WordPress.com Essential Training

WordPress.com Essential Training
WordPress.com Essential Training
English | MP4 | AVC 1280×720 | AAC 48KHz 2ch | 2h 32m | 418 MB

Learn how to create your own website or blog with WordPress.com—the free, easy-to-use service that’s democratizing publishing on the web. Join instructor Carrie Dils as she shows how to sign up for a WordPress.com account, personalize your profile, and start posting right away. Plus, learn how to add images, videos, and links that make blog posts pop; enable social sharing; and change the appearance of your site with custom themes, widgets, and menus. Drawing on her nearly 20 years of experience designing for the web, Carrie also provides her insights on finding and growing an audience, as well as deciding when it’s time to grow by upgrading your account or moving on to self-hosting with WordPress.org.

Topics include:

  • Creating a WordPress.com account
  • Editing your profile
  • Publishing posts and pages
  • Inserting images, videos, and other media
  • Customizing your site with themes and widgets
  • Managing users, notifications, and comments
  • The limits of WordPress.com and the benefits of self-hosting
Table of Contents

1 Build a site with WordPress.com
2 What is WordPress
3 WordPress.com versus WordPress.org
4 Types of WordPress.com accounts
5 Create your WordPress.com account
6 Administrative area
7 Update your profile
8 Adjust your account settings
9 Manage billing and account upgrades
10 Manage security
11 Manage privacy and notifications
12 Configure general site settings
13 Optimize site performance
14 Writing settings
15 Site discussion settings
16 Traffic settings
17 Set up sharing options
18 Posts vs. Pages
19 The Classic Editor vs. the Block Editor
20 Get familiar with the Classic Editor
21 Get familiar with the Block Editor
22 Working with blocks
23 Create and edit posts
24 Publishing options
25 Create and manage links
26 Categories and tags
27 Use the more tag and excerpts
28 Using media library
29 Maintain images
30 Types of image blocks
31 Featured images
32 Add videos to pages and posts
33 Create a basic page
34 Understand page attributes
35 Create a contact page with a form
36 Select a theme
37 Create custom menus
38 Explore the theme customizer
39 Content options
40 Use widgets
41 Use a static front page
42 Understand user roles
43 Add and manage users
44 Use your site stats
45 Manage notifications and comments
46 Get support for your site
47 Importing and exporting content
48 Use the reader
49 Manage multiple WordPress sites
50 WordPress.com limitations
51 Next steps