Site Launch Blueprint - WordPress Basics
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Site Launch Blueprint - WordPress Basics

Learn how to build awesome WordPress sites for clients! (Includes access to FREE FB mastermind group)
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Created by Chris Rodwell
Last updated 7/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Build simple, professional quality, business & personal brand websites.
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Requirements
  • A working computer, either Windows or Mac.
  • A modern browser like Chrome, Firefox, or Safari.
Description

I’ve spent YEARS designing sites for clients.

Now I want to show YOU how to do the same without spending YEARS learning to code or paying THOUSANDS outsourcing to a designer.

Inside Site Launch Blueprint, you will learn exactly how build your own sites even if you have ZERO prior experience. We teach through allowing you to sit in and watch over the shoulder as we build practical sites with real uses. We show you how to build sites with completely FREE tools that clients would happily pay you $500+ for OR as a personal brand could bring you an income for life.

You’ll get access to support to answer any questions you need so that you’re not “left alone” when setting up your website. This is crucial because it will make the process simple and quick, vs. tedious and painful like so many entrepreneurs unfortunately go through.

It’s time to learn how to build a businesses most powerful asset EVER! Are you ready?


Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to design & create WordPress sites that clients would be willing to pay you for!
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Curriculum For This Course
23 Lectures
02:43:03
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Before We Get Started!
5 Lectures 18:03

Welcome! In this video we look at how Site Launch Blueprint works. 

If you need access to the FaceBook Mastermind group, send an email over to support@sitelaunchblueprint.comand I'll get you in!

Preview 02:34

In this video, we cover how to purchase a domain and get it setup with a hosting package. I also show you how to install WordPress onto the site. 

For the purpose of these video's, we will be using www.GoDaddy.com, although most hosting providers are very similar. If you have any issues getting setup, just let us know in the FB group!

Preview 07:19

We run through how to manually install WordPress.

Preview 02:38

We take a quick look at how to setup your Office 365 email. (Free 1 year plan with GoDaddy)

Extra: Setting Up Office 365 Email
02:42

We take a walkthrough of the basic functions within the WordPress dashboard.

To login to your WordPress dashboard visit - 

www.YOURDOMAIN.com/wp-admin

A Brief Tour of The WordPress Dashboard
02:50
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Project #1 - Basic Business Website
8 Lectures 01:20:02

In this lesson, we cover how to install and activate a theme; install plugins and start to customize our website header. 

The theme we use in this Project is Sydney -
https://en-gb.wordpress.org/themes/sydney/

Theme, Widgets & Basic Customization
10:34

In this lesson, we add 'About Us', 'Products' and 'Contact Us' pages to our site. We also create the main site menu and customize it. 

Creating Pages & Site Menu
08:07

In this lesson, we start to design our home page using the site origin page builder. We look at some of the basic features we can add and also how to control the spacing of elements.

Home Page Design, Part 1
16:18

In this lesson, we continue to design our home page and test out a few more site origin features.

Home Page Design, Part 2
04:16

In this lesson, we add more content to our site. We create a basic 'about us' page and look over a few options for 'contact' pages; including creating a custom contact form.

The plugin we use for the form is WPForms:https://wordpress.org/plugins/wpforms-lite/

About Us & Contact Pages
16:48

In this lesson, I talk over a few options for product/services pages. For this particular site we don't build out a full product catalogue because it's not apart of the basic business site.

Explaining Product/Services Pages
03:01

In this lesson, we look at a few options for building out the site footer; including customizing our site with custom CSS. We also add additional pages including a Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions. 

Privacy Policy + Terms & Conditions Templates:
https://termsfeed.com/blog/sample-terms-and-conditions-template/https://termsfeed.com/blog/sample-privacy-policy-template/

The custom CSS we use in this lesson:

.site-info.container {
    display: none;
}

.footer-widgets {
    padding: 30px 0;
}

Site Footer, Additional Pages & Custom CSS
14:28

Finally we look over our site and make sure everything is functioning correctly. 

*How to make your site faster with W3 Total Cache + CloudFlare:
http://www.bloggingwizard.com/w3-total-cache-cloudflare/

Testing & Finishing Up
06:30
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Project #2 - Creating A Blog (Personal Site)
5 Lectures 20:36

In this lesson, we look at what we are going to build and get our site setup.

The theme we use in this project is - 
https://en-gb.wordpress.org/themes/sparkling/

Project Introduction & Basic Setup
04:02

In this lesson, we look at how to create blog posts on your sites.

Creating Blog Posts, Part 1
06:21

In this lesson, we continue to look at how to create blog posts on your sites.

Creating Blog Posts, Part 2
07:22

In this lesson, we look at what you can do with the sidebar of your blog. We only cover the basics, but there are literally thousands of widgets you can add to it!

Extra: Customizing The Sidebar
01:44

In this lesson, we look at how to disable comments on posts. There are also many options to moderate the comment section on your posts. 

Here is a good article on comment moderation: http://techdocs.blogs.brynmawr.edu/1978

Extra: Post Comments
01:07
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Project #3 - One Page Personal Site
5 Lectures 44:22

In this lesson, we briefly go over what exactly a 'one page site is' and then look into the theme we will be using for this project. 

The theme we use in this Project is Screenr -
https://en-gb.wordpress.org/themes/screenr/

Screenr Demo Page -
https://demos.famethemes.com/screenr/

What Is A One Page Site?
02:58

In the lesson we start to build out the main page for our site. We are using, https://www.garyvaynerchuk.com/, as inspiration for the content.

Building The Front Page, Part 1
12:07

In the lesson we continue to build out the main page for our site. We are using, https://www.garyvaynerchuk.com/, as inspiration for the content.

Building The Front Page, Part 2
16:03

In this lesson, we will create the footer for our site - including adding Social Media links. We will also create the menu to link the different sections of our homepage.

Creating The Footer & Site Menu
10:29

Finally we look over our site and make sure everything is functioning correctly. 

*How to make your site faster with W3 Total Cache + CloudFlare:
http://www.bloggingwizard.com/w3-total-cache-cloudflare/

Testing & Finishing Up
02:45
About the Instructor
Chris Rodwell
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I’ve spent YEARS designing sites for clients.

Now I want to show YOU how to do the same without spending YEARS learning to code or paying THOUSANDS outsourcing to a designer.

For the past 5 years I have made an income from designing, creating and maintaining websites for customers. I also have extensive knowledge of digital marketing, with a strong focus on affiliate marketing.