The WordPress Mastery Video Course for beginners is the easiest way to learn how to use WordPress to build a beautiful blog or website quickly.
This step-by-step WordPress “How-To” video course will teach you how to use WordPress to build and manage your blog or website with ease.
You’ll learn how to use the new Block Editor to create media-rich custom layouts. And you’ll be comfortable adding images, videos, PDF files, and using the Customizer to personalize the design of your site.
By the end of this course, you will truly be a WordPress Master!
WordPress Mastery Video Course
The WordPress Mastery Video Course for beginners is the easiest way to learn how to use WordPress to easily build your own beautiful blog or website.
Module 1: Introduction To WordPress
Unit 1: Introduction To WordPress
This unit is a short introduction to WordPress and why it is a terrific choice for building and managing a successful website.
Unit 2: Navigating The WordPress Dashboard
This unit is a quick walkthrough of the WordPress Dashboard, which is the central hub for managing every aspect of your WordPress site.
Module 2: The WordPress Gutenberg Editor
Unit 1: What Is The Gutenberg Editor?
In this unit, you’ll learn about all-new Block Editor introduced in WordPress 5.0, nicknamed, “Gutenberg.” This updated editor allows you to create media-rich, custom page layouts using the concept of “content blocks.”
Unit 2: Using The Gutenberg Block Editor
In this unit, you’ll actually learn how to use the all-new Block Editor to create just about any type of layout you can imagine.
Unit 3: Common Gutenberg Blocks
In this unit, you’ll discover the most common blocks in the editor that are included with WordPress by default. It included things like quotes, image galleries, and video embeds. You’ll learn how to create a beautiful pull-quote to really make your message stand out!
Unit 4: Using Image Blocks
In this unit, you’ll learn how to use the Cover Image and Gallery Blocks in Gutenberg to add beautiful, full-width photos and galleries to your WordPress pages.
Unit 5: Using Formatting Blocks
In this unit, you’ll learn how to use the Formatting Blocks in WordPress to add preformatted text, code snippets, custom HTML… and even simple tables.
Unit 6: Using Layout Blocks
In this unit, you’ll learn how to use Layout Blocks in Gutenberg to create custom layouts with multiple columns, media and text, separators, and spacers.
Unit 7: Using Widget Blocks
In this unit, you’ll learn about widgets how to use Widget Blocks to display your most recent posts, comments, and more anywhere in your pages and posts.
Module 3: How To Setup Your WordPress Site
Unit 1: How To Install A New Theme
In this unit, you’ll learn how to connect a new WordPress theme, upload a premium theme (recommended), and see what your site will look before you turn on the new theme. You also learn how to avoid the big “gotchas” when changing your theme.
Unit 2: Customize Your WordPress Theme With The Customizer
In this unit, you’ll learn how to use the WordPress Customizer to configure the options for your website, upload a logo, personalize the colors, and even add custom CSS (only for advanced users) to customize the design of your site.
Unit 3: Create A Static Home Page
In this unit, you’ll learn how to create a static homepage as the front page of your WordPress website, instead of the default list of blog posts. You’ll use blocks to easily create a beautiful custom layout for your home page.
Unit 4: How To Set Up Menus And Navigation
In this unit, you’ll learn how to create and customize the site navigation menu that appears at the top (and bottom) of your WordPress site. You’ll learn the best way to set up your menus and navigation for SEO.
Unit 5: How To Add Widgets To The Sidebar, Footer, And Other Widget Areas
In this unit, you’ll learn what widgets are and how to add widgets to the sidebar, footer, or other widget-enabled areas in your site, using the Appearance > Menus screen or the Customizer.
Unit 6: How To Install Plugins
In this unit, you’ll learn how to find and install new WordPress plugins, adding all kinds of additional features to your WordPress-powered website. Plus, you’ll learn how to find good plugins that won’t break your website, how many plugins are too many and get the Top 10 List of Plugins that all bloggers need to be successful.
Module 4: Posts And Pages
Unit 1: Posts Vs. Pages Finally Answered
In this unit, you’ll learn the key differences between the two main types of content you’ll create in WordPress: Posts and Pages. You also learn when and how to use each one.
Unit 2: How To Create A New Post In WordPress
In this video, you’ll learn how to create a new Post in WordPress and then we’ll walk you step-by-step through an example using the Gutenberg Block Editor to add a Paragraph Block with a Drop Cap block.
Unit 3: Add A Featured Image To A Post
In this short tutorial, you’ll see how to add Featured Images to your posts and pages. You’ll also learn how to make sure that the right images get shared on social media and displayed elsewhere online.
Unit 4: Understanding Categories And Tags
In this unit, you’ll find out the difference between tag and categories in WordPress and how to use them in the very best way to help readers (and search engines) find related content on the site.
Unit 5: Creating Links And Buttons
In this unit, you’ll learn how to add buttons and create text links using the Link and Button Block. You’ll also learn a handy little trick to managing all of your links and be notified when you have a broken link on your site.
Unit 6: How To Edit Existing Posts
In this unit, you’ll learn how to use the All Posts screen to quickly and easily manage, edit, and delete posts that you’ve already published on your WordPress site. You’ll also learn how to see all of your posts in draft, pending, or scheduled so that you can stay on top of your content marketing schedule!
Unit 7: How To Create A New Page In WordPress
In this unit, you’ll learn how to create a new Page (and edit existing pages) on your WordPress website.
Unit 8: Publishing Options
In this video, you’ll learn how to use the Publishing Options in WordPress to make private, password-protected posts and pages, and how to schedule posts for automatically publishing at a future date or time.
Unit 9: Managing Comments
In this video, you’ll learn the tips, tricks, and best practices for managing comments and encouraging meaningful discussion with your visitors.
Module 5: Working With Images
Unit 1: The Media Library
In this video, you’ll learn how to use the Media Library in WordPress to manage, edit, or delete media files that you’ve previously uploaded to your site.
Unit 2: How To Add Images
In this video tutorial, you’ll learn how to add photos using the Image Block in the all-new Gutenberg Block Editor in WordPress 5.0 and newer.
Unit 3: Embed A Video Or Audio
In this video tutorial, you’ll learn how to embed video and audio files into your posts and pages using the Video and Audio Blocks in WordPress 5.0 and up.
Unit 4: Embed A PDF File
In this video tutorial, you’ll learn how to upload a PDF file and create a download button using the new File Block in the all-new Editor in WordPress 5.0.
Module 6: Additional WordPress Settings
Unit 1: Edit Your User Profile
In this video, you’ll learn how to edit your Profile, create a Gravatar, and configure your preferences to make WordPress work even better for you.
Unit 2: Adding New Users To WordPress
In this video, you’ll learn how to add new authors or users to your WordPress site, assign specific roles and permissions, and even review other contributors’ posts before publishing.
Unit 3: Configuring WordPress Settings
In this video, you’ll learn how to configure the additional Settings for your WordPress website to provide the best experience possible for you and your visitors.
Unit 4: Additional WordPress Tools
In this video, you’ll learn about the tools in WordPress to export and backup your content, import content, and ensure compliance with user privacy laws.