The Ultimate WordPress Boot Camp: Build 7 Websites

An intensive guide to building different types of websites using WordPress
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  • Lectures 137
  • Length 11 hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

Do you want to learn how to build different types of websites with WordPress?

You have chosen the right course because this course is going to teach you exactly how to build any type of website in mind with WordPress.

Content and Overview

Perfect for students with prior experience working with WordPress, through this intensive course, you will learn how to build different types of websites with WordPress.

Originally designed to build blogs, WordPress over the years has evolved to become a full scale web development platform with which any kind of website can be built. From business websites to social networking sites, from internet directories to internet forums, WordPress has the necessary features and plugins to build any type of website imaginable.

The aim of this course is to give you all the necessary training and experience needed to build such websites. You will gain experience working with over 40 different plugins, multiple themes, API's and page builders.

The very first website you will build will be a standard WordPress blog. In addition to working with the most common features you would find on a blog website, you will learn additional techniques such as how to grow your mailing list and even add advertisements to your website.

Next comes section 2 where you will learn how to privatize your blog so that its content is available only to a select group of people. 

 In section 3 you will build a full blown social networking site using the BuddyPress plugin. With this plugin, you will learn how to create users, groups, custom fields and activity tabs which are all essential features of any decent social networking site. You will also work with different plugins that will provide security for your site.

You will then move on to learning how to build a job board website. In this section, you will learn how to use a very powerful job manager plugin to add and manage jobs in your website. You will learn how to create an account in one of the biggest job sites in the world Indeed. You will then gain experience working with API's by learning how to import jobs from Indeed.

Last but not least, you will build a website for a fictional non profit organization.

By the time you complete this course, you will have all the necessary knowledge and confidence to build any type of website with WordPress. You will also receive a verifiable certificate of completion as well.

What are the requirements?

  • Basics of WordPress
  • Computer / Laptop
  • Internet

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Improve their Overall Knowledge of WordPress
  • Build Different Types of Websites Using WordPress
  • Work with multiple WordPress themes
  • Learn how to use over 40 different Plugins
  • Gain experience working with APIs and Page Builders
  • Build a full social networking site

What is the target audience?

  • Students who already have some experience working with WordPress
  • Students who want to be able to build different types of websites with WordPress

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: Welcome
Introduction to the Course
Preview
02:12
VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE - DO NOT SKIP !!!
04:47
Introduction to Sub Domains & How to Create One
03:43
How to Install WordPress on a Sub Domain
01:39
Section 2: Build a Blog
Section Preview
Preview
02:14
Important Points
05:08
Creating a Child Theme
Preview
04:25
Initial Setup
05:00
How to Create a Webmail Account
02:40
Adding Content
08:11
Setting Up the Sidebar Widget
02:04
Working with Social Media - Part 1
04:26
Working with Social Media - Part 2
04:12
How to Use Mail Chimp
05:31
Building your Mailing List with Optin Forms Plugin
10:21
Building your Mailing List with Double Opt In For Download Pluigin
14:12
Working with the Display Widgets Plugin
03:31
Working with the Disqus Plugin
08:12
Setting Up the Contact Page
04:33
Review
01:22
WordPress Security - Using the WP Limit Login Attempts Plugin
07:06
WordPress Security - Plugin Maintenance
03:04
WordPress Security - A Trick to Fool Hackers
03:29
WordPress SEO - Yoast SEO Plugin Part 1
10:50
WordPress SEO - Yoast SEO Plugin Part 2
08:20
Adding Advertisements
07:09
Section Recap
01:23
Section 3: Build a Private Blog
Introduction
Preview
01:54
How to Transfer Content from One WordPress Site to Another
03:38
Working with the Private Site Plugin
08:42
The Loginizer Plugin
04:50
Customizing the Login Page - Part 1
16:03
Customizing the Login Page - Part 2
08:32
Extra Tips for Privacy
03:01
How to Hide the WP Login Page
Preview
02:41
Section Review
00:54
Section 4: Build a Business Website
Section Peview
Preview
01:41
Website Proposal From Cool Online Business Inc
Article
Important Points
02:45
Selecting a Business Theme
04:57
Analyzing the Hannari Theme
08:42
Building Slides with the Meta Slider Plugin
06:47
Quick Exercise
Article
Building Feature Boxes with the Advanced WP Columns Plugin
05:19
Adding Icons to Our Feature Boxes
04:26
Quickly and Effortlessly Gain Access to 492 SVG Font Icons
07:09
Where to Find over 100,000 free Icons for your Website
Article
Adding the Home Page Banner Text
02:53
Setting Up the About Us Page with the Team Plugin
08:50
Setting Up the Services Page
07:51
Setting Up the Contact Page
08:01
Working with the Business Hours Plugin
03:16
Working with the Testimonials Plugin
10:04
Setting up the FAQs Page
08:02
Final Clean Up
05:40
Section Recap
01:38
Section 5: Build a Social Networking Site
Section Preview
Preview
01:37
Assignment - 1
1 page
Initial Setup
04:34
The BuddyPress Settings Tab
02:56
Buddy Press Theme Integration & Buddy Press Codex
03:04
Creating User Accounts
05:06
Assignment - 2
1 page
How to Register Users with the Unconfirmed Plugin
04:53
Adding Profile Photos
04:04
Adding Custom Fields
03:33
How to Edit Custom Fields
03:54
Assignment - 3
1 page
BuddyPress User Settings
02:59
The Activity Tab
01:59
Friendship Requests and the Follow BuddyPress Plugin
08:30
Name Tags
02:06
Groups
07:29
Notifications
03:21
Customizing BuddyPress
00:32
The rtMedia for WordPress, BuddyPress and bbPress Plugin
10:59
The BuddyPress Activity Plus Plugin
02:40
The BuddyPress Social Plugin
03:14
BuddyPress Security - WangGuard Plugin
15:37
BuddyPress Themes
09:14
iBuddy Theme Review
03:38
General Settings
02:00
Nav Menu Roles Plugin
03:59
Section Recap
01:15
Section 6: Build a Job Board Website
Initial Setup
01:11
The WP Job Manager Plugin
02:12
Adding Jobs as an Administrator
04:54
Exercise 1
Article
Editing Jobs & Deleting Jobs
04:52
The Job Dashboard
01:54
Working with the Job Colors Plugin
03:30
Fine Tuning the Job Board Settings
06:33
Adding Jobs as a New User
07:07
Modifying Our Theme
09:00

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Instructor Biography

Alexander Oni, Web & WordPress Developer, Cyber-security Expert

Hi there my name is Alexander Oni and welcome to my Udemy page. I am a professional web developer living in the United States of America. I currently work for a small web development company where I build websites for clients using the latest in web technology.

I have been building websites for the past 7 years now and have been working exclusively with WordPress for almost 4 years. My love for web development and teaching people how to build websites drove me to make my Udemy course on web development.

I am also a cyber security expert and have a masters degree in Information Security.

I enjoy watching football, movies and playing chess.

Feel free to send me a message if you would like to know more.

Thank you for stopping by once again and I hope to hear from you soon.

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