Build a Professional Website with WordPress.com

  • 4.8

Build a Professional Website with WordPress.com

  • 4.8
 

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Course Syllabus

chapter 1

Introduction to WordPress.com

  • 1. Welcome (2:56)
  • Course Downloads
  • 2. What is WordPress? (1:35)
  • Quiz: Introduction to WordPress.com
chapter 2

Building A Foundation

  • 3. Defining Your Site’s Goals (2:46) Free
  • 4. Preparing Your Content (2:57)
  • 5. Content Strategy and Sales Funnels (2:59)
  • 6. Content Development & SEO (5:03)
  • Learn more about how to create amazing content for your website
  • 7. Wireframe (1:31)
  • Quiz: Building A Foundation
chapter 3

Building Your WordPress.com Site

  • 8. Creating an Account (2:23)
  • 9. Adding Content (2:32)
  • Design your awesome website graphics with a Fiverr professional
  • 10. Media Library (2:32)
  • Quiz: Building Your WordPress.com Site
chapter 4

Designing Your WordPress.com Site

  • 11. Selecting a Theme (3:27)
  • 12. Customizing Your Theme (9:42)
  • 13. Widgets (5:04)
  • 14. Ready to Launch (0:48)
  • Need help with building your WordPress website?
  • Quiz: Designing Your WordPress.com Site
chapter 5

After the Launch

  • 15. Get Noticed
  • Learn more about how your new website can get noticed
  • 16. Security and Your Wordpress.com Site (5:51)
  • 17. Your New WordPress.com Site (9:34)
  • Quiz: After the Launch
chapter 6

Conclusion

  • 18. Conclusion (1:04)
  • Final Quiz

Course Description

WordPress is the perfect software for non-programmers and anyone else who wants to build a website from scratch without having to know how anything about coding. In this course you'll learn how to use the powerful WordPress.com platform to set up your website, with step-by-step instructions on how to add content including pages and blog posts; select and customize a beautiful theme; add widgets and plugins to further expand your site's features; connect it to your social networks; and upload media, including videos and images, to enhance the style and mood of your site. You'll also learn the basics of search engine optimization (SEO) to boost your site's visibility and how to use WordPress.com's analytics to generate more traffic to your site. By the end of the course, you'll have created and launched a full website and blog (optional, but highly recommended!).

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17 Reviews

  • 4.8
  • jsjmanning .

Great content

  • jpblake18 .

Excellent insight into building a website with WordPress.com. Easy to understand and clear video instruction really helps to complete the necessary stages of building a website.

  • Ahsanul Hoque

Very helpful for the beginners. But there is nothing new for the experts.

  • cre8iveartwork .

very informative for someone who's new and wants to create a wordpress site , the course is easy to follow

  • grafix_pro360 .

  • Hryhorii Plastun

Thanks for big and good work.
Anyway, this course just for beginners like me,
and if you need just start your first website, you need to watch this course,
but if you want to upgrade your web site, using powerful WP tools,
you need to find another course, for more professional users level.
Thanks

  • ericdeluca .

I've really enjoyed it. Some of the content I knew, but always good for a refresher and any added new information was great!

  • heshrabenz .

  • Pratyaksh Somani

The course structure is brilliant. Its basics will play keen importance in web development with Wordpress. Also the language is lucid. Go ahead for this, without any third thought.

  • fist_of_fury .

  • emily_articles .

  • RAFSAN AHSAN

It was good, waiting for more advanced courses.

  • andelby .

A very basic course but which could enrich your educational background. I was already aware of how wordpress worked, but I still wanted to follow the very interesting and fast lessons.

  • harryferguso673 .

Information was very clear and easily implemented. Was able complete the course in two sittings without being stressed and overwhelmed.

  • Oladiran Mary

It's amazing learning from Marjorie. From Wordpress to Content Strategy, SEO and Marketing.... I was blessed beyond measure through her wealth of experience.

  • sissiwedgwood .

Pretty complete for building a basic WP site.

  • cmexpert .

outstanding course now happy Let Us Know What You Thought About:
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is WordPress?

    WordPress is a content management system (CMS) that is most commonly used to build websites, blogs, and eCommerce/online stores. WordPress.com is a hosted platform of websites and blogs owned and managed by Automattic, Inc., where millions of users can create and publish blogs and websites without needing to write a single line of code.

  • How to build a WordPress website?

    You can build a WordPress website by going to https://wordpress.com and creating an account. WordPress.com does not require any technical knowledge or background; you only need a valid email address. Once you create an account, you can start building your site, adding content, selecting a theme, customizing its design, and then publishing it for free.

  • What is WordPress cms?

    WordPress CMS (content management system) is a system that lets a user organize, manage, and publish content on the web, using the powerful, open-source WordPress software. The WordPress CMS is typically used with themes (templates) to facilitate layout design, and plugins to add extra, custom functionality to the platform.

  • Is WordPress free?

    Users can create an account and build a WordPress-powered website or blog for free on WordPress.com. All you need is a valid email address, and you can set up a simple website or blog in minutes. The open-source WordPress CMS software can also be downloaded for free at wordpress.org.

  • Can WordPress be used for eCommerce?

    WordPress can definitely be used to build an eCommerce online store. Because the WordPress CMS software is flexible and powerful, users can create a professional, attractive website and add eCommerce functionality by installing an eCommerce plugin like WooCommerce, the most popular eCommerce plugin for WordPress. You can also upgrade to the eCommerce plan on your account at WordPress.com, which automatically includes the WooCommerce plugin and a collection of the most popular WooCommerce extensions.

  • How does WordPress work?

    WordPress lets users build a complete, professional website or blog without needing any technical or programming knowledge or background. To set up a WordPress site, you can go to WordPress.com and create a free account using just a valid email address to verify your identity. You can then start building your website by choosing a website name, selecting a theme for your site design, uploading media like images or documents, and adding other content like text. You can also add social sharing buttons and other features as you build your site.