WordPress Website Design for Beginner : Creating Your Brand
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WordPress Website Design for Beginner : Creating Your Brand

Create a socially interactive WordPress website, with targeted content & email campaigns [English Subtitle]
4.4 (120 ratings)
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19,565 students enrolled
Created by Jun Bien Law
Last updated 4/2020
English
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This course includes
  • 6.5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Create a beautiful crafted website
  • Able to write & compose webpage
  • Able to use, tweak, and modify WordPress theme
  • Able to use WordPress plugins efficiently
  • Develop targeted, interactive and animated contents
  • Develop anchor navigation for targeted audience
  • Learn basic HTML and CSS
  • Learn fundamental SEO
  • Write post with Headings such as H1, H2, H3, paragraph (p)
  • Carry out email marketing campaign with sign up form and automatic newsletter
  • Able to write effective emails
Requirements
  • Laptop
  • Internet Access
  • WordPress Dashboard
Description

A comprehensive course on building WordPress website (with subtitle) from scratch with:

  1. Scale-able and flexible theme; 

  2. Add-on theme plugin;

  3. Relevant functional and compatible plugins. 

This course also includes all theory teachings and hands-on tutorials, that will allow you to:

  1. Build complete website to build instant rapport with targeted audience;

  2. Create interactive posts with SEO features;

  3. Convert audience or visitors into subscribers.

Please have a look at the provided lectures preview, and see how it works out with you!

P.S.

I'll be using a blank website (new domain name) to start from scratch, and turn this into a stunning website. Just follow my step-by-step tutorials and you will have the same result in the end of this course!

Who this course is for:
  • Beginner on WordPress
  • Beginner on WordPress Email Marketing
  • Beginner on Creating WordPress Blog
  • Beginner on Building Web page
Course content
Expand all 49 lectures 06:21:20
+ Understanding Host and Domain
3 lectures 31:11

Things you need to know before buying a a web host service.

Preview 09:28

Go for a normal or business plan in Web host? Let's figure out what is SSL and Dedicated IP!

Preview 09:36

Choosing a wise domain name and opting for a cheap domain name extension.

Select Domain Name
12:07
+ Getting Host, Domain & WordPress Ready
4 lectures 24:27

Start buying host & domain package now, know how to log into customer portal and host control panel (Cpanel).

Buy Host & Domain Package
06:57

Bought or have an add-on domain name? You can add the add-on domain name into your existing web host!

Buy & Integrate Add-on Domain
05:03

Install WordPress into your website and know how to log into the WordPress dashboard.

Install WordPress onto Website or Add-on Domain
06:14

If you just wanted to have a taste on how to use WordPress to build website, you can opt for this method that use 3rd party Free Host and Domain, and build up WordPress dashboard.

Warning, I only recommend this only if you're doing this for educational purposes or just practice!

[Extra] WordPress with Free Host and Domain Name
06:13
+ Web Host Control Panel
4 lectures 28:29

Getting familiar with the host control panel interface, irrespective of which host you used, the interface are more or less the same. Know what basic features to use, and know how to use file manager.

Access to Control Panel - File Manager
07:10

Create domain name email and connect to your Gmail account, this allows you to receive and send emails (from/to domain name email) by accessing to Gmail account.

Create & Connect Domain Email to Gmail
10:05

Know how to create auto-instant reply or auto-response email by accessing the host control panel, using the auto-responder feature.

Configure Generic Auto-Response Emails
07:01

Know how to create sub-domain under same root domain and re-direct to other URL address or social network link.

Create "Sub-Domain" and "Redirect
04:13
+ WordPress Dashboard - Theme Design
4 lectures 23:20

Show you the overall run-through the WordPress dashboard, know how to add Admin, and do some housekeeping on the WordPress plugins.

Setting and Dashboard Housekeeping
05:09

This is where the real deal begins. Start installing WordPress theme (Zerif Lite) onto the dashboard. Have a quick run-through the theme's functions, features and home page settings.

Install Theme Zerif Lite & Home Page Setting
07:37

This is to enhance the [Zerif Lite] theme into a powerful page. Start installing add-on plugin called "Orbit Fox", which is an add-on theme plugin for Zerif Lite. This is to enhance the WordPress theme's presentation, features, and provide extra widgets.

Preview 03:12

Know where to get free licence images and icons, upload into the dashboard media library. This is to allow you to change site icon (favicon) and website theme background images.

Change Background Image & Site Icon
07:22
+ Home Page Theme Customization - Zerif Lite
8 lectures 01:05:25

Able to put in main title, know how to implement anchor navigation with anchor links, this is to create a nice and smooth navigation flow for visitors. Lastly is to create amazing parrallex effect on your home page.

Big Title, Anchor Navigation & Parrallex Effect
08:56

Start furnishing "About Us" section with titles, paragraphs, featured expertise or skill sets, and able to input client logos.

About Us Section & Client Widgets
09:39

Start furnishing "Our Focus" section with titles and description. Moreover, you can Download free license icons [here] and upload them into the media library and use them (icons) to furnish "Our Focus" section.

