This online course teaches the basics of building a website. It is aimed at people unfamiliar with WordPress, someone who has never built a website, or who has a WordPress website and is struggling to understand how it works.
There are many settings which affect how WordPress works and at some point you should go through them all and configure them to suit your preferences.
Widgets are panels that can appear on the left or right of the main content on a web page or at the bottom. Nearly all websites use them and the sidebar that appears on the right of many web pages […]
We saw how to customise a theme in the previous lesson and the difference it made to the website is amazing. That is nothing compared to installing a completely new theme. A new theme changes everything!
This and the following section are both about WordPress themes and they are one of the most important sections of this guide. If a site is visually attractive, visitors will stick around longer and you’ll have a better chance of […]
Most of your website content will be posts. These are the latest news stories, the latest reviews, the latest photos, the latest blog post, the latest… whatever. Most sites publish a stream of new articles and they are all posts. […]
There two types of content on a WordPress website and when creating articles you have a choice and it can be either a post or a page. What is the difference? Does it matter which you use? Let’s take a […]
There are two user interfaces at wordpress.com and the one you see depends on how you log in. When the site is first set up and you log in to it for the first time, a simplified interface is displayed, […]