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Often when we think of WordPress, we think of blogging—but WordPress can do so much more! In this comprehensive Wordpress training course bundle, you'll discover everything you need to know to get your WordPress site online, including how to effortlessly register a domain name and set up web hosting, install WordPress, and begin using it to publish your work on the web!

If your skills are beyond Wordpress content development, try creating your own themes from scratch. In Scratch-Building Wordpress Themes you will learn the design side of Wordpress, and you will be able to create and sell your own Wordpress themes.

In this course bundle we'll also cover the art and science of Wordpress Plugin Development from scratch. By developing 8 simple plugins we will cover everything you need to know to be able to create awesome plugins that will run in most of the web.

What's Included?

  • Over 200 lectures and 30 hours of content!
  • Develop a solid understanding of WordPress
  • Get an in-depth and complete look at theme building, which you can directly apply to your projects — it's literally a freelance startup kit!
  • Create your own Wordpress Plugins
  • Build a website with no experience
  • Save Time By Automatic Your Social Media
  • Drive More Traffic to Your Website or Blog
  • Lifetime access to all course materials 

Course Fast Facts:

  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
  2. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  3. Study as many courses as you want
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Download printer friendly course content

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online  by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. 

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion per course and will be issued a certificate via email.

Course 1: Certificate in Creating a Business Website with a Responsive Design

Preparation

  • Designing the Website Visual in Photoshop Part 1 
  • Designing the Website Visual in Photoshop Part 2 
  • Showing the Website Design to the Client 

Local Development

  • Installing WordPress locally using MAMP 
  • Installing the Genesis theme framework and sample child theme 
  • Renaming and Branding the Child Theme 
  • Introduction to Developing Websites 
  • Introduction to Genesis Theme Settings & Header Logo CSS 
  • Creating and Styling the Top Navigation Bar 
  • Creating a Static Home Page and a Separate Blog Page 
  • Creating Drop-downs and Styling the Top Navigation Menu 
  • Creating Backgrounds & Easier CSS 
  • Headings, Links and Typography 
  • Adding Text and Images into a WordPress Page 
  • Styling the Sidebar Widgets 
  • Styling Individual Sidebar Widgets 
  • Creating the Social Profile Icons 
  • Creating and Styling the Footer 
  • Creating a Widgetized Page Template 
  • Adding the Genesis Responsive Slider to the Home Page 
  • Adding Content to the Genesis Responsive Slider 
  • Styling the Genesis Responsive Slider 
  • Home Page Headings 
  • Responsive Design with CSS Media Queries 

Uploading the Site to the Host Server, More Development and Going Live!

  • Setting up the Website on the Host's Server 
  • Installing WordPress Manually on the Host's Server 
  • Uploading a Local Site to the Host's Server 
  • Creating an Under Construction Page & Miscellaneous Tweaks 
  • Adding Three Featured Posts Widgets to the Home Page Template 
  • Styling the Three Featured Posts Widgets 
  • Designing Blog Archive Pages 
  • Creating a Contact Form in WordPress 
  • Creating an Email Subscription List & Sidebar Sign-up Form 
  • Giving Your Site a Favicon 

Conclusion

  • What to do now? 

Extras!

  • Update WordPress and Genesis. Upgrade to HTML5 with Schema Support 
  • SPECIAL OFFER!

Course 2: Certificate in Create a Wordpress Blog From Scratch

Welcome to WordPress!

  • Welcome - Why Use WordPress
  • Important WordPress Concepts 
  • Additional Tools You'll Need 

Setting Up Domain Names, Web Hosting, & Installing WordPress!

  • Domain Name & Web Hosting Options 
  • Registering Your Website's Domain Name 
  • Setting Up Web Hosting with Web Hosting Hub 
  • Accessing Your Hosting Accounts cPanel 
  • Accessing Your Web Hosting Hub Account Management Panel 
  • Setting Your Domain's DNS Info 
  • Accessing Your Site & CPanel Once Your Domain Name Resolves 
  • Installing WordPress on Your Host 
  • Logging Into Your Admin Console 
  • Touring the WordPress Dashboard 
  • Bonus Lesson - Connecting To Your Website Via FTP

Making Your Site All Your Own!

  • Understanding WordPress Themes 
  • Finding Additional WordPress Themes 
  • Downloading and Installing A New Theme 
  • Activating Your New Theme 

Adding Content to Your WordPress Site!

