Picking a WordPress Theme For Your Business
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Picking a WordPress Theme For Your Business

Getting Business Owners Up to Speed With WordPress Themes
4.7 (10 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.
255 students enrolled
Created by Rob Wilson
Last updated 10/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Pick the Best WordPress Theme for Their Business
  • Understanding WP Themes and Their Component Parts
  • Why Free Themes Aren't Always the Answer
  • Why Not All Paid Themes are Equal
  • Find Different Locations to Buy Themes
  • Understand Behind the Scenes of Several Top Themes
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Requirements
  • No WordPress Knowledge Required
Description

Attention: Business Owners and SoloPreneurs

Feel Unable to Choose Which WordPress Theme is Right for Your Business?

  • Already bitten by a poor theme?
  • No idea what makes a good theme?
  • No idea where to look for great themes?
  • Confused by the WordPress Terminology?

Instead of making the same mistakes discover the key knowledge you need to make an informed decision. No Previous WordPress Knowledge Needed.

Last Updated: March 2016

This course takes you step by step from working out your website requirements to locating candidate themes for your business. The candidate can then be narrowed down by taking each theme for a test drive.

Based on the instructors experience, the course explores the different marketplaces and major theme sellers. How to understand the different listing styles.

The course takes the time to ensure you aren't confused by WordPress terminology and know how to describe the features you are looking for.

Once you've found your short list you will be taken through a due diligence checklist to make sure your theme designer is giving good support and is going to be around to support you in the future.

The course is organised in a step by step manner, which can work through in order. Look over the instructors shoulder, using screencast recording, as he explains each part and then works through examples of the process.

Also provided are key documents to help you make the best decisions. Such as the test drive checklist for you to complete as you follow along.

The course should take about 2 hours to complete fully but you will be making progress towards finding the perfect theme for business within 30 minutes.

As a bonus the course shows you how to enhance any WordPress theme using some key WordPress plugins. Plus how to engage a developer to enhance the theme for you.


Who is the target audience?
  • This WordPress Course is Meant for Business Owners and Solopreneurs who are Trying to Decide on a WordPress Theme for Their Business
  • It is Aimed at Non Experts of any Level who Need to Understand WordPress Themes in More Depth
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Curriculum For This Course
27 Lectures
02:02:21
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How to Pick The Best WordPress Theme For Your Business
2 Lectures 07:46
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Building Your Requirement List - Know What You Want
5 Lectures 17:28
Building a Quick Requirements Document
02:43


Key Pages - with examples
08:39

Organising Your Pages
01:32

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Understanding the Design Parts of WordPress
1 Lecture 09:13
WordPress Anatomy 101
09:13
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Where to get Themes?
6 Lectures 17:53
Theme Libraries
02:35

Themeforest
04:44

Woothemes
03:23

Elegant Themes
02:29

Thrive Themes
02:31

Genesis Themes - Studio Press
02:11
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Who are you buying from?
1 Lecture 07:07
Checking Out Theme Sellers - Due Dilligence
07:07
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Doing a Theme Drive
2 Lectures 16:35
Test Drive Checklist
03:46

Example Test Drive
12:49
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Example Themes
3 Lectures 19:40
Real Theme Examples
00:26

Divi Theme
12:04

Avada Theme
07:10
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Going The Extra Mile
6 Lectures 26:04
Going The Extra Mile
01:56

Name Capture - Thrive Leads
08:28

Forms - Gravity Forms
08:03

Grids - Essential Grids
01:10

Landing Pages - OptimizePress 2
03:32

Customising Further - Child Themes - What are they?
02:55
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Also In This Series
1 Lecture 00:46
Also In This Series
00:46
About the Instructor
Rob Wilson
4.4 Average rating
156 Reviews
4,086 Students
8 Courses
Business Development Marketer

Founder of the BizSysMan, building business improving systems.

Over 20 years in IT at the Director level. I work as the bridge between IT and the business to produce business systems that produce a return on investment.

Expert in Active Campaign, OptimizePress, OptimizeMember. With certifications in Sales Funnel Creation and Content Marketing.

Also loves WordPress and PHP programming :)