WordPress for Beginners

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Introduction

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WordPress

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WordPress 101

aka "What is this Internet?" For AS400 Dinosaurs

aka "What is a Website?" for iSeries Programmers

aka "What is WordPress?" for IBM i Software Developers

WordPress 101

In this course, we will cover all aspects of creating a website with WordPress: from reserving a domain name, choosing a website hosting account, installing WordPress, adding plugins, and choosing a theme for your site.

What is WordPress?


WordPress is a free and open-source content management system written in PHP and paired with a MySQL or MariaDB database. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system, referred to within WordPress as Themes -- The Propeller Heads at WordPress HQ

WordPress for Beginners

An Introduction to Creating a Website with Wordpress

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Using the Web Host Control Panel Your Host Control Panel this is the backbone of the website itself. This controls how the website will be displayed to the internet, it defines email accounts and much more

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Installing WordPress is Simple So, you've got your domain name and your web host - how do we install WordPress?

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Now we have a WordPress website up and running - let's look at some basic website administration functions using the WordPress Dashboard

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Let's look at creating some WordPress Pages using the Gutenberg Block Editor:

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About the teacher

NickLitten

IBM i Software Developer, Digital Dad, AS400 Anarchist, RPG Modernizer, Shameless Trekkie, Belligerent Nerd, Englishman Abroad and Passionate Eater of Cheese and Biscuits. Nick Litten Dot Com is a mixture of blog posts that can be sometimes serious, frequently playful and probably down-right pointless all in the space of a day. Enjoy your stay, feel free to comment and remember: If at first you don't succeed then skydiving probably isn't a hobby you should look into.

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