Wordpress Beginner Tutorial: Build Your First Website

Everything you need to know to get started with the Wordpress Content Management System
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.3 out of 5 (238 ratings)
14,437 students
1hr 37min of on-demand video
English [Auto]

Learn what Wordpress is
How to setup Wordpress hosting
How to install Wordpress
Learn about various Wordpress plugins
Learn about publishing blog posts and pages
How to modify settings and work with the platform


  • You will need to make a small investment in website hosting
  • The Wordpress platform is free to use and download
  • The most professional layouts usually have a cost associated with them


*Last Updated August 2018*

In this tutorial course I am going to teach you the basics of Wordpress.

Wordpress is a great platform for those that are interested in building a website that can be used for:

  • A Business

  • Blogging

  • An eCommerce Website

  • Sales Page

  • Or even a Membership Course

I will be walking you through the basics of the Wordpress dashboard, where to get website hosting, where to find high quality website themes, posting content and working with the platform. 

Building a Wordpress website is a great skill to have not only for yourself but you can also build websites for clients and turn a profit on your work!

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who is interested in building websites for themselves
  • Those who are interested in building websites for clients
  • Those who are not very technical may run into some trouble with building your first website


Owner of No Shame Income
John Shea
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I run the online blog No Shame Income where I share what's working for me in the world of online marketing.

I started learning about online marketing as a way to generate additional income, I enjoy connecting with others and helping people achieve their goals.

I have experience with Amazon, eBay, eCommerce, Social Media, SEO, Affiliate Marketing, Podcasting, Lead Generation, Landing Page Design, Wordpress & More.

I have created all kinds of courses on different topics such as Amazon, SEO and starting your own Podcast.

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