  • Publishing Your First Post 
  • Formatting Text In Your Posts 
  • Creating Bulleted & Numbered Lists 
  • Creating Additional Posts
  • Start Post Publishing Options 
  • Inserting A “More” Link into Posts
  • Bonus Lesson_Organizing Your Posts Into Categories 
  • Inserting Graphics Into Posts 
  • Formatting Post Graphics 
  • Additional Graphic Options 
  • Getting Started Setting Hyperlinks 
  • Setting Internal and Email Links 
  • Embedding A YouTube Video 
  • Introducing WordPress Pages 

Controlling & Expanding Your Site!

  • BonPress Theme Options (And A Closer Look At The Media Library) 
  • Your Site's General Settings 
  • A Look At Your Site's Reading Settings 
  • A Closer Look At Sidebar Widgets 
  • Introducing WordPress Plugins 
  • Must-Have Plug-ins for Every WordPress Site 

Bonus Lessons!

  • Installing Plug-ins (and Automatically Backing Up Your Site) 
  • Adding Social Media to Your Site 
  • Adding An RSS Feed to Your Site 
  • Setting Up An Email Address For Your Site 

Wrapping Up

  • Where to Go From Here 

Course 3: Certificate in How to Build Your Own Online Business with WordPress

Introduction to the Course

  • Overview of the Site We're Building
  • Why WordPress?
  • Hosting Discount Link
  • The Hosting Deal 
  • Hosting Basics 
  • Get Great WP Themes Here
  • Installing WordPress the Easy Way 

Changing the Look and Feel Of Your Site

  • Logging In To Your WordPress Account 
  • Installing Wordpress Themes 
  • Setting Your Home Page 
  • Changing Our Theme Settings 

Setting Up Your Site Navigation

  • Permalinks | Creating SEO Friendly Pages
  • Adding Pages For Your Main Navigation 
  • Creating a Navigation Menu
  • Adding Custom Menus as Footers 
  • Working with Widgets 
  • Creating Contact Forms 

Adding Content To Your Site

  • Page Structure and Hierarchys 
  • Adding Content to Pages 
  • Setting Up a Blog and Creating Posts

Introduction to Plugins

  • Introduction To Plugins 
  • Akismet Plugin 
  • WordPress SEO Plugin 

Advanced Website Development

  • Embedding Videos 
  • Before You Create Tables
  • Working with Tables 
  • Uploading and Delivering Digital Content 

Integrating e-Commerce with PayPal

  • Introduction to PayPal 
  • PayPal Account Settings 
  • Creating a Payment Button 
  • Adding Buy Now Buttons to Your Site 
  • Changing Product Prices 

Business e-Mail Accounts

  • Creating e-Mail Addresses 
  • Forwarding to Gmail 
  • Getting All Your e-Mails in One Place 
  • Creating an e-Mail Signature 

Advanced WordPress Plugins

  • Updating Plugins 
  • W3 Total Cache
  • WP Socializer Plugin 
  • Dynamic To Top Plugin 
  • Lightbox Plugin 
  • Malware Scanner Plugin

Setting Up Google Analytics

  • Adding Google Analytics to Your Site 
  • Google Analytics for WordPress Plugin 

Optimizing Your Site for Search Engines

  • XML Sitemaps 
  • Optimizing On-Page Text 
  • Optimizing On-Page Metadata 
  • Update Services 
  • Backing Up Your Website 

Turbo Charge Your Online Business

  • Building Unlimited Websites for Free
  • Free Accounting Software
  • Adding Web Apps to Your Site 

Course 4:  Certificate in Responsive Wordpress Site Design for Clients

Introduction

  • Introduction 

Installation and Introducing WordPress

  • Setting up a new website and Wordpress with Softaculous 
  • Setting up WordPress manually on a host using cPanel 
  • Adding the under construction plug-in 
  • Setting up a custom "Under Construction" page 
  • The difference between Pages & Posts and explanation of custom permalinks 

Introducing Genesis and beginning customization

  • Installing Genesis 
  • Customize and brand your child theme 
  • Changing the site title and tagline 
  • Creating a static home page and separate blog page 
  • Creating the top navigation menu 
  • Adding an image to the home page 
  • Formatting text and adding subheadings in WordPress 
  • Introducing widgets 
  • Checking mobile responsiveness 
  • Editing the footer 
  • Adding social media profile icons to the header 
  • Creating a MailChimp Email List and Adding an Email Signup Form in a Widget 

Tools of the trade

  • Introduction to Developer Tools 

More advanced customization

  • Changing the logo image 
  • Changing the color of the top navigation menu bar 
  • Editing the style of the text links in the top navigation menu bar 
  • Creating a signup form by pasting HTML from MailChimp 
  • Editing the HTML of the MailChimp signup form 
  • Styling the MailChimp signup form with CSS 
  • Changing the position of the header widget 
  • Changing the font weight of the subheadings 
  • Creating a new user in WordPress and a discussion about user roles 
  • More styling on the email signup form subscribe button 
  • Changing the line height of the page heading 
  • Adding a contact form 

Improving the website's responsivity to different devices (phones, tablets, etc)

  • Introduction to responsivity of the website and media queries 
  • Changing the logo image for different device widths 
  • Media queries for retina screens 

Training the client in using WordPress

  • Editing the home page with the client
  • Adding pages and sub-pages [drop-downs] to the menu with the client 

Further improvements

  • Changing the link color in the style.css 
  • Creating a favicon 
  • Changing the background color of the dropdown menu 
  • WordPress Page and Post text and image formatting 
  • Making the site go live! 

