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WordPress For Beginners: Build Stunning Websites With No Programming Experience

Brad Merrill, Entrepreneur & Tech Journalist

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53 Videos (2h 41m)
    • Welcome!

      3:17
    • WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org

      2:26
    • What Can You Do With WordPress?

      2:10
    • [Setup] Installing WordPress: Two Options

      1:31
    • [Setup] How To Install WordPress Locally On Your Own Computer

      5:22
    • [Setup] How To Install WordPress On A Web Host

      7:28
    • [Inside WordPress] Exploring The Dashboard

      4:33
    • [Inside WordPress] Settings

      1:39
    • [Inside WordPress] Managing Users

      6:08
    • [Inside WordPress] Importing/Exporting Content

      1:06
    • [Content] Posts & Pages: What's The Difference?

      1:34
    • [Content] The Post/Page Editor

      6:17
    • [Content] Managing Posts & Pages

      2:03
    • [Content] Managing Tags & Categories

      1:49
    • [Content] Using The Media Library

      0:55
    • [Content] Managing Comments

      1:02
    • [Themes] WordPress Themes & The Importance Of Design

      5:01
    • [Themes] Free Themes

      2:34
    • [Themes] Premium Themes

      2:46
    • [Themes] Managing Menus

      2:18
    • [Themes] Managing Widgets

      1:59
    • [Themes] Using The Theme Customizer

      3:13
    • [Themes] Customizing A WordPress Theme (Example)

      6:19
    • [Plugins] What Are Plugins?

      2:34
    • [Plugins] Installing Plugins

      2:52
    • [Plugins] The Plugins I Install On Every New Site

      4:37
    • [Plugins] Alternative Comment Systems

      1:43
    • [Plugins] Editorial Plugins

      0:52
    • [Practice} Building A Hotel Website

      1:32
    • [Practice] Basic Site Setup

      1:39
    • [Practice] Choosing & Installing A Theme

      2:05
    • [Practice] Adding Pages

      9:02
    • [Practice] Configuring The Menu

      1:05
    • [Practice] Adding Sidebar Widgets

      2:02
    • [Practice] Configuring The Front Page

      6:36
    • [Practice] Wrapup

      0:26
    • [Security] Why Security Is Important

      1:32
    • [Security] Password Security Tips

      1:44
    • [Security] Protecting Your Site From "Brute Force" Attacks

      2:01
    • [Security] WordPress Updates

      1:57
    • [Security] Backups And Malware Protection

      3:08
    • [SEO] The Keys To Good SEO

      4:12
    • [SEO] Optimizing Your Permalink Structure

      0:50
    • [SEO] Optimizing Your Page Titles & Meta Descriptions

      4:47
    • [SEO] Image Optimization

      0:52
    • [SEO] Adding An XML Sitemap

      0:35
    • [SEO] Analyzing & Optimizing Your Content

      1:10
    • [SEO] Social Media Optimization

      1:30
    • [Projects] Advanced WordPress Projects

      0:28
    • [Projects] Building An Ecommerce Store

      5:52
    • [Projects] Adding Forums To Your Site

      9:28
    • [Projects] Building A Social Network

      10:00
    • Course Wrapup

      0:25

About This Class

This course is a complete beginner's guide to WordPress and how you can use it to build beautiful, functional websites—for yourself or for clients—with no programming or web development experience whatsoever.

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Brad Merrill

Entrepreneur & Tech Journalist

Brad Merrill is the CEO of Merrill Media, a modern holding company focused on building independent, scalable businesses at the intersection of technology and media. He is regarded as an expert in his field, teaching business and technology courses to more than 20,000 students and providing marketing training to a number of prominent startups and Fortune 500 companies.

Merrill considers himself a passionate creative: he loves creating articles, videos, websites, companies, workflows, an...

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