Building a professional website using WordPress

Welcome to the Building a professional website using WordPress course. This course is designed for the WordPress Beginner who wants to get online with a professional website that can be shown off to employers or as your home on the internet.
The course was a 10 week course starting from the beginning and working to create your own website. This course is also on-demand. In addition, accessibility will be taught and heavily focused on with instruction for people who are users of assistive technologies. By the end of this course students will:

  • Understand what WordPress is and the different versions.
  • Explain the different elements needed to get a website online.
  • Understand the difference between domain and hosting.
  • Explain the types of Web Hosting and what is the best for the website they want to build.
  • Understand how Cpanel works and be able to do basic operations
  • Understand how to install WordPress using 1-click installers.
  • Be able to do post install steps like enable auto updates.
  • Disable comments and change other important site settings.
  • Be able to explain the differences between a plugin and a theme
  • Be able to install GeneratePress theme on website.
  • Be able to go into the site customizer and add menu and set static homepage
  • Understand the steps to keep your website secure
  • Understand how to add forms to your website using Gravity Forms.
  • Use updraft+ to backup your website
  • Be able to use RankMath for SEO to become more visible to search engines.
  • Use JetPack plugin and learn about features.
  • Use site kit to install analytics on your website.
  • Understand how to make your website Visually presentable

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Lessons

  1. Welcome
  2. Lesson 2 Oct 12
  3. Oct5 Wp Course Day 1