Adding image sliders

  • Putting a non-responsive image slider on the home page 
  • Adding the responsive Layer Slider from CodeCanyon to the home page 
  • Further editing to the Layer Slider 

Further WordPress Page and Post formatting tutorials

  • How to add subheadings to your WordPress Post (or Page) 
  • Adding images to a WordPress Page or Post 

Conclusion and Special Offers!

  • Goodbye 
  • SPECIAL OFFERS! 

Course 5: Certificate in WordPress Essentials

Welcome to WordPress Mastery!

  • Ready for Some WordPress? 
  • Ten Ton Word Press Project Files

Understanding What WordPress Is

  • About Blogging And WordPress 
  • The Main Areas Of A WordPress Blog 
  • A Blog’s Front End And Back End 

Let's Getcha Up And Running with WordPress

  • Setting Up A Free Blog On WordPress.com 
  • Setting Up A Self-Hosted WordPress Blog 
  • Installing Locally On A Mac Part One: Installing MAMP 
  • Installing Locally On A Mac Part Two: Installing WordPress 
  • Installing Locally On A PC Part One: Installing XAMPP 
  • Installing Locally On A PC Part Two: Installing WordPress 
  • TASK #1: Applications You May Use With WordPress 

The Sights: A Tour Of The WordPress Interface

  • Viewing And Customizing The Dashboard 
  • Touring The Rest Of The Admin Interface 
  • The WordPress Codex And Online Forums 

Making Your Blog Your Own

  • Gettin' To Settin' Up Your Profile 
  • Setting The Blog's General Options 
  • Now On To Themes: Changing Your Blog's Design 
  • Discovering Even More Themes 
  • Viewing Your Blog's Theme Files 
  • Using The WordPress Theme Directory 
  • Manually Installing Themes 
  • Auto Installing Themes From The Theme Directory 
  • TASK #2: Ten Awesome WordPress Themes To Explore 

Let's Get Creating Some Posts

  • Touring The Edit Post Screen And Writing Posts With The Visual Editor 
  • A Quick Mention: Setting Your Post's Discussion Options 
  •  Editing Your Posts And A Look At The Quick Edit Feature 
  • Formatting And Previewing Your Posts 
  • Inserting And Editing Links To Sites And Email Addresses 
  • Super-Sweet: It's WordPress's Kitchen Sink Toolbar 
  • Setting Publishing Options For Your Posts 
  • Understanding Excerpts, Trackbacks, And Pingbacks 

Additional Posting Techniques

  • Get Editing Your Published Posts 
  • Making Your Blog Easier To Read: Adding "More" Links 
  • Creating And Editing Posts With The HTML Editor 
  • Ready For This? Creating HTML Posts With Dreamweaver
  • Adjusting Your Blog's Writing Settings 
  • Password Protecting A Post 

Adding Media To Posts, Part One

  • First Up, Setting Your Blog's Media Options 
  • Droppin' Graphics Into Posts 
  • Adding An Image From A URL 
  • Loading Images Into The Media Library 
  • Inserting Images Into Posts From The Library 
  • Editing Your Inserted Images 
  • Editing Images In The HTML Editor 
  • Dig This: Using WordPress's Image Editor 
  • Understanding Graphics In Web Design 
  • TECHNIQUE #1: Preparing Images In Photoshop For Use On Your Blog 
  • TECHNIQUE #2: WordPress Workflow: From Illustrator To Photoshop To Your Blog 
  • And Now On To Video 

Adding Media To Posts, Part Two

  • Adding In Some Video To Your A Posts 
  • Using Auto-Embed To Add In Video 
  • Droppin' In Some Audio 
  • Linking To PDFs And Other Types Of Media 
  • Managing Your Inserted Media 

Working With Categories And Tags

  • Getting Started With Categories 
  • Creating New Blog Categories 
  • Gettin' Organized; Applying Categories To Posts 
  • Setting Your Blog's Default Category (And A Fast Way For Creating Categories) 
  • Get Applying Tags To Posts 

