Want to build an attractive, sophisticated blog or website—without having to learn how to code? WordPress.com is the answer! WordPress.com is one of the world's most popular web design tools. It's free and easy to use, and it produces professional results.
This series of courses will take you from having zero experience and knowledge of web design to more advanced techniques. You don't need any website publishing experience to get started. And, you’ll walk away with your very own website and have the ability to manage it.
Creating Wordpress Websites
In these lessons, you'll get hands-on experience with this powerful tool as you create your own WordPress.com site and blog. As you walk through the process from start to finish, you'll find out how to use WordPress to create pages and posts, add images and videos, change a site's look and feel, and include user-friendly features.
In addition to mastering the technical elements of WordPress, you'll learn how to organize a blog or website, create appealing content, and achieve better positions on search engine results pages. By the end of this course, you'll be able to confidently use WordPress to create a blog or a personal, business, or organizational website.
Intermediate Wordpress Websites
In this intermediate course, you will discover how to build content management websites and blogs with WordPress, which lets you control your site without code! Your online visitors will be able to comment on your articles, fill out forms and applications, buy your products, and even make appointments.
You'll master each step, from selecting a domain name and a hosting company to installing WordPress and creating pages. You'll discover how to add images and multimedia, create a user-friendly navigation system, and take advantage of the dynamic add-on feature known as plugins. You'll explore how to turn your website into an ecommerce powerhouse and improve search engine page results. And you'll also learn some HTML and CSS coding to customize your site's look and feel.
To take this series, you should be willing to open a hosting account, which costs approximately $120 a year.