Our Focus Section, Icons & Features
06:16

Start furnishing "Our Team" section with member or partner details, know how to upload portrait photos into the section and integrate with social network links.

Our Team (Partner) Section
04:12

Start putting your product, service, channel or client feedback or reviews into the "Testimonial" section.

Preview 04:41

Know how to integrate Image Carousel Slider (Plugin) into the home page, and also know how to use [Shortcode] to insert image slider into post or web page.

Image Carousel Slider
09:47

Install Contact Form (Pirate Form) plugin and know how to use the basic options, create autoreply messages. And most importantly, to integrate Google reCAPTCHA into the contact form. Lastly, is to configure your Host SMTP settings onto the plugin for outgoing emails.

Contact Form with Google Re-CAPTCHA
12:54

This is to help you Understand the visitor's navigation flow onto or along website home page, and able to input Call-To-Action at the provided "Ribbon Buttons", and also to integrate social icons at the footer.

Preview 09:00
+ Create & Enhance Post's Appearance and Performance
8 lectures 01:11:27

This is to teach you how to Create a well structured and internet searchable (SEO) blog post. Know how to structure contents into different headings such as H1, H2, H3 and p (paragraph). Lastly, is to know how to upload image into the post and integrate the post into the website home page.

Create Post & Integrate into Home Page
09:19

Install a plugin called "Short Code Ultimate" that allows you to improve post presentation, interaction and appearance. Some of the good features are "Quotes" and "Entrance Animation" , they are amazing!

Quote & Animation with ShortCode
09:19

Still, we are going to use the "Short Code Ultimate" plugin to integrate Image, Button and Video (YouTube) into the blog post, and lastly to input Amazing Entrance Animations on them.

Image, Button & Video with ShortCode
11:54

Install "Coming Soon Mode" plugin is to have a coming soon page while in the process of composing your web page. This plugin allows you to create nice and beautiful Coming Soon Page.

Install "Coming Soon" Mode Plugin
08:11

Start integrating all social network icons onto your website blog post or web page, with an amazing plugin called "Super Socializer". The integration features will make your website more social-able.

Input Social Sharing and Commenting
08:26

This lecture is important. Because we are going to Change the Font Style of the Headings and Paragraphs with "Google Font" plugin. Change to whatever word structure patterns, or styles that suit your preference, this could make your website more unique. 

Change Font Style with Google Font Plugin
09:42

Install "Yoast" plugin that will help you to increase blog post's Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

Improve Post' SEO with Yoast Plugin
05:19

Start creating your Blog Home Page, know how to categorize your posts and to put them onto the Sidebar by using Widget.

Preview 09:17
+ Content Arrangement with Menu
1 lecture 08:30

Know how to Arrange your web pages, posts in the Menu, and display it onto the home page. And know how how to Create new menu for different presentation or display.

Preview 08:30
+ Home Page Footer Area
1 lecture 04:51

Revealing on why I focus more on designing my Home page footer area (bottom section of website). And how to use this section to put in Call-To-Action.

Preview 04:51
+ Simple Email Marketing Campaign
8 lectures 01:02:01

Install a Free version email marketing plugin called "MailPoet", and a quick run though on the interface. Incoming lectures will be using this plugin "MailPoet" for teaching and guidance purposes.

Install Free Email Marketing Plugin
04:38

Set up basic settings and setup SMTP server for the email marketing plugin.

Preview 08:48

A quick lecture on How an Email Marketing Campaign Work. You have to understand this as a newbie, this will help you to perform in the next several lectures.

Preview 04:07

Start getting physical. Lets create email list and sign up form using the plugin "MailPoet"

Create Email List & Sign Up Form
09:57

Create first every auto-reply email (Welcome Email) and Automated Newsletter, and know how to compose it with every functions and features from the plugin "Mail Poet". Next lecture is the sequel.

Create Welcome Email & Newsletter [1]
08:31

Create first every auto-reply email (Welcome Email) and Automated Newsletter, and know how to compose it with every functions and features from the plugin "Mail Poet".

Create Welcome Email & Newsletter [2]
07:29

Once you have your sign up form ready, let's start insert the form into footer or sidebar. I will show you a niche skill to make the sign up form integration perfect.

Preview 10:10

After getting everything (Sign up Form, Welcome Email, Automated Newsletter and etc). Let's have a Test on the email marketing campaign and see how it works, then know how to fine tune the campaign into perfection. Lastly this is how you use the campaign to Start converting targeted audience into subscribers!

Test Email Marketing Campaign & Subscription
08:21
+ Connect Facebook Live Chat to Your Website
2 lectures 14:14

Install new plugin and integrate Facebook Fan Page messenger platform onto website with display options.

Connect Facebook Messenger Platform
08:55

Learn how to use your Facebook Fan Page messenger Response Assistant and settings

Configure Response Assistant: Create Instant Reply Message
05:19