Working With WordPress Pages

  • Understanding Pages Versus Posts 
  • Editing And Scratch Building WordPress Pages 
  • TECHNIQUE #3: Creating An HTML Contact Page With Dreamweaver 
  • Setting Your Blog's Front Page And Going Further With Dreamweaver Design 
  • Controlling Page Order And Hierarchy 
  • Makin' Use Of Your Theme's Page Templates 

Creating And Managing A Blogroll

  • What The Heck Is A Blogroll? Let's Get Started 
  • Adding Links To Your Blogroll 
  • Adding And Removing Blogroll Links 
  • Creating Custom Link Categories 

Viewing Comments And Adding Users

  • Viewing A Blog's Comments 
  • A Real-World Look At The Disqus Commenting System 
  • Moderating Comments On Your Blog 
  • Setting Up Discussion Options 
  • Allowing Others To Contribute: Adding Additional Users 
  • Understanding WordPress's Different User Privileges 

Customizing Permalinks And RSS Feeds

  • Setting Your Blog's Permalinks 
  • So Let's Get Creating Custom Permalinks 
  • Viewing Your Blog's .Htaccess File 
  • Blog Syndication: Understanding RSS Feeds 
  • Determining Your Blog's RSS URL 
  • Figuring Out RSS Feeds For Your Blog's Categories 

Extending Your Blog With Widgets

  • A First Look At Widgets 
  • Diggin' Into Sidebar Customization 
  • Getting More Comfortable With Widgets (And Setting Up An RSS Widget) 
  • A First Look At The Arbitrary Text Widget 
  • Using Dreamweaver To Creating A Custom Widget 
  • TECHNIQUE #4: Adding A Twitter Widget To Your Blog 

Into The World Of Plugins

  • Now On To Plugins: A Big Toe In The Massive Pool Of WordPress Plugins 
  • Exploring The WordPress Plugin Directory 
  • Installing And Configuring Plugins 
  • Manually Installing Plugins On Your Blog 
  • TASK #3: Ten Killer WordPress Plugins To Explore 
  • Adding In Some Custom Widgets 

Uploading Your Completed Site

  • Step One: Exporting the Local Database
  • Step Two: Changing Local URLs to Remote URLs 
  • Step Three: Creating the Live MySQL Database 
  • Step Four: Adding A User to the Live Database 
  • Step Five: Importing the Local Database into the Live Database 
  • Step Six: Setting Live Database Info 
  • Step Seven: Uploading the Site Files 
  • Step Eight: Viewing the Live Result 

Wrapping Things Up

  • Check Out These Killer WordPress Resources 
  • Closing Credits 

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Courses For Success is a global course platform that started in 2008 with 5 courses, since then we have grown to over 10,000 online courses. As our courses are delivered online via the internet, we sell our courses worldwide.

Our courses span across many categories including Academic, Animal, Beauty, Business, Career, Counseling, Creative & Media, Health & Therapy, Hobbies & Trades, IT, Personal Development, Sports & Fitness.

Some of the companies we work with include Groupon, Living Social, CNN, Entrepreneur, Mashable, Reed UK, Stack Social and many more.

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Yes, we have a 7-day money-back refund guarantee. Just send us an email to email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com with the subject Courses For Success Refund so we can accommodate your request.

3.  What is the FREE Personal Success Training Program?

The Personal Success Training Program was developed by Courses For Success to help our customers achieve success. Currently, we are offering this program for FREE with every course or bundle purchase this month. This is a limited time offer! We have received thousands of reviews for this program, please see: Personal Success Training Program Reviews

4.  Are there any requirements to study this course?

No, anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take our course. There are no entry requirements to take this course.

5.  Do I require to have finished high school to complete this course?

No, you do not require a High School Diploma or to have finished school to study this course, this course is open to anyone who would like to take this course.

6.  What if English is not my first language?

This course is provided in English, however, due to the digital nature of our training, you can take your time studying the material and make use of tools such as google translate and Grammarly.

7.  Is this course online or conducted in person?

All our courses are accessible online on any device. You may complete them at your own pace and at your own time.

8.  How do I receive my course?

After you have completed the payment, you will receive a confirmation email and tax receipt. You will also receive an email containing your course login details (username and password), as well as instructions on how to access and log in to your course via the internet with any device, please check your junk/spam folder in the event that you do not receive the email.

9.  When does this course start?

Providing you have internet access you can start this course whenever you like, just go to the login page and insert your username and password and you can access the online material.

10.  What is online learning like?

Online learning is easy, if not easier than a traditional academic situation. By studying an online course, the usual boundaries caused by location and time constraints are eliminated, meaning you are free to study where and when you want at your own pace. Of course, you will need to be able to self-manage your time and be organized, but with our help, you’ll soon find yourself settling into a comfortable rhythm of study.

