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What's Included

Building Websites With WordPress
  • Certification included
  • Experience level required: All levels
  • Access 114 lectures & 9 hours of content 24/7
  • Length of time users can access this course: Lifetime

Course Curriculum

114 Lessons (9h)

  • Site Planning And Wireframing
    What You Will Learn
    The Workflow Process
    Setting Up Illustrator For Web Layout
    Getting Started With Wire Framing
    Making The Layout Precise With Transform And Align
    Setting Up Layout Guides
    Wireframing Additional Layout Objects
    Finishing Up The Wireframe - Part 1
    Finishing Up The Wireframe - Part 2
  • From Wireframe To Design
    Choosing Fonts
    Choosing Colors
    Creating The Site Logo
    Scaling And Positioning The Logo
    Creating A Brush Effect
    Building Out The Design Further
    Pushing The Design Further
    Using Yahoo! Design Elements
  • Moving The Design To Photoshop
    Getting The Design Into Photoshop
    Adjusting The Canvas Size
    Introducing Smart Objects
    Breaking Apart The Layout - Part 1
    Breaking Apart The Layout - Part 2
    Breaking Apart The Rest Of The Layout
    Organizing The Layers Panel
    Building Out The Header
    Inserting The Header Texture And A Clipping Group
    Inserting Photographs - Part 1
    Inserting Photographs - Part 2
    Building The Center Section
    Finalizing The Layout
  • Installing WordPress Locally On The PC And Mac
    Downloading WordPress
    Downloading XAMPP For PC
    Starting Up XAMPP And Creating The MySQL Database
    Installing WordPress On The PC
    Downloading MAMP For Mac
    Pointing MAMP To WordPress
    Creating The Database And Installing WordPress On The Mac
  • Getting WordPress Set Up
    Viewing And Touring The Admin Console
    Viewing The WordPress Front And Backend
    WordPress Main Areas
    Permalink Option Settings
    Changing The Sites Theme
  • Building A Custom WordPress Theme
    Viewing The Template Files And A Note About Text Editors
    Defining The Main Layout Components - Part 1
    Defining The Main Layout Components - Part 2
    Adjusting The Layout Width
    Starting The Sites Header
    Slicing The Layout's Header Graphic
    Saving The Header Background
    Correcting The File Structure
    Inserting The Header Graphic Into The CSS
    Extracting The Logo From The Photoshop Layout
    Inserting The Logo And Making Code Adjustments
    Resizing The Logo
    Roughing In The Slidshow - Part 1
    Roughing In The Slidshow - Part 2
  • Building The Site's News Feed
    Understanding How Posts And The Loop Works
    Writing And Publishing Posts
    Setting A Featured Image Post Thumbnail - Part 1
    Setting A Featured Image Post Thumbnail - Part 2
    Inserting The More Tag
    Creating Additional Test Posts
    Setting The Blog Loop Background Graphic
    Controlling Background Tiling
    Adding The Blog Loop Title
    Customizing How Posts Display - Part 1
    Customizing How Posts Display - Part 2
    Finalizing The Blog Loop
  • Building The Site Pages And Main Menu
    Understanding Pages Versus Posts
    Publishing Pages And Updating The Menu
    Creating Additional Test Pages
    Controlling The Order Of Menu Items
    Finishing Up The Menu
  • Building The Layout's Center Section
    Saving The Graphic For The Center Section
    Coding The Center Section
    Applying The Background Texture
    Extracting The Center Section Graphics
    Coding The Center Graphics
    Final Center Box Adjustments
    Setting Center Box Hyperlinks
  • Building An Automated Slideshow
    Downloading And Installing The Gallery Plugin
    Inserting The Gallery Code
    Creating The Slideshow Graphics
    Building The Slide Posts
    Configuring The Slideshow
    Removing The Gallery Posts From The Loop
  • Building The Sidebar And Footer
    Saving Out The Sidebar Background
    Adjusting The Sidebar CSS
    Previewing The WordPress Default Calendar
    Downloading And Installing An Events Calendar
    Adding An Event To The Calendar
    Customizing The Calendars CSS
    Installing The Photo Gallery Widget
    Configuring The Photo Gallery Widget
    Adjusting The Thumbnail Size
    Creating The Thumbnail Posts
    Restricting The Gallery Posts
    Adjusting The Blog Loop And Gallery CSS
    Inserting The Newsletter Graphic
    Building The Layout's Footer - Part 1
    Building The Layout's Footer - Part 2
    Setting The Graphics In The Footer
    Finalizing The Footer Content
  • Uploading To A Live Web Server
    Exporting The Local Database
    Preparing The Database For Uploading
    Creating The Live Database
    Adding A Database User
    Importing The Local Database
    Updating the PHP and CSS Files
    Updating The Configuration File
    Uploading The Sites Files
    Viewing The Live Site And Final Tweaks
    Wrapping Up

Building Websites With WordPress

Adobe Systems is a Canadian based company that offers an ever growing range of high quality eLearning solutions that teach using studio quality narrated videos backed-up with practical hands-on examples. The emphasis is on teaching real life skills that are essential in today's commercial environment. For more details on the course and instructor, click here.


WordPress is the premier content management system for creating and maintaining websites, so it's an important platform to learn if you're an aspiring webmaster. You'll learn the essentials in this comprehensive course, including how to plan your site, build features like news feeds, and more--taking a big step towards building the site of your dreams.
  • Build customized WordPress sites w/ 9 hours & 114 lessons of content
  • Plan, wireframe & design your site
  • Set up WordPress & create a custom theme
  • Build your site's news feed, pages & main menu
  • Create an automated slideshow and sidebar & footer
  • Upload your files to a live Web server


Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: all levels


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