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Wordpress

Welcome!


Wordpress powers 15% of the top one million websites on the Internet. It's an extremely powerful platform to build sites on. The only problem is it can be a bit tough for a newbie to get started with.


In this App Sumo action video, I'll show you how to get up and running with Wordpress in no time.


Highlight points.

  • Setup a local server to run Wordpress
  • How to install Wordpress
  • How to create content with Wordpress


What you will find below

  • Individual streaming sections so you can jump to whichever section you prefer
  • Bullet summaries of each section
  • Download links for the following:

    • The full video if you prefer to watch it on your desktop
    • The .mp3 version for your .mp3 player of choice
    • And finally, our email address so you can let us know what you want to see in our next Action Video

Enjoy...




Section 0: Intro

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What You Will Learn:

  • Basic overview of what Wordpress does
  • Popular sites powered by Wordpress
  • A look at the Wordpress interface



Section 1: Setting up a Local Server

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What You Will Learn:

  • How to install a server locally
  • Getting the right environment to
  • The difference between Wordpress.com and Wordpress.org
  • Downloading Wordpress



Section 2: Installing Wordpress

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What You Will Learn:

  • Setting up a database
  • How to install Wordpress
  • Logging into the Dashboard



Section 3: Understanding the Basic Mechanics of Wordpress

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What You Will Learn:

  • When you should use a post
  • When you should use a page
  • Basic settings to change






Section 4: Installing Custom Themes

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What You Will Learn:

  • How to install themes for Wordpress
  • Purchasing themes
  • How to find free themes



Section 5: Installing Plugins

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What You Will Learn:

  • What plugins can do
  • Where to find plugins
  • How to add a Facebook like box to your sidebar



Section 6: Putting it all Together

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What You Will Learn:

  • Quick overview of the tutorial
  • How to export your posts
  • Pushing everything to a web server



Downloads

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Download the .mp3 version here

Download the transcript here

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