11.  What computer skills do I need for my course?

You don't need to be a computer expert to succeed with our online training, but you should be comfortable typing, using the internet and be capable of using common software (such as Microsoft word).

12.  How long will you have access to the online course?

There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. Once you have purchased this course you will have unlimited lifetime access, meaning you can access this course whenever you want.

13.  How long will my course take?

Please see number of Hours to complete on Course Duration, under course summary.

14.  What is included with the course?

The onetime fee includes all training materials, including online content, diagrams, videos if included, interactive instructions and quizzes, plus you will receive a certificate upon completion.

15.  Do I need to buy textbooks?

All the required material for your course is included in the online system, you do not need to buy anything else.

16.  Is the course interactive?

Yes, all our courses are interactive.

17.  Is there an assessment or exam?

Yes, you will be required to complete a multiple-choice test online at the end of your course, you can do this test as many times as you require.

18.  What type of certificate will I receive?

You will receive a Certificate of Completion that is applicable worldwide, which demonstrates your commitment to learning new skills. You can share the certificate with your friends, relatives, co-workers and potential employers. Also, include it in your resume/CV, professional social media profiles and job applications.

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No, it is not equivalent to a college or university credit.

20.  Am I guaranteed to get a job with this certificate?

This course will give you the skills you need to help you obtain employment, but it’s up to you if you get the job or not.

21.  How will this course assist me with my career?

Studying and completing this course will show employers that you have the knowledge in this field, additionally you will gain more confidence in this area of expertise.

22.  How long is the certificate valid for?

The Certificates are valid for life and do not need renewing. 

23.  Can I take more than one course at a time?

Courses are studied online at your own pace and you are free to study as many or as few courses as you wish, we also offer online course bundles that allow you to save on additional courses so that you may get all the topics related to your training goals in one go.

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We accept payments via PayPal, Credit Card, Bank Transfer and Amazon Pay for the USA. For payment plans, we offer Sezzle for USA & Canada, Afterpay for Australia & New Zealand. *For faster transaction Credit Card payments are preferred. Please purchase online via our website course product page or contact us at email/info)(coursesforsuccess.com, to pay via bank transfer.

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About this Course

Learn Develop websites with themes and plugins

Often when we think of WordPress, we think of blogging—but WordPress can do so much more! In this comprehensive Wordpress training course bundle, you'll discover everything you need to know to get your WordPress site online, including how to effortlessly register a domain name and set up web hosting, install WordPress, and begin using it to publish your work on the web!

If your skills are beyond Wordpress content development, try creating your own themes from scratch. In Scratch-Building Wordpress Themes you will learn the design side of Wordpress, and you will be able to create and sell your own Wordpress themes.

In this course bundle we'll also cover the art and science of Wordpress Plugin Development from scratch. By developing 8 simple plugins we will cover everything you need to know to be able to create awesome plugins that will run in most of the web.

What's Included?

  • Over 200 lectures and 30 hours of content!
  • Develop a solid understanding of WordPress
  • Get an in-depth and complete look at theme building, which you can directly apply to your projects — it's literally a freelance startup kit!
  • Create your own Wordpress Plugins
  • Build a website with no experience
  • Save Time By Automatic Your Social Media
  • Drive More Traffic to Your Website or Blog
  • Lifetime access to all course materials 

Course Fast Facts:

  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
  2. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  3. Study as many courses as you want
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Download printer friendly course content

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online  by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. 

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion per course and will be issued a certificate via email.

Course 1: Certificate in Creating a Business Website with a Responsive Design

Preparation

  • Designing the Website Visual in Photoshop Part 1 
  • Designing the Website Visual in Photoshop Part 2 
  • Showing the Website Design to the Client 

Local Development

  • Installing WordPress locally using MAMP 
  • Installing the Genesis theme framework and sample child theme 
  • Renaming and Branding the Child Theme 
  • Introduction to Developing Websites 
  • Introduction to Genesis Theme Settings & Header Logo CSS 
  • Creating and Styling the Top Navigation Bar 
  • Creating a Static Home Page and a Separate Blog Page 
  • Creating Drop-downs and Styling the Top Navigation Menu 
  • Creating Backgrounds & Easier CSS 
  • Headings, Links and Typography 
  • Adding Text and Images into a WordPress Page 
  • Styling the Sidebar Widgets 
  • Styling Individual Sidebar Widgets 
  • Creating the Social Profile Icons 
  • Creating and Styling the Footer 
  • Creating a Widgetized Page Template 
  • Adding the Genesis Responsive Slider to the Home Page 
  • Adding Content to the Genesis Responsive Slider 
  • Styling the Genesis Responsive Slider 
  • Home Page Headings 
  • Responsive Design with CSS Media Queries 

Uploading the Site to the Host Server, More Development and Going Live!

