Beginner's Guide to WordPress SEO: Lightning speed
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Beginner's Guide to WordPress SEO: Lightning speed

Wordpress search engine optimization for higher rankings in Google.
4.4 (29 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.
2,290 students enrolled
Last updated 4/2017
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Includes:
  • 31 mins on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Students will learn how to build a strong, presence in search engines
  • 24/7 Support
  • Understand how SEO Ranking Factors are applied and how to influence them with website updates
  • Understand citations, reviews, rich snippets, backlinks and how to use them to create a strong local search presence
  • How to set up a Wordpress website for maximum search engine exposure
  • Correctly set the Permalinks for better URL structure and then edit the filename manually where necessary
  • Use Wordpress Pages and Posts efficiently and to their strengths
  • Install and setup a Wordpress SEO plugin that gives fine control over the on-site SEO
  • Correctly optimize the on-page factors like titles, headings, images, etc.
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Requirements
  • It is encouraged that students have a WordPress website
  • Students will need online access to the internet
Description

Welcome to my beginner's guide to WordPress SEO course! Instructed by WordPress expert and Marketing Specialist, Stephen Fullington.

My course will teach you effective and relevant methods towards optimizing your WordPress website for Google and other search engines!  

Not only do you learn this invaluable information, you also get my support 24/7! 

WordPress is one of the best, if not the best content management systems when it comes to SEO. That being said, spending time on your WordPress SEO might seem like a waste of time, it most definitely is not. Optimizing your site to the best practices outlined this course will help you improve your rankings, gain more subscribers and have a better website in general.

My WordPress SEO guide for beginners course will teach you how to set up your WordPress website in an efficient and search engine friendly manner to maximize your exposure in Google..

By the end of this course, you will be equipped with all the necessary skills to perform WordPress SEO and reach your target market.

Who is the target audience?
  • Individuals new to WordPress looking to learn about SEO
  • Website owners who desire to increase leads and reach their target market
  • Anyone looking to expand their reach online
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Curriculum For This Course
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Welcome to SEO for WordPress
4 Lectures 05:28

Introduction to SEO

In this lecture, we will walk you through the purpose of SEO and help you get familiar with SEO terms.

Preview 01:29

Introduction to SEO Quiz
1 question

On-Page SEO

In this lecture, we will walk you through the meaning of On-Page SEO and examples of this practice.

Preview 01:17

On-Page SEO Quiz
1 question

Off-Page SEO

In this lecture, we will walk you through the meaning of Off-Page SEO and examples of this practice.

Preview 01:05

Off-Page SEO Quiz
1 question

SEO Foundations Overview
01:37
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The Basics
4 Lectures 07:33

Install Yoast SEO

In this lecture, we will walk you through installing the free Yoast SEO plugin.

Preview 02:12

Permalinks

In this lecture, we will cover the importance of permalinks and how to format them correctly.

Preview 02:04

Stop Words

In this lecture, we will discuss Stop Words and how Google views these words in your URL.

Preview 00:59

Redirects

In this lecture, we will cover how to properly setup 301 redirects without having to gain FTP access to your website.

Preview 02:18

The Basics Quiz
1 question
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Let's Optimize!
3 Lectures 08:29

Optimizing Site Titles

In this lecture, we will cover how to properly optimize your site titles.

Optimize Site Titles
03:01

Optimizing Page Titles

In this lecture, we will cover how to properly optimize your page titles.

Optimizing Page Titles
02:23

Optimizing Meta Descriptions

In this lecture, we will cover how to properly optimize your Meta Descriptions.

Optimizing Meta Descriptions
03:05
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Technical SEO
3 Lectures 10:06

Headings

In this lecture, we will cover how to properly structure your content using H1 tags.

Headings
02:36

Headings Quiz
1 question

Webmaster Tools

In this lecture, we will cover how to set up your site with Google Webmaster Tools.

Webmaster Tools
02:55

Webmaster Tools Quiz
1 question

XML Sitemap

In this lecture, we will cover how to properly structure and submit your XML sitemap.

XML Sitemap
04:35

XML Sitemap Quiz
1 question
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That's a wrap!
3 Lectures 05:37

WordPress SEO Conclusion

Way to go! You did it! If you have any questions or need clarification on any topic, please don't hesitate to ask any me! I am here to help and love getting to serve our students.

WordPress SEO Conclusion
01:17

Glossary of Important SEO Terms

View or download our PDF of important SEO Terms to make yourself familiar with.

Glossary of Important Terms
02:57

Online Resources & Tools

Tools every SEO specialist should have in their toolbox

Note from Stephen: I would highly recommend utilizing these online resources. It took me years to understand the value of these and I wish someone had provided me with this information below.

Online Resources & Tools
01:23
About the Instructor
Stephen Fullington
4.5 Average rating
84 Reviews
3,456 Students
2 Courses
Professional Web Developer & Marketing Executive

Former marketing executive of a billion dollar organization, two-time competitor on American Ninja Warrior, Founder of multiple online startups, and husband to a beautiful, angelic woman named Darcie..

It has been a privilege and a joy to serve the Udemy community and our core mission is to exceed expectations of every individual we come in contact with.

I am passionate about helping people and being a faithful steward of all that has been entrusted to me!