WordPress Fundamentals 2020
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WordPress Fundamentals 2020

Everything you need to know to get your personal, business or hobby website up and running.
4.2 (92 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
9,929 students enrolled
Created by Duncan McKean
Last updated 3/2020
English
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Price: $19.99
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This course includes
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • We shall explore the main features of WordPress.
  • You will learn how to install WordPress.
  • You will be walked through the Admin dashboard and understand what it can do.
  • You will learn how to write your first post using blocks.
  • You will learn how to add categories and tags to your posts and understand why they are important for search engines.
  • You will learn how to write your first page and understand why these are different from posts.
  • We shall explore WordPress plugins and how they can enhance your website to suit your needs.
  • We shall explore WordPress themes and how to make your site look and feel different.
  • You will understand why it is important to make sure your site can be seen on desktop, laptop, tablet or phone.
  • We shall explore Menus & Widgets. Personalising your website to help your audience find the content they need.
  • You will how to learn how to configure your WordPress website for speed, security and privacy.
  • Bonus: You will learn how to maintain your website going forward.
Course content
Expand all 50 lectures 03:11:15
+ Introduction
1 lecture 00:22

A quick introduction to this course. Welcome!

Preview 00:22
+ Step Two -- Introducing WordPress Admin
12 lectures 01:04:45
Media
05:30
Pages
02:03
Comments
01:53
Appearance
18:29
Plugins
08:54
Users
05:02
Tools
03:35
Settings
11:58
Section Summary
00:19
+ Step Three -- Building Your Site
12 lectures 01:05:40
Section Content
00:22
Writing A Post
16:34
Comments
03:09
Pages vs Posts
01:32
Creating An About Page
12:14
Homepage vs Posts
01:40
Creating A Homepage
09:48
Creating A Portfolio Page
09:18
Menus
07:31
Widgets
01:38
Privacy
01:25
Section Summary
00:29
+ Step Four - Plugins
11 lectures 31:44
Step Four -- Plugins
00:16
Section Contents
00:33
What is a plugin?
01:29
Plugin Management
01:28
Making a Contact Page with Contact Form 7
05:17
Jetpack
06:48
Askimet
01:47
WordFence
05:04
The SEO Framework
05:19
Privacy
02:56
Section Summary
00:47
+ Step Five -- Themes
7 lectures 16:54
Step Five -- Themes
00:06
Section Contents
00:22
Themes Overview
03:25
Free Themes
04:49
Premium Themes
04:47
Page Builders and Theme Frameworks
02:41
Section Summary
00:44
+ Section Six -- Managing your WordPress Website
6 lectures 07:15
Section Contents
00:28
Update your Website
01:36
Backup your Website
02:02
Grow your Website
02:01
Section Summary
00:29

Thanks for you attention and have fun!

Bonus: Farewell
00:39
Requirements
  • You will need a working computer and an up-to-date web browser connected to the internet.
  • No prior knowledge of WordPress is necessary. You will be taught everything you need to know.
  • No coding experience necessary. You will not be coding!
Description

A calm, relaxed, and simple to understand course for those of you who know nothing about WordPress, but want to learn how to use it to set up a blog, a portfolio, a personal website, a project website, some sort of side-hustle hobby business, etc.

We'll run through what everything means and then work on:

  • Making a post

  • Creating an About page

  • Making a Homepage

  • Creating a Contact page

Simple and straightforward lessons to help get you up and running as quickly a possible.



Who this course is for:
  • People who want a simple to use website for their hobby or business.