  • Setting up the Website on the Host's Server 
  • Installing WordPress Manually on the Host's Server 
  • Uploading a Local Site to the Host's Server 
  • Creating an Under Construction Page & Miscellaneous Tweaks 
  • Adding Three Featured Posts Widgets to the Home Page Template 
  • Styling the Three Featured Posts Widgets 
  • Designing Blog Archive Pages 
  • Creating a Contact Form in WordPress 
  • Creating an Email Subscription List & Sidebar Sign-up Form 
  • Giving Your Site a Favicon 

Conclusion

  • What to do now? 

Extras!

  • Update WordPress and Genesis. Upgrade to HTML5 with Schema Support 
  • SPECIAL OFFER!

Course 2: Certificate in Create a Wordpress Blog From Scratch

Welcome to WordPress!

  • Welcome - Why Use WordPress
  • Important WordPress Concepts 
  • Additional Tools You'll Need 

Setting Up Domain Names, Web Hosting, & Installing WordPress!

  • Domain Name & Web Hosting Options 
  • Registering Your Website's Domain Name 
  • Setting Up Web Hosting with Web Hosting Hub 
  • Accessing Your Hosting Accounts cPanel 
  • Accessing Your Web Hosting Hub Account Management Panel 
  • Setting Your Domain's DNS Info 
  • Accessing Your Site & CPanel Once Your Domain Name Resolves 
  • Installing WordPress on Your Host 
  • Logging Into Your Admin Console 
  • Touring the WordPress Dashboard 
  • Bonus Lesson - Connecting To Your Website Via FTP

Making Your Site All Your Own!

  • Understanding WordPress Themes 
  • Finding Additional WordPress Themes 
  • Downloading and Installing A New Theme 
  • Activating Your New Theme 

Adding Content to Your WordPress Site!

  • Publishing Your First Post 
  • Formatting Text In Your Posts 
  • Creating Bulleted & Numbered Lists 
  • Creating Additional Posts
  • Start Post Publishing Options 
  • Inserting A “More” Link into Posts
  • Bonus Lesson_Organizing Your Posts Into Categories 
  • Inserting Graphics Into Posts 
  • Formatting Post Graphics 
  • Additional Graphic Options 
  • Getting Started Setting Hyperlinks 
  • Setting Internal and Email Links 
  • Embedding A YouTube Video 
  • Introducing WordPress Pages 

Controlling & Expanding Your Site!

  • BonPress Theme Options (And A Closer Look At The Media Library) 
  • Your Site's General Settings 
  • A Look At Your Site's Reading Settings 
  • A Closer Look At Sidebar Widgets 
  • Introducing WordPress Plugins 
  • Must-Have Plug-ins for Every WordPress Site 

Bonus Lessons!

  • Installing Plug-ins (and Automatically Backing Up Your Site) 
  • Adding Social Media to Your Site 
  • Adding An RSS Feed to Your Site 
  • Setting Up An Email Address For Your Site 

Wrapping Up

  • Where to Go From Here 

Course 3: Certificate in How to Build Your Own Online Business with WordPress

Introduction to the Course

  • Overview of the Site We're Building
  • Why WordPress?
  • Hosting Discount Link
  • The Hosting Deal 
  • Hosting Basics 
  • Get Great WP Themes Here
  • Installing WordPress the Easy Way 

Changing the Look and Feel Of Your Site

  • Logging In To Your WordPress Account 
  • Installing Wordpress Themes 
  • Setting Your Home Page 
  • Changing Our Theme Settings 

Setting Up Your Site Navigation

  • Permalinks | Creating SEO Friendly Pages
  • Adding Pages For Your Main Navigation 
  • Creating a Navigation Menu
  • Adding Custom Menus as Footers 
  • Working with Widgets 
  • Creating Contact Forms 

Adding Content To Your Site

  • Page Structure and Hierarchys 
  • Adding Content to Pages 
  • Setting Up a Blog and Creating Posts

Introduction to Plugins

  • Introduction To Plugins 
  • Akismet Plugin 
  • WordPress SEO Plugin 

Advanced Website Development

  • Embedding Videos 
  • Before You Create Tables
  • Working with Tables 
  • Uploading and Delivering Digital Content 

Integrating e-Commerce with PayPal

  • Introduction to PayPal 
  • PayPal Account Settings 
  • Creating a Payment Button 
  • Adding Buy Now Buttons to Your Site 
  • Changing Product Prices 

Business e-Mail Accounts

  • Creating e-Mail Addresses 
  • Forwarding to Gmail 
  • Getting All Your e-Mails in One Place 
  • Creating an e-Mail Signature 

