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6 Videos (22m)
    • Introduction to this Course on WordPress

      1:03
    • A Look at Your Project for this Class

      0:40
    • Why WordPress?

      1:37
    • Installing WordPress

      2:57
    • Configuring the Basic Settings for Word Press

      14:42
    • Final Thoughts

      1:19

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About This Class

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The Beginner's Guide to Installing WordPress and Configuring the Basic Settings is actually the third part of the Writer Platform series, which is aimed at Authors, Creatives & Other Content Creators who are looking to build an online presence in order to sell more books and/or other digital products.

In this particular class, you will learn:

  • Why WordPress is the best choice for your website
  • How to easily install WordPress from your web hosting account
  • How to configure the basic settings within WordPress

Good luck with your project and I look forward to seeing a screenshot of your WordPress install soon.

Writer Platform Series

(Click on a title below to access the class)

  1. Branding Your Website, Creating a Gravatar and Choosing a Suitable Domain Name
  2. A Beginner's Guide to Setting Up Web Hosting for Your Website and the Propagation of Your Domain Name
  3. A Beginner's Guide to Installing WordPress and Configuring the Basic Settings
  4. Create Optimised, Fast-loading, Mobile Responsive Websites with a Premium Theme & Skin in WordPress
  5. A Beginner's Guide to Creating a Simple Header and Adding it to Your WordPress Website

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I very much recommend this class. My being new to Wordpress, David has taken out some of the fear. I look forward to viewing the next videos in his series. Tom

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David ✏ Ault

The Writer Teacher

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Currently, on the How To Publish An eBook website, I am giving away a FREE online course for anyone who is interested in making a living (or at least a part-time income) from self-publishing.

I also teach classes about course creation, online learning platforms and teaching, and recently, I launched the Writer Teacher Facebook Group as a place where self-published authors and online teachers can hang out to discuss how to make a significant income from your writing through the repurposing of content that you have already written in the form of online courses.

Some of my most popular Skillshare classes include:

The Writing Productivity Masterclass
How to Become a Star on Skillshare
Scrivener Simplified
Adobe Spark
The Writer - Teacher


A Little Bit More About Me

My name is David James Ault and I am a British ex-pat living in Slovakia, in the heart of Europe, with my wonderful Slovak wife, our three children and our English Bullterrier, Shaggy.

Having graduated with a BSc (Hons) Degree in European Business, the first part of my career was spent in marketing, especially in the tourism industry, and during that time, I completed my Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing, at the CIM.

In 2001, I moved from the UK to Slovakia, where I set up a tourism portal about Slovakia and wrote travel related articles and books. I also began writing my first novel.

During the last 15 years, I have written non-fiction books in a variety of niches and set up a number of successful websites to promote my various interests. More recently, I have also been writing fiction and non-fiction books for teenagers and young adults and, in 2015, I set myself the goal of becoming a full-time Writer Teacher within the next couple of years.

I have an eclectic range of interests, including languages, writing, history, online marketing, design and travel. I also have a passion for cooking and eating healthy food, as well as the traditional Slovak dishes I have discovered, whilst living in the heart of Europe.

I have created a number of online courses for many of my niches and I have set up both the How To Publish An eBook and the Teach Someone A Lesson websites to impart some of the knowledge I have learned over the years to my students.