WordPress Essential Training

WordPress Essential Training
WordPress Essential Training

English | MP4 | AVC 1280×720 | AAC 48KHz 2ch | 5h 39m | 1.42 GB
eLearning | Skill level: All Levels

Updated 6/11/2018

WordPress powers millions of blogs and websites. Learn how to create your own with this powerful publishing platform. Staff author Morten Rand-Hendriksen will help you get the most out of the self-hosted version of WordPress and create feature-rich blogs and websites. Morten explains how to create and publish posts and pages; customize your site with themes, widgets, and custom menus; and extend WordPress even further with plugins. Plus, learn how to get more readers with social media sharing and comments, and how to adjust the settings that keep your site safe and secure.

Topics include:

  • Creating posts and pages
  • Formatting text
  • Publishing and scheduling posts
  • Adding images, audio, and video
  • Bulk editing posts and pages
  • Customizing themes and menus
  • Using widgets
  • Extending WordPress with plugins
  • Editing users profiles
  • Configuring settings
  • Getting new readers
  • Keeping WordPress up to date and secure
+ Table of Contents

1 Welcome
2 Gutenberg – The WordPress Block Editor
3 Install test and provide feedback
4 Using the WordPress Block Editor
5 What s new in 4.7

Getting to Know WordPress
6 What is WordPress
7 WordPress WordPress.org and WordPress.com – What is the difference

Getting Started
8 How WordPress works
9 Installing and running WordPress
10 Accessing your WordPress site
11 Using the WordPress admin panel
12 Using the WordPress toolbar

Creating Posts
13 Understanding posts
14 Posts vs. pages in WordPress
15 Creating a new post
16 Introducing the post editor view
17 Creating and formatting your first post with the content editor toolbar
18 Using quick shortcuts to format text
19 Creating and editing links
20 What is the difference between categories and tags
21 Using categories and tags
22 Using revisions
23 Publishing and scheduling posts
24 Truncating posts and using excerpts
25 Using post formats

Adding Images and Media
26 How WordPress handles media elements
27 Adding images to posts and pages
28 Moving an image to a new location
29 Creating image galleries
30 Using featured images
31 Adding images from other sites
32 Adding content from YouTube and similar sites
33 Working with audio and video

Creating Pages
34 When to use pages
35 Creating a page
36 Using page templates
37 Creating page hierarchies

Managing Content
38 WordPress is a content management system
39 Navigating the admin panel
40 Quick Bulk Edit posts and pages
41 Using the Media Grid
42 Using attachment pages

Changing the Appearance of Your Site
43 Separation of style and content
44 What are themes and how do they work
45 Introducing the Customizer
46 Previewing installing and changing themes
47 Customizing your theme
48 Understanding how to make user-friendly navigation
49 Creating and customizing menus
50 Using widgets
51 Combining custom menus and widgets
52 Changing what the home page displays
53 Getting and installing third-party themes

Extending WordPress with Plugins
54 What are plugins and how do they work
55 Finding vetting and selecting plugins
56 Installing activating and upgrading plugins
57 Some useful plugin types to start with
58 A sample set of plugins on the demo site
59 Sidebar – Addressing the myth of the must-have plugin

Users and User Profiles
60 How WordPress handles users
61 Editing your user profile
62 Creating your gravatar profile
63 Understanding WordPress s user roles and capabilities
64 Adding and managing users

Configuring Settings
65 Plug and play and beyond
66 Configuring general settings
67 Changing the language of your site
68 Configuring writing and reading settings
69 Changing the default category
70 Configuring media and permalinks settings

Getting and Interacting with Readers
71 Setting up your site for discussions comments
72 Managing comments and spam
73 Getting new readers through social sharing

WordPress – Behind the Curtain
74 Managing WordPress on the back end

Maintenance and Security
75 Is WordPress safe and secure
76 Keeping up to date
77 Security through hosting plugins and third-party services
78 What to do when something goes wrong aka resolving the white screen of death

Diving Further into the World of WordPress
79 Moving content from one WordPress site to another
80 Going further with WordPress