How to Make a WordPress Website in 2017
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How to Make a WordPress Website in 2017

WordPress Beginners - Learn How to Make a WordPress Website in 2017 Using a Free Theme!
4.5 (50 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.
2,995 students enrolled
Created by Tom Johnson
Last updated 1/2017
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Feel confident making their own wordpress website
  • Be able to navigate around the dashboard and customization areas easily
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Requirements
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • That I use a hosting affiliate during the hosting signup process
Description

In this tutorial series I go step by step through the process of creating a WordPress website for beginners. This series of videos teaches beginners how to make a WordPress website in 2017 on their own. By the end of the course students should feel much more confident in their ability to find their way around the WordPress dashboard and customization areas as well as complete basic websites from start to finish! If you're considering making your own website or a website for a friend or family member, but you're not quite sure what you're doing this course could be helpful for you!

Who is the target audience?
  • WordPress beginners
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Curriculum For This Course
15 Lectures
01:46:47
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Intro and Final Website Overview
2 Lectures 11:55
Website Overview
02:26

Signing up for TMDHosting
09:29
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Getting WordPress Set Up
3 Lectures 18:12
Installing WordPress
08:53

Installing our Theme
03:12

Deleting Pre-Installed Content
06:07
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Building Out the Website
9 Lectures 01:14:47
Setting up our Menu
04:25

Editing our Image Text
11:41

Adding a Blog Posts Section
10:15

Learning More About Blog Post Features
11:43

Adding Widgets
03:55

Adding Additional Elements to the Home Page
08:01

Adding an About and Contact Page
06:49

Footer Area and Social Media Icons
09:54

SEO Plugin
08:04
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Bonus Section
1 Lecture 01:53
Bonus Video
01:53
About the Instructor
Tom Johnson
4.5 Average rating
379 Reviews
15,550 Students
5 Courses
WordPress Enthusiast & Premium Instructor

Hello everyone! My name is Tom Johnson. I'm a web development major and US Marine veteran. I have been using various web development tools for years now.

I have been regularly using wordpress for over seven years. I love wordpress and the functionality that it has. I also have studied and implimented html, css, and some basic javascript and php. I also have working knowledge of photoshop. If you have any questions about me or my courses please feel free to reach out to me, and I will do my best to get back to you quickly. I do my best to be active and responsive to student needs!