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WordPress Essentials for Business Online Training Course

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Course Description

WordPress Essentials for Business is a quick (90 min) but thorough overview of using WordPress to create a business website. It is designed for busy small-business owners and self-employed professionals who want to quickly master the WordPress software for the purpose of creating an attractive website that generates leads and sales.The course covers almost all of the WordPress user interface. We learn by doing as we build out an actual website for a client of ours, explaining and demonstrating key concepts along the way, such as themes, plugins, widgets, images, and more.

Course Content

Chapter 1: WORDPRESS FUNDAMENTALS (7 min)
  • WordPress: What & Why
  • WordPress.org or WordPress.com?
  • What You Will Need
Chapter 2: HOSTING WORDPRESS (10 min)
  • Understanding Domain, Hosting, & Name Servers
  • Choosing a Domain Registrar & Hosting Company
  • Installing WordPress on Your Domain
Chapter 3: BUILDING OUT YOUR SITE: CONTENT & NAVIGATION (42 min)
  • Tour of an Out-of-the-Box WordPress Site
  • Tour of the WordPress Dashboard
  • Creating Pages & Posts
  • Using the Visual Editor
  • Working with Images
  • Hyperlinking
  • Configuring a Blog, Static Site, & Mixed Site
  • Removing the Home Page Title & Comments Box
  • Adding a Flat Navigation Bar
  • Adding a Drop-Down Navigation Bar
  • Installing a Free Theme
  • Installing a Commercial Theme
  • Modifying Your Theme Settings & Adding a Header
  • Working with the Weaver Theme
  • Setting Up Post Categories & Blog Pages
Chapter 4: WIDGET & WIDGET AREA (13 min)
  • Using the Latest Posts, Post Categories & Custom Menu Widgets
  • Using the Text Widget to Post Arbitrary Text or Images to Your Sidebar
  • Using the Text Widget to Post a Youtube Video
Chapter 5: PLUGINS (11 min)
  • Introduction to Plug-ins: Akismet Comment Spam Protection
  • Using the RSSImport Plug-in; Plug-ins that Require Shortcodes
  • Installing a Commercial Plug-in
Chapter 6: FINE-TUNING YOUR SITE (3 min)
  • Permalinks
  • Discussion Settings & Comment Moderation
Chapter 7: NEXT STEPS (8 min)
  • Commercial Themes
  • Graphic Sources
  • WordPress Security
  • How to Learn More
    PACKAGE INCLUDES:
    • Length of Subscription: 12 Months Online On-Demand Access
    • Running Time: 1.5 Hours
    • Platform: Windows & MAC OS
    • Level: Beginner to Intermediate
    • Project Files: Included
    Learn anytime, anywhere, at home or on the go.Stream your training via the internet, or download to your computer and supported mobile device, including iPad„¢, iPhone„¢, iPod„¢ Touch and most Android devices. Need to train your Team? Contact Us for Discounts on Multiple Subscription Purchases.

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