WordPress for Business Using the WordPress Dashboard
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WordPress for Business Using the WordPress Dashboard

Learn how to use the WordPress Dashboard get familiar with WordPress guide
3.7 (36 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.
12,577 students enrolled
Created by Laurence Svekis
Last updated 8/2016
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • using the wordpress dashboard
  • setting up and adding content to wordpress
  • wordpress management
  • web content management
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  • internet access
  • desire to learn

The WordPress dashboard is the control center for your website.  

This is where you can add content, edit web pages, and update your website.  
Once you have your WordPress website up and running on a server you can log in to your dashboard.  

Learn your way around the WordPress dashboard.  The nice thing about WordPress it’s always ready to lend a helping hand.  It comes with a menu in the dashboard that helps you get started right away.  You can click the links and start building your website content.

This course will teach you how to navigate through WordPress.

  • Learn how themes work. The theme is essentially the skin that contains your website, you can update it or use your existing one.
  • How to setup and configure your website quickly
  • Setting user account
  • How to add content to your website
  • Different types of WordPress Themes and sites
  • The difference between Posts and Pages.  There are two basic types of content Posts and Pages that you can create in WordPress
  • Posting content is made easy with WordPress, you can add it as you would typing into a text editor or copy and paste it in directly into the editor. WordPress also provides publishing options where you can set when you want your content published.
  • How to publish and automate content to social media
  • How RSS feeds work within WordPress
  • All images, videos and audio files are controlled by WordPress within the Media Library.  It's wonderful to have access to all these items in one place, making them easy to access and use within posts.
  • If you have assets that you want to use within your website, simply upload them to the media library.  You can search and update content as needed.

I'm here to help you learn more about using WordPress.  This course includes resources and top links.

Start creating your own website today with WordPress

Who is the target audience?
  • business owners
  • anyone who wants a website
  • anyone who wants to learn more about wordpress
Curriculum For This Course
15 Lectures
Introduction to the WordPress Dashboard
1 Lecture 03:06
The WordPress dashboard website Setup
6 Lectures 24:40

General Settings what you should update when you first setup your site

User interaction controls comments

User friendly URLs SEO

Setting Up User Accounts
Wordpress Content
6 Lectures 30:43
Introduction to Wordpress Content

How Pages work in Wordpress

Creating Content posting on Wordpress

Wordpress Arcade Theme

Automation of Wordpress Content to Social Accounts

Resources for WordPress
Media options within Wordpress
2 Lectures 11:38
Adding Images to Wordpress Library

Adding Video to Wordpress Library
About the Instructor
Laurence Svekis
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Innovative technology expert with a wide range of real world experience. Providing Smart digital solutions online for both small and enterprise level businesses.

"I have a passion for anything digital technology related, enjoy programming and the challenge of developing successful digital experiences. As an experienced developer, I created my first computer applications in 1990, and my first website in 1998.  I enjoy sharing my knowledge with others and want to help you share in the wonderful opportunities that the internet provides."

"Learning, understanding with a strong passion for education.  The internet has provided us with new opportunities to expand and share knowledge."

Want to learn more about becoming a web developer, do you want to experience the freedom that technology provides for us? Learn how to bring amazing things to life online.  Technology connects us all in many ways.  It opens up doors to those who embrace it and learn how to make those connections real.

"My courses are designed to help you achieve your goals, learn and update skills"

Background : An experienced web application developer, having worked on multiple enterprise level applications, hundreds of websites, business solutions and many unique and innovative web applications.  Web application development areas of expertise include HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap, PHP and MySQL. Anything to do with web creation and digital experience. Passionate about everything to do with web application development, programming to online marketing with a strong focus on social media and SEO

"Understanding technology provides a means to better connect with users.  It also opens so many doors.   Knowledge is the key to success and I want to help you experience what technology has to offer. I'm passionate about web technologies, and look forward to sharing my knowledge and experience with you!"