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Learn How To Start A Self-Hosted Blog Using WordPress...
A Step by Step Tutorial for Beginners!
I will guide you through the entire process of setting up your blog using WordPress, including how to setup hosting and domain name, install WordPress, add content and everything else you might need to know!
Why Take This Course?
There are a total of 16 Lectures (plus an intro and an outro) over a total of 55 Minutes.
Don't worry if all you have you used your computer for so far is sending and receiving emails... by following this course I can almost guarantee that you will be able to start a blog using WordPress... and another thing... It will be awesome!
Not only will you learn to start a blog, step by step but I have also included a link to another video of mine which will show you how to make a logo for free!
So go ahead and enroll today and let's start a WordPress Blog... TOGETHER!
Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.
Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.
Certificate of completion.
|Section 1: Course Introduction / Blog Overview|
In this lecture I will introduce you to my course and show you the type of blog we will be creating throughout the course.
|Section 2: The Main Check-List|
In this lecture I will cover the main steps we will be following throughout the course along with any costs involved. Don't worry, it will actually cost less than $13 to get started.
|Section 3: Registering A Domain Name and Web Hosting|
In this lecture I will cover registering a domain name and web hosting for our new blog.
|Section 4: Logging into CPanel and Installing WordPress|
In this lecture I will cover logging into what is known as the "HostGator CPanel" and then installing WordPress.
|Section 5: Logging into WordPress and Changing Password|
In this lecture I will cover logging into WordPress for the first time and also how to change our password.
|Section 6: Changing Our WordPress Theme (So Simple Theme)|
In this lecture I will cover how to change our WordPress theme to the Free "SoSimple WordPress Theme" for blogging.
|Section 7: Deleting The Demo Content|
In this lecture I will cover how to delete certain content from WordPress, including pages, posts and plugins.
|Section 8: Customizing Our Theme|
In this lecture I will be covering how to customize the SoSimple theme.
|Section 9: Adding Pages (About & Contact)|
In this lecture I will cover how to add different pages on WordPress, including our "About Page" and our "Contact Page".
|Section 10: Creating and Assigning A Custom Menu|
In this lecture I will cover how to create and assign custom menus on WordPress.
|Section 11: Adding Contact Form to Contact Page (using Plugin)|
In this lecture I will cover how to add a contact form to our contact page that we added earlier.
|Section 12: Changing The Sidebar (Widget Areas)|
In this lecture I will cover how to change our blogs sidebar using what are known as "WordPress Widgets".
|Section 13: Adding Images to Sidebar and Widget Areas|
In this lecture I will cover how to add images to our blogs sidebar and other widget areas.
|Section 14: Adding Our Actual Blog Posts|
In this lecture I will cover how to add actual blog posts to our blog. Our blog posts will include titles, text, headings (text), images and video.
|Section 15: Global Comments Settings and Social Share Buttons|
In this lecture I will cover how to change the global comments settings along with how to add share buttons to our blog.
|Section 16: WordPress NOT Updating Right Away?|
In this lecture I will cover what to do if WordPress is NOT updating right away, this method should work 9 times out of 10!
|Section 17: Congratulations!!|
In this lecture we will recap what we have done.
I just want to personally say thank-you in this lecture, plus I have a free download for you as well. You can get access to it over at http://martiedread.com/freeplugins3
I am a 28 year old, self taught web designer and teacher from the North of Ireland!
My hobbies include, web design animation, beatboxing and being social but my number one hobby is teaching people new tricks!
I have been building websites both personally and professionally for more than 6 years and all of the information contained in my training videos has been learned through trial and error by yours truly!
My website letsbuildwp (.com) has helped nearly 3 thousand people build a website and I am hoping I can double than number (at least) by utilizing Udemy!
I look forward to helping you create a website or blog that you can be proud of!
Until Next Time,
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask - I will always do my best to help my students personally.