A fast-paced WordPress Website Setup from start to finish

Quickly setup a website using WordPress, build an email list, and manage your Google listing.
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  • Lectures 37
  • Contents Video: 2 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2015 English

Course Description

If you're a quick-learn that's looking to setup your first website in a short period of time, this is the course for you.

This is an intermediate/beginner's course for people who want to learn how to setup a professional website using WordPress and install/customize several plugins for extra functionality.

This course is 100% video, mostly in screencast format and I will turn on my camera at certain points to quickly explain concepts. After going through the first three sections, you can skip around to any lecture you wish and learn what you want, when you want.

What are the requirements?

  • You know how to install a program after you downloaded it.
  • You have basic computer skills.
  • You're familiar with an internet browser.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create a hosting account with a web hosting provider
  • Acquire a domain name
  • Install the free WordPress website platform
  • Create & manage pages & blog posts
  • Create a navigation menu
  • Install plugins for added functionality
  • Add & customize a free theme
  • Add photos and videos to the website
  • Ensure a website is mobile ready
  • Add effects like animations and parallax scrolling features
  • Optimize a website for search engines
  • Integrate a website with social media
  • Setup a contact page
  • Build an email marketing list
  • Setup Google Analytics
  • Manage a website from your phone
  • Update WordPress software and plugins

What is the target audience?

  • This course is perfect for WordPress beginners who have basic knowledge of how the internet works and enjoy faster paced learning.
  • This course is NOT for people who have setup a WordPress website before.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction - Summary of This Course
01:29

You'll know the main topics that I'll cover as well as the format of the course. After going through Section 2, and then adding some content, you can skip around if you wish.

Section 2: WordPress Setup & Installation
03:11

You'll know why you need a hosting provider and a domain name to have a professional website that is available to the world 24/7.

02:11

You'll know how to setup a hosting account and find a domain name.

02:42

Installing WordPress(Method 1) You'll be able to complete the famous WordPress 5 minute installation.

04:45

Install WordPress manually by downloading the WordPress files and uploading them to your hosting account.

01:32

Manually setup a database that will store your website's data.

04:05

Connect your WordPress files on your hosting account with the database you setup to complete the manual WordPress installation.

Section 3: Content
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00:23
00:53

Why it's important to input some content into your website before you add features to the website.

00:59

The difference between the two content types: pages and posts.

04:05

Add some pages and posts to your website.

03:09

By default the front page is a list of your blog posts. In this video you'll be able to change that default setting to a specific page you've created that you want to designate to the front page.

00:40

This lecture shows where you can go to edit or delete pages and blog posts.

01:43

Now that you have a couple posts, this lecture will go over how to add a blog section that is comprised only of the content type "posts" that will comprise your blog.

01:56

This lecture will show you how to create and add a navigation menu to your website that will show up on every page and how to control which links are inside of your menu.

02:25

After this lecture you'll be able to upload an image from your computer to your website and place it inside of a page or post.

02:27

After this lecture you'll be able to embed videos inside your website from sites like YouTube or Vimeo without having to upload large video files directly to your website.

Section 4: Theming
03:24

I go over what you can expect after installing any theme to your website.

02:40

How to easily find and install a free theme in the WordPress repository.

04:02

Most themes now include a "call-to-action" feature on the front page. In this lecture I'll show you how to edit the content of your call-to-action to quickly get your website visitor's attention.

05:08

I'll show you how to find the main differences between themes in the WordPress repository.

06:03

There's a few different ways to test if your WordPress theme is mobile ready. In this lecture, you'll learn a few different methods to test if your website is mobile ready.

05:07

In this video you'll learn about some animation features that can be added to your website.

07:59

This lecture will show you have to add a photo or video slider that can be controlled by your website visitor.

02:32

This lecture explains what parallax features are and why you might want to use them.

03:02

In this video you'll learn how to install one type of parallax feature.

03:50

In this video you'll learn how to install another type of parallax feature.

Section 5: Search Engine Optimization(SEO)
00:44

In this lecture you'll quickly learn what Google PageRank is and why it's important.

07:43

You'll learn what a Google search result page is and how to edit your website's Google listing.

01:20

You'll learn some other main factors that influence your website's Google PageRank in organic search results.

05:03

You'll learn how to add social media buttons that can automatically be placed on every page of your website to allow your website visitors to easily share your website content with their social networks.

Section 6: Bonuses
03:11

The philosophy behind how to properly utilize a landing page(squeeze page, lead capture page)

09:18

You'll learn how to setup your squeeze page and begin building your email list.

06:50

How to add a simple contact form to your website so that anyone can send you a message directly through your website without having to know your email address.

04:35

You'll learn how to begin tracking your website visitors location, what device they're using to access your website, your most popular content and a LOT of other information utilizing Google Analytics.

02:49

How to install the WordPress App and manage parts of your website directly from your phone.

02:07

You'll learn how to update your core WordPress files as well as your installed plugins.

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Instructor Biography

Tony Mikiciuk, WordPress Website Design

I started digging into website design and HTML in high school over 15 years ago and had my first paying website project in college. In 2007, I started learning about content management systems like Drupal & WordPress. Back then, there wasn't much help online but I was passionate about learning and found all of the help I could. Now my passion serves in helping others learn website design in the most easy & straightforward way possible.

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