Easy Wordpress Installation
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Easy Wordpress Installation

Everything from setting up blogs, customizing themes, posting, adding pages, installing plugins, enhancing your sites.
5.0 (1 rating)
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63 students enrolled
Created by Clifton Pugh
Last updated 4/2013
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • You will learn how you can get your wordpress site up and running in no time. You will learn to organize, customize. add images, audio and video to your wordpress blog and or website.
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Requirements
  • To begin this course you will need a Domain Name and a Web Hosting Account with cPanel.
Description

Easy Wordpress Installation

If you've never installed WordPress before it can be quite intimidating, but it doesn't have to be - Watch the videos to discover how to get WordPress setup and running in less then 1 hour!

Two videos include: Installing and Updating WordPress Automatically Using cPanel and Installing WordPress Manually via FTP

Getting To Grips With Your New WordPress Dashboard.

Watch as I reveal just how simple it is to organize WordPress according to your preferences.

This video makes customizing your WordPress Dashboard as easy as 1-2-3!

Adding New Posts To WordPress.

Discover how easy it is to add, format and publish new posts to your site using the built-in WYSIWYG editor inside WordPress.

Everything is covered including: Choosing categories, setting tags and more - You're first post will be ready for the World to read in next to no time!

Permalinks For Search Engines.

Out of the box, WordPress permalinks structure isn't very search engine friendly by any means. But if you want to rank well in Google, Yahoo, MSN, etc. you'll need to know how to optimize them properly.

In this video we cover the best practices and how to optimize your permalinks in a way that virtually guarantees you more free traffic!

Creating And Adding New Pages.

Want to create multiple pages or add pages separate from your main content? No problem!

Discover how easy this is to do, how to organize pages in any order you wish and everything else related to pages you'll need to know...

Includes how to create a quick and simple 'About Us' or 'Contact Us' page.

Customizing WordPress Themes.

In this video you'll discover how to quickly change the appearance of your site using WordPress themes.

There are thousands of free and paid themes available online and I'll show you how to download, unzip and activate them easily.

Two videos cover theme installs automatically via the dashboard and manually via FTP

Working With Widgets

WordPress Widgets allow you to add really cool features and lots of extra functionality to your new website.

We cover everything you need and ever wanted to know in order to get the most out of using widgets successfully on your site.

The Power Of Plugins

Plugins are the blogger's shortcut to many exciting site tweaks, extra features and enhancements (both for you and site visitors)

In these videos we'll reveal some of the best plugins to use, where to get them, how to install them automatically and more importantly, how to use them correctly.

How To Add Gravatars

Discover how to use cool looking Gravatars to automatically add faces to names, build branding and relationships with your readers.

How To Control and Eliminate Spam

Everyone hates spam and the amount of spammers waiting to invade your site can be downright frustrating.

However, In this important video we'll cover how to block virtually all spammers automatically to keep your blog discussions and posts clean and spam free without ever having to lift a finger!

Adding Contact Forms To Your Site

Once you have your site up and running you'll want to give your visitors and readers an easy way to contact you.

In this video we'll go over several options available to you and then cover everything step by step so you can add a "contact us" form to your site.

How To Add Images, Audio and Video To Your Blog

It's true. Pictures really are worth a thousand words! Discover how to import and access your images in WordPress.

You'll also learn how to format your pictures, add captions, audio, video and much more...


Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for the beginner. There is no need of any special knowledge or skill.
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Customizing Your WordPress Dashboard
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Creating Posts Pages and Images
3 Lectures 12:58

In this course you’re going to learn how to create a brand new post in WordPress. Here you will discover how to add, format and publish content to your site using the built-in WYSIWYG editor inside WordPress.

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05:56

In this specific course you’re going to learn how to create WordPress pages. Creating pages is very easy, it’s very similar to creating a WordPress post, however there are slight differences. I'll show you how easy this is to do, and how to organize pages in any order you wish..

How To Create WordPress Pages
03:21

In this course you’re going to learn how to use and format images in WordPress. You will learn how to use and insert the image into a WordPress post, and this concept is the same and the same applies to a page.

Using and Formating Images in WordPress
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Installing Plugins
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In this specific course you’re going to learn how to install plugins automatically through the WordPress dashboard. So to get started to install plugins is very easy to do. I'll reveal some of the best plugins to use, where to get them, how to install them automatically and more importantly, how to use them correctly.

How to Install Plugins Through WordPress dashboard
02:10

Here you’re going to learn how to upload and install plugins manually through FTP. To do that, what you need to do is first find a wordpress plugin that you want to install on your site. The best way and the easiest way to do that is simple.
How to install plugins manually through FTP
03:16

Here you’re going to learn how to upgrade and delete plugins through the WordPress dashboard.

How to Upgrade and Delete Plugins Through the WordPress Dashboard
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Themes
4 Lectures 12:47

In this course you’re going to learn how to install WordPress themes automatically through the WordPress dashboard. In order to do this all you need to do is to look to the “Appearance” section and click on “Themes”. There are thousands of themes available online and I'll show you how to download, unzip and activate them easily.

Installing Themes Through WordPress dashboard
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Installing Themes Manually
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Upgrading WordPress Themes Through WordPress Dashboard
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In this course you’re going to learn how to customize your WordPress theme. This is fairly easy to do.

Customize Your WordPress Theme.
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Widgets
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Here in this course you’re going to learn how to use WordPress widgets in the side bar. Now WordPress widgets are really exciting because you can do a whole lot with widgets. Widgets allow you to add some really cool features and functionality to your site. I'll cover everything you need and ever wanted to know in order to get the most out of using widgets.

How to Use WordPress Widgets in Your Side Bar
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Spam
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In this course you’re going to learn how to control spam comments in your WordPress blog. So for example, anytime that you’re running a WordPress site, if you go to the site, you can enable comments. So if somebody reads your article for example, and they want to make a comment, they can do that.

Controlling Spam Comments
06:44

In this lesson you’re going to learn how to use the Akismet Spam plugin. Now the reason why WordPress created Akismet is to combat blog comments and track back spam. If you create a WordPress blog, you’re bound to get a ton of spam, because there’s a lot of people out there with software that are trying to get backlinks to their sites using their sites using your blog. So you definitely want to protect your blog with Akismet.

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About the Instructor
Clifton Pugh
5.0 Average rating
1 Review
63 Students
2 Courses
Professional Graphics, Image and Web Designer

I am self-employed as an independent graphic design and digital imaging consultant specializing in logo design, web design, print design, social media, user experience and more. 

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE – BUSINESS, Concentrations in Marketing & Graphic Computer & Language Skills: Design, MS Office 2010 – Word, Excel, Visio, After Effects, PowerPoint; Adobe CS5 – InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator; Social media – WordPress, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn; Windows 7, Mac OS X; AgileZen, Confluence, CSS (basic), HTML (basic), Pivotal Tracker, SalesForce, Team Foundation Server.

I also run a popular design website which focuses on all areas of creativity & design, ranging from but not limited to; graphic design, logo design, web design, advertising, branding, typography & more! It also showcases my graphic design portfolio.