Build a Professional Website with WordPress.com
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Build a Professional Website with WordPress.com

Learn how to build a killer WordPress website that is guaranteed to impress with this fundamentals course.

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Build a Professional Website with WordPress.com

Learn how to build a killer WordPress website that is guaranteed to impress with this fundamentals course.

  • 4.8 (760 Reviews)

 
  • 30-day money-back guarantee

    Not satisfied?

    Reach out to our customer support team within 30 days to receive a full refund.

  • Unlimited access, anywhere, anytime

  • Learn from hand-vetted instructors, experts in their field

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Course Syllabus

Chapter 1

Introduction to WordPress.com

  • 1. Welcome (2:56)
  • Course Resources
  • 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

After Completing This Course You Will Be Able To

  • Plan and build a WordPress.com website from scratch
  • Sign up, create a WordPress account and choose the right plan for your requirements
  • Create a detailed website plan as a blueprint for content, themes and features
  • Define measurable goals for your website
  • Devise a professional content strategy that will drive people to your website
  • Envision and build a successful sales funnel for your specific target audience
  • Create content that is SEO friendly to boost your visibility
  • Navigate your media library
  • Ensure that your WordPress site is secure

About This Course

Currently, WordPress powers 35% of the internet and has over 400 million people visiting their sites every month. With a diverse set of features, WordPress is well suited to a wide range of users including personal sites, blogs, e-commerce and business sites that have advanced requirements.

Filled with resources and downloads, this course covers everything you need to know to start using wordPress like a pro. You'll learn how to set up your website, add content including pages and blog posts, select and customize a theme, add widgets and plugins to expand your site's features, connect it to your social networks and upload media including videos and images - all without having to code!

If you don’t already have a WordPress account, all you need is an email address. Being so simple, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t enroll now, taking advantage of the 25% Fiverr User discount on WordPress, to get your website started today.

About This Course

Currently, WordPress powers 35% of the internet and has over 400 million people visiting their sites every month. With a diverse set of features, WordPress is well suited to a wide range of users including personal sites, blogs, e-commerce and business sites that have advanced requirements.

Filled with resources and downloads, this course covers everything you need to know to start using wordPress like a pro. You'll learn how to set up your website, add content including pages and blog posts, select and customize a theme, add widgets and plugins to expand your site's features, connect it to your social networks and upload media including videos and images - all without having to code!

If you don’t already have a WordPress account, all you need is an email address. Being so simple, there’s no reason why you shouldn’t enroll now, taking advantage of the 25% Fiverr User discount on WordPress, to get your website started today.

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What You Will Learn

  • How to select and customize the right theme and media to achieve your site’s goals
  • How to ensure that your website is a good reflection of your brand identity
  • Prepare and build content that will consistently drive traffic to your site
  • Search Engine Optimization best practices
  • How to create a wireframe for your website’s design
  • How to add widgets to your site
  • How to successfully launch a brand new WordPress.com site
  • How to get noticed after your launch

Why learn with Marjorie Asturias?

Happiness Engineer at Automattic, the parent company and maker of WordPress.com, she is a WordPress expert with 10+ years working with business owners, influencers and bloggers to create and manage their websites and expand their online audience.

Who Is This Course For?

  • Freelancers wanting to start offering web design services
  • Business owners wanting to take their brand online
  • eCommerce entrepreneurs wanting to enhance their website
  • Bloggers looking to build their own blog site
  • Influencers needing a secure online platform for their content
  • Web programmers, designers, front end and full stack developers wanting to diversify their skills
  • Anyone wanting to start a career in building websites with WordPress.com
  • All levels of experience

Requirements

  • Access to Internet
  • Computer / Laptop / Mobile Device

What Is Included?

  • Immediate unlimited access to course materials
  • 30-day money-back guarantee
  • Exercises and quizzes to help you put theory into practice
  • English Closed Captions
  • Suitable for mobile or desktop
  • A badge to showcase your expertise on your profile page upon completion

760 Reviews

  • 4.8
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I wanted to learn how to create product listings, descriptions, categories, options. To assist me with my existing WordPress stores. The course was more about promoting WordPress and saying how marvellous it was - not what I wanted and frankly a waste of money.

  • Brandon

good

  • umairshahzad347
  • Mahdi
  • Tauqir
  • Saifur

Awesome Learned new things

  • Kiran

Thanks for your valuable course. it's really very helpfull

  • Jim

Another great Learn course! Great intro for beginners on how to set up a WordPress website.

  • kate

So great

  • freelance_lanz
  • d_designer44

The Best Course for Newbie it covers each and everything which a new user of WordPress must know. Thank you for great Course.

  • Antoney

The lesson plan and content was clear and easy to follow. The Communication, examples and suggestions were spot on target. Enjoyed it.

  • Mohammed Maruf

Build A Professional Website With WordPress.com is a very helpful course for the beginners.

  • Sebastian
  • Michelle

Informational and easy to follow along!

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Course Syllabus

Chapter 1

Introduction to WordPress.com

  • 1. Welcome (2:56)
  • Course Resources
  • 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

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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.