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