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 a serial entrepreneur, blogger, and tech journalist who has been writing and building things on the web for over a decade. His work has been read by millions of people, featured on Techmeme, and cited by a number of notable publications, including the Wall Street Journal.

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