How to Build a WordPress Website

Building your own WordPress website is easier than many people think. It requires little to no technical knowledge and no prior experience.

  • What The Course Is About:

    In this course you will learn how to quickly build your very own website on WordPress.

  • Why Take The Course?

    There are numerous reasons why building your own website is an important skill professionals should have. This crash course in WordPress will give you all the information, tips and tricks you need in order to independently build your own site and set up analytics.

What You Get

  • Access to step-by-step video content

  • Practical advice and tips

Course curriculum

  • 1

    How to Build a WordPress Website

    • Introduction to Word Press

    • Choosing and Buying a New Theme

    • Buying a Domain and Hosting on GoDaddy

    • Installing WordPress

    • WordPress Overview

    • Installing New WordPress Theme

    • Basic Configurations

    • Install & Configure Plug-Ins

    • Import Theme Demo Files

    • Setting Up Layout

    • Changing Home Page Layout

    • Categories and Main Navigation

    • How to Build a Page

    • How to Create a Post

    • Changing the Side Bar

    • Home Page Update

    • Adding Google AdSense

    • Create Google Analytics Account and Setup Tags

    • Adding Google Search Console

    • Adding Gravatar and Author Profiles

    • Other Final Tips


Lavall Chichester

Senior Instructor


  • What is Growth Skills?

    Growth Skills is a social learning platform that teaches digital marketing skills to help you grow your career or business. Digital marketing is our craft and we give our Apprentices the ability to earn while they learn.

  • How can I earn while I learn?

    There are three ways you can earn while you learn. 1. Apprenticeship: Unlock the Apprenticeship badge to become eligible for paid projects. 2. Job Placement: If you do well on the courses and pass our interview, we will help you find a job. 3. Earn Points: Earn points that you can use to pay for one off courses, resume help, tools and real world items.

  • Why does Growth Skills cost more than other sites like Lynda?

    Growth Skills focuses on helping you learn deep digital skills to grow your career and business. This means we take the time to cover topics in more detail and work with best in-class instructors. We also offer mentorship to our members and connect you with a community of people who care about digital marketing as a craft and not just a means to a paycheck.