The Perfect Guide to become a Pro in WordPress

Become a Pro in WordPress with this step-by-step training for beginners covering all from basic to advanced concepts.
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  • Lectures 93
  • Contents Video: 6.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2013 English

Course Description

This Step-by-Step Guide to become a Pro in WordPress will teach you the basics of WordPress from start to finish. In less than 7 hours, we will make you a Pro in WordPress so that you will be able to create your own websites or blogs from start to finish or you can offer it as a service and earn in dollars :)

This Wordpress course is also for those who are proficient in HTML and Photoshop but want to build awesome websites easy and fast.

In this course, we start your WordPress training by assuming that you have NO idea of What is WordPress, Content Management System (CMS) or any other related jargons. But, we promise you, by the end of your WordPress training course you will become a Pro in WordPress and create your own blogs or websites that work on any devices (responsive website) in minutes.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic Computer Knowledge
  • A Computer or Laptop
  • Internet Access

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Domain and Hosting Guide
  • Automatic & Manual WordPress Installation
  • WordPress best practices

What is the target audience?

  • Those with absolutely NO technical or computer skills at all
  • Those with prior HTML and photoshop skills
  • Entrepreneurs, Small Business Owner, Self-employed Professionals, Social Media consultants
  • Those who want to be able to build websites for profit as a service to others
  • Anyone who wants to learn the best and quickest way to build and design websites

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Promo Video
Inside this course
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02:04
Section 2: Introduction to Web - Everything you need to know before starting
05:34

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cPanel Web Hosting
05:13
01:47

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How to Change Your DNS in NameCheap
01:14
03:07

FileZilla is the best and free FTP solution that is easy to use.

You can download the latest version of FileZilla from here.

How to Connect to Your Host Using FileZilla
04:15
How to Manage Your Websites in FileZilla
03:26
A Brief Introduction to Using cPanel
02:13
Creating Email Accounts in cPanel
02:18
Checking Your Webmail in cPanel
01:59
Blocking Spam With Spam Assassin in cPanel
02:37
Creating Autoresponders in cPanel
03:25
Introduction to Using File Manager
04:11
Compressing Files with File manager
02:51
Editing File Permissions in File Manager
02:05
Uploading Files Using File Manager
02:48
Creating FTP Accounts in cPanel
04:03
Managing File Index in cPanel
03:51
Creating a MySQL Database in cPanel
03:23
Password Protected Directories in cPanel
03:11
Cloaking and Redirect Links in cPanel
04:04
Creating Sub-Domains in cPanel
02:17
Creating Addon Domains in cPanel
03:14
Creating Backups in cPanel
03:15
Section 3: Introduction to WordPress - Basics
03:59

In this 4 minute video, we will cover:

  1. How to install WordPress automatically using cPanel.
  2. How to install WordPress automatically using Fantastico.
  3. How to create MySQL Dashboard
  4. How to create MySQL User
05:42

In this 6 minutes video, we will cover:

  1. Step 1 of installing a WordPress blog manually.
  2. How to download & unzip the WordPress Software.
  3. Installing & Configuring an FTP program.
  4. Upload all the files to your web hosting account.
  5. How to create a MySQL database & to set up the WordPress blog.

You can download the latest version of WordPress from here. It is always recommended to use the latest version for better experience and security.

08:29

In this 9 minute video we will cover:

  1. Part 2 of installing a WordPress blog manually to your web hosting account.
  2. How to create a MySQL Dashboard.
  3. How to create a Dashboard User & enable All Privileges.
  4. Setting up wp-config file.
  5. How to create WordPress User & Password.
01:24

In this 2 minute video, we will cover how to view the documentation for your WordPress software. You will also be able to view a very short description of what you can do on any particular page.

This video will uncover the easiest ways to understand how to use WordPress by using the default built-in documentation.

01:53

In this 2 minute video, we’ll cover:

  1. How to clean up a new WordPress blog because it’s important to remove all these meaningless content from SEO perspective.
  2. How to delete the default Hello World post.
  3. How to restore the trashed posts.
03:47

A permalink is basically the structure of your WordPress content URL, and, by tweaking permalinks, better search engine rankings can be acheived.

In this 4 minute video, we’ll cover:

  1. How to customize your WordPress Permalinks.
  2. How to use only the blog post name for the URLS using Custom Structure.
  3. How to update .HTACESS file for updating the Permalinks for the first time.
03:52

In this 4 minute video, we will familiarize you with the WordPress Dashboard and cover:

  1. How to customize your WordPress dashboard.
  2. How to make your WordPress blog look the way you want.
  3. How to customize the amount of tabs and reorganize the tabs that appear on the dashboard.
  4. How to set the number of columns on Dashboard.
  5. How to customize is the admin color scheme.
03:19

In this 3 minute video, we’ll cover:

  1. How to create a new post in WordPress.
  2. Set a title and content for your WordPress post.
  3. How to use the WordPress WYSIWYG Editor.
  4. How to edit the post to include some advanced HTML options.
  5. How to add or insert a link in the post.
  6. How to create a new category.
  7. How to add tags and categories to the posts.
  8. How to Set Featured Image
02:48

In this 3 minute video, we will cover:

  1. How to create a Page in WordPress.
  2. Page Vs Posts.
  3. Nesting Pages
  4. How to assign a template to pages.
02:55

In this 3 minute video we’ll cover:

  1. What is Status Update.
  2. How to use the Status Update Feature in WordPress.
  3. Why should you use Status Update.
03:17

An Aside is like short excerpts or shorter posts that are displayed on WordPress blog without a title.

In this 3 minute video, we’ll cover:

  1. How to use the new Asides or Asides Feature in WordPress.
  2. Difference between the different content or post types.

Asides are mostly used for Announcements, News, etc.

