Use Avada Theme to Build a Professional WordPress Website! | Melissa Taylor | Skillshare

Use Avada Theme to Build a Professional WordPress Website!

Melissa Taylor, ✨Web & Graphic Designer 20+ Years✨

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24 Lessons (4h 21m)
    • 1. Class Intro & Overview

    • 2. What is WordPress & Why Should I Use it?

    • 3. Overview of the WordPress Admin Area

    • 4. Pros & Cons of The Avada Theme

    • 5. How to Purchase, Download & Install Avada

    • 6. Review Of The Avada Tab Options

    • 7. Layout & Menu Global Options

    • 8. Responsive Design and Colors Global Options

    • 9. Header, Logo, and Page Title Bar Global Options

    • 10. Sliding Bar, Footer, and Sidebar Global Options

    • 11. Background, Typography, Blog, and Portfolio Global Options

    • 12. Social Media, Slideshows, Elastic Slider, & Lightbox Global Options

    • 13. Contact Form, Search, Extra, & Advanced Global Options

    • 14. Custom CSS, Fusion Elements, Import and Export Global Options

    • 15. Building a Blog Post

    • 16. Building a Page Using the Page Builder

    • 17. Creating & Using Templates Throughout Your Site

    • 18. Creating a Portfolio

    • 19. How To Build, Edit, or Remove the Navigation Menu

    • 20. Build Sliders Using the Fusion Slider

    • 21. Creating & Using Widgets

    • 22. Installing & Using Plugins

    • 23. Updating Your Theme, Plugins, & WordPress Files - Maintenance

    • 24. One Final Avada Tip & Your Class Project


About This Class

This class will teach you how to build a professional WordPress website using the Avada theme, and how to customize the look and feel of your site either from scratch or by using Avada demos. When you finish this class, you will have all the info you need to build your own WordPress website.

Wordpress is a very powerful, very popular content management system (also called a CMS) that allows you to build a beautiful website without knowing how to code. The Avada theme allows you to create your WordPress website using a graphical interface, making it very easy to style and modify your website.

In this class you will get a brief overview of what WordPress is and what it is used for. Then you will be given in-depth lessons on what the Avada theme is, what it can do, and how to setup and customize the theme for your own website.

This class is geared towards any person who wants to build their own website, or anyone who wants to learn the ins and outs of the Avada theme on WordPress.

This class assumes you already having hosting setup and WordPress installed for your website, but from there, you will be shown how to purchase, download, and install Avada, then how to set it up for your specific style and site map. Some WordPress experience is helpful but not necessary.

Skills you will learn include:

  • What WordPress is and how it can be used
  • Where to setup your WordPress hosting
  • How to buy and Install the Avada theme
  • The various elements of the Avada theme
  • Installing & customizing a pre-configured Demo
  • Configuring theme options to your style
  • Setting up pages using the Avada page builder
  • How to use and customize page elements
  • How to create templates and use them throughout your site
  • Creating and customizing your blog using Avada
  • Creating a portfolio
  • Editing navigation menus and adding pages to your menu
  • Creating and editing WordPress Widgets
  • And more!

When you are finished with this class, you will have a solid foundation of WordPress and the Avada theme upon which, you can build your website!