WordPress Essential Training

"The ONLY online course you need to master WordPress."

The WordPress Essential Training course was created with the total beginner in mind. Zero Geek-Speak, very detailed & fluff-free! This allows you to learn more in a shorter amount of time while enjoying what you are learning. Sure beats trying to learn from outdated, hard to understand videos you stumble across on the web. Plus way more enjoyable than those techie-filled, sleep-inducing eBooks.

You get 24/7 INSTANT ACCESS to our growing library of over 200+ WordPress training videos and bonus content.

Volume 1: WordPress Basics

Your WordPress training begins here. In this series we cover everything you need to build a WordPress website.  First, we’ll teach you a bit of WordPress history followed by the differences between WordPress.com and WordPress.org. Then, we’ll show you a few different ways of installing WordPress. Once you’re up and running with WordPress we’ll take you on a detailed tour of the WordPress administration dashboard. Finally, we’ll teach you how to setup everything from pages and comments to lead generation and an autoresponder. If you’ve ever wanted to learn and master WordPress then this over-the-shoulder style, zero geek-speak, totally beginner friendly training series is what you’ve been waiting for.

Topics Included

  1. WordPress History
  2. WordPress.com vs WordPress.org
  3. Installing WordPress Manually with cPanel
  4. Installing WordPress Manually with FTP
  5. Installing WordPress Automatically with cPanel
  6. WordPress Dashboard Tour
  7. WordPress Post-Install Cleanup
  8. Revisions and Auto Saves
  9. Settings: General
  10. Settings: Writing
  11. Settings: Reading
  12. Settings: Discussion
  13. Settings:  Media
  14. Settings: Permalinks
  15. Settings: 3rd Party Plugins
  16. How To Change Your Login Details Using Your Database
  17. Gravatars
  18. Tools
  19. RSS & How To Use It
  20. Blog Setup: Pages Part 1
  21. Blog Setup: Pages Part 2
  22. Blog Setup: Comments
  23. Blog Setup: Lead Generation
  24. Blog Setup: Autoresponder Connection

Volume 2: WordPress Security

Running a safe and secure WordPress website is impossible unless you know how. This series on WordPress security teaches you how to secure your WordPress website and the important steps to take to ensure your website is safe from hackers and curious visitors. We’ll also teach you what to do in the unfortunate event that your WordPress website becomes compromised and the important action to take to ensure a proper cleanup.

Topics Included

  1. Backups
  2. Security Begins at Home
  3. Secure WordPress Installation
  4. Removing User ID 1 and Why You Should
  5. Blocking Hackers from Seeing Admin Usernames
  6. Hiding Usernames
  7. Changing Your Database Prefix Post Install Method 1
  8. Changing Your Database Prefix Post Install Method 2
  9. Adding or Changing WordPress Security Keys
  10. Securing Your wp-config.php File
  11. Secure Hosting Services
  12. Customizing Login Error Messages
  13. Preventing Brute Force Attacks Method 1
  14. Preventing Brute Force Attacks Method 2
  15. Preventing Brute Force Attacks Method 3
  16. Removing WordPress Version Numbers
  17. Securely Allowing Others To Work On Your Site
  18. Has Your Site Been Hacked?
  19. Hacked Site Cleanup
  20. Actions After A Hacked Site Cleanup

Volume 3: Content Creation

The ability to create and manage pages and posts is what makes WordPress so great. The WordPress Content Creation series will teach you everything you need to master content creation and how to use all of the wonderful features built-in to WordPress that allow you to create and manage your content.

Topics Included

  1. Pages vs Posts
  2. WordPress Categories
  3. WordPress Tags
  4. Post Manager
  5. Post Formats
  6. Page Manager
  7. The Visual Editor
  8. Creating Pages & Posts
  9. The Media Library
  10. The Visual Editor: Hyperlinks
  11. The Visual Editor: Create Playlists
  12. WordPress Plugins
  13. Custom Menus
  14. Managing Widgets
  15. Managing Themes
  16. New vs Old WordPress Editor
  17. A Closer Look at Gutenberg
  18. How Gutenberg Affects Existing Content
  19. How To Disable Gutenberg
  20. Additional Tools & Options

Volume 4: Localhosting Your WordPress Site

Hosting a WordPress website online costs money. In this series, we teach you how to install and configure some easy-to-use software for hosting websites on your local machine. We’ll also show you how to troubleshoot common problems you can run into when running a local web server. By the end of the series you will be able to confidently set up a local WordPress development environment and migrate your website to a live environment.

