Critical Web Dev Skills & Tools for the Non-Tech Hustler
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Critical Web Dev Skills & Tools for the Non-Tech Hustler

Save upwards 90% costs: Learn how to get free hosting and domain, manage a premium theme, gain vital knowledge, trade.
4.0 (10 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.
3,447 students enrolled
Last updated 1/2017
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 9 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Develop a high quality, efficient wordpress website otherwise worth thousands of Pounds, Dollars or equivalent in Agency or developer fees. Ready to go live in a couple of hours as well as gaining great techniques and resources so you have the ability to create more. Develop only those technical skills that will improve your efficiency and save you money and time.
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Requirements
  • You should be able to work your way around the internet, have a basic understanding of installing programs. You will also need the Be Theme premium theme.
Description

If you are a non-technical business owner, entrepreneur or hobbyist, and you have a service or product you want to get to your market online but the technical aspects of setting up are holding you back, delaying, costing you valuable time and money, maybe you do not have the necessary knowledge and tools to set up your own website or online shop to your specifications.

This course is for you.

Maybe going to a design agency or developer is cutting too much in your budget at this stage, but you understand that a website with professional web design standards is necessary to be competitive.

This course is for you.

I will teach you how to easily set up a professional website to showcase your product or services, but importantly, equip you with specific knowledge that will allow you to put your product or service in front of your audience quickly, so you can refine out your online marketing strategies and go on to achieve what you set out to achieve.

Don't be delayed when you can get the knowledge as well as functioning live website for your service and product, something you can refine yourself without having to outsources it to an agency, saving you time and money right now, as well as in the future, knowledge that is essential in our day and age to give you a competitive edge in what you are providing.

Additionally, it will introducing you to the following:

  1. Understand how to work with a Premium Wordpress theme. This will save you a lot of time and design and development course as, these premium themes have been developed by professionals and Web design and development, who not only understand the technical aspects of it, but how that fits into the core elements of business digital online strategies, essentially, bypassing the middleman. So instead of paying thousands in developing a professional website through a Design agency or a web developer, Premium themes have all this for mostly less than $50. Instantly you have saved upwards 90% in costs. The premium theme we will be using is a good example of this.

  2. Essential but easy to understand, technical knowledge you will need to know, if you are to have more control over your online platform, knowledge that will save you money and time in the future.

  3. Services such as hosting companies and other relevant services you will need to use. I will explain to you what things such as domains and hosting are, what they do, why you need them, what they cost, but for this course, I will show you how you can get them for free, yes, free, so you can test out your ideas quickly on your own live, online website in a few minutes.

  4. Tools of the trade that make your whole process easy much more efficient saving you time and costs, than learning from the ground up.

  5. Setting up free hosting and a free domain to test your website online.

  6. How to handle common errors you might encounter

  7. Crash, project based course on wordpress installation, plugins, page and project creation.

  8. Understand how you can leverage Wordpress and a premium theme to quickly start trading.

Don't miss this chance. Enrol, lets get started.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for non technical entrepreneurs, hobbyists and bootstrappers who want to save upwards 95% costs on building their websites, rapidly and quickly, seeing the results immediately.
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Curriculum For This Course
33 Lectures
01:38:31
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Welcome To The Course: Critical Web Dev Skills & Tools for the Non-Tech Hustler
4 Lectures 05:40
Course Introduction: Is this you?
01:35

Theme Introduction: Welcome to Be Theme
00:51

Features: How this theme will show you how to manage an online platform yourself
02:06

Course Steps: Easy as 123
01:08
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Virtual Land to Build our Online Shop
8 Lectures 21:00

Dive right into to what we need to before we create our website. Hosting and Domains

Introduction: Lets lay out the foundations
01:39

Someone say FREE land and address? yup: Introduction to Free hosting and domains
01:54

Lets claim our free virtual land and address: Hosting & Domains: Registration
02:06

Lets start building: Installing Wordpress content management system
02:59

What if our new furniture can't fit through the door? Theme back door install
01:52

Unlocking our back door: FileZilla wordpress premium theme install
03:09

Moving In: Uploading our wordpress premium theme with FileZilla
02:13

Summery
05:08
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Customising our Live Website
8 Lectures 29:41
Care for some interior design? Installing our Demo Content
02:25

Lets installing our slider
03:42

Customising our Slider, lets make it our own
06:10

In this lecture, I will show you a bonus step of actually creating a logo as we create one for our website. I show you how I prototype designs for rapid deployments, so sit back, relax and enjoy. DON'T WORRY. You do not have to create the logo, all the assets are provided for you in the resource section.

Theme Options. A touch of brand identity: Creating and adding our Logo
01:39

Theme Options: Copywrite is key. lets build our Footer
02:02

Footer: Widgets
03:21

A few key changes: The Customizer
05:14

Theme Options: Summery
05:08
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Lets Set Up Our Pages
13 Lectures 42:09
Now that's done, what's next? Lets create a page: Introduction
02:36

Wordpress Page Editor
02:02

Dividing our page into sections: Page Builder .01
02:09

Little Blocks of Functionality: Page Builder .02
02:05

Summery
02:05

Editing our 'About Us' section. 01
05:53

Editing our 'About Us' section. 02
03:11

Editing our 'Projects' section
05:42

Lets create and showcase a project
06:08

Now that we have a person interested, whats next? 'Contact Us' section
06:22

Summery
00:57

Congratulations. You have a live Functioning online shopfront.
02:54

Web resources used for this course
00:05
About the Instructor
Shingai. Lesley Munyuki
4.0 Average rating
9 Reviews
3,447 Students
1 Course
Developer. Designer. Creator, Futurist, Technologist.

Welcome.

Im a UX/UI Designer as well as a professional web developer. I'm the founder of journeyless.com, providing design and technology skills to non technical entrepreneurs. Having worked in the design and technology industry for years, I have seen and dealt with the problems non-techies have in a world of increasing complexity and the need to have basic tech and design skills in order to be competitive. 

My passion has only strengthened, wanting to learn more and more. Teaching and sharing everything I learn is fulfilling.  

Shingi