02:12

In this 2 minute video, we’ll cover: How to Create a Text Link in WordPress Post and Pages.

In WordPress, you can either link to a destination URL outside your blog, or you can even link to an existing post or existing page.

02:09

In this 2 minute video, we’ll cover: How to Set Featured Image in WordPress Blog Post.

The place where the featured image is displayed really depends on the type of WordPress theme that you are using. If you are using a magazine-style WordPress theme, then on the home page itself, you should see the featured image next to the blog post and blog content.

06:18

In this 6 minute video, we’ll cover:

  1. How to create a Blogroll in WordPress Blog. Blogroll is simply a list of links.
  2. How to Add New Link Category.
03:59

In this 4 minute video, we’ll cover: How to Manage Comments in WordPress Blog. We will show you several ways to manage comments.

05:41

In this 6 minute video, we’ll cover:

  1. How to Control Spam more effectively in WordPress Blog.
  2. Creating Commenting Policy.
  3. How to set expiry date for older comments.
03:37

In this 4 minute video, we’ll cover: How to Use Images in Blog Post & Pages. You can also edit your images or add captions to your images.

04:49

In this 5 minute video, we’ll cover: How to Install WordPress Plugins Automatically. This is very useful if you want to install some plugins but you really don’t know where to get started.

Note: If you do not find any plugins configuration page under settings, it could also probably be under Tools or under other sections of your WordPress dashboard.

01:49

In this 5 minute video, we’ll cover:

  1. How to Upgrade WordPress Plugins Automatically.
  2. How to Delete WordPress Plugins Automatically.
05:02

In this 5 minute video, we’ll cover: How to Install WordPress Plugins Manually with FTP.

05:23

In this 5 minute video, we’ll cover: How to Install WordPress Themes automatically.

03:18

In this 2 minute video, we’ll cover: How to Upgrade WordPress Themes Automatically.

Note: to see all the themes that are in your WordPress blog, just click on Appearance, and then click on Themes. So if there is a particular upgrade for a theme, then you should see an upgrade message here.

05:08

In this 5 minute video, we’ll cover: How to Install WordPress Theme Manually.

03:41

In this 4 minute video, we’ll cover: How to Create Custom Menus in WordPress Blog.

You can customize the navigation to anything that you want using the custom menus option and you can create as many different menus as you want to display on the main navigation area. You can also display it in the sidebar area using widgets, and also in your footer area, also using WordPress widgets.

03:11

In this 3 minute video, we’ll cover: How to Customize the Appearance of WordPress Theme using the Live Editor.

Note: This Live Editor is only available in WordPress versions 3.4 and above, so make sure that you have upgraded the WordPress blog.

03:32

In this 4 minute video, we’ll cover: How to use WordPress Widgets in WordPress Blog.

03:04

In this 3 minute video, we’ll cover: How to Enable and Use the Akismet Plugin to Control Comment Spamming.

04:30

In this 5 minute video, we’ll cover: Some simple but extremely effective ways to further eliminate unwanted spam from your WordPress blog.

03:26

In this 4 minute video, we’ll cover: How to Add Contact Form in WordPress Blog.

05:08

In this 5 minute video, we’ll cover: How to Further Customize Contact Form in WordPress Blog.

03:42

In this 4 minute video, we’ll cover: How to Add New Users in WordPress Blog.

Note: One of the most important things when adding a new user is to determine the role or the access level of the user i.e. Subscriber (default) or Editor or Author or Administrator.

05:58

In this 6 minute video, we’ll cover: How to Install an Audio Player in WordPress Blog.

05:04

In this 5 minute video, we’ll cover: How to Further Customize Audio Player in WordPress Blog. You can actually customize every single element of the audio player.

04:55

In this 5 minute video, we’ll cover: How to Use Gravatars in WordPress Blog. A gravatar is simply a global avatar, or an avatar that you can use anywhere on any website. It is tied up to your email address.

Section 4: Advanced Wordpress
How to Upgrade WordPress Using cPanel
02:18
How to Delete WordPress Using cPanel
01:45
How to Upgrade WordPress Automatically
01:55
How to Create Backups for Your WordPress Blog
06:14
How to Edit Your WordPress Theme
03:59
How to Create a Static Front Page
03:21
Introduction to Getting a FeedBurner Account
04:11
Optimizing Your FeedBurner RSS Feed
05:24
Redirecting Default RSS Feeds to Feedburner
02:37
Using The FeedBurner Email Subscrription Form
02:17
Importing Content from BlogSpot to WordPress
02:52
Importing Content from WordPress to WordPress
06:23
Setting Up Google Analytics
07:21
Using Google Analytics with WordPress
04:55
Introduction to Using Disqus
05:44
Installing & Using Disqus with WordPress
03:48
Moderating Disqus Comments in WordPress
03:52
WPTouch: Installing The Mobile Extension
02:30
WPTouch: Customize Your Mobile Theme
06:23
Section 5: WordPress for Business - Earn via your Blog
Quick Start Guide to Google AdSense
06:56
Setting Up and Using New Adsense Ads
09:14
Publishing Free Articles on Your Blog
04:30
Quick Start Guide to ClickBank
06:02
How to Create and Use a ClickBank Hoplink
07:24
How to Use The ClickBank HopAd Builder
10:11
Automatically Convert Keywords to Affiliate Links
09:21
CJ - Introduction to Commission Junction
07:58
CJ - Overview of Merchant Program and Offers
07:55
CJ - Finding and Joining Profitable Merchants
03:45
CJ - Creating Banner and Product Links
06:35
CJ - Using Smartzones to Manage Banners
05:57
How to Manage Banner Ads Using WordPress
09:19
Introduction to Using Text Link Ads
02:59
Adding Text Link Ads to WordPress
04:11

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