WordPress Website in a Weekend

Step by Step training for the complete beginner
4.1 (96 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.
14,527 students enrolled
Instructed by Chris Badgett Design / Web Design
Free
Start Learning Now
  • Lectures 8
  • Contents Video: 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
    30 day money back guarantee!
    Available on iOS and Android
    Certificate of Completion
Wishlisted Wishlist

How taking a course works

Discover

Find online courses made by experts from around the world.

Learn

Take your courses with you and learn anywhere, anytime.

Master

Learn and practice real-world skills and achieve your goals.

About This Course

Published 8/2013 English

Course Description

Learn how to build a complete WordPress website for your business or brand in a weekend even if you're not super technical.

You get access to over 2 hours of video training where you learn how to build a WordPress website from scratch with no previous experience.

You should be able to complete this course over a couple of days. You can take longer if you like, but the course is designed to help you build your first WordPress website in only 2 days.

The course starts with learning all the things you need to plan out and get in place before you build your website. Then it moves into setting up your domain name, hosting account, and then installing WordPress. The bulk of the training comes after that and shows you how to build out your site, add different types of content, and adjust the look of the site with no actual coding required.

This course will empower you to create your own website without having to hire someone else to do it. It also lays the foundation for you to start your own freelance web design business if that's what you want to do.

What are the requirements?

  • Computer
  • Internet Connection

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of the course, you will be able to build a WordPress website on your own.

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone who wants a WordPress powered website
  • Business Owners
  • Personal Brands
  • Aspiring Bloggers
  • People who need to get more leads and sales for their product or service

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: Introduction: Planning Your WordPress Website
13:30

In this session we cove the basics of setting up your WordPress website.

- Planning your sitemap

- Getting a domain name

- Getting hosting

- Figuring out content

- Getting ready to implement a Content Management System (CMS).

Cheers,

Chris Badgett

Badgett Web Design


/////////////////////////////////////////////////

I use Bluehost for web hosting and buying domain names for all my websites.

/////////////////////////////////////////////////

Section 2: Selecting Your Domain Name for Your WordPress Website
03:31

In this session we show you how to get a domain name for your website. We recommend you get your domain name and web hosting from the same company if possible to keep things simple.

Cheers,

Chris Badgett

Badgett Web Design


/////////////////////////////////////////////////

I use Bluehost for web hosting and buying domain names for all my websites.

/////////////////////////////////////////////////

Section 3: Setting Up Hosting for Your WordPress Website
03:39

In this training session we show you how to set up web hosting for your new WordPress website. There's lots of options out there. We recommend starting with a cheap affordable shared web hosting package with Bluehost.

Cheers,

Chris Badgett

Badgett Web Design


/////////////////////////////////////////////////

I use Bluehost for web hosting and buying domain names for all my websites.

/////////////////////////////////////////////////

Section 4: How to Build Your WordPress Website
16:59

In this video session we show you how to install the WordPress software onto your hosting account.

Cheers,

Chris Badgett

Badgett Web Design


/////////////////////////////////////////////////

I use Bluehost for web hosting and buying domain names for all my websites.

/////////////////////////////////////////////////

46:06

Welcome to part 1 of building your WordPress website. In this session we show you how to get up and running with a basic WordPress website and begin adding your content.

Cheers,

Chris Badgett

Badgett Web Design


/////////////////////////////////////////////////

I use Bluehost for web hosting and buying domain names for all my websites.

/////////////////////////////////////////////////

45:40

Welcome to part 2 of building our WordPress website. In this session we cover how to customize your site further with little packages of pre built code called plugins. We also go into detail on how to adjust the settings of your WordPress website in the dashboard.

Cheers,

Chris Badgett

Badgett Web Design


/////////////////////////////////////////////////

I use Bluehost for web hosting and buying domain names for all my websites.

/////////////////////////////////////////////////

21:18

Welcome to part 3 of building our WordPress website. In this session we cover how to further customize your site and show you a few more settings you can adjust to optimize and configure your site.

Cheers,

Chris Badgett

Badgett Web Design


/////////////////////////////////////////////////

I use Bluehost for web hosting and buying domain names for all my websites.

/////////////////////////////////////////////////

Section 5: Conclusion
04:09

Congratulations on building your WordPress website! In this session we talk about different things you can do with your new found WordPress skills and how to improve further.

Cheers,

Chris Badgett

Badgett Web Design


/////////////////////////////////////////////////

I use Bluehost for web hosting and buying domain names for all my websites.

/////////////////////////////////////////////////

Students Who Viewed This Course Also Viewed

  • Loading
  • Loading
  • Loading

Instructor Biography

Chris Badgett, Founder at Badgett Media

Chris Badgett's media companies, Badgett Media and codeBOX, serve clients worldwide. His WordPress training courses and videos on Udemy and Youtube have helped over 7,996 people launch WordPress websites and grow their businesses.

He believes entrepreneurship, conscious parenting and healthy living can heal and change the world. His products and programs align with this belief, and he helps support others on a similar journey build that lifestyle and create the business to fund it.

Chris is also co-creator of the best tool for easily creating and selling online courses called lifterLMS.

Ready to start learning?
Start Learning Now