This course teaches you to build beautiful professional websites without knowing how to code html, or css, or any web technology. If you have basic computers skills, if you can create documents in a word processor like MS-Word, you can create any site you want or need. Wordpress is designed to managed by non-technical people, this course shows you how.
Benefits of taking this course:
A professional website developer would charge anywhere from $500 to $5000 to create a custom site. You will learn how to create professional custom sites worth $5000 or more while taking this course.
To take this course, you will need 3 hours of your time and willingness to learn. To follow the course material students will need to purchase a domain name. Domain names are as cheap as $5.00. You have probably heard of Godaddy, I recommend purchasing a Domain name from Godaddy. It isn't the cheapest but the friendly website makes working with Domain names easier. Godaddy also allows use of the domain name within 15 minutes, most other registars (sites to buy domain names) while probably cheaper take anywhere from 12 to 48 hours.
Knowing how to create Wordpress is also a very marketable skill. Wordpress is used by 26% of all websites on the Internet. Sony Music, Apple, MTV News , Xerox, Best Buy and BBC America all use some form of Wordpress on their sites.
In this course, we will take you through the entire process from purchasing this course, to publishing your professional website. This is a hands on, step by step course.
After completing this course, students will be able to install Wordpress, configure Wordpress, customize Wordpress's appearance and extend Wordpress beyond to selling products or showcasing talent. Students will also learn where to find free resources to optimize their sites. Students will save up to $5000 dollars and learn a very marketable skill.
This lesson shows where to find and purchase domain names.
I'm an IT Consultant with Master Degree in Information Systems and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. I have been working with computers since young age of 14.
I have been an independent contractor since 1998 and have worked as both a employee and contractor to IBM. I have worked as a contractor for CSC, BAE, FAA, USGS, US Commerce and many local government agencies.
I have worked as both a developer and have managed networks, email, Lotus, Linux and Windows environments. I have held certifications, MCSE, CCNA, CLP, RHCSA and RHCE.
Starting working with Unix in college in 1993 and have worked with AIX, Solaris, Slackware, Redhat and many other Linux variants in past 25 years. I installed Linux for my first time in 1997.
I worked as government intern in late 80s where I specialized in Office Productivity products, Lotus 123, Word Perfect and DBASE. I was considered an expert with Lotus 123, and was loaned out to varies government agencies repairing and designing spreadsheets. I have been working with Office Productivity products for over 30 years.