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WordPress Explained

Do you need to build a WordPress site? 

If you do, we have the book you need. The "WordPress Explained" book is available today.

This book teaches you everything you need to know to make a WordPress site. And, it does it in plain English, with a simple step-by-step approach.

WordPress Explained is available in ebook for OSTraining Book Club members and also on Amazon.

WordPress is an amazingly powerful system, but many newcomers can find it overwhelming. We wrote this book to make WordPress as simple and straight-forward as possible. 

Read this book and you'll learn WordPress by following enjoyable step-by-step instructions. You'll master WordPress by building a complete WordPress site.

The book shows you how to build a site for a fake city called "Wordville". The book takes you through every step of a WordPress site and includes popular plugins such as Ninja Forms, Beaver Builder, Jetpack, and WooCommerce.

Table of Contents

  1. WordPress Explained
  2. Planning for Your WordPress Website
  3. Your First 10 WordPress Tasks
  4. WordPress Posts Explained
  5. WordPress Categories and Tags Explained
  6. WordPress Pages Explained
  7. WordPress Media and Galleries Explained
  8. WordPress Plugins Explained
  9. WordPress Contact Forms Explained
  10. WordPress Themes Explained
  11. WordPress Page Builders Explained
  12. WordPress Widgets Explained
  13. WordPress Menus Explained
  14. WordPress Users Explained
  15. Finishing and Launching Your Site
  16. WordPress Site Maintenance Explained
  17. What's Next?
  18. Bonus: The Jetpack Plugin Explained
  19. Bonus: Optimizing WordPress Explained
  20. Bonus: WordPress eCommerce Explained

A Huge Thank You to GoDaddy

WordPress Explained is being published in partnership with GoDaddy. 

GoDaddy supported the free WordPress video classes we released last year, and we're delighted to partner with them again for WordPress Explained.

GoDaddy have been enormously supportive to the WordPress ecosystem, sponsoring events and bringing in new WordPress users. They've also been busy expanding their WordPress services. Within the last year, GoDaddy has acquired ManageWP and Sucuri. They also launched a WordPress website builder and Pro ManageWP.

Check out GoDaddy's WordPress hosting services.

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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.