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WordPress IntermediateOver the last few months we've been releasing some shorter mini-courses with 10 to 12 sessions.

Still, sometimes it feels great to just release a huge, blockbuster class. That's what we've done with our new WordPress Intermediate class. This is a super-sized WordPress class.

This WordPress Intermediate Class really is a comprehensive guide for you to get more from your WP site.

What does it cover? Here's the complete list: 

WordPress Intermediate Class Content


  • WordPress Intermediate Introduction

Getting WordPress to Run Locally

  • Run WordPress Locally on Your Mac
  • Run WordPress Locally on Your PC
  • Using Real Content


  • Enabling Multisites
  • Multi-sites: Starting Your Network

Getting More Out of WordPress

  • Posting Via Email
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Testing Your Site Speed
  • Speed Up Your Site

Getting More With Themes

  • Simple Theme Edits - HTML and PHP
  • Simple Theme Edits - CSS
  • Overview of Theme Frameworks
  • Creating a Simple Child Theme

Getting Social with WordPress

  • Managing Comments with DISQUS
  • Overview of BBPress Discussion Board System
  • Overview of Twitter Widget Pro

Getting Money with WordPress

  • Overview of E-Commerce
  • Cart66 Settings
  • Cart66 Administration
  • Cart66 Front End

Getting Custom Content with WordPress

  • Introduction to Custom Content Types
  • Easy Custom Content Types - Metabox
  • Easy Custom Content Types - Taxonomies
  • Easy Custom Content Types - Admin Area Column Editor

Getting Interactive with WordPress

  • Introduction to Gravity Forms
  • Gravity Forms - Advanced Fields
  • Query Posts - Getting Content in Your Sidebar
  • Widget Logic - Choosing Pages Where Widgets Show Up
  • Configuring SMTP to Send Email
  • Subscribe2 - Letting People Subscribe to Your Content
  • Podcasting
  • Restricting Access to Your Content
  • Alternative Search - YoLink
  • Finding and Fixing Broken Links

Getting Statistics from WordPress

  • Google Analytics
  • Google Analytics - Dashboard Widget
  • Overview of JetPack - Statistics for WordPress

Summary for the Course

  • Final Summary

Become a member of OSTraining to get full access to the WordPress Intermediate class.

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.