WordPress is one of the first words an online beginner will hear. This short article explains what WordPress is, why you need it and where you will find a cheap and quick tutorial on how to use WordPress with confidence.
What is WordPress?
WordPress is a tool that is used worldwide to create websites. It is an open source program, freely available online. As a content management tool, WordPress allows you to blog and edit and add images and videos, publish and save. WordPress is loaded with easy to use features, drag and drop images is just one.
Who needs to know how to use WordPress?
Are you an aspiring entrepreneur dreaming of making an income online? Maybe you are a stay at home mum or dad, a student or retired. Would you like to make money working from home? You need a website and you need to know how to make your website function. Knowing how to use Wordpress efficiently on your own website will save a lot of time and money. We all know how expensive Web designers are. When you know how to implement your ideas to a website, you have full control.
Isn’t website building all about coding and HTML?
Years ago, you had to learn to code, you had to be a geek! WordPress changed all that. It is so user friendly that even a beginner with no previous experience can learn how to manage a WordPress website, without coding. I started with zero knowledge and created this website. I enjoyed the learning process so much, too.
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WordPress Tutorials For Beginners.
Basic computer skills are all you need to learn about WordPress from a tutorial. You obviously already have those simple skills to get this far. When you understand how to use Wordpress you will know about choosing good domain names…website hosting…choosing and install website themes…use plugins to automate spam block, to resize images, to backup data…how to write blogs, posts and pages…even how to create a professional looking email address with your own domain name in it, like mine; firstname.lastname@example.org
What Is The Best WordPress Tutorial For Beginners?
I recommend an online tutorial created by Marion Black. Marion has been working with computers since the eighties. I’ve used a lot of her training tips on my own websites. She makes it so clear, YOU JUST GET IT! Marion’s Tutorial is titled;
WordPress, From Zero To First Blog
“Learn how to set up a WordPress website from scratch and start blogging.”
This course is not free but it is very affordable at $27.00 A once only payment for lifetime access. Marion updates the classes as Wordpress releases their new improvements. Apply for a special discount price at the bottom of this page.
‘WordPress, From Zero To First Blog’
by Marion Black.
- 22 online Lectures comprising a total of 2 hours video training….broken down into short videos of 2 to 5 minutes duration.
- The videos speed can be controlled with the slider or paused whenever you want. Learn at your own pace.
- Simple English language for beginners level computer skills, with ‘Over the Shoulder’ style training. Watch how Marion does it and simply copy her steps.
- Available on ios and Android devices
- You receive a Certificate upon Completion
- Choose an Awesome Domain Name
- Get secure hosting
- Install WordPress and security settings
- Create A Profile
- How to change a theme
- Backup and Anti Spam methods
- Working with Widgets
- Email and Webmail settings
- Use WordPress Editor plus Headings, Sub Headings
- Formatting text and adding Images
About that discount. Marion Black is a friend and colleague of TheCashedUpNomad.com. She has graciously offered a coupon code to share with us. Now her course is available for only $10…Practically free! Keep it forever! 30 day money back Guarantee!
Now you know what WordPress is, who needs it and where to get it (for a song!). Go forward with confidence on your journey to make money online. Maybe you are like me? I like to earn online while I’m travelling with a WordPress website.
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