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WordPress: Beyond the basics [Video]

Andros T. Sturgeon

Use WordPress to create and manage a professional-looking website
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Video Details

ISBN 139781787123977
Course Length2 hours and 55 minutes

Video Description

WordPress is one of the most popular website-building platforms in use today. It's easy to learn, has great features, and (best of all) it's free.
In this course, you will learn how to create and manage your website and make it look like you had it designed by a professional.

This course will show you how to create new pages, set up and structure your site, and add features to it.

It will progress to theming, customizing, and making your site responsive so it works on all devices. It'll also teach you something often neglected but important: how to set the tone of the site with graphics, select a color palette, and add images in order to best tell your story to everyone.

Finally, you'll learn some cool HTML5 and CSS tricks and shortcuts that will make visiting your website a pleasant experience.

Style and Approach

A step by step guide using humor and the author's vast knowledge of WordPress.

Table of Contents

An Overview of WordPress and Its features
The Course Overview
The Admin Panel
The Dashboard
The Dashboard Continued
The Difference between Posts and Pages
Posts and Pages
How to Create a New Page?
Publishing Versus Draft Mode
Scheduling a Post
Setting Up Your Menus
Creating a Discussion Board
Twenty Seventeen
Theme Twenty -Seventeen Overview
Getting Different Themes for Free
Purchasing a Theme
Creating Graphics
What Is the Story of Your Site?
Choosing Colors
Getting Photos and Graphics for Your Site
Ways to Edit Your Image
Sizing Your Image
HTML and CSS Tricks
HTML 5
HTML 5 Shortcuts
CSS
CSS Shortcuts
Making Your Site Live

What You Will Learn

  • Explore the functions of WordPress, creating pages, and navigation.
  • Give your website style by adding professional graphics.
  • Create a color scheme and give your website a look and feel that will attract visitors.
  • Get your website mobile-optimized so it can be seen on any device.
  • Understand what a child theme is and how to create one.
  • Discover the one big mistake that every beginner makes developing their site and how to avoid it.

Authors

Table of Contents

An Overview of WordPress and Its features
The Course Overview
The Admin Panel
The Dashboard
The Dashboard Continued
The Difference between Posts and Pages
Posts and Pages
How to Create a New Page?
Publishing Versus Draft Mode
Scheduling a Post
Setting Up Your Menus
Creating a Discussion Board
Twenty Seventeen
Theme Twenty -Seventeen Overview
Getting Different Themes for Free
Purchasing a Theme
Creating Graphics
What Is the Story of Your Site?
Choosing Colors
Getting Photos and Graphics for Your Site
Ways to Edit Your Image
Sizing Your Image
HTML and CSS Tricks
HTML 5
HTML 5 Shortcuts
CSS
CSS Shortcuts
Making Your Site Live

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ISBN 139781787123977
Course Length2 hours and 55 minutes
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