Building Websites With WordPress

Learn how to create, manage, and update your own website using Wordpress.
Building Websites With WordPress
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772.85 MB
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5h 24m



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Building Websites With WordPress

What you’ll learn

install WordPress remotely and host on local machines.
manage and modify a WordPress-based website to fit specific needs.
keep a website up to date with blog posts and media.

Building Websites With WordPress


no prior knowledge of WordPress or web design is needed.


Every day, more and more people and businesses are turning to WordPress to quickly create websites, blogs, and online stores. In this series, Craig Campbell teaches you how to build and theme an entire website using the popular content management system. This course is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no experience with WordPress or web design and development is required. You will start by learning how to download and install WordPress, then jump into learning the basic WordPress settings. From there, Craig shows you how to manage content in WordPress, including inserting and editing images, inserting videos, and building a custom home page, posts page, and image gallery. This video tutorial also covers WordPress themes, plugins, and how to customize your theme. You will also learn how to manage users, including creating new users, editing and deleting users, and editing your own profile. Finally, Craig will show you how to go live, including finding a host, backing up your site, and updating the database. Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will be fully capable of creating and designing your own WordPress website.


Section 1: Getting Started With WordPress

Lecture 1 Important – Download These First – Working Files

Lecture 2 What You Will Learn

Lecture 3 What Is WordPress?

Lecture 4 Popular WordPress Sites

Lecture 5 Versus

Lecture 6 Hosting Your WordPress Site

Lecture 7 How To Access Your Working Files

Section 2: Installing WordPress

Lecture 8 The Advantages Of Local Installation

Lecture 9 Downloading WordPress

Lecture 10 Downloading MAMP For Your Mac

Lecture 11 Creating The MySQL Database For Mac

Lecture 12 Installing WordPress On The Mac

Lecture 13 Downloading XAMPP For PC

Lecture 14 Setting Up XAMPP And Creating A Database For PC

Lecture 15 Installing WordPress On The PC

Section 3: Basic WordPress Settings

Lecture 16 Viewing The Default Website

Lecture 17 An Overview Of The Admin Interface

Lecture 18 Changing The Title And Tagline

Lecture 19 Writing Settings

Lecture 20 Reading Settings

Lecture 21 Discussion Settings

Lecture 22 Media Settings

Lecture 23 Permalink Settings

Section 4: Content Management In WordPress

Lecture 24 Posts And Pages

Lecture 25 Using The WYSIWYG Editor

Lecture 26 Using The Quick Draft And Quick Edit Features

Lecture 27 Inserting And Editing Images

Lecture 28 Featured Images

Lecture 29 Inserting Videos

Lecture 30 Post Formats

Lecture 31 Categories And Tags

Lecture 32 Building Menus

Lecture 33 Managing Comments

Lecture 34 Handling Comment Spam

Lecture 35 Introduction To Widgets

Lecture 36 Building A Custom Home Page

Lecture 37 Building A Posts Page

Lecture 38 Building An Image Gallery

Section 5: WordPress Themes

Lecture 39 Looking At The Default Themes

Lecture 40 Searching For New Themes

Lecture 41 Installing Themes The Easy Way

Lecture 42 Installing Themes Manually

Lecture 43 Understanding The Folder Structure

Lecture 44 Theme-Based Settings

Lecture 45 Theme-Based Plugins

Lecture 46 Theme-Based Widgets

Lecture 47 Page And Post Templates

Section 6: What Is A Plugin?

Lecture 48 How To Find Plugins

Lecture 49 How To Find Plugins

Lecture 50 Installing Plugins The Easy Way

Lecture 51 Installing Plugins Manually

Lecture 52 Recommended SEO Plugins

Lecture 53 Spam Prevention Plugins

Lecture 54 Contact Form Plugins

Lecture 55 Captain Favicon

Lecture 56 Caching Plugins

Lecture 57 Social Media Plugins

Lecture 58 Security Plugins

Lecture 59 Keeping Up With Updates

Lecture 60 When Things Break

Section 7: Managing Users

Lecture 61 Creating New Users

Lecture 62 Editing And Deleting Users

Lecture 63 Editing Your Own Profile

Section 8: Customizing Your Theme

Lecture 64 A Closer Look At Theme Options

Lecture 65 A Closer Look At The Theme Editor

Lecture 66 The Problem With Editing Your Theme

Lecture 67 Creating A Child Theme

Lecture 68 CSS Primer

Lecture 69 Basic Customization With PHP And CSS

Section 9: Going Live

Lecture 70 Finding A Host

Lecture 71 Easy Online WordPress Installation

Lecture 72 Backing Up Your Site

Lecture 73 Restoring The Backup

Lecture 74 Updating The Database

Section 10: Conclusion

Lecture 75 Wrapping Up

anyone interested in learning to create and manage sites using the leading content management system.

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Udemy | English | 5h 24m | 772.85 MB
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