** Updated June 2016 **
Join This Course and Learn To Use WordPress To Create Your New Website!
What is this course about?
Welcome to this online beginner course for WordPress. This complete beginner guide will teach you the necessary skills to create your web-design worthy site without any design, coding or developer skills.
You will learn:
Why pick this course over other courses?
1) Aaron, I'm not even sure what WordPress is, does this matter?
1) Not at all, I will be explaining what WordPress is, why you should be using it and any other information to not leave you confused.
2) Do I need anything before we start?
2) Not at all, I provide you with a materials folder.
3) Aaron, why should I trust you to teach me?
3) I take pride in to making my courses, I really care about my students learning and how they experience the course overall. I ensure all of my 3500+ students are happy, dedicating a lot of time and effort in to ensuring your learning experience is effective and enjoyable.
If you want to follow along step by step, you can get access to the files I used in each lecture here.
To download the file, click the lecture resources button which will direct you to the material download.
What are the major differences between wordpress.com and wordpress.org? In this lecture you will understand why you would use each one and what their purpose is.
Getting a good domain name isn't always easy. Let's look at how you can get creative with your domain name.
Website Mentioned: https://www.shopify.ca/tools/business-name-generator
Sign Up For Hosting: https://www.siteground.com/go/udemy-course
Now that you have an idea of what your want as your domain name, we will look at how you can get your domain name registered and website hosted: this will make your website come to life so it is can be accessed on the internet.
Installing wordpress in 2016 has never been easily. Your host will include a services where they automatically install the wordpress software to your hosting server for you.
To reach your admin panel your URL address would be: www.example.com/wp-admin
The dashboard is the main user interface and hub of everything wordpress. Lets talk about the important areas and how to navigate the interface.
When you install wordpress it comes with a lot of pre-made content. Let's look at removing this before we continue.
You want to have your own user profile right? I take you through on how to create an admin account with your own name and password.
The general settings of your website is the first foundation of changing your website. You will learn how to change the name, description and other easily understandable data in this lecture.
The permalink settings are by default OK for the most part, however they could be even better with your input. This lecture covers a quick tip of changing how your website pages, posts and links look in a web browser.
Want to upload your logo, photos or maybe some video footage? How about that new song you made? This lecture shows you how wordpress manages your media files and how you can upload them.
It's time to get creative! Let's discuss what a theme is and how you can install them for free.
Now that we have our free theme installed, you will be needing to change the basic appearance options on your website.
Note: different options apply for each individual theme.
In this lecture you will learn how to add a custom navigation menu to your website.
Making a new page is easy, however in this lecture you will learn about the core data fields you need to enter and how they will effect your website.
Making a new post is easy, however in this lecture you will learn about the core data fields you need to enter and how they will effect your website.
In this lecture you will understand what a widget is, how to add one to your website and edit the content in them.
Making sure your website is secure from threats is essential. In this lecture you will learn what a plugin is, how to install one (WordFence) and then edit the plugin's settings to protect your website.
Sometimes you want to just copy and paste a page and change a few things around. This plugin makes it extremely easy to do that.
Hey I'm Aaron, a popular social media instructor on Udemy teaching over 21,155+ students.
I have years of experience with social media marketing and brand development along with a qualified background in advertising.
I've had the pleasure to work with big name clients such as Red Bull, Carlsberg, Spotify and many more.
To make your learning experience the best, I take a new and youthful approach to my courses: I avoid having the same content as other instructors or what is already available on the web, so that you get new ideas and innovative thinking: making you the best of the best.
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