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WordPress Online Course

WordPress 101 - The Complete Guide

Do you want to learn how to build your own website even if you have no prior experience or programming and coding knowledge?

This course will help you get started, whether you’re looking to create a WordPress website for personal use or for your business. You’ll start with the installation of WordPress. Progressing through the sections, you’ll explore how to create a custom webmail account. To build on your skills, you’ll even get to grips with configuring various WordPress plugins. In addition to this, the course covers the latest features in the WordPress 5.5 version update that will help you to further enhance your web page.

By the end of this course, you’ll have gained a comprehensive understanding of WordPress and have learned how to confidently build a WordPress website through expert guidance.

Course Curriculum

Welcome to the Course

  • Course Introduction
  • What Will You Learn in this Course

Introduction and Hosting

  • Working with WordPress
  • How to Install WordPress Locally on PC
  • One Month Free Trial from Siteground Walkthrough
  • Paying for Hosting and Domains
  • Installing WordPress and SSL

The WordPress Backend

  • The WordPress Backend - Introduction
  • The WordPress General Settings
  • Pages versus Posts
  • Creating our First Page
  • Categories versus Tags
  • The Media Library
  • Creating our First Post
  • Introduction to the Admin Bar
  • Editing your Profile
  • User Roles Explained
  • Working with Images
  • Introduction to the Gutenberg Page Builder
  • Assignment - Creating Seven Posts
  • Introduction to WordPress Themes
  • Introduction to WordPress Plugins
  • Widgets and Sidebars
  • Choosing our Theme

Building our Website

  • Setting the Homepage
  • Creating our Main Menu
  • Building the Header - Part One
  • Building the Header - Part Two
  • Building the Footer
  • Styling the Footer
  • The Getwid Plugin Addon
  • Building the Homepage - Part One
  • Building the Homepage - Part Two
  • Building the Homepage - Part Three
  • Building the Homepage - Part Four (Adding Instagram Block)
  • Setting up the Blog Page
  • Setting up the Individual Post Pages
  • Adding Social Share Function
  • Creating a Contact Form
  • Setting up the Contact Page
  • Creating a Mailchimp Account
  • Creating our Mailing List Form
  • Contact List Tips and Finishing Touches
  • Character Arrays verses Character Pointers

WordPress Security

  • A Simple Trick to Fool Hackers
  • Site Health and Running Updates
  • Fighting against Spam
  • How to Hide the Default Login URL
  • WordFence Security Plugin - Part One
  • WordFence Security Plugin - Part Two

WordPress SEO, Speed and Performance

  • Optimizing our Content for SEO
  • How to Create the Privacy Page
  • Adding a Cookie Notice
  • How to Back up your Website
  • Creating an FTP Account
  • Accessing our Web Directory

Rank Math SEO Plugin Configuration

  • Introduction to Rank Math
  • Rank Math Installation
  • General Settings
  • Titles and Meta - Part One
  • Titles and Meta - Part Two
  • Google Search Console
  • Sitemaps
  • 404 Redirections
  • SEO Analysis
  • Tools and Status
  • Bulk Editor Tool
  • Optimizing our Content


  • Thank You

Bonus Section - WordPress Updates

  • Introduction

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