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How To Create a Local Wordpress Environment

Learn how to build Wordpress websites locally on your computer
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Created by Robin Haney
Last updated 1/2017
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Last Updated: Febuary 20th, 2016.

In this quick FREE course you will learn how to set-up and install Wordpress locally on your computer. This will allow you to easier build Wordpress websites wherever you go even without an active internet connection.

This is also a great way to work in Wordpress and create websites without having to spend any money on domain names or web hosting. This course is great for Wordpress beginners and those who are just getting started with Web Development in general.

You should be able to get through this course in less than 30 minutes and before you know it you will have your own local web development server up and running.

Enroll today and I look forward to seeing you in the course!

Who is the target audience?
  • Beginner Web Developers
  • Wordpress Beginners
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  • A computer and internet access
  • basic knowledge in Wordpress helps but is not required
Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction To The Course
1 Lecture 01:05

A quick overview of what you can expect to learn in this course.

What You Will Be Learning Throughout This Course
Working With Wordpress Locally
5 Lectures 12:14

In this video you are going to get a quick introduction to Wordpress and why it is the most important piece of software on the internet for building websites.

What Is Wordpress?

Both local and online web development have there pros and cons. In this video lets talk about the differences between the two.

Local Web Development VS Online Web Development

Desktop server is the main piece of software we will be using to create a local server on your computer. In this video I will show you how to download and install Desktop Server to your PC.

How To Install Desktop Server On PC

In this video I will show you how to set-up a domain name for your website on your local server.

How To Set-up Your Local Domain Name On Desktop Server

Lastly let's go over how to install Wordpress on your newly created local server.

How To Install Wordpress On Desktop Server
Bonus - Wordpress Basics
6 Lectures 16:45

In the first bonus video I will show you how to edit some basic settings in Wordpress.

Configuring Basic Settings In Wordpress

Publishing a post in Wordpress is one of the easiest things to do but its also important that you know how to add content to your Wordpress website.

How To Publish a Post

Creating a navigation menu in Wordpress can be a little bit tricky, in this video I will show you how to do it with ease.

How To Create a Navigation Menu

Let's go over how you can change your Worpress theme.

How To Change Your Wordpress Theme

In this last video you are going to learn what a widget is and how you can use it to customize the content on your Wordpress website.

How To Create and Customize a Widget

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My name is Robin Haney, I am a professional Web Developer and blogger. I have been designing and building websites for over 5+ years. I work completely from home as a freelance web developer and I love it!

I'm also a best selling author on Amazon and have written a few programming books that have done really well. If you prefer a more hands on approach to learning then my video courses on Udemy will be perfect for you.

I'm here to show you how you can do the same. I've designed and created a lot of websites and I know its hard work but don't worry I've created my courses so that even beginners can easily follow along and work with me.

I've started my own online business at a young age and after being a best selling instructor on Udemy I am very proud of my courses. If you are just starting out then I'd recommend you look over my FREE courses first and then continue to my paid courses when you are ready.

Please enroll today and I look forward to seeing you!

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