Creation of a Professional Website with WordPress

A course by Ignacio Cruz Moreno
Web developer. Madrid, Spain.
On Domestika since 02/16/2016
, Web developer

Create your website without knowing how to program by expanding WordPress with simple plugins

  • Best Seller Spanish with subtitles
  • 95% Positive reviews (1.3K)
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Create your website without knowing how to program by expanding WordPress with simple plugins


  • Spanish with subtitles
  • 95% Positive reviews (1.3K)
  • 25039 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • Updated on 07/25/2019
  • 33 Lessons (4h 44m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German
  • Unlimited access forever


This course has been updated in July 2019 to include the new WordPress block editor. Besides, new more plugins have been added and others have been dismissed in order to simplify processes, prevent spam and improve your website security.

Ignacio Cruz, expert in Web Development, will teach you to create a professional website with WordPress based on the most basic aspects, such as the management of the administration menu and the creation of content, to delve into more complex areas without knowing how to program.

You will learn to choose a Theme (the visual aspect of the site) as well as to install important extensions (plugins) that will help you create a stable, fast and personalized website.

And if you want to go one step further, in the course Introduction to web development with PHP also taught by Ignacio Cruz Moreno, you can learn to program in the web language most used by content managers.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Introduction to WordPress
  • U3
    U3. Content management and creation
  • U4
    U4. Advanced features with Plugins
  • U5
    U5. Upload the web to production
  • FP
    FP Final project
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You will begin by knowing better the work that Ignacio Cruz develops and the most important influences of his career.

Next you will learn what WordPress is for, what features it has, you will create a good testing environment and you will know how to use the administration panel.

Once you have installed WordPress on your computer you will see how to configure its visual appearance using a Theme.

You will also know what a plugin is and what it is for, what are widgets, where to place and manage them, you will stop wondering what shortcodes are and discover how to create navigation menus within the web. You will also learn how to manage the users of the web and the different roles of each one.

Learned the basics of WordPress you will turn a simple blog into a complex content manager extending WordPress functionality without programming knowledge through a wide variety of plugins that will give you freedom to customize and transform fonts, improve web performance, Create a form, a Social Network, adapt the size of the images, improve the security of your website and optimize SEO strategies.

Finally, when your website is ready, Ignacio will talk to you about how to select a hosting and upload the web to production.

What is this course's project?

You will build the web you want, for example, one of recipes where you can add a list of ingredients and allow some registered users to create their own dishes.

Projects by course students

Who is it for?

To anyone who wishes to build a web page and who is interested in knowing certain advanced aspects of WordPress, practically without touching a single line of code.

If you don't know WordPress, Ignacio Cruz will show you from the beginning. And if you know it, you will learn things that you didn't know existed and you will end up using tools that can make your website very powerful.

What you need

No previous knowledge is needed but if you want to reach more, some HTML and CSS never come wrong.

From the point of view of the materials, you will need a computer, a text editor, internet and some coffee, or a beer, why not.


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Ignacio Cruz Moreno

A course by Ignacio Cruz Moreno

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Ignacio Cruz is a web developer specialized in WordPress. He works for WPMU DEV and Edublogs and, under this platform, develops plugins and themes.

He is very involved in the WordPress Community and in addition to co-organizing the WordPress Madrid Meetup, he dedicates part of his time to fixing bugs and proposing improvements.


Contents

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • ¿Qué haremos durante el curso?
  • U2

    Introduction to WordPress

    • What is it, what is it for? Differences between WordPress.org and WordPress.com
    • Where to look for information and documentation. Help channels and your community
    • Necessary software
    • Installing WordPress in a test environment
    • The WordPress Administration panel
  • U3

    Content management and creation

    • General Basic Settings
    • Themes, search, installation and tips
    • Son Themes: La panacea
    • Plugins, search, installation and tips
    • Gutenberg, the new WordPress editor
    • Posts, pages and images
    • Widgets
    • Shortcodes
    • Navigation menus
    • User Management
  • U4

    Advanced features with Plugins

    • Jetpack, the mega Plugin
    • Creation of custom content types (Custom Post Types) and Taxonomies
    • SEO
    • Security, monitoring and avoiding spam
    • Improving web performance: cache plugins
    • Small things for a better website: Forms, accessibility, sources, newsletters ...
    • Create a Social Network with BuddyPress
    • Improve capabilities for users
    • Image sizes when changing Theme
    • Formularios, newsletters y aviso de cookies
    • Crear una red social con BuddyPress
    • Mejorar capacidades para los usuarios
    • Tamaños de imágenes al cambiar el tema
  • U5

    Upload the web to production

    • Hosting Selection
    • Upload our website to production
  • FP

    Final project

    • Creation of a professional website with WordPress

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Creation of a Professional Website with WordPress

A course by Ignacio Cruz Moreno
Web developer. Madrid, Spain.
On Domestika since 02/16/2016
  • 95% Positive reviews (1.3K)
  • 25039 students