WordPress Workshop - Build Easy Websites Mini-Course

The Ultimate Beginners Course - Discover how to create professional, modern websites with WordPress
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  • Lectures 14
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
    30 day money back guarantee!
    Available on iOS and Android
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About This Course

Published 5/2016 English

Course Description

Discover a World of Opportunity with WordPress

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.

Building websites with WordPress isn't hard, but building good websites can be, so start learning today.

This mini-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.

This course is a cut-down version of the full course entitled "Fast WordPress: Easy Web Development using Templates" and shares some of the resources.

What are the requirements?

  • The course uses the full version of WordPress, which needs to be hosted with a hosting service provider.
  • I will cover some free hosting options in the lectures

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Install wordpress on a free hosting service
  • Make use of the downloadable Template and install it on WordPress
  • Use the provided site template to create your own unique, modern website
  • Understand the basics of market research for your website

What is the target audience?

  • This course is great for beginners who want to get to grips with WordPress quickly and learn some basics
  • No special skills are needed, just a willingness to try things out.
  • This course won't teach traditional web development skills

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to Easy Websites Free Mini Course
02:58

An introduction to this mini-course and the resources available

Section 2: Finding a Niche Marketplace
05:03

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

Workshop: Choosing a Niche
Article
Section 3: Free and Premium WordPress Hosting Services
Introduction to Hosting Services
Article
07:37

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.

10:42

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.

Section 4: WordPress Basics
09:50

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

Section 5: Website Templates and Themes
03:22

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.

08:00

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.

Section 6: Website Customization
04:38

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

09:02

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

07:06

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,

05:39

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.

Wrap Up and Thankyou
02:26

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Instructor Biography

Craig Pennell, Entrepreneur & Owner of WebPressive

Training with a Purpose

Craig is an Entrepreneur, Web Designer and Personal Development Enthusiast.  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.

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