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WordPress Essential Training

via LinkedIn Learning


Learn how to launch, customize, and manage a self-hosted website with WordPress 6.0, the latest version of the popular website builder.


  • Getting started with WordPress
1. What Is WordPress?
  • The open-source philosophy
  • What's new in 5.9 and 6.0?
  • The difference between .com and .org
  • The WordPress community
  • Navigating this course
2. Setting Up WordPress
  • Choosing a WordPress host
  • Launching a WordPress site
  • Creating user accounts and logging in
  • Updating WordPress core
3. Navigating the Admin Area
  • Navigating the main menu
  • Navigating the dashboard homepage
  • Navigating the top bar
4. Customizing Site Settings
  • Navigating the settings menu
  • Choosing and managing themes
  • Setting colors and fonts
  • Installing your logo
5. Widgets and Menus
  • Creating a menu
  • Creating a footer
  • Creating and managing widgets
6. Pages
  • Creating a new page
  • Managing pages
7. Posts
  • Creating a new post
  • Managing posts
  • Using categories and tags
  • Adding a featured image
8. Blocks
  • Adding a new block
  • Customizing blocks
  • Using the blocks sidebar
  • Using reusable blocks
  • Using advanced Gutenberg features
9. Media Library
  • Adding new media files
  • Managing media files
10. Plugins
  • Finding WordPress plugins
  • Installing plugins
  • Managing plugins
11. WordPress Security
  • Creating secure user accounts
  • Installing an SSL certificate
  • Taking WordPress backups
  • Long-term WordPress security
12. Troubleshooting
  • White screen of death
  • Theme has stopped working
  • Site has been hacked
  • Site health and troubleshooting
  • Next steps on your WordPress journey

Taught by

Allie Nimmons


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