Build a Professional Website in Minutes, Not Days

WordPress for the Technically Challenged to Easily Create an Impressive Web Presence in No Time Flat
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  • Lectures 24
  • Length 3 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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About This Course

Published 11/2013 English

Course Description

This is the most complete step-by-step guide for newbies to learn how to quickly and easily build a professional looking website that looks 10 times better than some websites that others have paid money for. WordPress is a free and powerful system to build a very impressive website, even if you have zero technical skills. This course is for those who need/want a website but don't have a huge budget to pay a website designer. This is for those who want full control over their website and don't want to pay every time their website needs to be updated. This is for those who want to know how to easily add a shopping cart, a form, a video, or some other widget to their website without having to learn a website programming language. Start your website today; and publish it tomorrow!

What are the requirements?

  • Computer
  • Ability to Type & Follow Directions

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Build An Impressive Website Fast
  • Understand the Power of WordPress & Why it is so Popular
  • Plan Your Website Quick Using My Method
  • Register Your Domain Name
  • Build A Website Test Environment in a 3 Minutes
  • Quickly Add Pages, Pictures, Videos, & Posts to Your New Website
  • Add a Shopping Cart to Your Website
  • Create a Contact Form in 3 Minutes
  • Create a Header Image or Logo using free software
  • Customize the Look & Feel of Your Website With the Perfect Theme
  • Transfer Your Website From Your Computer to the World Wide Web
  • Make Your Website Load Fast
  • Secure Your Website From Hackers & Attackers
  • SEO (Search Engine Optimization): Optimize Your Website For Search Engines and Attract Prospects Free
  • Set Your Website to Automatically Create a Backup to Restore Your Website in The Event that it Crashes Unexpectedly

What is the target audience?

  • Newbies
  • Technically Challenged
  • Frugal Business Owners

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: Getting Started
04:17

Brief overview of course and what you can expect to learn and accomplish.

08:06

Proof that WordPress is the #1 website management system; and examples of high ranking websites that use WordPress.

06:58

See why millions of websites are powered by WordPress.

Discover the amazing capabilities of WordPress and its limitless potential to fulfill all of your website design needs.

02:04

This is a short video showing you how you can quickly create a map/plan for your website.

17:52

Every website needs an address and a hosting server. Learn what this means and how to acquire reputable service.

Section 2: Setting Up Your Work Enviroment
06:11

I show you what you need to build your website in a test environment before going live.

05:46

I will show you step-by-step how to install a website hosting server (xampp) on your computer or portable device, so that you can build your website in a test environment; and later transfer to the world wide web.

09:34

This is a step-by-step guide for installing WordPress manually on your local computer or usb/portable device.

Section 3: WordPress 101 - Step-by-step guide to WordPress
14:57

This is a visual guide showing you how to editing the SETTINGS in your WordPress dashboard.

04:33

This is a short video showing you how to easily add/edit pages to your website from your WordPress dashboard.

13:12

In this module, I will show you how you can use WordPress plugins to do practically anything you can imagine to enhance your website without having any technical or website development skills what-so-ever.

02:59

WordPress comes with a built-in heme. In this module, we explore the WordPress default theme.

07:13

Using a free software, I will show you how you can create your own Header image.

Section 4: Themes, Themes, Themes
08:34

Themes can be free or paid. This video explains where and how to find quality themes that are customizable and give your website that professional look that every business should have.

09:54

What I discovered about free themes and my suggestions for those who have chosen not purchase a theme.

Section 5: Transfer Your Website to Live
06:09

When you are happy with the way your website looks, and are ready to go live, this video shows you how to begin the process of transferring your website from your local computer to a live web hosting server.

11:41

The final steps in transferring your website to a live website hosting server.

Section 6: Configuring Your Live WP Website
11:29

There are certain plugins that every WordPress website should have_ especially if it is for business. This module is an overview of the most essential plugins.

04:28

Everyone hates a slow loading website. Learn how you can empower your website with optimal speed and performance.

Section 7: Website Backup, Security, and Restoration
09:51

In the event that your website should get hacked or accidentally compromised by you or your web developer, it is important that your website is backed up regularly. I will show you how to automate this process so that you can "set it and forget it". If at any time, you need to restore your website, it will be a quick and seamless process.

03:43

Securing your website from hackers is not just a good idea, it is a vital necessity_ especially since your website is powered by WordPress. I will show you how to make your site more secure, protect your website from malicious scripts, and make sure that you are not an easy target for hackers.

Section 8: Wrapping It Up
5 pages

Learn how you can get free traffic and attract prospective clients by optimizing your website for search engines.

06:41

Watch me makeover an outdated website in just 25 minutes. Video is sped up to 400% of real time, so you can watch 25 minutes worth of work in less than 7 minutes.

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Instructor Biography

Nicole Weathers, Artist, Web Developer, & Instructor at Udemy

In high school, she was recognized by her teachers for having outstanding art skills and received the Senior class Art award of the year. After graduated High School at the age of 17 in 1997, Nicole Weathers attended The Corcoran College of Art & Design in Washington DC. To most people, Nicole looks like a 16 year old; but she is a 33 year old who survived terminal cancer at the age of 10. And as a result of chemotherapy and radiation stunting her growth, looks much younger than she is. Her skills range from hands-on art, like drawing and painting to computer and technical skills such as graphic designing, web development, and computer programming. She loves to learn & master anything that involves creating or building and enjoys teaching others what she knows. Her teaching style is very clear, concise, and visual. To date, she has built hundreds of websites, designed graphics, painted and drawn many portraits, and continues to enhance her skills as well as teach them to others.

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