• How To Make a WordPress Website – AMAZING!
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    How To Make a WordPress Website – AMAZING!

    Hi, I’m Greg and if you want to make a website But are a little bit confused by all the information then you’re not alone I too once wanted to make a website But I wondered what everyone was talking in such a strange language about this thing called WordPress And why no one could explain the easiest things to me in simple? Layman’s terms well if you want to make a website This is the perfect video for you because not only are you gonna walk away with your own website creation? But you’re gonna walk away with the understanding of how it all works so whether when you…

  • How to install WordPress themes | WordPress for beginners
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    How to install WordPress themes | WordPress for beginners

    In this screencast, we will walk you through the process of installing and activating a new theme. When you are logged in to your WordPress site, and you are on the Dashboard you can go to the Themes overview by going to Appearance>Themes. This is where you manage your installed themes. WordPress comes with a few pre-installed themes, with one of them already activated on your website. This distinction is important. An installed theme is not automatically active on your website. The active theme is the theme that your visitors will see when navigating to your website. When you go to the top left corner and click “Visit Site”, you…

  • What are WordPress themes and how do you use them? | WordPress for beginners
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    What are WordPress themes and how do you use them? | WordPress for beginners

    In this module, we’ll take you through the process of customizing your site. A logical point of departure is your theme. In this video, we’ll explain what a theme is and what you should consider when choosing a theme. A theme handles the way your WordPress site looks. It serves as a representation for your brand, but – at the same time – takes care of the visual representation of WordPress content and data, like pages and posts. Simply put, a theme is what a person will see when visiting your website. Our own example site, Everydayimtravelling.com, could look like this, or like this, or like this. It all depends…

  • How to configure the WordPress settings: General settings | WordPress for beginners
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    How to configure the WordPress settings: General settings | WordPress for beginners

    When you start with WordPress, you will want to brand your website and give it a personal touch. A good way to begin customizing your website is with the Settings in the admin menu. In this video, I will show you the General Settings that allow you to edit your title and tagline, edit your URL, manage the registrations, choose the language of the site and set the time and date format. We start in the Dashboard, then click on the Settings Menu Item in the Admin Menu. This will open the General Settings screen. The first thing you can do in the General Settings screen is give your site…

  • WordPress back end tour: Admin menu | WordPress for beginners
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    WordPress back end tour: Admin menu | WordPress for beginners

    Hi, welcome back. In the previous video we saw the options there are in the Administrator toolbar and in the Dashboard in your WordPress back end. In this video, we will explore the Admin menu. Well, first things first, where can you find the Admin menu? Well, at the far left of your screen. You can either hover over the menu item, to see the tabs, and then click on the one you need. Or you can click on a menu item itself, and then click the tab you want to go to. Let’s now go into the menu items one by one and see the options they have. At…

  • What can you do with WordPress? | WordPress for beginners
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    What can you do with WordPress? | WordPress for beginners

    In the previous lessons of this module, you’ve learned how to get WordPress up and running. We’ve also shown you what the WordPress back end looks like and what you can do with it. However, there’s one important question we haven’t discussed yet: how will you use WordPress? So, that’s what this video will be about. WordPress started as a blogging platform. However, over the years it evolved into a full content management system which can be used to build all kinds of websites. You can use WordPress in many different ways: to create a blog, a business website, an online store, a membership website, or… to sell online courses.…

  • WordPress back end tour: Dashboard | WordPress for beginners
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    WordPress back end tour: Dashboard | WordPress for beginners

    Now that you have installed WordPress, in this video I will show you how to navigate the WordPress back end. The back end is your control room. From here, you can share the magic you create with the world. Or put less poetically, from the back end you can add, edit and remove the content on your website as well as control what your site looks like. One thing to note before we start exploring the WordPress back end is that depending on your host, a couple of things may look slightly different in your WordPress installation. For example, your host may add different sample pages from the standard WordPress…

  • How to add widgets in WordPress | WordPress for beginners
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    How to add widgets in WordPress | WordPress for beginners

    Hi, in the previous video, we explained what widgets are. Now, in this screencast, I am going to show you how to publish, change or remove a widget in the WordPress back end. You can find your widgets through the widget menu page – obviously – but also through the customizer. Let’s first go to the widget menu page, by clicking the Appearance menu item. Here, you’ll find an overview of the widgets and the widget areas that are available for your theme. Widget areas are the areas where you can place widgets. In our case, that’s a footer menu. Let’s move from back end to front end to see…