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WordPress for Beginners

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WordPress for Beginners is the course for you, who want to start their own WordPress-based website or blog.

The course gives you unlimited access to 21 highly focused course units, 30 min of instructional video, and 4 tests to help you learn better.

You are introduced to the benefits of starting a self-hosted website, as well as with the cost of it. Statistics, showing the use of WordPress and other CMS worldwide in 2017, is included to help you understand how WordPress compares to old-school websites, created by developers.

You are guided through all the necessary elements of starting a website: CMS, domain, hosting, WordPress installation, choosing a theme, and customizing your new site.

You learn in detail how to approach the process to avoid mistakes. The course focuses on helping you tailor the best solution for your specific situation by presenting you to the different available options and explaining their advantages and disadvantages.

In addition, you are able to dig even deeper in various subtopics by following the available links in the text.

After completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand the advantages of switching from a subdomain-hosted blog to a stand-alone site
  • Understand the necessary steps, involved in putting a site live
  • Purchase a domain and edit its DNS settings
  • Protect your personal details from hackers and spammers
  • Purchase the right hosting and connect it to your domain
  • Install WordPress on a server (cPanel)
  • Create MySQL database and connect it to WordPress (cPanel and Plesk)
  • Choose a theme for your new site
  • Initiate the customization of your site

Each course section ends with a test (quiz) to help you learn better. Upon completion, you are awarded a certificate of completion.

You get:

  • 21 highly-focused course units
  • 20 minutes of instructional video
  • 4 tests to help you learn
  • Unlimited access to study material
  • Access to exclusive discussion group for enrolled students
  • Interactive learning via on-page discussion
  • Certificate of completion

Course Curriculum

Introduction
Why Own Website? 00:02:00
Introducing WordPress 00:02:00
Domain & Hosting
Use of URL and Domain 00:02:00
Registering a Domain 00:02:00
Using Privacy Protection 00:02:00
Hosting 00:04:00
Connecting Domain and Hosting 00:02:00
WordPress for Beginners S1 00:30:00
WordPress Installation
One-Click WordPress Installation 00:05:00
Configuring and Working with FTP Client (cPanel and Plesk) 00:10:00
Uploading WordPress to the Server 00:05:00
Create and Connect a Database to WordPress (cPanel and Plesk) 00:10:00
Running WordPress Install Script 00:05:00
WordPress for Beginners S2 00:30:00
WordPress Themes
Introduction to WordPress Themes 00:05:00
WordPress Themes’ Must-Have Features 00:05:00
One-Click Installation of WordPress Themes 00:05:00
Installation of WordPress Theme via FTP 00:05:00
WordPress for Beginners S3 00:30:00
WordPress Setup
Introduction to WordPress Admin Panel 00:10:00
Adding Pages in WordPress 00:06:00
Initial WordPress Setup 00:12:00
Using the Customize Option in WordPress 00:06:00
Conclusion 00:01:00
WordPress for Beginners: Final 00:40:00

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  1. Good for beginners

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    It’s a good thing that one is presented not only with WordPress-specific theory but also with every practical step on the way to publishing a site.

    Cool with a course group.

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Diana D Jensen is the founder of WPBloggingNerd and WPBN eAcademy. Specializes in development, design, management, and optimization of template-based WordPress sites, as well as Search Engine Marketing. Certified in Google Advanced Analytics, Google AdWords Shopping, and Google AdWords Search.
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Diana D Jensen is the founder of WPBloggingNerd and WPBN eAcademy. Specializes in development, design, management, and optimization of template-based WordPress sites, as well as Search Engine Marketing. Certified in Google Advanced Analytics, Google AdWords Shopping, and Google AdWords Search.
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