Advanced WordPress Plugins

  • Updating Plugins 
  • W3 Total Cache
  • WP Socializer Plugin 
  • Dynamic To Top Plugin 
  • Lightbox Plugin 
  • Malware Scanner Plugin

Setting Up Google Analytics

  • Adding Google Analytics to Your Site 
  • Google Analytics for WordPress Plugin 

Optimizing Your Site for Search Engines

  • XML Sitemaps 
  • Optimizing On-Page Text 
  • Optimizing On-Page Metadata 
  • Update Services 
  • Backing Up Your Website 

Turbo Charge Your Online Business

  • Building Unlimited Websites for Free
  • Free Accounting Software
  • Adding Web Apps to Your Site 

Course 4:  Certificate in Responsive Wordpress Site Design for Clients

Introduction

  • Introduction 

Installation and Introducing WordPress

  • Setting up a new website and Wordpress with Softaculous 
  • Setting up WordPress manually on a host using cPanel 
  • Adding the under construction plug-in 
  • Setting up a custom "Under Construction" page 
  • The difference between Pages & Posts and explanation of custom permalinks 

Introducing Genesis and beginning customization

  • Installing Genesis 
  • Customize and brand your child theme 
  • Changing the site title and tagline 
  • Creating a static home page and separate blog page 
  • Creating the top navigation menu 
  • Adding an image to the home page 
  • Formatting text and adding subheadings in WordPress 
  • Introducing widgets 
  • Checking mobile responsiveness 
  • Editing the footer 
  • Adding social media profile icons to the header 
  • Creating a MailChimp Email List and Adding an Email Signup Form in a Widget 

Tools of the trade

  • Introduction to Developer Tools 

More advanced customization

  • Changing the logo image 
  • Changing the color of the top navigation menu bar 
  • Editing the style of the text links in the top navigation menu bar 
  • Creating a signup form by pasting HTML from MailChimp 
  • Editing the HTML of the MailChimp signup form 
  • Styling the MailChimp signup form with CSS 
  • Changing the position of the header widget 
  • Changing the font weight of the subheadings 
  • Creating a new user in WordPress and a discussion about user roles 
  • More styling on the email signup form subscribe button 
  • Changing the line height of the page heading 
  • Adding a contact form 

Improving the website's responsivity to different devices (phones, tablets, etc)

  • Introduction to responsivity of the website and media queries 
  • Changing the logo image for different device widths 
  • Media queries for retina screens 

Training the client in using WordPress

  • Editing the home page with the client
  • Adding pages and sub-pages [drop-downs] to the menu with the client 

Further improvements

  • Changing the link color in the style.css 
  • Creating a favicon 
  • Changing the background color of the dropdown menu 
  • WordPress Page and Post text and image formatting 
  • Making the site go live! 

Adding image sliders

  • Putting a non-responsive image slider on the home page 
  • Adding the responsive Layer Slider from CodeCanyon to the home page 
  • Further editing to the Layer Slider 

Further WordPress Page and Post formatting tutorials

  • How to add subheadings to your WordPress Post (or Page) 
  • Adding images to a WordPress Page or Post 

Conclusion and Special Offers!

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Course 5: Certificate in WordPress Essentials

Welcome to WordPress Mastery!

  • Ready for Some WordPress? 
  • Ten Ton Word Press Project Files

Understanding What WordPress Is

  • About Blogging And WordPress 
  • The Main Areas Of A WordPress Blog 
  • A Blog’s Front End And Back End 

Let's Getcha Up And Running with WordPress

  • Setting Up A Free Blog On WordPress.com 
  • Setting Up A Self-Hosted WordPress Blog 
  • Installing Locally On A Mac Part One: Installing MAMP 
  • Installing Locally On A Mac Part Two: Installing WordPress 
  • Installing Locally On A PC Part One: Installing XAMPP 
  • Installing Locally On A PC Part Two: Installing WordPress 
  • TASK #1: Applications You May Use With WordPress 

The Sights: A Tour Of The WordPress Interface

  • Viewing And Customizing The Dashboard 
  • Touring The Rest Of The Admin Interface 
  • The WordPress Codex And Online Forums 

Making Your Blog Your Own

  • Gettin' To Settin' Up Your Profile 
  • Setting The Blog's General Options 
  • Now On To Themes: Changing Your Blog's Design 
  • Discovering Even More Themes 
  • Viewing Your Blog's Theme Files 
  • Using The WordPress Theme Directory 
  • Manually Installing Themes 
  • Auto Installing Themes From The Theme Directory 
  • TASK #2: Ten Awesome WordPress Themes To Explore 

