in features that will make your website eye-catching and professional.

Who this course is for:
  • Beginner or intermediate users who want to be able to install a WordPress theme, then customize it to build out their website.