Here’s What You’ll Learn on Your 23 Video Complete
WordPress for Beginners Course
This training course gives you everything you need to create and manage your own WordPress website – or start your own business developing websites for others.
Plus you'll get our 'JumpStart Pack' Totally FREE!
You’ll get immediate access to the entire online set of videos with these core themes:
WHAT IS WORDPRESS
In this video we'll introduce you to WordPress. Since it was introduced in 2003 WordPress has become one of the most popular web publishing platforms and today it powers more than 70 million websites.
WORDPRESS .COM OR .ORG
If you are relatively new to WordPress, you may be a bit confused by the difference between WordPress.com WordPress.org. If so you're not alone. In this video we'll take a quick look at the differences between these two related, but distinctively different versions of WordPress.
THE WORDPRESS DASHBOARD
In this video we'll take a quick tour of the WordPress dashboard which provides access to all the site management tools for your website.
WORDPRESS POSTS VS PAGES
Now that you are familiar with the WordPress dashboard you ready to start creating and publishing your content. In this video we will take a look at it the two primary forms of content supported by WordPress, posts and pages.
In this video we'll take a quick tour of the WordPress editor which is used to edit posts, pages and other types of content.
CREATING A POST
Now that you have a good understanding of the functions of the post editor it's time to start creating some content for our site. So in this video we will create our first post.
POST FORMATS - In the previous video we created our first post, in WordPress. But there are also a number of different post formats which enable you to create specific types of posts, each one with its own unique style.
EDITING EXISTING POSTS
In this video I will show you how edit existing posts.
CATEGORIES AND TAGS
So far we've learnt how to create and edits posts. In this video we'll talk about how to organise your posts using categories and tags, making it easier for your readers the find the content are looking for.
In the first few videos we talked almost exclusively about posts. In this video we're going to shift gears a bit and talk about pages.
In this video we'll show you how to insert photos and images into your posts and pages.
In this video we'll show you how easy it is to embed video or audio into your posts and pages.
THE MEDIA LIBRARY
We've now learnt how to embed video and add images to our site, but you can also upload other file types such as PDFs and even Word documents.
In this video we'll explore how to use comments to engage your visitors in conversation.
In this video I'll show you how to build links.
CUSTOMISING THE THEME
In this previous videos we've covered all the basic functions and features of the WordPress administration area. Now We're going to dig in a little deeper and talk about how to customise the look of your WordPress site.
In this video we'll explore how to use widgets to add blocks of content to the sidebar and footer of your site.
In this video we're talk about how to create an customise the navigation menu for your site.
In this video we'll talk about how to add new functionality to your WordPress site through the use of plugins.
ADDING NEW USERS
If you are building a website for your company or other organisation then it's likely that you'll have more than one user who will need access to the WordPress administration area. Or you might want to invite other authors to contribute to your blog.
We're almost finished with our tour of the WordPress administration area, but let's take a look at some of the tools that WordPress provides to help you manage your site.
In this video we'll talk about how to configure your settings to optimise and get the most out of your WordPress site.
TOP WORDPRESS PLUGINS
In this video we'll introduce you to a number of WordPress plugins which we suggest you install on you WordPress site. Most of these plugins provide foundations for security, resilience or SEO.
If you are not completely satisfied with the training we will refund you your full payment, no questions asked.
PLUS Your FREE 'JumpStart' Pack, which comprises;
- WordPress site installation
- 3 months free hosting
- Introduction to SEO course
- Must have plugins installed and configured
- Google Analytics
- Google and Bing registrations and site maps
- Off-site backup
- 3 months online support
- Membership of our entrepreneur network and website
*JumpStart is optional, you will receive full information about JumpStart when you order the training course plus a voucher to access the service for free if you wish.