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Build A WordPress Website

This ‘bootcamp’ course will help you develop a website layout using a self-hosted version of the popular content management system WordPress in under an hour. Learn to create and publish posts and pages, change the look of the site by using different themes, and manage the navigation, menus, and other content, such as as contributed modules and an image gallery.

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Course Info

  • Duration 13 video lessons (50 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2014
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Browse Course Chapters

  • 1. Introduction (1 min)
  • 2. What is WordPress? (2 mins)
  • 3. Great WordPress Examples (1 min)
  • 4. Self-Hosted FTP Setup (2 mins)
  • 5. Install WordPress (6 mins)
  • 6. Pages vs. Posts (1 min)
  • 7. Create Posts (6 mins)
  • 8. Create Pages (3 mins)
  • 9. Themes (4 mins)
  • 10. Menu Items (4 mins)
  • 11. Plugins (5 mins)
  • 12. Contact Forms (4 mins)
  • 13. Add Image Gallery and Wrap Up (5 mins)

Course Description

This ‘bootcamp’ course will help you develop a website layout using a self-hosted version of the popular content management system WordPress in under an hour. Learn to create and publish posts and pages, change the look of the site by using different themes, and manage the navigation, menus, and other content, such as as contributed modules and an image gallery.

Learn these skills

  • Civic Engagement
  • Communications & Media
  • Technology
  • WordPress

Meet Your Instructor

Alexander Schilpp

Alexander Schilpp

Alexander is a talented web developer who enjoys applying the latest visual techniques creating elegant and precise websites. Alexander holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Media & Communication from Reutlingen University defending his thesis on the Possibilities of HTML5 and Web Standards for rich Internet applications focused on User-Centered Design.

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