How To Build A Website Using WordPress - AMAZING

A Complete Guide To Building Amazing, Mobile Friendly Websites using WordPress.
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  • Lectures 23
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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    Available on iOS and Android
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About This Course

Published 12/2015 English

Course Description

Learn How To Build A Website Using WordPress...

A Step by Step Tutorial for Beginners!

I have been using WordPress to build SUCCESSFUL websites for over 6 years and been teaching people to do it for over 4!

Why Should You Take This Course?

  • Learn To Build A WordPress Website in Less Than 2 Hours
  • The Website Will Be Fully Responsive (Mobile Friendly)
  • I Will Share A Coupon Which Gets Your First Month Hosting For 1 Penny!
  • Learn To Create A Logo For Free!
  • Using Most Up To Date Version of WordPress
  • Get A Certificate of Completion
  • All Lectures Are Downloadable
  • I have got 6+ Years experience of working with WordPress
  • I own 2 different websites which combined have taught thousands of people how to create websites with WordPress
  • This course is 100% FREE to enroll and always will be!
  • I always respond to my students questions!

There are a total of 21 Lectures (plus an intro and an outro) over a total of 105 Minutes.

This may seem like very little time, but believe me when I say that its MORE than enough time to build an AWESOME website using WordPress!!

Don't worry if all you have you used your computer for so far is sending and receiving emails... by following this course I can almost guarantee that you will be able to build a website using WordPress... and an AMAZING website at that!!

Not only will you learn to build a website, step by step but I have also included a link to another video of mine which will show you how to make a logo for FREE!

So go ahead and enroll today and let's build a WordPress Website... TOGETHER!

MartieDread.

What are the requirements?

  • If you can use your computer to send an email... you will easily be able to build a website with WordPress! (Just follow the course and I will show you)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • build a fully functional and AWESOME looking website using WordPress and leave with the skills to add more content and change the content you have already added. You will basically know how to use WordPress!
  • Contact me if they have any questions about creating their new WordPress website!
  • Show off their new website to friends, family and colleugues! ;)

What is the target audience?

  • This course is for people who want to build a fully functional website within an hour or two
  • This course is for people looking to learn the basics of WordPress
  • This course is for small business owners
  • This course is for online marketers
  • This course is for students
  • This course is for affiliate marketers
  • This course is for ALMOST ANYONE!
  • This course is NOT for people who want to learn HTML or CSS coding

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Course Introduction
03:39

In this lecture I will show you what the actual website is going to look like, along with explaining a few things you will need to know before starting.

Section 2: Check-List
02:42

Here I will run through a check-list of the main steps we will be following to build our new website using WordPress.

Section 3: Web Hosting and Domain Name
05:27

In this lecture I will cover how to register for web hosting and a domain name from a company called HostGator. I will also share a coupon code with you to get your first months web hosting for only 1 penny!

Section 4: Installing WordPress
04:13

In this lecture we will learn how to login to what's known as the "HostGator CPanel", then we will install WordPress.

Section 5: Logging into WordPress
01:49

Here I will cover how to login into WordPress for the first time and also how to change the default password to something you will remember!

Section 6: Changing Our Theme and Deleting Sample Content
03:48

In this lecture we will be changing our WordPress theme which will change the entire look of out website (for the better!) and then we will also delete the sample content from our new WordPress install.

Section 7: Site Identity
05:00

In this lecture we will be adding our logo, changing our websites title & tag-line and then also changing our site icon (favicon).

Section 8: Social and Footer Section
05:02

In this lecture we will be adding our email address, our physical address and links to our different social channels to the footer of our site. The footer is found at the very bottom of our website.

Section 9: Big Title Section
03:01

In this lecture we will be changing the content in what is known as the "Big Title Section" of our website. The "Big Title Section" is specific to the theme we are using, not many WordPress themes will have a "Big Title Section".

Section 10: Our Focus Section
06:27

In this lecture we will be changing the content in what is known as the "Our Focus Section".

Section 11: About Us Section
05:11

In this lecture we will be updating the "About Us Section" of our website, this is where we can tell our visitors all about us and what we do!

Section 12: Contact Form and Background Image
07:13

In this lecture we will change the contact information associated with the contact form and also change the background image on our site (optional).

Section 13: Our Team Section
05:28

In this lecture I will cover how to change the "Our Team Section" so you can show people who is behind your site!

Section 14: Adding Testimonials
03:31

In this lecture I will cover how to add different testimonials to your website to increase conversions!

Section 15: Adding Blog Posts
09:35

In this lecture I will cover how to add different blog posts to your site. These blog posts will include text, images and comments box underneath for your visitors to leave a reply.

Section 16: Adding Pages
06:46

In this lecture I will cover how to add various pages including your main "Blog Page" where your blog posts will live. I will also cover how to add text, images etc to our new pages.

Section 17: Permalinks and Linking Featured Pages
04:58

In this lecture I will cover how to update our sites "Permalinks" and also how to link the 4 featured pages we created to our homepage.

Section 18: Creating Custom Menus
06:25

In this lecture I will cover how to create different custom menus so you can organize your content. I will also cover linking the 2 buttons on our homepage.

Section 19: Ribbon Sections
03:13

In this section I will cover how to edit what are known as the "Ribbon Sections" of our site. These "Ribbon Sections" are optional.

Section 20: Changing The Sidebar (Widget Areas)
07:28

In this section I will cover how to change the Sidebars (Widget Areas) on WordPress, including how to add images.

Section 21: WordPress NOT Updating Right Away?
01:41

In this section I will cover what to do if you make changes to your website and they do not show up right away. This method will work 9 out of 10 times.

Section 22: Congratulations!!
01:34

Congratulations, you just finished building your very own website using WordPress!

01:07

I just want to personally say thank-you in this lecture, plus I have a free download for you as well. You can get access to it over at http://martiedread.com/freeplugins2

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Instructor Biography

Martie Dread, I love teaching people!

I am a 28 year old, self taught web designer and teacher from the North of Ireland!

My hobbies include, web design animation, beatboxing and being social but my number one hobby is teaching people new tricks!

I have been building websites both personally and professionally for more than 6 years and all of the information contained in my training videos has been learned through trial and error by yours truly!

My website letsbuildwp (.com) has helped nearly 3 thousand people build a website and I am hoping I can double than number (at least) by utilizing Udemy!

I look forward to helping you create a website or blog that you can be proud of!

Until Next Time,
Martie Dread.

PS

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask - I will always do my best to help my students personally.

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