WordPress 4 For Beginners: How To Build An Amazing Site

Save Your Money and Learn How to Build Your Website By Yourself Using WordPress 4.
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  • Lectures 44
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2015 English

Course Description

JOIN OVER +2,200 SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS WHO HAVE TAKEN THIS COURSE!

In this course you are going to learn the basics of Wordpress 4.1 (the latest version of WordPress) by creating a fully functional website from scratch in just a few hours, even if you've never used WordPress, never built or run a site, never even created a web page before.

To follow this course you don't need to have any programming or Web design skills.

You are going to learn everything you need to start working with WordPress in a step-by-step manner. Starting with an overview of what WordPress is, why use it, we are going to move to how to download, install and configure WordPress, depending on the platform you choose.

Then we will cover how add content to our website, by writing posts, adding pages and how to work with media like images and videos.

Finally, we are going to cover how to manage our content and customize the look of our website using a custom theme.

So by the end of this course, you are going to have most of the tools you need to create any personal or professional website you have in mind.

What are the requirements?

  • PC or Mac Computer
  • Domain name and hosting (optional if you just want to learn WordPress)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create a Blog or a Small Business Website using WordPress
  • Create a Home Page For you WordPress Site
  • Create a Blog For you WordPress Site
  • Create a Gallery of Images For you WordPress Site
  • Create a Contact Us Page For you WordPress Site
  • Use Themes, Plugins and Widgets
  • Keep Your WordPress Site Up To Date
  • Backup Your WordPress Site Database
  • Manage Your WordPress Site Content
  • Manage Your WordPress Site Users

What is the target audience?

  • Beginners who have never used WordPress
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to build a blog or a website without any Programming or Web design skills.

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
01:13

This course is about learning how to create a blog or a small business website using WordPress 4.1

Section 2: Introduction to WordPress
01:36

WordPress is an Open Source Blog engine and a Content Management System or CMS, based on PHP and MySQL

02:18

WordPress is:

  1. Free!
  2. Easy to Set Up.
  3. Easy to Extend.
  4. Easy to find by Search Engines.
  5. Easy to find Help For.
01:58

Learn the differences between WordPress.com and WordPress.org, and their pros and cons.

Introduction to WordPress
1 question
Section 3: Installing & Running WordPress
02:18

Shared Hosting vs. WAMP vs. MAMP:

If you want publish you site to the web then the most common and the easiest way is Shared Hosting.

But if you want to install WordPress on your local computer. If you are on Windows WAMP to install WordPress, and If you are on a Mac, you can use MAMP.

00:37

To Download WordPress Go to Wordpress.org / download.

03:34

How to install and run WordPress on a Windows PC using WAMP.

03:01

Learn:

  • How to get a Domain Name and Web Hosting on GoDaddy.
  • How to Install and Run WordPress on a Shared Host.
17 pages

How to install and run WordPress on a MAC using MAMP.

Installing WordPress Manually On GoDaddy
16 pages
Installing & Running WordPress
1 question
Section 4: Getting Started with WordPress
01:44

How to access the WordPress Admin Panel.

05:53

How to navigate the Dashboard or The Admin Panel.

03:10

How to use the WordPress Toolbar?

The Dashboard
1 question
Section 5: Creating Posts
01:36

Learn the difference between the two primary forms of content supported by WordPress: Posts and Pages.

04:59

Learn How to create your first WordPress Post.

01:17

Learn How to Add Hyperlinks to your Posts and web Pages in WordPress.

01:54

Learn How to Add Images to your Posts and web Pages in WordPress.

02:23

Learn How to Add the More Tag that allows you to truncate posts on the index pages so that they only display a short part of the content and then when you click on continue reading, you get the full article.

01:02

Learn the difference between the two organizational tools for your content in WordPress: Categories and Tags.

01:38

Learn How to Add Categories and Tags to your Posts and web Pages in WordPress.

02:14

Learn How to Add Videos to your Posts and web Pages in WordPress.

01:53

Learn How To restore an Old Version of a Post or a Page.

Section 6: Creating Pages
03:06

Learn How to create your first WordPress Page.

01:27

Learn How to Add a Home Page to your WordPress site.

01:49

When you add more pages to your site, you should organize them to fit your needs, and that's what you're going to learn in this video.

Section 7: Managing Content
03:52

How To Manage Posts and Pages.

02:31

How To Manage Categories.

02:10

How To Manage Tags.

03:13

How To Manage Comments.

01:11

How To Manage Media files.

Section 8: Changing the Appearance of Your Website
01:23

A WordPress theme changes the look and feel of your site, without changing the core functionality of WordPress.

01:43

How To Add a New Theme To Your WordPress Site.

04:05

How To Customize Your new Theme.

02:10

How To Add a Navigation Menu to Your WordPress Site.

02:29

How To Add and Remove Widgets from Your WordPress Site.

Our Theme
1 question
Section 9: Extending WordPress with Plugins
01:38

WordPress Plugins are a piece of software used to either enhance features that were already available or add otherwise new features to your site.

02:31

How To Add the Contact Form 7 Plugin to your WordPress Site.

02:26

How To Add a Gallery Of Images your WordPress Site and enhance it with the WP Lightbox 2 Plugin.

Contact Form
2 questions
Section 10: Managing Users
04:05

How To edit a User Profile in a WordPress Site.

02:15

Understand the Differences between the five pre-defined roles in WordPress : Administrator, Editor, Author, Contributor and Subscriber.

01:49

How To Add n New User To Your WordPress Site

Section 11: Housekeeping
2 pages

How to make sure that your installation of WordPress, your plug-ins and themes are always up to date.

4 pages

How To Back Up Your Database using phpMyAdmin

Section 12: Conclusion
Goodbye
00:42

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Instructor Biography

Iftah Abdelghafour, IT Consultant & Entrepreneur

A Software Engineer, a Web Developer and a certified Project Manager (PMP).

A dedicated IT professional with 7+ years of hands-on programming, and application design experience working with Business Intelligence, Billing, and CRM systems for Telecom companies. Track record reveals proven expertise in an IT project life-cycle, from conception to completion, and outstanding analysis, programming, and debugging capabilities.

Results-oriented software engineer who adapts easily to shifting requirements. Consistently commended for my ability to work as a team member or independently, while achieving highest rating in annual evaluations. Fact-based decision maker with excellent analytical abilities, and a demonstrated aptitude to learn and utilize new and complex technologies.

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