How to Build a Website or Blog With Wordpress 2017
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How to Build a Website or Blog With Wordpress 2017

An Beginners Guide to Wordpress From Start to Finish
3.4 (13 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.
1,850 students enrolled
Created by Alex Forgue
Last updated 12/2016
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Manage a Wordpress SIte
  • Create Future Wordpress Sites and Blogs
  • Update and maintain their own website
  • Understand How to use Wordpress
  • Understand How Web Hosting Works
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Requirements
  • How to Use Google Chrome
Description

In this course, you will learn how to build a Wordpress website from start to finish. 

Throughout the course, you will learn how to add and manage content, change the look of your Wordpress website through installing themes and widgets. The course will also cover how to organize your content through the use of menus and post categories. You will also learn how to extend functionalities through the use of plugins. And once your site is ready to launch, you will learn how to get your Wordpress site or blog ranked higher in search engines such as Google with the use Search Engine Optimization. 

This course is designed for beginners who have never used Wordpress before or have any web design experience. No coding is required in this course. 

Who is the target audience?
  • Beginners with No Experience in Web design who Wish to build a Fully-Functional Website without coding
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Curriculum For This Course
16 Lectures
01:06:49
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Getting Started
3 Lectures 08:46
Getting Started: How to Sign Up For Webhosting
02:54

This video will cover how to install Wordpress in the simplest way possible. 

How to Install Wordpress
03:03

Overview of the Wordpress Dashboard
02:49
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Adding Content
3 Lectures 14:13
Create Your First Post
05:59

Students will learn what post categories are and how to create/ manage them.

Creating Post Categories
05:27

Students will learn how to create pages and understand the difference between 
posts and pages. 

Creating a Page
02:47
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Changing Your Site Look
3 Lectures 10:26

Learn how to manage menus and how to organize content so users can find it on your website.

How to Create and Manage Menus
03:52

How to easily change the theme of your site. 

How to Change your Site Theme
04:24

What are widgets and how to manage them.

How to Manage Widgets
02:10
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Extending Your Site Functionality
6 Lectures 31:54
What are Plugins and How to Install Them
02:01

Students will learn how to create a contact page that sends messages to their email. 

How to Create a Contact Page
07:50

What is Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and how does it relate to the amount of traffic to your website? Learn how to master your SEO without being a SEO expert. 

Improving SEO and Getting more Visitors to your Website
11:15

How to add and manage photo galleries to your posts and pages. 

How to Create Photo Galleries
04:16

How to add buttons to your posts so readers can easily share on Social Networks. 

How to Add Social Share Buttons
04:13

How to disable comments on your posts and pages

How to Edit Comment Settings
02:19
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Overview of the Final Product
1 Lecture 01:30

An overview of the final website with all the lessons in this course. 

The Final Product
01:30
About the Instructor
Alex Forgue
3.4 Average rating
13 Reviews
1,850 Students
1 Course
Free-Lance Web Designer

Physics Student with experience in web design and open-source software. I have been designing websites since I was a freshman in high school. 

I also have experience in computer programming, Microsoft Office, writing scientific documents in Latex as well as experience will web servers and creating Youtube tutorial videos on a wide range of topics.