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Getting Started with WordPress

WordPress is almost constantly changing, so our videos need regular updates to remain useful.

This week, we have completely updated the 30+ videos in our "Getting Started with WordPress" class.

This class teaches you everything you need to get started with WordPress. This is a Beginner class and is aimed at people who are completely new to WordPress.

  • In the first part of the class, you'll create content and learn how to handle text and images.
  • In the second part of the class, you'll learn to control the design of your site with themes.
  • In the third part of the class, you'll add extra features to your site with plugins.
  • In the final part of the class, you'll learn how to manage your site and keep it safe.

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Outline of the Getting Started with WordPress Class


  • Getting Started With the WordPress Dashboard
  • Creating WordPress Posts
  • Viewing Your WordPress Posts
  • The WYSIWYG Text Editor
  • Categories for Your Posts
  • Tags for Your WordPress Posts
  • Comments on Your Content
  • Creating Pages
  • The Media Library
  • Photo Galleries
  • Multimedia Playlists
  • Embedding Multimedia from Other Sites
  • Quiz 1


  • Introducing WordPress Themes
  • How to Choose Good Themes
  • Where to Find Good Themes
  • The Theme Customizer
  • Widgets
  • Menus and Navigation


  • Introducing WordPress Plugins
  • Creating a Form with WordPress Plugins
  • E-Commerce with WordPress Plugins
  • Jetpack
  • Quiz 2


  • The "Tools" Options
  • Managing Users
  • The "Settings" Options, Part 1
  • The "Settings" Options, Part 2


  • Keeping Your WordPress Site Safe
  • Guarding Against Comment Spam
  • Backing up Your Site
  • Upgrading WordPress
  • Quiz 3

How to Take the Getting Started with WordPress Class

If you're already an OSTraining member, you can click here to take the Getting Started with WordPress Class.

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About the author

Steve is the founder of OSTraining. Originally from the UK, he now lives in Sarasota in the USA. Steve's work straddles the line between teaching and web development.