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Course: Beginner Wordpress Website Design and Wordpress Development

Beginner Wordpress Website Design and Wordpress Development

  • Life Time Access
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Access on Android and iOS App
  • Self-Paced
About this Course

Authors, artists and entrepreneurs all need websites. How about you?

This course explains how to design and develop a Wordpress website from scratch.

Wordpress is free... and it's easy. Easy to install, easy to configure, easy to maintain.

There's no need to fear, this course will take you step-by-step through everything you need to know to implement and maintain your own Wordpress based website. In this course, you'll learn about:

  • Domain name and website hosting
  • Wordpress installation and configuration
  • Installation of plugins and themes
  • Adding pages and blog posts to your site
  • Adding Facebook like and email signup forms

Using Wordpress to implement your own website provides many advantages:

  • Save money by doing it yourself
  • Maintain creative control of the end product
  • Update your own web page, when you want and how you want

But most of all, have fun!

So, come join me on this journey. End the course with a new website. We'll do it together.

---Brian

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone interested in creating a personal website
Basic knowledge
  • All you need is a web browser (I demonstrate Chrome running on a Windows PC)
  • You'll also need approximately $50 to register a domain name and obtain web hosting for you site for one year
What you will learn
  • Install and maintain their own Wordpress based website
  • Save money by installing and maintaining your own website
Curriculum
Number of Lectures: 31
Total Duration: 03:59:27
Introduction
  • Course Overview  
  • How Wordpress Works  
  • Sample Website  
  • Cheap Wordpress Hosting, Theme and Plugins (2019 Edition)  
Wordpress Installation
  • Domain Name and Hosting  
  • Wordpress Installation  
  • Wordpress Administrative Interface  
Wordpress Configuration
  • Initial Website Configuration  
  • Choosing and Installing a Theme  
  • Responsive Theme Home Page Configuration  
  • Installing Plugins  
Wordpress Fundamentals
  • Configuring Pages and Posts  
  • Inserting Images  
Wordpress Website Creation
  • Creating Your Blog Page and Primary Menu  
  • Configuring Your Widgets and Sidebar  
  • Upgrading to the Responsive II Theme  
  • Creating Your Other Pages  
Using Your Wordpress Plugins
  • Creating and Adding a Favicon  
  • Using Wordpress SEO by Yoast  
Introduction to HTML
  • Switching Between Standard and HTML Editing Modes  
  • HTML Structure  
  • Common HTML Markup Pt. 1  
  • Common HTML Markup Pt. 2  
  • Inesrting Images in HTML  
Odds and Ends
  • A Look at My Website and the Genesis Theme  
Continuing Education - Student Questions About Wordpress Installation
  • Installing Multiple Wordpress Websites on a Single ISP and Cheap Domain Names  
  • Browsing for, Selecting and Installing a Theme - The Albar Theme  
  • Another Example of Arcane Wordpress Theme Configuration - The Albar Theme  
  • What is Woo Commerce and Do I Need It?  
  • Initial Installation and Configuration of Woo Commerce  
  • More Configuration Pointers for the Albar Theme  
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