Topics Included

  1. Local vs Online
  2. Why To Choose XAMPP
  3. Installing Free ServerPress
  4. Uninstalling Free ServerPress
  5. Installing XAMPP
  6. Starting XAMPP as Admin
  7. Installing WordPress with Bitnami
  8. Installing WordPress without Bitnami
  9. Quick & Simple Backups
  10. Moving Your Live WordPress Site To Local
  11. Troubleshooting: Migration
  12. Moving your Local WordPress Site to Live
  13. Troubleshooting: File Uploads
  14. Troubleshooting: General Issues
  15. Troubleshooting: Fixing Windows Firewall Blocking Installation
  16. Troubleshooting: Fixing Port Conflicts Part 1
  17. Troubleshooting: Fixing Port Conflicts Part 2
  18. Troubleshooting: Fixing Port Conflicts Part 3
  19. Troubleshooting: XAMPP Control Panel Red X’s
  20. Configure XAMPP Console

Volume 5: WordPress Page Speed

How fast your website loads is one of the most important factors in delivering a successful user experience. The WordPress Page Speed series covers all things speed — everything from speed testing tools, how to analyze the reports, and how to fix any issues that come up in them. We’ll teach you about how you can achieve peak performance using caching and how it can improve the front-end user experience of your website. We’ll also show you some additional tricks like GZIP and minification you can use to improve your page speed even further.

Topics Included

  1. Why The Need For Speed
  2. Hosting For Speed
  3. Speed Testing Tools Introduction
  4. GTMetrix
  5. Pingdom
  6. Google Page Speed Insights
  7. Website Pulse
  8. WebPageTest
  9. Image Optimization Part 1
  10. Image Optimization Part 2
  11. Web Caching Introduction
  12. Web Caching Plugin Install & Setup
  13. Leveraging The Browser Cache
  14. Serving Scaled Images
  15. GZIP Compression
  16. Minifcation and concatenation
  17. Render blocking issues and fixes

Volume 6: WordPress SEO

WordPress SEO is important if you want to enjoy the benefits of free traffic from the search engines. In the WordPress Seo series you will learn how to properly install and configure one of the most popular and powerful SEO plugins on the market. We’ll show you how to create a sitemap, how to submit it to Google, and why it benefits you.

Topics Included

  1. What is SEO?
  2. Keywords
  3. LSI Keywords
  4. SEO Plugin for WordPress
  5. Display & User Role Settings
  6. Configuration Wizard Walk-through
  7. General: Dashboard
  8. General: Features
  9. General: Webmaster Tools
  10. Search Appearance: General
  11. Search Appearance: Content Types
  12. Search Appearance: Media
  13. Search Appearance: Taxonomies
  14. Search Appearance: Archives
  15. Search Appearance: Breadcrumbs
  16. Search Appearance: RSS
  17. Search Console
  18. Social
  19. Tools
  20. HTML Sitemaps
  21. Submitting a Sitemap to Google
  22. On Page-Post Module

Volume 7: Theme Customization

The WordPress Theme Customization series shoes how you can quickly make your WordPress site stand out from the crowd of the millions of other WordPress sites on the internet. This is a fun course and a great idea is to first setup your localhosted site and then customize your theme there before doing these on your live site. Don’t worry, we’ll show you every step along the way.

Topics Included

  1. How To Create a Child Theme
  2. Before We Customize
  3. Creating a Personal Greeting Shortcode
  4. Creating a Flex Date Shortcode
  5. Removing The URL Underline Text Decoration
  6. Removing The WordPress Incorrect Login Shake
  7. Re-branding The WordPress Admin Bar Logo
  8. Removing Top White Space
  9. Adjusting the Gap Between Posts on the Homepage
  10. Adding a Border Below the Header
  11. Customizing the Site Description
  12. Customizing the Site Title
  13. Creating a Random Admin Announcement
  14. Adding a Drop-Down Menu To The Admin Bar

Volume 8: WordPress Forum Setup

The WordPress Forum Setup series walks you through the steps involved in properly setting up a forum and gives you examples of other forums to see how theirs are set up. A Forum is a powerful addition to anyone’s site for several reasons and we touch on those reasons as well.

Topics Included

  1. What is a Forum?
  2. Different Forum Applications
  3. Installing bbPress
  4. Converting Other Forums into bbPress
  5. Forum Structure
  6. Creating Forums
  7. Creating Categories
  8. Customizing Category Display
  9. Creating Sticky Topics
  10. Creating a Registration Page
  11. Customizing Search Boxes
  12. Creating a Password Reset Page
  13. Forum Spam Prevention

Volume 9: WordPress Plugins

WordPress Plugins are a major part of your WordPress site. They provide additional functionality that allows you to pretty much make your WordPress site do whatever you want it to do. This series will break down what a plugin is and even show you how to build a basic plugin that you can use on your own site.

