All the WordPress Classes
This 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.
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.
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 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.
This class is a beginner's guide to WordPress plugins. These videos will show you how to find, evaluate and install the best plugins for your WordPress site. You'll see plugins for SEO, planning content, eCommerce and more.
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.
In this class, Topher builds a WordPress site that allows you to rent just about anything, but focusing on a Bed and Breakfast.
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 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.
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 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!
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.
In this class, Topher shows you how to use BackWPup, a simple backup system for your WordPress site.
When it comes to safely and regularly backing up your WordPress site, there's probably no better plugin than BackupBuddy from iThemes.
In this class, Topher explores WP Stripe, a WordPress plugin designed to handle single payments using Stripe, a refreshing alternative to PayPal.
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!
In this series, Topher introduces us to the world's easiest way to sell digital downloads through WordPress for free - Easy Digital Downloads.
WooCommerce is one of the best choices for e-commerce on WordPress. It transforms WordPress website into an excellent online store.
The Give plugin allows you to build simple or complex donation forms, send confirmation emails, and manage the entire donation process on your website.
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 is all about creating content. It comes bundled with Posts and Pages, which you can organize using the Categories and Tags taxonomies.
In this class, Topher takes an intermediate-level approach to creating custom post types and meta boxes.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
In this introductory class for developers, Topher explains why coders choose to use WordPress for their site.
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.
The WordPress Developer plugin is an essential tool for anyone who develop sites in WordPress.
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.
In this class, Topher demonstrates how to get your own plugin published at WordPress.org
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.
In this class, Topher takes a published WordPress plugin and improves it by bringing into compliance with the WordPress Coding Standards.
This class is a step-by-step guide to building your first WordPress plugin. In this series, you're going to build a to-do list plugin. The plugin will use a custom post type, a custom taxonomy and a shortcode for the output. As you build the plugin, you'll learn about the best practices for WordPress development, including how to follow the recommended coding standards.
DesktopServer is a great way to develop websites on your own computer. While primarily a WordPress tool, DesktopServer can be used to develop Joomla, Drupal and even static HTML websites.
This class shows you how to get started with managing your WordPress site.
A Learning Management Systems or LMS allows content creators to deliver online training just like we do here at OSTraining. Tutor LMS is a full-featured WordPress LMS from Themeum.
A Learning Management Systems or LMS allows content creators to deliver online training just like we do here at OSTraining. LifterLMS is a full-featured WordPress LMS.
We'll get you up and running with a complete overview of the system from installation to reports and analytics.
WordPress is the largest content management system on the web today. As such, a WordPress website can be the target of attacks from a number of fronts. Keeping your site secure isn't an option!
In this series, Topher teaches us how to keep our site safe with some great tips and tricks to keep the hackers away!
Topher shows you how to make a Custom Plugin for your WordPress site using a combination of tools like WPGenerator, Advanced Custom Fields, and more.
Topher explains local site development and the benfits. He then walks you though LocalWP from install to uploading completed sites. Learn how to setup your local site, allow others to see your local site for reviewing, and how to push and pull it to an online server.
DDEV-Local is an open-source local development environment for PHP-based projects. Its focus is providing a robust and flexible local development environment for open-source content management systems like Drupal, WordPress, TYPO3 CMS, Laravel, and Magento. If you don’t want to use a CMS, DDEV-Local also has support custom PHP projects. In this course, Rod introduces you to DDEV-Local, walks you through setting the environment up on your own computer (Mac or PC) and then shows you how to install Drupal and WordPress. Lastly, he wraps the course up with an overview of the most common commands. If you’re looking for an Acquia DevDesktop replacement for your Drupal workflow, DDEV-Local is an excellent choice!
Topher introduces and explores Formidable Forms, a robust application building plugin for WordPress. You'll take a look at both free and pro features, and even build a sample directory!
Topher covers some tips to help you speed up your WordPress site.