WordPress for Beginners – Build Your Own Website
In this FREE course, WordPress for Beginners, we’ll go through the key steps required to get your website up and running, from purchasing your domain and hosting, through installation, to content creation and themes.
WordPress for Beginners: Build Your Own Website
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Learn WordPress Basics and Build Your Own Website
Starting with nothing more than basic computer skills, internet access and a web browser, by completing this course and the accompanying activities, you’ll have learnt the tools you need to create a functioning WordPress website with rich text and media content:
- Learn how to register your domain and purchase hosting
- Be able to install WordPress to your new domain
- Find out how to navigate key areas of the WordPress Dashboard and adjust basic settings
- Create Posts and Pages featuring rich text and media content
- Learn how to search for and install an existing WordPress Theme
Complete the course activities as you progress through the course to get your WordPress website up and running.
Who is the course for?
This course has been created for bloggers and small business owners in particular, to help you get your WordPress website up and running without employing the services of a professional web developer.
Learn from a self-taught small business owner and blogger – for people who want to keep it simple, building a website without getting too technical.
What Do You Need to Get Started?
All you need is basic computer skills, internet access and a web browser!
The course starts with purchasing a domain and hosting, followed by installation of WordPress, adjusting key settings and then we’re set! The next stage is Content Creation, customising the Appearance of your website using Themes and Widgets and then finally, we’ll go through a few steps to take for ongoing maintenance.
Course sections feature activities to help you put the knowledge you’ve picked up throughout the course to use.
By the end of the course you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and tools you need to get your WordPress website up and running!
What am I going to get from this course?
This course provides video instructions to help you:
- Install WordPress on a custom domain
- Navigate your way around the WordPress Dashboard
- Manage key WordPress settings
- Learn how to create and format rich text and media content on your WordPress website
- Install a WordPress Theme
Is this course for you?
This course is intended for bloggers and small business owners who are looking to set up a WordPress website or blog and create rich text and media content without in-depth technical knowledge.