Learn How To Use WordPress 4 in Easy Steps
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Beginners learn how to install WordPress from scratch and create a professional looking site in 20 steps.
4.7 (3 ratings)
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Install WordPress
  • Get WordPress ready for SEO
  • Write Posts and create pages
  • Create your own menus
  • Add pictures and videos
  • Use Themes and Plugins for a perfect and professional page design
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  • Actually you will be fine with a computer and the internet. If you already have a WordPress installation, great. If not....we do it together!

This easy Video tutorial is the perfect place to begin. You will get useful tips and tricks to set up WordPress quick and easy. Safe yourself any hassle with this Basic Training.

This WordPress course starts from scratch and takes care of every important module to start with WordPress. We will be covering the following topics in this course:

  • How to Connect your Domain to a Web Hosting Account
  • Installing WordPress Automatically Using cPanel
  • Installing WordPress Manually via FTP
  • How to Change Permalinks Structure
  • How to Write Effective Blog Titles
  • How to Create New Posts in Wordpress
  • How to Create New Pages in Wordpress
  • How to Upload and Format Images Using the Media Manager
  • How to Install Plugins
  • How to Install Themes
  • How to Launch Your Site to Search Engines and Ping Settings
  • Get a New Wordpress Blog Ready
  • Control How Visitors Comment
  • Understanding Different User Permissions
  • Embed YouTube or Vimeo Videos
  • Creating a Gallery with Media Manager
  • Add HTML Code to the Editor Tab
  • Use WordPress Widgets Effectively
  • Create Navigation Menus and Sort Them
  • Remove “Powered By WordPress" and Customize Your Footer

By the end of this WordPress training you will have enough knowledge to setup WordPress and create a stunning professional website of your own.

Take action now and enroll in this course.

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Who is the target audience?
  • This is course is designed for beginners who have no or very little experience with WordPress
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Curriculum For This Course
22 Lectures
Welcome and a Quick Information about the Course
1 Lecture 00:00
Setting Up WordPress
5 Lectures 22:23
  • You will need to have registered your domain name
  • You will need a webhosting account
  • You will need the DNS Nameserver information to connect Domain and Host

Preview 02:41

You need to have cPanel or Fantastico for this step (most hosters offer this). If you hoster does not have it, you can move on to the next video to learn how to install WordPress manually.

Preview 03:58

In this video we will show you how to use the following, to setup WordPress:

  • Create a MySQL database
  • FTP Software
  • Webhosting username and password
  • WordPress files for installation

Preview 08:54

By default, WordPress is going to install some default posts, default pages, and we’re gonna go through and clean it up.

How to Get the WordPress Installation Ready to Use

Permalinks are making your website URL's more Search Engine friendly.

Preview 01:54
Create Posts and Pages
3 Lectures 15:29
  • How to write your first post
  • Optimize the permalinks for each post

How To Create New Posts in WordPress

Titles are important is they are the first things your visitors will see. The titles must build a bridge to your content.

How to Write Effective Blog Titles

  • How to setup pages
  • Optimize the permalinks for each page

How to Create New Pages in Wordpress
How to use Images and Videos with WordPress
3 Lectures 10:56
  • Methods to uploading files to the Media Manger
  • Files can be pictures, videos, audio, pdf etc.
  • Learn how to rotate or crop the image by using the editor

How to Upload and Format Images by using the Media Manager

  • Create a page or post and insert a Gallery
  • Choose pictures to go into the Gallery
  • Edit the Gallery layout

Creating a Gallery with the Media Manager

  • Get embed or iframe codes and insert those into a page or post
  • Customize the video size

Embed Youtube oder Vimeo Videos
How to use Themes, Plugins & Widgets to give your page a professional touch
3 Lectures 11:46
  • Install Themes automatically or by using FTP
  • Choose/change a standard Theme Design for your site

How to install Themes

  • Get familiar with the Plugin section
  • Search the Plugin directory
  • Install Plugins automatically or by FTP

How to install Plugins

  • Widgets allow you to add different types of items such as calendars, twitter posts, ads etc. to your theme.
  • Widgets will only show up if they have content.
  • Drag and Drop Widgets into place

How to use Widgets effectivly
Finetune your WordPress Site
6 Lectures 27:19
  • Create new menus beside the Main Menu
  • Pick and choose pages to show in the menu
  • Drag and Drop entries into order
  • Add links to menus

How to create and sort menus

  • Notify Search Engines that your page is live
  • Notify Search Engines that you have a new post or page (Ping the Search Engines)
  • Setup an automated Ping process

How to Launch your Site to Search Engines and Ping Settings

To make sure your Blog will not be spamed with unwanted comments you will learn how to protect your site.

Control your Vistors Comments

There are different user roles available:

  • Subscribers
  • Administrators
  • Editor
  • Author
  • Contributer

Understand the different User Permissions

Whether you use HTML frequently, or if you’ve never used code in your life, this lecture will help you if you’ll ever have to enter code into your WordPress post or page.

  • How to use an external free HTML editing programm
  • Where to add the code

Add HTML Code to your Site

Every WordPress installation comes with an automated "Powered by WordPress" signature which you probably do not want to stay on your site.

  • Learn how to remove the signature from the Theme
  • Add other information like Copyright to the Footer

Remove "Powered by WordPress" and Customize the Footer
Bonus ebook
1 Lecture 00:00
WordPress Explained
26 pages
About the Instructor
DigitalGuides Online
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860 Students
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Social Media & Marketing Specialists, Software Instructors

We at DigitalGuidesOnline are a small group of experts that have come together with decades of computer & software technology experience. Our specialties include website design, the use of software and also marketing strategies.

Over the years, we have seen that regularly when individuals or companies have to update software or learn new things like SEO it often feels like you need a Doctorate in computer technology or a rocket engineer degree to understand the training.

At DigitalGuidesOnline, we have answered this problem by offering a series of easy to understand, step by step training videos and books. These are perfect if you are a current or new entrepreneur wanting to develop or grow your business. Of course our trainings also work for private use!

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