WordPress for beginners - Best way to learn WordPress
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WordPress for beginners - Best way to learn WordPress

Learn the best way to set up and edit the content of the website through WordPress CMS.
4.0 (11 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.
708 students enrolled
Created by Ivan Martinez
Last updated 6/2015
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $20 Discount: 50% off
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Install wordPress on server
  • Install WordPress theme
  • Add and edit content in WordPress, show basic off WordPress to client
  • Build quality homepage on the website
  • Create contact form in WordPress page
  • Insert image gallery in WordPress page
  • Insert Google map in WordPress page
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Requirements
  • Desire to work websites in WordPress
  • You should know that WordPress CMS is your first choice
Description

This course gives you a solid foundation to edit their own or the customer's site in the WordPress CMS, this is the beginning of time to become an expert working in WordPress.

Installing Wordpress, theme installation, working with categories and posts, pages, plugins, menus, widgets, theme editor, how to build homepage, expert advice how to create quality content.

Why choose this course:

  • I will give you a lot of tips that have helped me to successfully make more than a hundred websites for clients all over the world
  • I've created a custom WordPress theme from scratch that will be used in this course
  • I'll show you how to properly set up the text with pictures within posts and pages, that looks nice on the website
  • I'll show you how to make a beautiful homepage
  • Gives you a solid foundation to work with websites
Why choose WordPress
  • With the basic knowledge you can make a beautiful website
  • Using Wordpress for your business saves you money
  • Over 25% websites in the world are in WordPress CMS
  • Search engines loves WordPress
  • WordPress is mobile friendly CMS
Web design in Wordpress is your best decision, and this course will help you be successful in it.
Who is the target audience?
  • Ask yourself: "Do I want to be a professional WordPress developer", if yes, this course is for you.
  • This course is for everyone who want to have your own website in WordPress
  • This course is for everyone who has little IT knowledge
  • This WordPress course is for employees who maintain a website in WordPress
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Curriculum For This Course
18 Lectures
01:27:12
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Introduction
1 Lecture 02:02
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WordPress installation
3 Lectures 10:55

Login to the control panel of the web server, creating database, user and pasword

Preview 03:47

Download WordPress from WordPress.org, upload to the web server

Preview 03:56

Unpacking WordPress files, installation of WordPress and database

Preview 03:12
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WordPress Dashboard
10 Lectures 57:56

Setup and activation of new theme

Installing WordPress theme
03:44

Theme settings, how to import logo, Google Analytics code and copyright

Theme settings and WordPress settings Part - 1
03:48

WordPress settings, General, Writing, Reading

Theme settings and WordPress settings Part - 2
04:34

WordPress settings, Discussion, Media, Permalinks, homepage structure

Theme settings and WordPress settings Part - 3
08:09

What are plugins, installation and setup a few necessary plugins

Plugins
07:28

What are categories, creating a new category, creating new post and add to specific category, work with the post editor, publish posts

Categories and Posts Part - 1
09:18

What are categories, creating a new category, creating new post and add to specific category, work with the post editor, publish posts

Categories and Posts Part - 2
03:57

Creating new page, work with the page editor, publish page, how to properly edit the content on the website

Pages
05:22

Create new menu, create main menu, setting items to main menu, publish menu

Menus
05:11

What are widgets, where are widgets on our webpage, how to publish specific widget

Wigedts
06:25
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Website structure and content
4 Lectures 16:19

A description of each file in theme editor, what PHP scripts are important in theme file structure

Editor and theme file structure
04:39

Contact form and Google map is important part of every website, you will learn how to create simple contact form and set it on desired page on the website, and in the easiest way you will set up a Google map in the same page

Creating static page with contact form plugin and Google map plugin
06:29

By creating static page with image gallery you will able to create beautiful gallery and set it to the desired section of the website

Creating static page with image gallery plugin
04:01

Finaly, you will get advices how to create a successful website in WordPress and how to properly maintain it

Tips and notes
01:10
About the Instructor
Ivan Martinez
4.3 Average rating
31 Reviews
1,468 Students
2 Courses
PHP web developer

I'm a PHP web developer, over 10 years experience in the web design and web development of websites in WordPress, creating unique wordpress theme, web aplications in PHP, MYSQL and Javascript. I've created hundreds of websites for clients all over the world in the WordPress CMS and my effort and work has paid off.