"I've already started setting up my site while I'm learning because I'm new to wordpress but it's easier than I expected! Thank you!" - Chris Livingston
Have you ever wanted to create your own website but don't know how to code?
Good news, you're in the right place!
This course is designed to walk you step-by-step through setting up your own WordPress website without any experience or coding required.
Specific action steps are included to walk you through setting up your website so by the end of this course you will have launched your very own WordPress website!
Over 74 million websites use WordPress. And almost 50% of the top blogs are built on WordPress. Do you know how to use WordPress to get ahead?
As a web designer for over 10 years, I'm here to help you get your website online. I'm here to show you exactly how everything in WordPress works. No fancy terminology or complex methods used here. Just exactly what you need to know to set-up a fully functioning website.
"I have gone through a number of basic WordPress courses on Udemy and this is my favorite so far. I liked the included term definitions and resources as well as practical examples such as setting up email list. Good site example." - Christopher Kearney
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"Excellent training course, one of the best around, if not the best." - Brad
I personally guarantee you will be able to set-up your own WordPress website today without ever touching any code.
I make myself available so you will have access to me if you have questions or need feedback along the way. You're not in this alone!
Click the 'Take This Course Now' button in the top right of your screen to get your website online today.
In this video series we will explore how to set-up a WordPress website step-by-step which you can do without any experience or any coding required. Here you'll see the website we're going to set-up.
There are many free content management systems out there and WordPress is one of the big three. Here we'll discuss the benefits of using WordPress over the other platforms.
Before setting up a WordPress website it's good to know some of the most commonly used WordPress lingo. In this video we'll cover the WordPress dashboard, plugins, widgets, pages and posts.
Learn how to select the best WordPress hosting and set-up your account so you can install WordPress in under 60 seconds.
Most hosting companies have a WordPress one-click install which means you can have a WordPress website installed in under 60 seconds.
With WordPress installed, now it's time to log-in to the WordPress dashboard. Here's how.
Before building a WordPress website, it's a good idea to get familiar with the WordPress Dashboard so you know where to find everything you need.
With every WordPress website you build, there are a number of settings you should look at as they will effect how your WordPress website looks and behaves.
Learn how to set-up posts on your WordPress blog.
Learn how to add a new page in WordPress. Get an overview of the settings on the page and start adding new pages to your WordPress website.
Set-up your WordPress menu by adding pages, your blog and external links. Also learn how to set-up multiple menus.
Learn the best places to find WordPress themes and how to install them on your website.
Learn where to find the best plugins for your WordPress website and how to quickly and easily install them.
With your WordPress plugin successfully installed, now you need to know where to access the plugin settings and how to customize the plugin. Here you'll learn how to do just that.
Here we're going to talk about what WordPress widgets are and how to customize them on your website.
Now you've built your web design & SEO business website using WordPress. Don't forget to visit: www.portableentrepreneur.com/wordpress to download the free pre-launch checklist and find other resources for building your WordPress business website.
Christine is the founder of the Portable Entrepreneur where she directly helps web design and SEO startups through education, coaching and services.
Christine has been a web designer for nearly 15 years - 10 of which she has been self-employed. Her work has taken her from working for some start-up dot com companies in the early 2000's to working as a contractor for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense to her own home office.
In her time, she has built 100's of websites and blogs primarily on WordPress and Joomla. Christine has also provided training to individuals and businesses to help them manage their websites on their own with no knowledge of web coding.