Let's Get Creating Some Posts

  • Touring The Edit Post Screen And Writing Posts With The Visual Editor 
  • A Quick Mention: Setting Your Post's Discussion Options 
  •  Editing Your Posts And A Look At The Quick Edit Feature 
  • Formatting And Previewing Your Posts 
  • Inserting And Editing Links To Sites And Email Addresses 
  • Super-Sweet: It's WordPress's Kitchen Sink Toolbar 
  • Setting Publishing Options For Your Posts 
  • Understanding Excerpts, Trackbacks, And Pingbacks 

Additional Posting Techniques

  • Get Editing Your Published Posts 
  • Making Your Blog Easier To Read: Adding "More" Links 
  • Creating And Editing Posts With The HTML Editor 
  • Ready For This? Creating HTML Posts With Dreamweaver
  • Adjusting Your Blog's Writing Settings 
  • Password Protecting A Post 

Adding Media To Posts, Part One

  • First Up, Setting Your Blog's Media Options 
  • Droppin' Graphics Into Posts 
  • Adding An Image From A URL 
  • Loading Images Into The Media Library 
  • Inserting Images Into Posts From The Library 
  • Editing Your Inserted Images 
  • Editing Images In The HTML Editor 
  • Dig This: Using WordPress's Image Editor 
  • Understanding Graphics In Web Design 
  • TECHNIQUE #1: Preparing Images In Photoshop For Use On Your Blog 
  • TECHNIQUE #2: WordPress Workflow: From Illustrator To Photoshop To Your Blog 
  • And Now On To Video 

Adding Media To Posts, Part Two

  • Adding In Some Video To Your A Posts 
  • Using Auto-Embed To Add In Video 
  • Droppin' In Some Audio 
  • Linking To PDFs And Other Types Of Media 
  • Managing Your Inserted Media 

Working With Categories And Tags

  • Getting Started With Categories 
  • Creating New Blog Categories 
  • Gettin' Organized; Applying Categories To Posts 
  • Setting Your Blog's Default Category (And A Fast Way For Creating Categories) 
  • Get Applying Tags To Posts 

Working With WordPress Pages

  • Understanding Pages Versus Posts 
  • Editing And Scratch Building WordPress Pages 
  • TECHNIQUE #3: Creating An HTML Contact Page With Dreamweaver 
  • Setting Your Blog's Front Page And Going Further With Dreamweaver Design 
  • Controlling Page Order And Hierarchy 
  • Makin' Use Of Your Theme's Page Templates 

Creating And Managing A Blogroll

  • What The Heck Is A Blogroll? Let's Get Started 
  • Adding Links To Your Blogroll 
  • Adding And Removing Blogroll Links 
  • Creating Custom Link Categories 

Viewing Comments And Adding Users

  • Viewing A Blog's Comments 
  • A Real-World Look At The Disqus Commenting System 
  • Moderating Comments On Your Blog 
  • Setting Up Discussion Options 
  • Allowing Others To Contribute: Adding Additional Users 
  • Understanding WordPress's Different User Privileges 

Customizing Permalinks And RSS Feeds

  • Setting Your Blog's Permalinks 
  • So Let's Get Creating Custom Permalinks 
  • Viewing Your Blog's .Htaccess File 
  • Blog Syndication: Understanding RSS Feeds 
  • Determining Your Blog's RSS URL 
  • Figuring Out RSS Feeds For Your Blog's Categories 

Extending Your Blog With Widgets

  • A First Look At Widgets 
  • Diggin' Into Sidebar Customization 
  • Getting More Comfortable With Widgets (And Setting Up An RSS Widget) 
  • A First Look At The Arbitrary Text Widget 
  • Using Dreamweaver To Creating A Custom Widget 
  • TECHNIQUE #4: Adding A Twitter Widget To Your Blog 

Into The World Of Plugins

  • Now On To Plugins: A Big Toe In The Massive Pool Of WordPress Plugins 
  • Exploring The WordPress Plugin Directory 
  • Installing And Configuring Plugins 
  • Manually Installing Plugins On Your Blog 
  • TASK #3: Ten Killer WordPress Plugins To Explore 
  • Adding In Some Custom Widgets 

Uploading Your Completed Site

  • Step One: Exporting the Local Database
  • Step Two: Changing Local URLs to Remote URLs 
  • Step Three: Creating the Live MySQL Database 
  • Step Four: Adding A User to the Live Database 
  • Step Five: Importing the Local Database into the Live Database 
  • Step Six: Setting Live Database Info 
  • Step Seven: Uploading the Site Files 
  • Step Eight: Viewing the Live Result 

Wrapping Things Up

  • Check Out These Killer WordPress Resources 
  • Closing Credits 

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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