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  • view course page for WordPress Essential Training

    WordPress Essential Training with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Create your own website or blog with WordPress, the web's most popular content management system.

    5h 41m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Genesis for WordPress

    Learn how to get up and running with Genesis and take your WordPress site to the next level.

    52m 21s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Customizing Themes with Genesis for WordPress

    Learn how to customize themes with Genesis, the WordPress framework that offers SEO, security, and a huge selection of design options.

    1h 11m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress: Building a One-Page Style Site

    Create a single-page-style front page for your WordPress site with autogenerated content and JavaScript scroll navigation.

    1h 53m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for WordPress Developer Tips: Enqueuing Styles and Scripts

    Add styles and scripts to your WordPress themes the correct way, by enqueuing them.

    38m 31s
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for WordPress Developer Tips: Using Custom Web Fonts

    Learn how to integrate web fonts into your WordPress themes, from sources such as Google Fonts, Adobe Edge Web Fonts, and Font Squirrel.

    57m 1s
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for WordPress Plugins: Social Media Buttons

    WordPress Plugins: Social Media Buttons with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Learn how to add social media buttons to your posts and pages, with several different WordPress plugins, and allow your visitors to share your content with friends and followers on Facebook and Twitter.

    46m 41s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Customizing Bootstrap 3 with LESS

    Learn how to customize the look and feel of your Bootstrap site with LESS CSS, as well as LESS mixins and Bootstap's own customization screens.

    1h 36m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Customizing WordPress Themes: Simone

    Customizing WordPress Themes: Simone with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Learn to get the most out of Simone, a custom WordPress theme designed by Morten Rand-Hendriksen.

    1h 2m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress: Building Themes from Scratch Using Underscores

    Learn how to build a WordPress theme from scratch using the _s (aka Underscores) starter theme.

    6h 23m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for WordPress Plugins: Analytics

    WordPress Plugins: Analytics with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Add advanced analytics to your WordPress site with three different plugins: WordPress.com Stats from Jetpack, Google Analytics, and Piwik.

    1h 9m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress Plugins: Backing Up Your Site

    WordPress Plugins: Backing Up Your Site with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Protect your WordPress site with automatic backups. Learn how to back up and restore your data with two different plugins, Backup from Dropbox and BackWPup.

    1h 17m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress: Custom Post Types and Taxonomies

    Create custom post types and taxonomies to extend the functionality of WordPress.

    1h 45m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Installing and Running WordPress: DesktopServer

    Install and run WordPress on your computer with DesktopServer.

    1h 6m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for WordPress Developer Tips: Deleting Spam Comments in the Database

    Got a WordPress site that's overrun with spam? Learn how to clean it out by deleting the spam straight from the database.

    33m 25s
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Creating a Marquee in WordPress with jQuery

    Create a promotional, animated marquee for the homepage of your WordPress website. The exercise files and code snippets for this course are free to all members.

    1h 7m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for WordPress Plugins: Contact Forms

    WordPress Plugins: Contact Forms with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Add contact forms to your WordPress site with three different plugins: Jetpack, Contact Form 7, and Gravity Forms.

    1h 35m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Dreamweaver CC and WordPress 3.8: Core Concepts

    Explore how to integrate WordPress into a Dreamweaver site to make for efficient editing of your code.

    5h 48m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating a Photo Gallery in WordPress with jQuery

    Learn to create a custom photo gallery for WordPress that goes beyond the built-in look and feel.

    54m 36s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress 3.8 New Features

    WordPress 3.8 New Features with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Take a 10-minute tour of the new features in WordPress 3.8, including the new interface and the Twenty Fourteen theme.

    8m 54s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress.com Essential Training

    WordPress.com Essential Training with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Learn how to create your own website or blog with WordPress.com—the free, easy-to-use service that is democratizing publishing on the web.

    3h 58m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress Quick Tips: Migration and Database Reset

    Migrate a WordPress site to a new location by duplicating and resetting the database.

    19m 51s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for WordPress Plugins: SEO

    WordPress Plugins: SEO with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Drive more visitors to your WordPress site by performing search engine optimization, or SEO, with the help of two powerful plugins.

    1h 14m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Start with a Theme: Video Blogs in WordPress

    Set up a video blog using WordPress and three different free themes—Twenty Twelve, Origami, and Sundance—and get three completely different looks for your site.

    58m 39s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Responsive Design with Drupal

    Takes you through the process of making a Drupal website that automatically tailors and sizes content for a wide range of displays, from desktops to mobile devices.

    2h 38m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Start with a Theme: Magazine Styles in WordPress

    Set up an online magazine using WordPress and three different themes that result in three completely different looks—Max Magazine, Path, and Oxygen.

    1h 18m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Drupal 7 Custom Module Development

    Extend your Drupal 7 sites with custom modules, which allow you to create everything from admin interfaces to forms.

    2h 57m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for WordPress: Building Responsive Themes

    WordPress: Building Responsive Themes with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Demonstrates different design strategies, best practices, and actual code examples for creating a web site that can adapt to multiple devices, screen sizes, and browsers.

    2h 55m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating and Managing a Blog Network with WordPress

    Create a network of sites and blogs from a single installation of WordPress with the WordPress Multisite feature.

    3h 25m
    Advanced
     
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