WordPress 4 For Beginners: How To Build An Amazing Site
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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.
4.4 (13 ratings)
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3,457 students enrolled
Last updated 3/2015
English
Price: $20
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
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
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Requirements
  • PC or Mac Computer
  • Domain name and hosting (optional if you just want to learn WordPress)
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.

Who 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.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Welcome
1 Lecture 01:13

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

Preview 01:13
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Introduction to WordPress
3 Lectures 05:52

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

Preview 01:36

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.
Preview 02:18

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

WordPress.com vs WordPress.org
01:58

Introduction to WordPress
1 question
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Installing & Running WordPress
6 Lectures 09:30

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.

Shared Hosting, WAMP or MAMP?
02:18

To Download WordPress Go to Wordpress.org / download.

Downloading WordPress
00:37

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

Installing WordPress with WAMP
03:34

Learn:

  • How to get a Domain Name and Web Hosting on GoDaddy.
  • How to Install and Run WordPress on a Shared Host.
Installing WordPress on Shared Hosting (GoDaddy)
03:01

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

Installing WordPress On A Mac With MAMP
17 pages

Installing WordPress Manually On GoDaddy
16 pages

Installing & Running WordPress
1 question
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Getting Started with WordPress
3 Lectures 10:47

How to access the WordPress Admin Panel.

Accessing The Dashboard
01:44

How to navigate the Dashboard or The Admin Panel.

The Dashboard
05:53

How to use the WordPress Toolbar?

The ToolBar
03:10

The Dashboard
1 question
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Creating Posts
9 Lectures 18:56

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

Posts vs Pages
01:36

Learn How to create your first WordPress Post.

Your First Post
04:59

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

Addling Links
01:17

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

Adding Images
01:54

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.

Adding the More
02:23

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

Categories vs Tags
01:02

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

Addig Categories and Tags
01:38

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

Adding Videos
02:14

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

Post and Page Revisions
01:53
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Creating Pages
3 Lectures 06:22

Learn How to create your first WordPress Page.

Your First Page
03:06

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

The Front Page
01:27

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.

Organizing Pages
01:49
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Managing Content
5 Lectures 12:57

How To Manage Posts and Pages.

Managing Posts and Pages
03:52

How To Manage Categories.

Managing Categories
02:31

How To Manage Tags.

Managing Tags
02:10

How To Manage Comments.

Managing Comments
03:13

How To Manage Media files.

Managing Media
01:11
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Changing the Appearance of Your Website
5 Lectures 11:50

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

What is a Theme
01:23

How To Add a New Theme To Your WordPress Site.

Adding a New Theme
01:43

How To Customize Your new Theme.

Preview 04:05

How To Add a Navigation Menu to Your WordPress Site.

Adding the Main Menu
02:10

How To Add and Remove Widgets from Your WordPress Site.

Using Widgets
02:29

Our Theme
1 question
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Extending WordPress with Plugins
3 Lectures 06:35

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

What Is a Plugin
01:38

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

Adding New Plugin
02:31

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

Preview 02:26

Contact Form
2 questions
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Managing Users
3 Lectures 08:09

How To edit a User Profile in a WordPress Site.

User Profile
04:05

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

User Roles
02:15

How To Add n New User To Your WordPress Site

Adding a New User
01:49
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About the Instructor
Iftah Abdelghafour
4.6 Average rating
25 Reviews
4,484 Students
3 Courses
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.