1 Hour Wordpress Website Design - Start to Finish! | Melissa Taylor | Skillshare

1 Hour Wordpress Website Design - Start to Finish!

Melissa Taylor, Designer, Illustrator & Beekeeper

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7 Videos (53m)
    • What you'll learn in this class. (HINT: You'll learn a LOT!)

      1:11
    • Register your web address, setup hosting, install Wordpress, install a free theme

      8:10
    • Overview of the WordPress Admin area

      5:10
    • Use the page builder to edit and create pages

      13:51
    • Updating header, footer, fonts, colors and other theme options

      13:46
    • How to build a page from scratch then add it to your menu

      9:45
    • Wrap Up & Class Project

      0:57
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About This Class

Want to build a website yourself but don't have a lot of time or know-how? Then this is the perfect class for you!

In this class you will be taken step-by-step through how to:

  • Search for and register your domain name/website address
  • How to setup basic hosting for your website
  • How to install WordPress onto your hosting platform
  • How to preview then install a FREE WordPress theme

Then once all that is setup, I will show you how to use Beaver Builder, the page builder that comes with the free theme we use in the class. Beaver Builder is SUPER easy to use as it has a drag-and-drop interface and comes setup with templates you can use to start your page, various elements you can drop onto you page to setup galleries or your social profile links. You're going to love it!

You will also learn how to:

  • Customize your website color scheme
  • Upload your own logo
  • Select fonts to use in your design
  • Modify your menu and add new pages to it
  • Edit the elements in your footer and copyright area
  • View and edit content in the site widgets
  • How to view and use stock images in your site design
  • How to add and edit slideshows and galleries on your site

This is gonna be great! You will truly learn how to do everything it takes to build out your website in just an hour!

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Melissa Taylor

Designer, Illustrator & Beekeeper

I'm Melissa, a native Texan, guacamole lover, and a beekeeper! My day job is running a freelance design business where I focus on WordPress website design and print design. My side projects include hand-illustrated maps and designing funny greeting cards (I have four cards published with Hallmark...woohoo!!).

In my Skillshare classes, I hope to teach you all about VideoScribe, building websites, and creating beautiful graphics via Illustrator and Photoshop. Maybe I'll even bu...

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