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WordPress is the perfect platform for anyone looking to quickly build a website or blog. But just how easy can it be to set up and use?
Designed for the non-technical, this course will show how to create a polished website or blog quickly and cheaply. In this course we’ll look at the basics. We’ll look at free templates as well as premium resources that require little to no coding knowledge.
In this course, you will see you can have a fresh, clean, and modern website up in running in no time. After walking through installation, we’ll look at how to maintain your blog or website using the WordPress dashboard.
This course also tackles common problems and pitfalls to avoid, looks at what it takes to customize WordPress themes to get the exact look you’re going for. Finally we tackle users, backing up and what it takes to keep your site up-to-date.
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Most modern themes allow some basic customization right in the dashboard. This means that rather than needing to go into the code of the theme you can make choices by pulling down options from a menu or checking boxes.
Nate Cooper is a blogging strategist and writer. Through his private consultancy, he has led training for corporate clients including the Gap and NBC. He is an Adjunct Professor at the School for Visual Arts in New York City. He is a regular contributor to contently.com, and his writing has appeared on Mashable. Nate is also writing a comic book about how to build websites to be released in 2013. Prior to this, Nate worked in event marketing for Apple.