WordPress For Beginners

A complete beginners training course for learning to build a blog using WordPress
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Instructed by David Frosdick Design / Web Design
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  • Lectures 34
  • Length 4 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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    Available on iOS and Android
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About This Course

Published 2/2013 English

Course Description

This course is designed to help beginners build a blog with WordPress. It will take about 4-5 hours to complete fully.

The training video are screencasts where it's like looking over my shoulder and watch me build a blog from scratch.

I guarantee you will have an excellent understanding about WordPress after you complete this.

The course is all my own work and part of my latest training DVD. If you have any questions before you start then simply drop me an email.

What are the requirements?

  • PC or Mac to work from
  • Domain name and hosting

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course you will be able to start a blog from scratch

Who is the target audience?

  • This is for beginners who have never used WordPress. It's good to have a domain and hosting so you can follow along.

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.


Section 1: Welcome
Section 2: WordPress Settings
Name Servers - How to point your domain over to your hosting account.
Installing: How to install WordPress into a folder with only a few clicks.
Dashboard: A quick overview of the dashboard and how you can change layouts.
Settings:  Understanding the settings menu and making a few key changes.
Frontend: Explains how the pubic facing side blog is to the user.
Section 3: Content
Posts & Pages Explained: Examples of posts and pages and how you should use them.
First Post: Making your first post to your blog.
Categories: A selection of some of the best free and paid themes I use. We look at other sites and take the free one and install them.
Tags: Explain what tags are and how they enhance posts.
Adding Example Content: We look at some sample content on the blog and make it more user friendly.
Section 4: Media
Edting images: Add images to the library and using WordPress built in image editor.
Adding Images: Adding images to posts and pages.
Section 5: Additional Settings
Link Lists: What they are and how to use them properly.
Pages: A complete guide to using pages.
Turn Off Comments: How to turn off comments on pages where it's not needed.
Comments: How to edit and control comments.
Section 6: Themes & Layout
Themes: Adding themes and using WordPress built in editor.
Adding Custom Themes: Finding free themes and installing purchased themes.
Widgets: This explains widgets and how you can use them for different area of your site.
Custom Menus: How to create and use custom menus and hide other pages from appearing in the navigation.
Section 7: Pluigns
Installing Plugins: How to find and install plugins.
Activating Plugins: How to activate and delete unwanted plugins.
Section 8: Extras Tips
Contact Forms: How to build simple contact forms making it easy for customers to contact you.
Users: How to add/edit users and have administrators on your blog.
Profile Images: How to change your profile images and link it to your email so the images shows on any WordPress blog when you comment.
Tools: The tools menu explained and how you might use it when making a backup of posts.
Linking pages: How to hyper link pages and post together with a few clicks.
Restoring Posts: How to restore a previous post after you make changes.
Section 9: Bonus Videos
How to add Google Analytics to your site. This is a MUST step so you can track how people are finding your content, what keywords they are searching for and other important data about traffic.
Turn your blog into a website by making the home page use a static page and then have the blog content appear on another page. This is useful if you want to have a "web site" feel.
How to simply add video from your YouTube account to your blog posts and pages.

In this video David shows a simple way you can generate web traffic using the content you already produce in presentations or articles.

Section 10: Complete
Thank You

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Instructor Biography

David Frosdick, Marketing Consultant

A web developer and author with experience in marketing and developing products. I spend my days mostly freelancing for clients, producing training products and helping new businesses get started online.

I have been building sites with WordPress for over 5 years and have built more than 100 small niche and business sites. I have written my own book about WordPress SEO and produced my own WordPress training DVDs.


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