Wordpress Explained: Your Step-By-Step Guide to Wordpress

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1This 2020 edition is up-to-date for WordPress 5.4 and Gutenberg!

WordPress Explained is a high-quality and fun introduction for beginning WordPress users. In WordPress Explained, readers will follow step-by-step instructions from top trainer and author Stephen Burge to build a complete WordPress site.

Key Features

  • Up-to-Date for 2020: Constantly updated, the material in WordPress Explained is always current.
  • Clear Instruction: Learn WordPress by following plain English, clear visuals and enjoyable step-by-step instructions.
  • Hands-on Learning: Master WordPress by building a complete WordPress site.

    What You'll Learn
    You'll master WordPress hands-on, through a complete case study, crystal-clear visuals, simple explanations, and on-target analogies, all extensively tested with real WordPress beginners.

    Burge walks you through installing WordPress, planning sites that are easy to use and manage, adding content, and incorporating powerful site features without programming. Finally, Burge shows you how to run your site securely and efficiently, no matter how big or popular it becomes!

    Table of Contents

    1. WordPress Explained
    2. Planning for Your WordPress Website
    3. Your First 10 WordPress Tasks
    4. WordPress Posts Explained
    5. WordPress Categories and Tags Explained
    6. WordPress Pages Explained
    7. WordPress Media and Galleries Explained
    8. WordPress Plugins Explained
    9. WordPress Contact Forms Explained
    10. WordPress Themes Explained
    11. WordPress Page Builders Explained
    12. WordPress Widgets Explained
    13. WordPress Menus Explained
    14. WordPress Users Explained
    15. Finishing and Launching Your Site
    16. WordPress Site Maintenance Explained
    17. Optimizing WordPress Explained
    18. What's Next?

    Why WordPress Explained?
    If you want to spend less time struggling with complex instructions, and more time building sites that make you proud, this is the book for you!

    Stephen Burge and the OSTraining team have taught thousands and thousands of beginners. Nobody knows more about guiding WordPress users up the learning curve - from confusion to results!

    Burge and the OSTraining team make learning fun. Just as you don't learn to ride a bicycle or drive a car by reading a book, you won't learn WordPress without working with it. So, throughout every chapter in the book, readers are asked to work with WordPress. By the end of the book, you will have a complete WordPress site and will be ready to build WordPress sites that make you proud.

    OSTraining books are some of the best-selling books for the software they cover. They are written in plain English and are supported by plenty of online documentation and videos. If you get stuck at any part of the book with the instructions, just send an email to the OSTraining team, and you'll receive a prompt reply.

    WordPress Explained requires absolutely no experience with WordPress, content management, website construction, programming, scripting, or even HTML. Please note: This book is 100% aimed at WordPress beginners.

    About the Author
    Stephen Burge has split his career between teaching and web development. He writes for OSTraining.com, which specializes in teaching website development. OSTraining.com's clients include Apple, Pfizer, and the U.S. Departments of Energy, Education, and Commerce.

  • Independently Published