Working with menus and navigation in WordPress (Part 13)

This video tutorial walks through how to build a navigation system for your Wordpress web site. There are many ways to create navigational elements that incorporate the most valuable pieces of information on your web site. Most commonly, a horizontal bar across the top or vertically along the left side of the page is space that is traditionally used...

Registering your domain name (Part 2)

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How to create pages in WordPress (Part 11)

This video tutorial walks through how to create pages in Wordpress. The process is similar to creating posts, and once you get either of these down, it's pretty simple if you already are familiar with using Microsoft Office or similar word document editing software. You use pages in your Wordpress site when you're not planning to make constant updates to them....

How to set your nameservers: Pointing your domain name (Part 4)

Pointing your domain name to your web site host is a crucial step in the process of building your web site. Once you complete this step, it usually takes a anywhere from 30 minutes to a few hours, you will be able to access the files you upload to your web site host through your domain by going to...

How to create and prepare the database for WordPress (Part 7)

The life blood of any CMS is its database. We create and prepare the database to house all your Wordpress data. It's where the information comes from and is stored. The proper creation of your database is critical. Simply following these few simple guidelines pointed out in this video tutorial will keep your web site much safer than the...

Getting web site hosting (Part 3)

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How to make a blog/web site: Introduction (Part 1)

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A Beginner's Web Development Course - Build a Blog "From Scratch!" This video series is the most thorough training you will find for beginners, looking to build/make their own blog or web site. I'll take you through every aspect of building a blog that will not leave anything out. You'll have a complete, fully functional professional web site by the time...

An Overview of WordPress (Part 9)

Now that you've completed the Wordpress installation, it's time to go through a brief overview of Wordpress to get you familiar with the dashboard control panel. This is where you will be administering all your Wordpress features. This is not an exhaustive tutorial but we will cover all the major areas of Wordpress in following videos.

How to embed Youtube video in WordPress (Part 14)

This video tutorial walks through how to embed a Youtube video into your Wordpress web site. In fact this procedure will work with basically any web site. It also will work with embedding any video from any source, provided you can access the video via a url. Embedding a video that you own or have the mp4 file for, for example,...

How to create posts in WordPress (Part 10)

This video tutorial walks through how to create posts in Wordpress. In a later video I will walk through exactly how to beautify your posts and pages. Posts form the life blood of content for any blog style web site. Posts are traditionally displayed in the order of latest first, similar to how email is displayed. A Few Tips on Posts One...