Learn Wordpress fast!

Need to get up and running with WordPress ... fast? This course covers all the basics you need to create a standard WordPress powered website.

Here is an overview of what we will cover:

  • an overview of the WordPress administration panel, which provides access to the functions and features of your WordPress-powered website
  • the two primary forms of content supported by WordPress; Post & Pages
  • a detailed look at the WordPress editor toolbar, which is used for editing posts, pages, and other types of content in WordPress
  • how to create a new post (more simply thought of as an article) for your site‘s blog
  • a detailed look at the WordPress editor toolbar, which is used for editing posts, pages, and other types of content in WordPress
  • how to edit an existing post in WordPress using either the Post Editor or the Quick Edit tool
  • how to use categories and tags in WordPress to make it easy for your readers to find related content on your site
  • how to create a new static page in WordPress, or edit existing pages in your site
  • how to add visual interest by inserting photos or images into your pages or posts in WordPress
  • how to embed video and audio files in WordPress pages and posts, including tips and best practices
  • how to use the Media Library to manage and upload files (like images, PDFs, or Word documents) for use in your WordPress posts and pages
  • enabling and moderating comments on your WordPress site, including tips and best practices to encourage discussion with your visitors
  • how to create image and text links to other pages on your own site, or to 3rd-party sites elsewhere on the web
  • how to find and install a new theme for your site, or use the Customizer to change the look of your site
  • what widgets are and how they can be used to easily add blocks of content to your site‘s sidebar or footer
  • build and edit custom navigation menus, including drop-down menu items
  • how to find, install, and configure third-party plugins to add new functions and features to your WordPress site
  • how to add new users or multiple authors to your WordPress site, and assign different roles and permissions
  • a quick look at the tools provided by WordPress to manage your site, including importing, exporting, and backing up your content
  • how to properly configure the settings to optimize and get the most out of your WordPress site

Hear from our students ...

  • Olanrewaju Oyinbooke

    “I had no prior knowledge of WordPress but after taking this course, I was able to put up a wordpress powered site. Thanks a ton!”

    “I had no prior knowledge of WordPress but after taking this course, I was able to put up a wordpress powered site. Thanks a ton!”

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  • Ellen Friedlander

    “amazingly complete”

    “amazingly complete”

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  • Jacquelyn Stafford

    “I love this tutorial. It is clear and precise. I able to follow along and for me that's great.”

    “I love this tutorial. It is clear and precise. I able to follow along and for me that's great.”

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Course curriculum

  • 02
    The Basics
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    • The WordPress Dashboard
    • Posts vs. Pages
    • The WordPress Editor
    • Creating a New Post
    • Post Formats
    • Edit an Existing Post
    • Using Categories and Tags
    • Creating and Editing Pages
    • Adding Photos and Images
    • How to Embed Video and Audio
    • Using the Media Library
    • Managing Comments
    • How to Create a Link
    • Customizing the Theme
    • Adding Widgets
    • Custom Navigation Menus
    • Installing Plugins
    • Adding New Users
    • WordPress Tools
    • WordPress Settings

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