WordPress: Create a Professional Website from Scratch

A course by Anyssa Ferreira
Designer and Web Developer. São Paulo, Brazil.
Joined April 2020
, Designer and Web Developer

Discover the entire process for easily publishing a custom web page

  • Portuguese with subtitles in English
  • 95% positive reviews (172)
  • 3909 students

Discover the entire process for easily publishing a custom web page



Portuguese with subtitles in English
  • 95% positive reviews (172)
  • 3909 students
  • 18 lessons (2h 45m)
  • 18 additional resources (5 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Portuguese
  • Portuguese, Spanish, English, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever


Building an intuitive and functional website that also represents your brand accurately is essential to connect with your target audience. Anyssa Ferreira is the ideal professional to guide you in your mission. With over ten years of experience as a web developer, an organizer for the WordPress community in Sao Paulo, and co-founder of the studio Haste, focused on the creation of interactive experiences in the digital space.

In this course, learn how to create a custom website on WordPress. With Anyssa’s guidance, develop each aspect of your website step by step, from the initial adjustments to launching your modern and professional website online.

What will you learn in this online course?

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. The first steps in WordPress
  • U3
    U3. The website creation process
  • U4
    U4. Publishing the site
  • FP
    FP Final project
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Start by getting to know your teacher Anyssa Ferreira, learn about her professional career as a designer and web developer. See her main influences and discover what you’ll learn in the course.

Learn how to install and configure WordPress: go through the program’s interface, get familiar with the admin panel, and apply your first adjustments to start working on your project.

Anyssa shows you how to create a website from scratch by working in the content editor in WordPress. Learn how to modify the appearance of your pages and customize them in real time, depending on the design of your project.

Develop your homepage step by step, with a different design from the other pages. Create menus, widgets, and custom CSS. Discover how to add new functions to your website with plugins.

In the final unit, Anyssa explains what a domain is and how to find a host for your site. Learn how to import all your data from WordPress to the hosting service and publish your website.

Finally, get some advice on how to manage your website and learn about plugins to help transform your website into an online store.

What is this course's project?

Design and publish a professional website using WordPress.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

For all those who want to learn to develop a modern and functional website for personal use or for a business.

Requirements and materials

No previous experience with websites is required to take the course.

As for materials, you need a computer, the WordPress and Local WP software installed, and a free code editor (Atom or Visual Studio Code).


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Anyssa Ferreira

A course by Anyssa Ferreira

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Designer and Web Developer

Anyssa Ferreira is a graphic design graduate and has worked as a web developer for over ten years. She won the first Kim Parsell Scholarship in 2015 from the WordPress foundation. She is an organizer for the WordPress community in Sao Paulo.

As co-founder of the studio Haste, she specializes in developing websites, systems, and plugins. She has collaborated on projects for major companies like Totvs, Companhia das Letras, Elo7, and Knewin. She also speaks at international conferences for web developers like WorldCamp Europe 2020.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Influences
    • What will we do in the course?
    • Presentation
  • U2

    The first steps in WordPress

    • Initial settings
    • The admin panel
    • Installing WordPress
    • What is WordPress?
  • U3

    The website creation process

    • Creating a page
    • Creating your first posts
    • Searching for a theme
    • Setting up your theme 1
    • Setting up your theme 2
    • Home page
    • Custom menus, widgets and CSS
    • Plugins
  • U4

    Publishing the site

    • Final Tips
    • Publishing your website on the web
    • Hosting and domain
  • FP

    Final project

    • WordPress: Create a Professional Website from Scratch

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The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

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WordPress: Create a Professional Website from Scratch. Web, and App Design course by Anyssa Ferreira

WordPress: Create a Professional Website from Scratch

A course by Anyssa Ferreira
Designer and Web Developer. São Paulo, Brazil.
Joined April 2020
  • 95% positive reviews (172)
  • 3909 students