Wordpress Beginner Tutorial: Build Your First Website
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Wordpress Beginner Tutorial: Build Your First Website

Everything you need to know to get started with the Wordpress Content Management System
4.2 (114 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
6,902 students enrolled
Created by John Shea
Last updated 3/2017
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn what Wordpress is
  • How to setup Wordpress hosting
  • How to install Wordpress
  • Learn about various Wordpress plugins
  • Learn about publishing blog posts and pages
  • How to modify settings and work with the platform
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Requirements
  • You will need to make a small investment in website hosting
  • The Wordpress platform is free to use and download
  • The most professional layouts usually have a cost associated with them
Description

*Updated October 2016*

In this tutorial course I am going to teach you the basics of Wordpress.

Wordpress is a great platform for those that are interested in building a website that can be used for:

  • A Business
  • Blogging
  • An eCommerce Website
  • Sales Page
  • Or even a Membership Course

I will be walking you through the basics of the Wordpress dashboard, where to get website hosting, where to find high quality website themes, posting content and working with the platform. 

Building a Wordpress website is a great skill to have not only for yourself but you can also build websites for clients and turn a profit on your work!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who is interested in building websites for themselves
  • Those who are interested in building websites for clients
  • Those who are not very technical may run into some trouble with building your first website
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Curriculum For This Course
23 Lectures
01:22:34
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Start Here
2 Lectures 03:24
What To Expect In This Course
01:23

What Is Wordpress?
02:01
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Hosting & Setup
3 Lectures 14:21
Wordpress Hosting Options
09:01

Getting a Domain
03:01

Installing Wordpress Through Cpanel (Depending On Host)
02:19
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Walking You Through The Wordpress Backend
5 Lectures 20:03
A Walkthrough The Dashboard
02:17

Appearance Settings
05:57

All Other Settings
08:01

Using Widgets
02:37

Permalink Structure
01:11
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Picking a Theme
2 Lectures 08:18
Free Themes
01:47

Premium Themes - ThemeForest
06:31
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Publishing Content & Plugins
6 Lectures 19:45
Posting a Blog Post
06:17

Working With Pages
01:56

Embedding Videos & Images Into Content
03:20

What Are Plugins?
02:55

Yoast SEO
03:53

JetPack
01:24
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Hiring a Freelancer & Learning To Use FTP
2 Lectures 07:10
Hire a Freelancer Inexpensively
05:30

Why You May Want To Learn How To Use An FTP Program
01:40
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Running Into Any Coding Issues?
1 Lecture 02:39
My Resource For Quick Help With Coding Problems
02:39
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Conclusion
2 Lectures 06:54
Thanks For Watching!
03:11

Bonus: My Success With Freelancing on UpWork
03:43
About the Instructor
John Shea
4.2 Average rating
2,037 Reviews
62,478 Students
41 Courses
Owner of No Shame Income

I run the online blog No Shame Income where I share what's working for me in the world of online marketing.

I started learning about online marketing as a way to generate additional income, I enjoy connecting with others and helping people achieve their goals.

I have experience with Amazon, eBay, eCommerce, Social Media, SEO, Affiliate Marketing, Podcasting, Lead Generation, Landing Page Design, Wordpress & More.

I have created all kinds of courses on different topics such as Amazon, SEO and starting your own Podcast.