How To Get Started with WordPress

An Easy To Follow, Step-By-Step Guide to Mastering WordPress
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  • Lectures 44
  • Contents Video: 3.5 hours
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  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 9/2013 English

Course Description

Often when we think of WordPress, we think of blogging—but WordPress can do so much more! In this short, easy to follow course, you’ll discover everything you need to know to get your WordPress site online, including how to effortlessly register a domain name and set up web hosting, install WordPress, and begin using it to publish your work on the web. You’ll quickly get comfortable in the WordPress environment, and see how straightforward it is to create and format content, including text, images, and video. Then, you’ll find out how to control and extend your WordPress website with themes, widgets, and plug-ins. Once you learn WordPress, the sky’s the limit! Ready to jump into it? Then let’s get started!

What are the requirements?

  • Basic computer skills

What am I going to get from this course?

  • In this course, users will develop a solid understanding of WordPress

What is the target audience?

  • Those looking to build a strong foundation in WordPress

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Welcome to WordPress!
Welcome! Why Use WordPress?
Preview
03:49
Important WordPress Concepts
02:27
Additional Tools You'll Need
04:09
Section 2: Setting Up Domain Names, Web Hosting, & Installing WordPress!
Domain Name & Web Hosting Options
03:43
Registering Your Website's Domain Name
03:09
Setting Up Web Hosting with Web Hosting Hub
08:00
Accessing Your Web Hosting Hub Account Management Panel
04:18
Accessing Your Hosting Accounts cPanel
04:35
Setting Your Domain's DNS Info
03:38
Accessing Your Site & CPanel Once Your Domain Name Resolves
02:00
Installing WordPress on Your Host
04:55
Logging Into Your Admin Console
01:20
Touring the WordPress Dashboard
05:40
Bonus Lesson: Connecting To Your Website Via FTP
06:01
Section 3: Making Your Site All Your Own!
Understanding WordPress Themes
04:04
Finding Additional WordPress Themes
03:05
Downloading and Installing A New Theme
04:32
Activating Your New Theme
05:21
Section 4: Adding Content to Your WordPress Site!
Publishing Your First Post
05:38
Formatting Text In Your Posts
05:03
Creating Bulleted & Numbered Lists
04:14
Creating Additional Posts
06:35
Post Publishing Options
Preview
04:14
Inserting A “More” Link into Posts
03:23
Bonus Lesson: Organizing Your Posts Into Categories
07:34
Inserting Graphics Into Posts
04:48
Formatting Post Graphics
06:34
Additional Graphic Options
08:37
Getting Started Setting Hyperlinks
05:45
Setting Internal and Email Links
04:38
Embedding A YouTube Video
04:35
Introducing WordPress Pages
06:44
Section 5: Controlling & Expanding Your Site!
BonPress Theme Options (And A Closer Look At The Media Library)
05:55
Your Site's General Settings
02:18
A Look At Your Site's Reading Settings
03:17
A Closer Look At Sidebar Widgets
05:02
Introducing WordPress Plugins
07:11
Must-Have Plug-ins for Every WordPress Site
03:40
Section 6: Bonus Lessons!
Installing Plug-ins (and Automatically Backing Up Your Site)
05:09
Adding Social Media to Your Site
07:42
Adding An RSS Feed to Your Site
Preview
07:57
Setting Up An Email Address For Your Site
04:23
Section 7: Wrapping Up
Where to Go From Here
03:55
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