WordPress: Beyond the Basics

Use WordPress to create and manage a professional-looking website.

Course Description

WordPress is one of the most popular website-building platforms in use today. It's easy to learn, has great features, and (best of all) it's free.
In this course, you will learn how to create and manage your website and make it look like you had it designed by a professional.
This course will show you how to create new pages, set up and structure your site, and add features to it.
It will progress to theming, customizing, and making your site responsive so it works on all devices. It'll also teach you something often neglected but important: how to set the tone of the site with graphics, select a color palette, and add images in order to best tell your story to everyone.
Finally, you'll learn some cool HTML5 and CSS tricks and shortcuts that will make visiting your website a pleasant experience.

Learning Outcomes
Explore the functions of WordPress, creating pages, and navigation.
Give your website style by adding professional graphics.
Create a color scheme and give your website a look and feel that will attract visitors.
Get your website mobile-optimized so it can be seen on any device.
Understand what a child theme is and how to create one.
Discover the one big mistake that every beginner makes developing their site and how to avoid it.

This course is for anyone who knows a little about WordPress, but doesn't understand the full functionality of the platform.

Who is this course intended for?
If you can go into your site and make some basic changes, but don't know how to rebuild your site from the ground up, this course is for you.

Your Instructor

Packt Publishing
Packt Publishing

Packt has been committed to developer learning since 2004. A lot has changed in software since then - but Packt has remained responsive to these changes, continuing to look forward at the trends and tools defining the way we work and live. And how to put them to work.

With an extensive library of content - more than 4000 books and video courses -Packt's mission is to help developers stay relevant in a rapidly changing world. From new web frameworks and programming languages, to cutting edge data analytics, and DevOps, Packt takes software professionals in every field to what's important to them now.

From skills that will help you to develop and future proof your career to immediate solutions to every day tech challenges, Packt is a go-to resource to make you a better, smarter developer.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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