How to Build a Website in a week

Create a WordPress website that will increase exposure and increase sales.
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  • Lectures 23
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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    Available on iOS and Android
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About This Course

Published 5/2015 English

Course Description

This course is taught with small business owners in mind. You will learn how to create or update your own self-hosted WordPress website so you can start selling your products or services online quickly. Throughout the course, you will learn tips about marketing your website with WordPress. This course is focused on the self-hosted WordPress.

This WordPress Course will provide you with proven, effective information, tips and advice that will help you understand how WordPress works and how you can use its powerful features to build your own fully functional, user-friendly website without any special technical skills or knowledge!

Bonus: Get free access to our popular WordPress Plugin Tutorial

What are the requirements?

  • Internet Connected Computer
  • Access to a Internet Browser to view videos
  • Knowledge of a preferred hosting company (if you don't have one)
  • Ideas about a potential domain (if you don't have one)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create a website in a week
  • Buy and connect the domain with the hosting server
  • Install WordPress
  • An understanding of the structure of a WordPress Themes and how to change them
  • Install WordPress Themes
  • Install a WordPress Plugin
  • Integrate WordPress with social media
  • Marketing your WordPress website

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for small business owners and entrepreneurs looking to increase awareness of their products and services with a WordPress website.
  • This course is not for business owners that want to create a website from free WordPress site but the self-hosted website

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.


Section 1: Overview of WordPress
Schedule Your 6 One on One Live Online Tutoring
Bonus: Get Free Access to Our Popular WordPress Tutorial

In this video, I will introduce myself and we will go over what is covered in this course.


In this lecture, we will cover how to choose a domain for your website.

Day 1: How to install WordPress
Section 2: Setting up your WordPress website

This lecture we will learn how to set up Google Analytics within your WordPress site.

You will be able to set up Google Analytics with WordPress

Overview of Google Analytics
1 question

How to install and change WordPress themes


This lecture is an overview of WordPress settings that usually needs to be updated occasionally.

Able to know where the settings in WordPress are and be able to change the settings.


We will go over what the ping list is and how to populate the ping list configuration

Section 3: Creating a post and page in WordPress

An overview of how to create a blog post in WordPress

Able to create a blog post in WordPress after viewing this video


How to create a page in WordPress

  • Able to create a page in WordPress

How to insert media into WordPress

  • Able to insert video and images into your WordPress website

How to add categories to your WordPress website

  • Able to add categories to your WordPress website
Section 4: Installing WordPress Plugins
This is the summary of the Introduction of WordPress plugins.
You will be able to search for a WordPress plugin within the WordPress dashboard.

How to install a plugin by uploading a Zip file.


How to update your WordPress Plugin.


This video will show you how to uninstall and delete a plugin.

  1. You will be able to uninstall and delete WordPress plugin.
Section 5: Transferring your WordPress site to another site

We will learn how to import and export your WordPress site

Able to import and export your WordPress site

Section 6: How to use widgets in WordPress

This lecture is about how to create and edit widgets in WordPress

Able to create and edit a widget within WordPress

Section 7: WordPress Course Conclusion

Conclusion of this course and what to expect in our updates.

Local WordPress Course
Section 8: Day 5: Bonus: Introduction to RSS Feeds

This section will course how to share your posts on different social media sites

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Instructor Biography

Angela Samuels, Social Media Marketing Instructor

Angela has a bachelors in business, computer science and graphic design. She later went to get her master's degree in instructional design with the focus of online learning and corporate training. She teaches offline at her coworking space in West Bloomfield, Michigan and she has taught web design at a The Art Institute in the metro Detroit Area. Her passion is helping small businesses learn how to market their businesses online.

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