With WordPress Build a beautiful responsive WordPress site that looks great on all devices. No experience required.
- Build a WordPress website
- Understand the main features of WordPress
- Know how to configure WordPress for best results
- Understand plugins & themes and how to find/install them
- Protect their WordPress website from hackers and spammers
- Create an affiliate site for passive, recurring income
- Build websites for profit or fun.
- No prior knowledge of WordPress is required as everything will be covered in this course.
WordPress for Beginners – A complete guide to WordPress!
Up-to-Date – Covers the latest version of WordPress (4.x).
About the Course
This course will guide you through the installation and running of WordPress on a web host, and show you how to run a successful, beautiful, responsive-design website you can be proud of. You will be taken from your current level of WordPress knowledge, to one where you enjoy and are confident in using WordPress to build great sites.
After taking you through all of the main options in WordPress and explaining what each one does and how you set it up, I’ll let you watch over my shoulder as I build a WordPress website. It will be an affiliate site that I hope will make me passive income for many years to come. Go and check out the free preview tutorials in Section 13.
Who is this WordPress course for?
Have you ever wanted to build a professional looking website, but didn’t know where to start? Now you can with WordPress 4.
WordPress for Beginners is a complete course for anyone, no matter what your technical ability. This course assumes no prior knowledge!
We’ll start at the beginning, by choosing a domain name and setting it up to work with a web host.
Once WordPress is installed, we’ll login and have a look around to familiarize ourselves with the main areas of the Dashboard.
Once you are happy navigating around your new tools, we'll go through the main features you will need as you create your site, including: The WYSIWYG Editor. This is where you enter all of your website content. The Media Library, to manage your images, videos, sound files and other media you want to share on your site. Wordpress Settings, and I'll take you step by step to set those up just right. We'll look at the differences between Wordpress posts and Wordpress pages, and I'll give you a simple way of knowing which one to use on any occasion. We'll look at post excerpts, categories and tags, and how to use them on a well-structured site to maximize visitor experience and search engine ranking benefits. You'll see the two main ways you can set your homepage up. We'll create a contact form on the site so visitors can get in touch. We'll setup an About us page, and I'll explain why this page is important and what information to include on it. We'll cover the legal pages you need. We'll discuss the navigation system on your site, and how you can set up customized navigation in the header, sidebar or footer of your site. We'll also talk about internal site linking. We'll cover Wordpress security, and set up a system that will keep the site safe from hackers. We'll check out some great free plugins. Finally, I'll give you a 20 step plan for creating your site.