WordPress Beginners - Build Flexible Websites without Coding
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Discover the Power of Self-Hosted WordPress for Blogging, Affiliate Marketing, Promoting your Products & Services + More
4.1 (92 ratings)
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5,371 students enrolled
Created by Craig Pennell
Last updated 1/2017
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • You'll be able to create a fully working website for personal or business use
  • You'll learn to Install the full version of Wordpress on a free hosting service
  • You'll know how to make use of the downloadable Templates and install them on WordPress
  • You'll be able to use the provided website template to create your own unique, modern website
  • You'll understand the basics of market research for your website
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  • The course uses the full version of WordPress, which needs to be hosted with a hosting service provider. I'll show you how to do that for FREE
  • To get the most benefit from WordPress, after completing the course you may want to invest in a Domain Name and Hosting services

** Includes over $30 of downloads and resources **

The Ultimate WordPress Beginners Course - Discover a World of Opportunity with WordPress Websites

If you have an idea for a business, want to build a second income, or simply want to promote something online, then learn to build with WordPress.

WordPress is much more than just a website builder - begin to discover the possibilities for yourself today as you learn how to put together great websites that are both flexible and powerful.

This practical course introduces you to the full version of WordPress, shows you how to set up a live "test" website for nothing, and then gives you a complete website template to work with.

Within an hour or two you could have your first website up and running, ready to build into your unique piece of the web.

Included is a downloadable "template" which includes a WordPress theme and sample data.

You also get access to my valuable WordPress resources to help you as your website grows, including niche research, keyword tools, hosting services and much more.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is perfect for beginners who want to get to grips with WordPress quickly and build a website
  • No special skills are needed, just a willingness to try things out.
  • Anyone who wants to quickly build a website to promote their business or service
  • This course won't teach HTML or Programming skills - we will use templates to save time
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 15 Lectures Collapse All 15 Lectures 01:18:25
Introduction to Easy Websites with Templates
2 Lectures 03:20

An introduction to this mini-course and the resources available

Preview 02:58

Course Changes
Finding a Niche Marketplace
2 Lectures 05:52

We will use Amazon and Google to research ideas for our website, and learn how to narrow our ideas down to a niche market.

Niche Market Research Fundamentals

Workshop: Choosing a Niche
Free and Premium WordPress Hosting Services
3 Lectures 19:10
Introduction to Hosting Services

Before we set up our first WordPress websites, we'll take a look at some Hosting Service Providers and what they offer.

In the following lecture we will look at FREE hosting services.

Preview 07:37

For the purpose of this course, and so that you can make as many mistakes as you want without it costing you, we'll walk through setting up WordPress on a FREE hosting service, with a FREE sub-domain name.

This is great for learning WordPress without having to first buy your domain name and getting it hosted.

Free WordPress Hosting - Set up a Test Website
WordPress Basics
1 Lecture 09:50

An introduction to the WordPress "dashboard" and an overview of how to start using WordPress, some of the settings and functionality.

Quick WordPress Overview
Website Templates and Themes
2 Lectures 11:22

At Webpressive, I have put together a range of WordPress theme-packs to help you get started building professional websites quickly and easily.   These theme-packs are free to use as many times as you want, for as many websites as you want to build.

Overview of the WebPressive Theme Packs

Learn how to use the downloadable Theme-Packs to generate an instant website template that you can then modify to build your own unique site.

Install a Theme Pack
Website Customization
5 Lectures 28:51

An overview of making changes to your site, custom menus, widgets, info boxes, social media links.


A walk through creating an article, with tips on Search Engine Optimization and adding images.

Creating a Blog Article

Demonstrating how to easily change the main slider images to quickly start to adapt the website to suit your chosen niche. The slider images are a visual focus for the site and can really create a professional look.

High-quality mages can be downloaded and used for free from www.pixabay.com,

Making it Yours

Based on some great feedback, I wanted to give students some other options of Free and Premium WordPress themes that will help you build exactly the kind of website you want.

Other WordPress Themes

Wrap Up and Thankyou
About the Instructor
Craig Pennell
4.4 Average rating
153 Reviews
7,838 Students
5 Courses
Entrepreneur, Author, Web-designer and Instructor

Training with a Purpose

Craig is an Entrepreneur, Writer and Online Instructor. After a career in IT and Project Management, Craig decided to change the direction of his life by building a multi-faceted Online Business.

At the heart of every course that Craig teaches is the underlying desire to help individuals unlock their potential and create their own opportunities.

Personal Development has been an important foundation in Craig's business, and he encourages everyone to make personal growth a priority.  

Craig lives on the Mediterranean coast of Spain with his wife and three children.