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WordPress Academy: Learn WordPress step by step

Chris Dixon, Web Developer & Online Teacher

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76 Lessons (8h 2m)
    • 1. Welcome!

      2:31
    • 2. Getting started: Why WordPress?

      3:28
    • 3. Getting started: Installing MAMP

      5:32
    • 4. Important Update: phpMyAdmin fix for version 4

      2:52
    • 5. Getting started: Installing WordPress locally

      7:54
    • 6. Alternative Development Environment to using MAMP

      5:36
    • 7. WordPress.org or WordPress.com?

      5:01
    • 8. Getting started: WordPress dashboard

      4:27
    • 9. Getting started: WordPress files & folders

      3:10
    • 10. WordPress blog: Finding & installing themes

      7:52
    • 11. WordPress blog: Import sample data

      4:03
    • 12. WordPress blog: Adding & updating posts

      6:20
    • 13. WordPress blog: Where to find great photos for your blog posts

      5:48
    • 14. WordPress blog: Including media

      7:33
    • 15. WordPress blog: Users, permissions & managing comments

      7:52
    • 16. WordPress blog: Adding pages

      6:48
    • 17. WordPress blog: Adding our navigation menu

      5:11
    • 18. WordPress blog: The customiser & site identity

      6:19
    • 19. WordPress blog: Adding the header image

      3:21
    • 20. WordPress blog: Adding a logo & background image

      4:40
    • 21. WordPress blog: Plugins & social media integration

      8:15
    • 22. WordPress blog: Home page setup & widgets part 1

      10:55
    • 23. WordPress blog: Home page setup & widgets part 2

      12:17
    • 24. WordPress blog: Creating the footer

      3:55
    • 25. WordPress blog: Adding a slider

      4:40
    • 26. WordPress blog: Creating the contact form

      7:20
    • 27. WordPress blog: Adding press this

      2:35
    • 28. WordPress blog: Improving SEO

      10:22
    • 29. WordPress blog: Backing up your site

      7:49
    • 30. WordPress eCommerce: Database setup & WordPress installation

      4:01
    • 31. WordPress eCommerce: Getting started with WooCommerce

      10:03
    • 32. WordPress eCommerce: Why use child themes

      2:06
    • 33. WordPress eCommerce: Child theme setup

      9:13
    • 34. WordPress eCommerce: Product categories, tags & attributes

      8:09
    • 35. WordPress eCommerce: Adding products

      7:31
    • 36. WordPress eCommerce: Home page layout & slider

      9:55
    • 37. WordPress eCommerce: Customising the look of our store

      3:41
    • 38. WordPress eCommerce: Flexible layouts using Page Builder

      7:08
    • 39. WordPress eCommerce: Rearranging menus

      4:35
    • 40. WordPress eCommerce: The footer area

      5:13
    • 41. WordPress eCommerce: WooCommerce settings

      7:10
    • 42. PHP Basics: Hello world

      7:00
    • 43. PHP Basics: Strings , variables & constants

      10:14
    • 44. PHP Basics: Data types & operators

      5:56
    • 45. PHP Basics: Arrays

      6:59
    • 46. PHP Basics: Functions

      4:39
    • 47. PHP Basics: Conditional statements & more operators

      12:25
    • 48. PHP Basics: Switch statements

      4:31
    • 49. PHP Basics: Loops

      11:12
    • 50. PHP Basics: The Codex

      2:38
    • 51. Theme Development: Database setup & WordPress installation

      3:54
    • 52. Theme Development: Underscores starter theme

      4:00
    • 53. Theme Development: Understanding WordPress / PHP templates

      4:17
    • 54. Theme Development: Header & footer sections

      6:33
    • 55. Theme Development: Adding the CSS & images

      14:36
    • 56. Theme Development: Converting the front page

      7:46
    • 57. Theme Development: Converting our menu

      4:19
    • 58. Theme Development: Setting up the blog index page

      6:23
    • 59. Theme Development: Setting up the blog posts

      10:26
    • 60. Theme Development: Sidebar

      5:19
    • 61. Theme Development: Single post page

      7:19
    • 62. Theme Development: Converting the about page

      4:13
    • 63. Theme Development: Search box & finishing touches

      12:15
    • 64. WordPress Multisite: Intro

      2:26
    • 65. WordPress Multisite: What is a multisite?

      8:15
    • 66. WordPress Multisite: Activating a WordPress network

      10:53
    • 67. WordPress Multisite: Adding sites to a network

      4:27
    • 68. WordPress Multisite: Users & the super admin

      4:36
    • 69. WordPress Multisite: Plugins & themes

      10:08
    • 70. WordPress Multisite: Allowing users to add websites to the network: Part 1

      7:18
    • 71. WordPress Multisite: Allowing users to add websites to the network: Part 2

      3:36
    • 72. Bonus Lectures: Uploading to a live server

      9:50
    • 73. Bonus Lectures: East child theme plugins

      2:50
    • 74. Bonus Lectures: Removing sample data and resetting our database

      4:12
    • 75. Thank you

      2:43
    • 76. Follow me on Skillshare!

      0:23
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Project Description

*** All downloads for the projects are available with this course under the "Class Project" menu option.

*** Project 1: use blog-images download (rename folder "images") ***

*** Project 2: use shirtstore-images download (rename folder "images") ***

*** Project 3: download pro-headphones attachment ***

During this course you will build 3 custom WordPress website projects.

Each one teaches you new and different skills to apply.

Choose your favourite and share with us, Feel free to customise and be creative!

Student Projects

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