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  • view course page for WordPress Essential Training

    WordPress Essential Training with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Learn how to create your own feature-rich blog or website with WordPress. Find out how to schedule posts, customize themes, install plugins, and more.

    5h 14m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress DIY: Freelance/Independent Website

    Create a website for your freelance or independent business: do it yourself (DIY) with WordPress.

    1h 55m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress and Genesis DIY: Freelance/Independent Website

    Build a website for your independent business in the same spirit you run it. DIY (do it yourself) with WordPress and Genesis, the WordPress theme framework.

    1h 14m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress DIY: Small Business Website

    WordPress DIY: Small Business Website with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Create a website for your small business complete with a contact form, social sharing buttons, a booking/availability calendar, and a photo gallery. Learn how to do it yourself with WordPress.

    1h 54m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress and Genesis DIY: Small Business Website

    Want to build a website for your small business? DIY (do it yourself) with WordPress and Genesis, the WordPress theme framework.

    52m 49s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress DIY: Showcasing Photography

    WordPress DIY: Showcasing Photography with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Build a website to showcase your photography the DIY (do-it-yourself) way, with WordPress and a selection of helpful plugins.

    1h 57m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress and Genesis DIY: Setting Up Genesis

    Build a website the DIY (do-it-yourself) way with WordPress and Genesis. This course is the first step, showing how to install, connect, and configure WordPress on your own domain.

    40m 52s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Joomla! 3.3 Essentials: Modules, Components, Extensions, and Templates

    Introduces the modules, components, extensions, and templates that will help you take Joomla! further.

    2h 30m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Joomla! 3.3 Essentials: Working with Content

    Find new and interesting ways to display your site content with Joomla!, the open-source CMS, and these tutorials from Jen Kramer.

    4h 11m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress Essential Training (2014)

    WordPress Essential Training (2014) with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

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

    5h 44m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Start With a Theme: Twenty Fifteen

    Start With a Theme: Twenty Fifteen with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Get the most out of the new default WordPress theme, Twenty Fifteen, a blog-centric theme with a heavy focus on post formats and accessibility.

    39m 47s
    Beginner
     
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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.

    55m 42s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Migrating from Joomla! 2.5 to Joomla! 3.3

    Move your Joomla! 2.5 site to 3.3 and take advantage of all of the newest Joomla! features.

    1h 32m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Installing and Running Joomla! 3: Local and Web-Hosted Sites

    Learn how to install Joomla! locally or remotely, so you can run it from your own computer or a web host.

    1h 27m
    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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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