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Create, Update and Manage Your Own Website Using WordPress

Course Summary

Use WordPress to build your own website in this beginner-level course. Learn all about themes, widgets, plugins, & more!


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    Course Syllabus

    • Getting started
      • Why learn WordPress?
      • Course overview: What you need to get started
      • How do I log into my WordPress site?
      • Section 1 Review: Check your progress!
    • Basic site administration
      • How do I change the Title and Tagline for my WordPress site?
      • How do I change the default timezone for my WordPress site?
      • How do I adjust the privacy settings for my WordPress site?
      • Section 2 Review: Check your progress!
    • Adding and formatting content
      • What's the difference between Posts and Pages in WordPress?
      • How do I create a new Post on my WordPress site?
      • How do I get rid of unnecessary formatting when pasting?
      • How do I add bold, italics, and other formatting?
      • How do I add bullets, blockquotes, and subheadings?
      • Section 3 Review (part 1): Check your progress!
      • What's the difference between internal and external links?
      • How do I add an external link on a Post or Page?
      • How do I use the "More Tag" in a Post on my WordPress site?
      • How do I schedule a Post for future publication in WordPress?
      • How do I create user-friendly permalinks for my WordPress site?
      • Section 3 Review (part 2): Check your progress!
    • Adding images, video, and audio
      • How do I add images to a WordPress post?
      • How do I resize and align images in a WordPress post?
      • How does WordPress handle images and other media?
      • How do I add a YouTube or Vimeo video to a WordPress post?
      • How do I add a SoundCloud song or set to a WordPress post?
      • How do I add an image gallery to a WordPress post?
      • Section 4 Review: Check your progress!
    • Organizing your content
      • What are categories in WordPress and how do I use them?
      • What are tags in WordPress and how do I use them?
      • Section 5 Review: Check your progress!
    • Applying updates
      • What are updates in WordPress and how do I do them?
      • Section 6 Review: Check your progress!
    • Understanding WordPress themes
      • What are themes in WordPress and how do I change my theme?
      • How do I find and install new themes for my WordPress site?
      • How do I change the header for the Twenty Thirteen theme?
      • Section 7 Review: Check your progress!
    • Working with Pages
      • How do I add new Pages to my WordPress site?
      • How can I have a static front page on my WordPress site?
      • Section 8 Review: Check your progress!
    • Menus
      • How do I create a custom menu for my WordPress site? (part 1)
      • How do I create a custom menu for my WordPress site? (part 2)
      • How (and why) would I use Categories in a navigation menu?
      • Section 9 Review: Check your progress!
    • Understanding Widgets
      • What are Widgets in WordPress, and how do I use them?
      • What are the default Widgets available in WordPress?
      • How do I use the Text Widget to add a custom Twitter widget?
    • Adding Plugins
      • What are Plugins in WordPress, and how do I use them?
      • What are 10 great WordPress plugins and what do they do? (part 1)
      • What are 10 great WordPress plugins and what do they do? (part 2)
    • Wrapping up
      • Course review: In conclusion...
      • What's next?
      • Helpful links
    • BONUS SECTION: Publishing your website
      • How web publishing works
      • Understanding FTP: File Transfer Protocol
      • Getting your files online using FTP
      • Editing your files online via FTP


Course Fee:
USD 99

Course Type:

Self-Study

Course Status:

Active

Workload:

1 - 4 hours / week

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