WordPress Web Development Course For Beginners
What you'll learn
- My Students will learn how to develop a website using WordPress, with no previous coding or web development experience.
- Must have basic computer knowledge
- Must know how to navigate the internet
This is a 9 and a half hour beginners level course for anyone who wants to create their own website using WordPress, or any developer starting out, and wants to learn a bit more about WordPress.
In this course, you will learn how to create your own website, using the powerful content management system, WordPress.
I will take you through everything from A to Z, so even if you have never even thought about creating a website, once you have completed my course, you will know how to develop your own website. Your should be able to create a blogging site or even a website for your business.
What you will learn from taking this course:
What is WordPress
There are two (2) types of WordPress platforms, get to know the difference between them
How to set up WordPress on your local server, so you can develop your website without a domain or hosting provider. I will give you (2) two alternative platforms to use to develop your website on your local server.
What is a domain and web hosting
How to register your domain and sign up for web hosting
How to install WordPress in your web hosting account, using cPanel
Getting to know your WordPress dashboard
How to get your WordPress site ready for development
How to create posts (for use in blogging websites, or websites with a blog page)
How to create pages
How to create menus
How to set your homepage
Giving your site a name and tagline
How to create a site icon
How to install a WordPress theme
How to install plugins
What is Elementor page builder and how to use it
How to create a custom header and footer
How to build your own sidebar
How to create a template of a page or post to use when creating future pages and posts on your WordPress website
Using Elementor to create responsive (websites which are compatible to all devices and browsers) website
How to link your pages together
How to create links to your social media pages
How to set up a contact form
How to create a backup of your WordPress website, the right way
How to set your website up on your hosting account, if you developed it from your local server
How to speed up your website by using free WordPress plugins
How to import starter templates or demo websites to change into your own website
Where to find premium plugins and themes
This is just to mention some of the things you will learn during this course.
This course will surely make you at ease to easily create your own website without any previous experience or knowledge of coding.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone who want to learn how to create a basic website
- Beginner web developers
- Web developers with little to no previous experience with WordPress
- Web developers of any level who want to just get a refresher on everything WordPress
My name is Quinton Dreyer, a freelance web designer and developer from with 7 years experience in designing and developing responsive websites and e-commerce stores. I also love everything Excel related and see it as one of the most important applications which can be used in so many different environments.
I love passing my knowledge on to others, and I teach with passion, delivering every course with my students in mind.
Furthermore, I mainly use WordPress as the main platform for my web designing and developing, but recently got into other platforms and will be sharing all my knowledge through my courses.
My courses are all about web development, applications and Excel...
If you have any questions, feel free to pop them over.