Zero to Hero Webmaster #11: WordPress 4.7 - new Features

Marian Heddesheimer, WordPress Expert

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10 Videos (16m)
    • Introduction

      3:04
    • The new Theme Twenty Seventeen

      0:52
    • Example Content

      1:50
    • Video Header

      1:26
    • Edit Shortcuts

      1:18
    • Add new Pages directly in Menu

      1:53
    • Custom CSS

      1:41
    • PDF Tumbnails

      1:05
    • Dashboard Language Settings

      1:50
    • Your Project

      0:56

About This Class

A new Version of WordPress is available since December 2016.

This version 4.7 comes with some new features and a brand new default theme "Twenty Seventeen," which is now designed for business sites.

If you don't know what WordPress is, and why it is an excellent and free solution to build your own website, please check out my free class here on Skillshare:

https://www.skillshare.com/classes/technology/Zero-to-Hero-Webmaster-1-Create-your-own-Website-with-WordPress-for-free/1376764530

If you are already using WordPress, you might wonder what is new in the current version.

First of all, WordPress has published a new default theme "Twenty Seventeen" which is a real business theme. It means that it will no longer be necessary to create a homepage manually and tell WordPress to use it as your main content.

They even provide example content, when you do a fresh installation, so it's even easier to get started with a business website.

The new theme also allows a video header, so that you can include a youTube video as a background, instead of being limited to just a static photo.

There are even more improvements that I will explain in this class.

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Marian Heddesheimer

WordPress Expert

I started computer programming back in 1988 when I created my first software with BASIC, Turbo Pascal and later in C++.

My primary domain in development was always database development, and I was a freelancer who created custom software for individual clients.

When the Internet came up with the World Wide Web and cheap web hosting for everybody, I switched over to Web-Development, which I started by learning PHP. I did some custom web software for my clients, using PHP as scripting language and MySQL as database software.

In 2010 I started using WordPress as blogging and content management platform and specialized in creating and modifying themes and plugins for this software.

Currently, I'm working as a freelancer, using job platforms like UpWork and codeable to find new projects with international clients.

I also write eBooks about WordPress and produce instructional videos that I offer on youTube, SkillShare and Udemy.

If you like to learn more about WordPress and get useful tips and tricks, go to this page to get free information and class links.