WordPress CMS Essentials

Video description

Master WordPress CMS on your terms with this one-of-a-kind video training course WordPress is the largest self-hosted blogging tool and is renowned and revered for its ease of use and robust toolset. Now, you can learn the ins and outs of maximizing WordPress CMS tools - from installing the blogging software to creating your own fully customizable blog - with WordPress CMS Essentials. Our instructors provide expert, straight-forward, user-friendly training to help you tackle new topics the way you want to learn. Master basic skills, boost your creativity, and challenge yourself in bold new directions. Get to know WordPress basics, familiarize yourself with its platform and tools, and set up your profile Selectexisting templates or get creative and customize your own WordPress theme Add video, audio, images, and other media to your posts and work with widgets to provide a dynamic reader experience on your blog Assign user permissions, use scheduling tools, and optimize your site for performance, security, and discoverability Includes over 6 hours of WordPress CMS video training. If youre looking for real-world WordPress CMS instruction, youll find it here.

Table of contents

  1. Getting Started with WordPress
    1. Choosing between the WordPress CMS and the hosted blogging service 00:09:51
    2. Obtaining the WordPress installation files 00:05:42
    3. Installing WordPress on your server 00:08:16
    4. Becoming familiar with the front end of your new site 00:05:34
    5. Logging in and out of the admin system 00:05:48
    6. Becoming familiar with the back end of your new site 00:06:33
    7. Customizing the WordPress administration dashboard 00:05:45
  2. Configuring the WordPress CMS
    1. Configuring the general settings 00:08:27
    2. Using the reading and writing settings 00:08:33
    3. Configuring the discussion settings 00:06:42
    4. Choosing the media settings 00:04:23
    5. Setting up permalinks 00:05:54
  3. Working with WordPress Themes
    1. Reviewing the default themes 00:05:03
    2. Finding additional themes 00:07:48
    3. Adding a new theme 00:04:12
    4. Changing between themes 00:03:28
  4. Customizing Themes
    1. Using the WordPress theme options 00:07:15
    2. Modifying the site name and tagline 00:04:28
    3. Setting a custom header 00:08:55
    4. Adding your own logo 00:06:22
    5. Setting a custom background 00:07:45
    6. Modifying theme colors 00:04:43
    7. Using the theme editor 00:05:08
  5. Creating Posts and Pages
    1. Understanding the Difference Between Posts and Pages 00:09:19
    2. Creating a New Post 00:06:51
    3. Editing an Existing Post 00:05:52
    4. Creating a New Page 00:07:01
    5. Editing an Existing Page 00:04:48
    6. Adding an Image to a Post or a Page 00:08:13
    7. Working with Categories 00:04:35
    8. Tagging Your Posts 00:05:13
  6. Working with Widgets
    1. Working with the Widgets Manager 00:06:32
    2. Adding Widgets to Your Site 00:03:28
    3. Configuring Widgets 00:04:19
    4. Controlling Widget Visibility 00:07:19
  7. Managing Menus in WordPress
    1. Using the WordPress Menu Manager 00:07:18
    2. Creating New Menus 00:03:49
    3. Adding Items to a Menu 00:03:23
    4. Adding Custom Links to a Menu 00:05:50
    5. Using the Menu Widget 00:05:22
  8. Expanding Your Site with WordPress Plugins
    1. Using the Plugin Manager 00:05:39
    2. Finding Additional Plugins 00:08:28
    3. Adding New Plugins to your Site 00:04:22
    4. Enabling and Disabling Plugins 00:04:52
    5. Configuring Plugins 00:04:50

Product information

  • Title: WordPress CMS Essentials
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: July 2013
  • Publisher(s): Wiley
  • ISBN: 9781118942970