WordPress Web Development
The primary goal of this course is to teach anyone, even a complete beginner, how to become a WordPress guru in a few short hours, without lots of technical jargon. I’ll guarantee that after taking this course you’ll have the knowledge you need to build a responsive, beautiful website with the latest version of WordPress. Not only will you know more than 99% of WordPress users out there, but you’ll actually enjoy using WordPress too.
About the Course
This course will guide you through every single step from installation to the finished website. I’ll show you how you can install WordPress on your own computer for free, so you don’t have to pay for a domain name or hosting fees while you complete this course. Once you’ve got WordPress installed on your computer, you will learn how to build and run a successful, beautiful, responsive-design website you can be proud of.
What you will learn in this course
- Install WordPress on your PC or Mac computer, so you can learn without having to pay hosting or domain fees
Navigate around the WordPress dashboard, to know what everything does and how to use it.
Create pages and posts, and most importantly, know the difference between the two.
Correctly use post categories and tags, and understand why these can cause you problems at the search engines if used incorrectly.
Understand plugins & themes and how to find/install them
Create a static homepage useful for most websites, or a blog-like homepage useful for bloggers.
This course will teach anyone to build a functional, beautiful, responsive website with WordPress.
Understand the main features of WordPress
Create custom menus and navigation systems that both visitors and search engines will find useful.
Know how to configure WordPress for the best results
Protect their WordPress website from hackers and spammers
Create a Responsive Website that looks good on any browser
- You don’t need any coding experience at all. That is the beauty of WordPress.
- No prior knowledge of WordPress is required as everything will be covered in this course.
You will need a working computer and a web browser connected to the internet.
Quick intro about WordPress
While WordPress started as a blogging tool, it has evolved into a powerful website builder and a robust content management system (CMS). The best part about WordPress is that it’s easy to use and flexible enough to make different types of websites. That’s the main reason why WordPress has grown so much in popularity. In fact, according to a recent survey, WordPress powers 43% of all websites on the internet.
Due to its robust features, many of the top brands use WordPress to power their websites including Time Magazine, Facebook, The New Yorker, Sony, Disney, Target, The New York Times, and more.
Let’s take a look at why you should use WordPress to make your website.
1. WordPress is Free as in Freedom
2. WordPress is Easy to Use and Learn
3. WordPress is Completely Customizable
4. WordPress is SEO Friendly
5. WordPress is Safe and Secure
6. WordPress is Here to Stay
What Kinds of Websites Can You Create With WordPress?
WordPress can be used in many different ways, from simple websites to eCommerce marketplaces and anything in between. The following are just a few examples of different kinds of websites you can make with WordPress.
- Start a blog
- Make a business website
- Start an online store
- Build a membership website
- and much more…