WordPress 3.0 is no longer an officially supported version of WordPress. Consider this class archived for everyone except the few users who cannot upgrade to a newer version.
This class teaches you all of the essential concepts and knowledge you need to get started with WordPress 3.0.
This WordPress Beginner class is aimed at people who are completely new to WordPress. You don't need have any experience or know any coding.
In the first part of the class, we introduce you to the class and show you the resources you'll need to get started:
- Introduction to the Course
- How to Get the Most Out of this Course
- What is WordPress?
- Resources You'll Need for the Course
In the second part of the class, you'll learn how to install and start using WordPress:
- Picking a Web Host
- One-Click Installations
- Manual Installations Navigating WordPress
In the third part of the class, you'll add content, images and comments to your site:
- Creating Content
- Organizing Posts
- Creating a Post
- Inserting and Formatting Text
- Inserting Images, Audio and Video
- Managing Content
- Listing Links
- Adding Pages
- Moderating Comments
In the fourth part of the class, you'll learn how to manage and configure your site:
- Site Activities
In the fifth part of the class, you'll learn how to control the design and layout of your WordPress site:
- What is a Theme?
- Finding and Installing Themes
- Theme Settings
In the sixth part of the class, you'll use plugins to add extra features:
- What is a Plugin?
- Finding and Installing Plugins
- Recent Tweets
- Adding a Contact Form
- Adding a Photo Gallery
In the final part of the class, you'll learn how to keep your WordPress site safe and secure:
- Maintaining Your Website
- Comment Spam
- Security and Updates
- Site Activities