Building Websites with WordPress
- Building Websites with WordPress is a hands-on introductory course that provides you the information necessary to create a WordPress.com website or blog. This course is designed for people with limited experience in web design or development and who would like to build an attractive, sophisticated blog or website without having to learn any special coding. Building Websites with WordPress is ideal for freelancers, small business owners or students seeking to have a web presence. By the end of this course, you'll be able to use WordPress to create, upgrade and maintain a blog or a personal, business, or organizational website.
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- • Set up a domain and hosting account for WordPress • Set up a MySQL database on a server • Install WordPress on the MySQL database • Create a website by selecting appropriate color schemes, fonts, layouts, etc. • Select, install, and activate a WordPress theme • Update and add posts to a WordPress website • Add and update WordPress website pages • Add images and image galleries • Create tags for search engine optimization (SEO) and categories to organize posts • Use the WordPress content management system (CMS) • Understand how to leverage WordPress widgets and plugins • Integrate WordPress with social media • Customize a WordPress website utilizing PHP, CSS, and HTML
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