Topics Included

  1. What is a Plugin?
  2. Choosing the Best Plugin
  3. Plugin Tester
  4. Plugin Structure
  5. Contact Form
  6. Secure Video Player
  7. TinyMCE Advanced
  8. Visual Editor for Widgets
  9. Widget Options
  10. Grid Shortcode
  11. Notification Bars
  12. Free Akismet Alternative
  13. WordPress Activity Logs
  14. Customize User Roles
  15. Plugin Directory Checker
  16. Data Exporter/Importer
  17. Classic Editor Plugin
  18. More & Enhanced Gutenberg Blocks

Volume 10: WordPress Multisite

WordPress Multisite is a built-in feature of WordPress that lets you build a community of WordPress sites all from within a single main site that you control. All the guesswork is removed in this series and by the end you’ll know what a multisite is, why you might want one and of course how to build & secure them.

Topics Included

  1. WordPress Multisite: What & Why
  2. Enabling WordPress Multisite
  3. Activating WordPress Multisite
  4. 1-Click Multisite Install
  5. Quick Cleanup
  6. Network Admin Tour
  7. Creating & Managing Sites: Part 1
  8. Creating & Managing Sites: Part 2
  9. Creating Users: Auto-Creation by Network
  10. Creating Users: Manually as Super Admin
  11. Creating users: Manually as Site Admin
  12. Creating Users: Site Visitor Created Accounts
  13. Adding & Managing Plugins
  14. Single Site Registration
  15. Adding & Managing Themes
  16. Updating Networks

Volume 11: WordPress eCommerce

The WordPress eCommerce series shows you how to utilize the popular WooCommerce plugin to setup your own online store or shop. We’ll walk you through all of the steps needed to get your store up and running from start to finish. By the end of this series, you’ll have all the knowledge you need to set up your own online store from first steps all the way to adding your first product and making a test purchase.

Topics Included

  1. What is eCommerce?
  2. Pre-Setup Checklist
  3. WooCommerce Installation Part 1: First Steps
  4. WooCommerce Installation Part 2: Settings & Basic Cleanup
  5. WooCommerce Installation Part 3: Manually Setup Payment Options
  6. WooCommerce Settings: General
  7. WooCommerce Settings: Products
  8. WooCommerce Settings: Taxes
  9. WooCommerce Settings: Other
  10. Adding WooCommerce Demo Content
  11. Adding a Theme
  12. Creating a Dropshipping Account
  13. Connecting To Our Store
  14. Product Ideas
  15. Master the Mockup
  16. Adding a Product to Our Store
  17. Running a Test Purchase & Buying a Sample

Volume 12: WordPress Traffic Generation

The WordPress Traffic Generation series is one of the most important training series that we offer because it goes over various methods, tips, and tricks you can use to generate free traffic to your website. Even the most popular websites couldn’t survive without traffic and we’ll take a deep dive into the wonderful world of WordPress website traffic generation.

Topics Included

  1. WordPress Traffic Overview
  2. Adding a Newsletter Signup Form
  3. Google Analytics
  4. Writing Articles
  5. Slide Submission Part 1
  6. Slide Submission Part 2
  7. Video Marketing Part 1
  8. Video Marketing Part 2
  9. PDF Submission Part 1
  10. PDF Submission Part 2
  11. Social Media
  12. Paid Traffic
  13. Guest Blogging: Introduction
  14. Guest Blogging Part 1: Find the Gig
  15. Guest Blogging Part 2: Pre-Contact Preparation
  16. Guest Blogging Part 3: Contact The Owner
  17. Guest Blogging Part 4: Click-through Plan

Volume 13: WordPress Maintenance

Maintenance is a vital part to running a successful WordPress website. Plugins become outdated, themes need updates, and WordPress itself needs to update from time to time so that you’re protected against security threats and buggy code. We’ll show you daily, weekly, and monthly tasks to perform to ensure your website it properly maintained and up-to-date in a fun and engaging way.

Topics Included

  1. Introduction & Overview
  2. Full “Fool-Proof” Backup
  3. Backup / Restore
  4. Site Testing Downtime
  5. Child Theme
  6. Running Site Tests
  7. Page Speed Testing
  8. Optimizing Images
  9. Updating WordPress Core
  10. Updating Themes and Plugins
  11. Clean Up: Post Revisions
  12. Clean Up: Remove Unused Plugins
  13. Clean Up: Remove Unused Themes
  14. Clean Up: Clear Out Any Spam
  15. Malware Site Check
  16. Replace The Salts
  17. Up-time Monitoring
  18. Check For Broken Links
  19. Optimize the Database
  20. Review Error Logs

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