About the course
This course has been designed keeping in mind that you are a beginner and do not have any experience in WordPress. In this course, you will learn to create a website in 24 easy steps which are covered sequentially without skipping even a single one. With the new template system, you will have the most professional website on the most popular platform (WordPress) in the entire world. In this course, you will first get introduced to WordPress, after that you will learn how to get the domain name and hosting. Then you will learn to install WordPress, login, changing the password.
After that, you will learn to delete plugins, change permalinks, update WordPress, install the theme, delete pages and posts, change title and tagline. Then you will learn to add pages to the website followed by editing the navigation menu and setting homepage to home. In addition to this, you will also learn to add the content in your page. Then you will learn to install elementor plugin. After that, you will learn to create your home page, about page, services page, contact page, the logo for your website followed by creating a favicon. Finally, you will learn to log out from WordPress.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Successfully create your own customized and effective website using the information you have learned.
- Describe what WordPress is and what it can do for you.
- Identify the right tools for the job.
- Demonstrate installing and setting up for WordPress.
- Demonstrate planning the layout of your website and selecting a theme.
- Boost your hireability through innovative and independent learning.
- Get a certificate on successful completion of the course.
The course can be taken by:
Students: All students who are pursuing any technical and professional courses related to computer science / Information Technology.
Teachers/Faculties: All computer science teachers/faculties who wish to acquire new skills.
Professionals: All web developers who wish to enhance their skills.
Why learn WordPress?
WordPress was originally launched in the year 2003, and since then it has become the most used and favorite website for the bloggers around the world. WordPress being the largest content management platform is one of the most popular open source platforms globally used for creating web portals, micro-blogging sites, and blogs. With development frameworks like WordPress, life has become much easier for those who wish to develop a website. It made it a layman’s job. It avails convenience in development and will gain a lot of improvement in the coming years. There will always be a role for bespoke web design, and more and more companies need this to be integrated into a content management system such as WordPress. Static sites are no longer sufficient as website owners need full control over their content.
- 24X7 Access: You can view lectures as per your own convenience.
- Online lectures: ~2 hours of online lectures with high-quality videos.
- Updated Quality content: Content is latest and gets updated regularly to meet the current industry demands.
Test & Evaluation
There will be a final test containing a set of multiple choice questions. Your evaluation will include the scores achieved in the final test.
Certification requires you to complete the final test. Your certificate will be generated online after successful completion of course.
Topics to be covered
We are going to know what the WordPress is, why we should use it and how it is the most popular platform for creating websites.
- Get Domain Name & Hosting
We will see how to get a Domain Name and Hosting for our website which is a prerequisite for publishing our website on the internet.
- Install WordPress
We will get to know how to install WordPress in our domain for making it live on the internet.
- Login To WordPress
In this step, we will see how we can log in to the WordPress dashboard for personalizing our website.
- Change Password
WordPress generated password is sometimes tricky so we will learn how to change this tricky password into a simple one.
- Delete Plugins
WordPress comes with some default Plugins that we don't need at all. So here, we will make sure to delete those plugins.
- Change Permalinks
Any professional looking website has a unique and simple address for its every page. We can also accomplish the same result by changing Permalinks.
- Update WordPress
Updating our WordPress website is very important because if we don't do this, it may cause some unexpected errors on our website.
- Install Theme
Theme is the design of a website which acts as a building block for it. In here, we are going to see the complete process of installing a WordPress theme.
- Delete Pages & Posts
By default, there are some pages and posts in a WordPress website that we don't need. We want to start building a clean and fresh website, so to do that we have to delete these pages and posts.
- Change Title & Tagline
The title and Tagline of a website describe the products and services that it has to offer. In here, we will discover how we can change these two?
- Add Pages To Website
We have already deleted the pages and posts that a WordPress website comes with. Now, we will learn how to add pages to our website?
- Edit Navigation Menu
In this part of our tutorial, we will edit the Navigation Menu in the header section. We will also link these menus to other pages.
- Set Homepage To Home
In here, we can see how we can set our Homepage to Home. We can do this for any page that we want.
- Add Content The Old Way
In here, we can explore how content was added in the old way?
- Install Elementor Plugin
In this step, we are going to discover the new and improved way of adding our content. To do this, we will install the Elementor Plugin.
- Create Your Home Page
Now when everything is set up, we need to create our pages. Out of these pages, we will create our Home Page at first.
- Create Your About Page
Once our Home Page is created then we need to create our About Page. For this, We will use pre-built templates for different sections.
- Create Your Services Page
After creating our About Page, we will create our Services Page. In here, we will proceed with the same approach.
- Create Your Contact Page
Our last page is Contact Page that we need to create. If someone wants to contact us for further information or details, he can go to this page.
- Create Your Logo
In this step of our tutorial, we are going to see how we can create a very simple but professional looking logo. We don't need any additional skills for doing this.
- Create Your Footer
We will learn, here, how we can create a footer for our website. A Footer appears at the very bottom of a website. It may contain information like @copyright, logo and some other links to click on.
- Create Your FavIcon
In this step, we will discover what a FavIcon is, where it appears and how we can create it.
As we have finished creating our beautiful website. Now we need to do one more thing which is to log out from our WordPress dashboard.