Create beautiful landing pages with WordPress
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Create beautiful landing pages with WordPress

Detailed instructions on creating beautiful landing pages in WordPress. Also learn secure & advance installation of WP.
4.3 (104 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
3,624 students enrolled
Created by Huzaifa Ali
Last updated 12/2015
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 39 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Install a secured and hack proof WordPress website
  • Create beautiful and highly converting landing pages
  • Integrate MailChimp opt-in form in the landing page
  • Embed a Youtube video in the landing page
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Requirements
  • Domain name
  • Web hosting service
  • WordPress copy (Free download)
  • You should have some basic knowledge for using WordPress
Description

Course Description

Learn how to build beautiful mobile friendly landing pages using WordPress, add opt-in forms to get leads on your landing page, embed your videos from Youtube, Vimeo and DailyMotion.

Installing WordPress is easy, but installing WordPress securely is something you need to learn so you can make your website hack proof and prevent any malware injections.

Overview

This course is suitable for beginner students who want to set up landing pages for any business purpose or personal needs.

We start with registering a domain name, and mastering secure WordPress installation with Wordfence configuration to hack proof your website.

Create beautiful landing pages, integrate forms and embed videos from the top popular video platforms online.

Students who complete this course will be able to create landing pages on a WordPress website and customize them on the fly with integration of customized opt-in forms and videos.

What you’ll learn

  • Learn to customize the design of the landing pages
  • Play with colorful headings, fonts and Rich text editing
  • Embed videos from Youtube, Vimeo and DailyMotion
  • Install secured WordPress on your hosting site
  • Registering a domain name
Who is the target audience?
  • For students willing to learn creating beautiful landing pages in WordPress. The quickest method
  • You do not need to code anything. No programming knowledge is required
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
1 Lecture 00:59

Introduction to the instructor and the course. Explains what you will be learning in this course.

The video gives basic introduction to the instructor and his background. Also explains what you will learn in this course and how it will help you creating beautiful landing pages with WordPress

Introduction to the course and instructor
00:59
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Web Hosting & Domain
2 Lectures 07:23

In this video, you will learn how to register your domain name. Each domain is registered for at least 1 year and the average cost of the domain is $10 to $12 from different registrars.

In this lecture, I am using Godaddy domains. I will also teach you how to get domain coupon to use on Godaddy and get your first domain for 99 cents only.

Register domain with Godaddy
02:36

In this lesson, I will teach how to set up Cpanel hosting service with any hosting company. I am using Bluehost as I have an account with them already.

I will also explain how to change name servers of your domain name to point it to your hosting service.

Setup Cpanel hosting with your domain name
04:47

Quiz
4 questions
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Installing WordPress
3 Lectures 14:26

In this lesson, I will explain how to install WordPress with just a couple of clicks. It is done through Cpanel hosting panel. It takes less than a minute to install WordPress from your Cpanel. However it is not secured. The secured installation is the next lesson.

Quick & easy WordPress install
02:27

In this lecture, you will learn how to do an advanced and highly secured WordPress installation. From uploading website files to creating Mysql database, assigning user permissions and installing WordPress, everything is covered.

By learning this lesson, you will be able to do a fully secure WordPress installation yourself.

Advanced & secure WordPress installation
07:01

In this lecture, I will teach you how to setup and configure a security plugin called Wordfence. It is a very popular WordPress security plugin and helps you protect your website from malware injections, unwanted file modifications, scans any back doors in your WordPress website.

The plugin also detects fake bots and any related activity and sends you a alert notification instantly via email.

Wordfence setup and configuration
04:58

Quiz
6 questions
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The Real Deal - Create Landing Pages
5 Lectures 16:37

In this lecture, I will teach you how to install the WP landing pages plugin for WordPress. The plugin is Free and available in the WordPress plugins' directory online.

Installing the WordPress Landing Pages plugin
02:26

In this lecture, I will teach you how to set up the landing pages in your WordPress website. You will also be able to do the following

  1. Change background image on your landing page
  2. Customize fonts, heading and colors
  3. Integrate your own opt-in (subscribe) form
  4. Embed any video from Youtube or any other video sharing website
  5. Publish your landing page to the live audience
Setting up your first landing page
02:37

In this lesson, you will learn how to copy your opt-in (subscribe) form form MailChimp and integrate in your landing page. I will also teach you how to customize specific form fields to show/hide when necessary.

Embedding your MailChimp opt-in form
05:12

In this lesson, I will teach you how to grab an embed code for a video from Youtube and embed in your landing page. I will also explain how to update the video size when required.

Embedding a video in your landing page
02:07

In this lecture, I will teach you how to use a Free MailChimp email service. You will be able to learn the following in this lesson

  1. Create your own mailing list in MailChimp
  2. Basic form customization
  3. Copy form code and integrate in your landing page
Creating an email list in MailChimp
04:15

This quiz will help you assess what you learnt so far. Each question has multiple choices.

Take a quiz to assess your knowledge
4 questions
About the Instructor
Huzaifa Ali
4.3 Average rating
103 Reviews
3,624 Students
1 Course

Hi, My name is Huzaifa Ali. People call me Ali. My parents were born in India and I was born and raised in Pakistan. I now reside in Los Angeles, California. I have a Masters degree in Computer Science. I work as a Sr. PHP Developer in a Software Company.

My expertise is in large scale web applications and online security applications.

I hope you will enjoy my courses. Please feel free to contact me with any related questions.