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- Turn any standard WordPress site into a forms and workflow automation system
- Install WordPress on some of the most popular hosting platforms
- Setup WordPress email notifications (even if your hosting provider blocks SMTP)
- Customize WordPress email notifications and confirmations per workflow
- Understand what WordPress themes and plugins are and how to use them
- Use the Gravity Forms WordPress plugin to automate your business processes
- Create WordPress users and assign specific permissions
- Assign different approves per workflow
- Automatically convert submitted WordPress forms to PDF files
- Students need to own or to be able to purchase basic Gravity Forms plugin license
Update: 16/1/17 - Based on feedback I have updated the course with new lectures and improved audio!
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WordPress is well known for its content management capabilities, plugins, themes, and has great use in online marketing. In fact it is the #1 platform in the world for setting up blogs and sites.
However, is is often overlooked that with the right combination of plugins, WordPress can be used for other tasks as well, including "offline" businesses, and workflow automation.
This course takes you from having no WordPress site at all to owning a fully automated forms, and workflow approval system. By the end of the course you will have a working WordPress site, you'll know how to setup forms and email notifications, and how to automatically process and approve requests.
What's the course about?
The course is about forms and workflows automation with WordPress.
What does it mean?
It means that by the end of this course you'll learn how to turn any WordPress site into an automation system for forms and approval workflows.
What can you use it for?
Anything from job application forms and vacation approvals to daily checklists and change management - you are only limited by your imagination!
Why did I make this course?
Simple - I am using the same techniques myself on a daily basis with my team, they are cost-effective, they work, and I love sharing my experience and knowledge with others.
Who should enroll?
This course is targeted to anyone who is looking to
add automation to his daily "office" tasks without spending a lot of
money on workflows and approval tools.
Are there any prerequisites?
There is only one - You need to own, or to be able to purchase a single site license for Gravity Forms plugin ($39), in order to complete the course.
If you don't already own a WordPress site - Don't worry, This course shows how to setup one in less than 10 minutes.
If you don't know how to write code - Don't worry you can complete this course without writing a single line of code!
Course materials includes form resource files, to help you complete course objectives and interactive practice sessions so you can implement what you have learned.
By the time you complete this course you should have at least 3 workflows automated!
- Wed developers
- Employees looking to automate manual forms and workflows
In WordPress 5.0, the classic content editor was replaced with a brand new block editor, known as Gutenberg.
WordPress block editor is a totally new and different way of creating content in WordPress. However, due to compatibility issues with some plugin and themes you may want to roll back to the classic editor.
Set expectation right and define the basic terms we will use throughout this course.
WordPress workflow automation depends on having the right plugin in place.
In this lecture I'll so you how to install the necessary plugins.
This lecture resource files includes all the plugins you need, download them, and install them on your site.
In this lecture we will setup WordPress email notifications.
Email notifications are critical factor in forms and workflow automation.
If you already have a WordPress site working with email notifications you can skip this lecture.
If your hosting provider blocks SMTP traffic, please check the external resource attached to this lecture - how to setup pepipost for email notifications.
In this lesson I'll show you how to use the form templates file that are provided with this course.
You are free to download the files, and import them to your WordPress site.
Using the files will greatly assist you in following and completing this course.
The lecture discusses the benefits of converting web forms to PDF files.