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This pathway is a complete list of all our WordPress classes. WordPress is powerful, but also easy to use and easy to modify. WordPress is the most popular way for people to build a website.

Why Should You Use WordPress?

Why Should You Use WordPress?

In this introductory class, Topher explains why a user would choose to use WordPress for their site. Topher introduces you to the WordPress community, plus themes, plugins and amazing features.

WordPress 8 lessons 23 minutes Beginner
How and Where to Install WordPress

How and Where to Install WordPress

In this Beginner class, you'll learn about the different ways to install WordPress. Should you install WordPress on your desktop or with a hosting company?

WordPress 5 lessons 19 minutes Beginner
The Beginners Guide to WordPress

The Beginners Guide to WordPress

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.

WordPress 39 lessons 120 minutes Beginner
How to Build a WordPress Portfolio Site

How to Build a WordPress Portfolio Site

In this class, Topher shows you how to create a great portfolio website. These videos are ideal for anyone who wants to showcase their work with WordPress. 

WordPress 9 lessons 39 minutes Beginner
How to Build a WordPress Real Estate Site

How to Build a WordPress Real Estate Site

Using a free theme and some easy-to-configure plugins, Topher creates a functional real estate website.

WordPress 10 lessons 47 minutes Beginner
How to Build a WordPress Club Site

How to Build a WordPress Club Site

One of the most popular reasons people use WordPress is to build a website for their club or social group. In this class, Topher builds a book club website focusing on creating landing pages for authors, a group calendar and appropriate sidebars.

WordPress 12 lessons 60 minutes Intermediate
How to Build a WordPress Hotel Rental Site

How to Build a WordPress Hotel Rental Site

In this class, Topher builds a WordPress site that allows you to rent just about anything, but focusing on a Bed and Breakfast.

WordPress 11 lessons 54 minutes Intermediate
How to Build a WordPress Recipe Directory

How to Build a WordPress Recipe Directory

WordPress can be used for a lot of things, including a directory site. In this class, Topher demonstrates this capability as he creates a recipe website using a plugin called Simmer and the Make theme.

WordPress 11 lessons 62 minutes Beginner
How to Build a WordPress Restaurant Site and Theme

How to Build a WordPress Restaurant Site and Theme

In this class, you'll learn site building and theme design. You use the Restaurant plugin and the Make theme to create a tasteful restaurant website.

WordPress 21 lessons 53 minutes Intermediate
How to Improve SEO on WordPress Sites

How to Improve SEO on WordPress Sites

WordPress is a fantastic platform for building your website or blog. By default, WordPress does a good job of search engine optimization, but there's a lot more that can be done!

WordPress 13 lessons 51 minutes Beginner
How to Speed Up WordPress Sites

How to Speed Up WordPress Sites

In this series, Topher explores the various ways you can make your WordPress site run more quickly. From a great configuration of the SuperCache plugin to some simple to implement tips, you'll have a blazing fast site.

WordPress 9 lessons 34 minutes Intermediate
How to Keep Your WordPress Site Safe

How to Keep Your WordPress Site Safe

In this series, Topher gives us a comprehensive overview of securing a WordPress site. From the basics like passwords and securing your administration area, to some really advanced tools like iThemes Security.

WordPress 18 lessons 65 minutes Intermediate
How to Use ManageWP to Update Multiple WordPress Sites

How to Use ManageWP to Update Multiple WordPress Sites

Managing multiple WordPress sites can be a challenge. There are always updates, comments and more to deal with. ManageWP is a great solution.

WordPress 11 lessons 45 minutes Intermediate
How to Use the BackWPup Plugin in WordPress

How to Use the BackWPup Plugin in WordPress

In this class, Topher shows you how to use BackWPup, a simple backup system for your WordPress site.

WordPress 6 lessons 17 minutes Beginner
How to Use the BackupBuddy Plugin in WordPress

How to Use the BackupBuddy Plugin in WordPress

When it comes to safely and regularly backing up your WordPress site, there's probably no better plugin than BackupBuddy from iThemes.

WordPress 13 lessons 37 minutes Beginner
How to Collect Stripe Payments in WordPress

How to Collect Stripe Payments in WordPress

In this class, Topher explores WP Stripe, a WordPress plugin designed to handle single payments using Stripe, a refreshing alternative to PayPal.

eCommerce, WordPress 7 lessons 36 minutes Intermediate
How to Build a Membership Site in WordPress

How to Build a Membership Site in WordPress

In this class, Topher explores Paid Memberships Pro, a WordPress Plugin and support community for membership site builders. This plugin is straightforward, very robust and completely free!

WordPress 11 lessons 57 minutes Intermediate
How to Use the Easy Digital Downloads Plugin in WordPress

How to Use the Easy Digital Downloads Plugin in WordPress

In this series, Topher introduces us to the world's easiest way to sell digital downloads through WordPress for free - Easy Digital Downloads.

eCommerce, WordPress 12 lessons 56 minutes Intermediate
How to Use WooCommerce in WordPress

How to Use WooCommerce in WordPress

WooCommerce is one of the best choices for e-commerce on WordPress. It transforms WordPress website into an excellent online store.

eCommerce, WordPress 29 lessons 188 minutes Intermediate
How to Use the Give Plugin in WordPress

How to Use the Give Plugin in WordPress

The Give plugin allows you to build simple or complex donation forms, send confirmation emails, and manage the entire donation process on your website.

eCommerce, WordPress 7 lessons 28 minutes Intermediate
How to Use the Pods Framework in WordPress

How to Use the Pods Framework in WordPress

WordPress is all about creating content. It comes bundled with Posts and Pages, which you can organize using the Categories and Tags taxonomies.

