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WordPress Web Design - Beginners to advanced level WordPress training course
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Created by Mr David Murray
Last updated 6/2016
English
Current price: $20 Original price: $200 Discount: 90% off
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 4.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn how to create a stunning, responsive business website using WordPress. This training course covers everything you need to know and starts from scratch. No previous experience is necessary but these tutorials will also benefit those using WordPress for a while but who have had no previous WordPress training, as I show you all the tips and tricks to getting the most out of WordPress. This course is complemented by my SEO Masterclass course.
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Requirements
  • You will need a computer and an Internet connection. Plus a desire to jump in and build a fantastic business website from start to finish.
Description

WordPress expert with over 20 years SEO experience

David Murray has been creating business websites since 1996.  He has used WordPress since its release in May 2003.  WordPress is used to power over 60 million websites. Why – because it is easy to use, powerful and can be adapted to just about any type of business website requirement. 

WordPress websites can be responsive so that they work on a PC, tablet or phone.  It is easy to apply SEO (Search Engine Optimization) techniques to a WordPress website so that they get found by Google.

When you invest in this course you get the benefit of over 20 years website design and SEO experience from David Murray

Please check out the free preview videos for this course.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for business owners who want to create a new website or redesign an existing website. This courses is for people who want to take charge of this online presence. This course DOES NOT cover programming or other technical aspects of website design.
Curriculum For This Course
53 Lectures
04:28:33
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Introduction
1 Lecture 03:31

This video is an introduction about me (David Murray) and what this WordPress Course is going to cover. 

Preview 03:31
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A first look at WordPress
7 Lectures 30:54

How to install WordPress

The easy way to install WordPress using the c-panel.  Installing WordPress in under 60 seconds.

Preview 03:29

This video explains the importance of thinking about your content and planning it out before you create your WordPress site. 

Planning your website
04:09

The video shows you what WordPress looks like at the very beginning of creating your website. 

First Look
03:39

WordPress installs a sample page and sample post that need to be deleted.  You can also remove the standard installation plugins and any unused themes.

 

Cleaning up ...
02:40

See how easy it is to add new pages to a WordPress website.

Creating WordPress pages
08:55

This video shows you how to remove excess WordPress themes that use up memory. 

Removing unused WordPress themes
02:14

This video shows you how to install a theme to your WordPress site and how to activate it. 

Installing a free WordPress theme
05:48
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Images
2 Lectures 08:59

This videos shows you the process of how to upload images to your WordPress site. 

Preview 03:44

This video shows you how to insert the uploaded images into your web pages. 

Using Images within WordPress
05:15
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Documents
1 Lecture 01:47

This video shows you how to upload documents to your WordPress site. 

Uploading documents to WordPress
01:47
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Links
6 Lectures 27:36

This video shows you how to create text links and the importance of using good anchor text. 

Text links and anchor text
06:03

This video shows you how to add a link to an image on your website. 

Graphic links
02:46

This video is going to show you how to link to downloadable documents within your WordPress site. 

Document Links
08:09

This video shows you how to add a link to a email address. 

Email Links
02:01

This video shows you how to link to other websites from your WordPress site. 

Links to other websites
02:28

This video explains what a Nofollow link is and how to add one to your WordPress site.

Nofollow Links
06:09
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Widgets
8 Lectures 49:49

This video explains what widgets are and how to use them correctly 

Widgets
07:02

This video shows you how to use the text widget on your WordPress site. 

Text Widget
04:18

This video shows you how to format the text widget to customize your site. 

Text WIdget and Formatting
09:19

This video shows you the tips and tricks of selecting a good plugin for your site and explains the things you should out for to avoid downloading a risky plugin. 

Selecting good plugins
09:40

This videos shows you how to install and activate the No Comments Plugin which you will want to download to your own WordPress site and why it is good to do so. 

Preview 04:34

This video shows you how to download a "contact us" form plugin, set it up and add it to your website. 

Contact Form Plugins
04:40

This video shows you how easy it is to add the "contact us" form to the widget area so it shows up on every page. 

Contact forms and the widget area
03:40

This video explains what shortcodes are and how they can be used in creating your WordPress site. 

Shortcodes
06:36
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Google Maps
2 Lectures 06:39

This video shows you how to embed an interactive Google Map within a page on your site. 

Preview 04:12

This video shows you how to use the widget area to display a Google map on every single page of your site. 

Google Maps and the Side Bar
02:27
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Posts & Blogs
3 Lectures 17:33

This video explains the difference between a post and a page, what a post is and how they can be created in your WordPress site. 

Posts
03:40

This video shows you how to set a home page for your blog. 

Setting a blog home page
07:52

This video shows you how to separate your blog posts into categories. 

Categories
06:01
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Permalinks
1 Lecture 03:40

This video explains what permalinks are and how to use/change them in the settings of WordPress

Permalinks
03:40
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Featured Images
1 Lecture 04:23

This video looks are featured images and how to set them to posts.

Featured Images
04:23
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About the Instructor
Mr David Murray
4.3 Average rating
1,346 Reviews
47,423 Students
9 Courses
20 years SEO Experience | Almost 50,000 Students

David Murray | An SEO (Search Engine Optimization)  training expert with over 20 years’ experience delivering training courses all over Europe from Dublin to Moscow.  First website went live in April 1996 and I have never needed any salespeople or advertising, I just use organic SEO to get sales. Lean how to do SEO the right way and promote your website within Google.