WordPress: Quick Start



The main goal of this course is to teach anyone, even a complete beginner, how to become proficient in WordPress in a few short hours, without lots of technical jargon. After taking this course, you’ll have the knowledge you need to build a responsive, beautiful website with the latest version of WordPress.


  • Lesson 1 – Getting Started
    • The difference between wordpress.com and wordpress.org
    • How to get a domain name and web hosting service
    • Install WordPress on your PC or Mac computer using the free XAMPP virtual server
    • The famous 5-minute WP installation
  • Lesson 2 – Understand the interface and main features of WordPress
    • Understanding the WordPress Dashboard
    • A tour of the key features of a WP site admin
    • Understanding the nature of a blog
  • Lesson 3 – Create pages and posts, and most importantly, know the difference between the two
    • Creating first pages and posts with images and videos
    • The difference between Gutenberg, the new WordPress page editor and the Classic Editor
  • Lesson 4 – Understand the difference between themes and plugins
    • Introduction to themes
    • What to look for when choosing a theme
    • Exploring any theme’s key features & menus, customization, and templates
  • Lesson 5 – How to find and install any plugin
    • SEO and Social media plugins
    • Plugins that integrate your site with third party vendors, such as e-commerce and email propagation
    • Protect their WordPress website from hackers and spammers
  • Lesson 6 – Create a Responsive Website that looks good on any browser
    • Create a static homepage useful for most websites or a blog-like homepage
    • Adding pages and managing them in your site
    • Creating links to pages on your site and to other sites
    • Adding a featured image
    • Create custom menus and navigation systems 

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