WordPress 12 lessons 54 minutes Intermediate
How to Create Custom Post Types

How to Create Custom Post Types

Sometimes you need much more than just a blog or a page when you're building your site in WordPress. Custom post types is how WordPress allows you to create rich, detailed content.

WordPress 21 lessons 85 minutes Intermediate
How to Create Quick Post Types and Metaboxes in WordPress

How to Create Quick Post Types and Metaboxes in WordPress

In this class, Topher takes an intermediate-level approach to creating custom post types and meta boxes.

WordPress 5 lessons 37 minutes Beginner
How to Use the Jetpack Plugin in WordPress

How to Use the Jetpack Plugin in WordPress

Jetpack is one of the most popular plugins in WordPress. Jetpack adds lots of important features to WordPress, from social sharing to statistics and email updates.

WordPress 11 lessons 55 minutes Beginner
How to Use Gravity Forms in WordPress

How to Use Gravity Forms in WordPress

In this class, Topher shows us how to use Gravity Forms, the premium form builder for WordPress. Gravity Forms is extremely flexible and covers just any kind of form you want to build on your WordPress site.

WordPress 14 lessons 48 minutes Intermediate
How to Use the BuddyPress Plugin in WordPress

How to Use the BuddyPress Plugin in WordPress

BuddyPress is an add-on for WordPress that allows you to run your own social network. It includes member profiles, activity streams, user groups and more!

WordPress 11 lessons 78 minutes Intermediate
How to Use the NextGen Gallery Plugin in WordPress

How to Use the NextGen Gallery Plugin in WordPress

The NextGEN Gallery is one of the most popular WordPress gallery plugins, and with over 12 million downloads, it is one of the most popular WordPress plugins of all time.

WordPress 7 lessons 20 minutes Beginner
Getting Started With WordPress Theme Development

Getting Started With WordPress Theme Development

The class introduces you to the structure and standards used in WordPress theme. This is the perfect introduction for developers who want to start building themes.

WordPress 19 lessons 89 minutes Intermediate
How to Turn PSD Files into WordPress Themes

How to Turn PSD Files into WordPress Themes

This class will take you step-by-step from your initial design in Photoshop to a finished WordPress theme. Please note that this is an older class. We keep it around because some people find it useful, but newer classes are available in our, "All the WordPress Theme Design Classes" pathway.

WordPress 35 lessons 141 minutes Intermediate
How to Build WordPress Themes

How to Build WordPress Themes

This is our main WordPress theme class. This class guides you through a detailed WordPress theme project. Follow the lessons, and we'll take you from an initial design to a completed theme.

WordPress 49 lessons 189 minutes Advanced
Why Should Developers Use WordPress?

Why Should Developers Use WordPress?

In this introductory class for developers, Topher explains why coders choose to use WordPress for their site.

WordPress 11 lessons 48 minutes Intermediate
How to Use the WordPress API

How to Use the WordPress API

If you are a WordPress developer, you need to learn about the WordPress REST API. This is the new feature that will define working with WordPress in the future.

WordPress 17 lessons 72 minutes Advanced
How to Use the Developer Plugin in WordPress

How to Use the Developer Plugin in WordPress

The WordPress Developer plugin is an essential tool for anyone who develop sites in WordPress.

WordPress 19 lessons 45 minutes Advanced
How to Build a WordPress Widget

How to Build a WordPress Widget

There are thousands of widgets you can use on your WordPress site. However, sometimes you just can't find one that fully meets your needs. In this class, Topher works through the process of creating a sidebar widget from scratch.

WordPress 12 lessons 48 minutes Intermediate
How to Publish Your Plugin at WordPress.org

How to Publish Your Plugin at WordPress.org

In this class, Topher demonstrates how to get your own plugin published at WordPress.org

WordPress 8 lessons 27 minutes Intermediate
How to Use PHP Code Sniffer in WordPress

How to Use PHP Code Sniffer in WordPress

Most software projects have coding standards for how developers write their code. In this class, Topher demonstrates how PHP_CodeSniffer helps you meet WordPress coding standards.

WordPress 5 lessons 19 minutes Intermediate
How to Edit Plugins with PHP Code Sniffer

How to Edit Plugins with PHP Code Sniffer

In this class, Topher takes a published WordPress plugin and improves it by bringing into compliance with the WordPress Coding Standards.

WordPress 7 lessons 17 minutes Advanced
How to Develop WordPress Plugins

How to Develop WordPress Plugins

In this class Topher shows you how powerful WordPress can be. He uses custom content types as an introduction to coding for WordPress.

WordPress 49 lessons 231 minutes Advanced
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