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.
Learn to create a custom photo gallery for WordPress that goes beyond the built-in look and feel.
Learn how to implement DRY development techniques on your WordPress sites, and build more efficient, maintainable, and understandable code.
Build a custom plugin to track the popularity of WordPress posts and then create a widget to display the top five.
Use information architecture and the WordPress template hierarchy to build a cleaner and more effective design process.
Learn how to edit WordPress user accounts directly in the database with phpMyAdmin—bypassing WordPress entirely.
Learn how to get up and running with Genesis and take your WordPress site to the next level.
Learn how to customize themes with Genesis, the WordPress framework that offers SEO, security, and a huge selection of design options.
Install and run WordPress on the cloud with Microsoft Azure.
Use the Advanced Custom Fields plugin to add new fields to posts, pages, and custom post types in WordPress.
Add styles and scripts to your WordPress themes the correct way, by enqueuing them.
Learn how to integrate web fonts into your WordPress themes, from sources such as Google Fonts, Adobe Edge Web Fonts, and Font Squirrel.
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.
Learn to get the most out of Simone, a custom WordPress theme designed by Morten Rand-Hendriksen.
Learn how to build a WordPress theme from scratch using the _s (aka Underscores) starter theme.
Add advanced analytics to your WordPress site with three different plugins: WordPress.com Stats from Jetpack, Google Analytics, and Piwik.
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.
Create custom post types and taxonomies to extend the functionality of WordPress.
Install and run WordPress on your computer with DesktopServer.
Got a WordPress site that's overrun with spam? Learn how to clean it out by deleting the spam straight from the database.
Elevate your WordPress site with Dreamweaver's sophisticated coding tools. Learn how to customize the CSS, add Spry widgets, and make responsive, category-driven layouts.
Add contact forms to your WordPress site with three different plugins: Jetpack, Contact Form 7, and Gravity Forms.
Integrate a Shopify store into your existing self-hosted WordPress site and start selling your products or services online.
Learn to quickly set up and configure the Twenty Fourteen theme, and turn your WordPress website into a modern flat design online magazine.
Learn how to set up a self-hosted WordPress-powered site on a shared hosting service.
Learn to set up and configure the new Twenty Thirteen WordPress theme, and get the most of the new post format options.
Drive more visitors to your WordPress site by performing search engine optimization, or SEO, with the help of two powerful plugins.
Learn how to set up a food blog using WordPress and work with two different themes and a plugin that result in three completely different looks.
Find out what you need to build an online store and decide if WordPress is the right solution for you.
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.
Learn to install and configure WordPress locally on Windows with BitNami, the multiplatform, open-source server/database/scripting language and WordPress combo for Windows and Mac.
Learn to install and configure WordPress locally on Windows with Microsoft WebMatrix, the free server/database/scripting language combo that sets the stage for more serious WordPress development.
Learn to install and configure WordPress locally on a Mac with MAMP, the open-source server/database/scripting language combo that sets the stage for more serious WordPress development.
Learn to install and configure WordPress locally on Windows with WAMP, the open-source server/database/scripting language combo that sets the stage for more serious WordPress development.
Create a child theme based on an existing parent theme in WordPress and change the functionality, presentation, or styling of a site.
Set up an online magazine using WordPress and three different themes that result in three completely different looks—Max Magazine, Path, and Oxygen.
Shows how to combine the utility of WordPress and the power of Dreamweaver to transition existing websites to the WordPress platform.
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.
Create a mobile-ready version of an existing WordPress web site by leveraging plugins.
Discover how to set up a portfolio of your work using WordPress and three free themes that result in three unique looks for your site—all without writing code!
Shows how to build a WordPress theme in Dreamweaver from the ground up.
Shows how to build a mobile WordPress site in Dreamweaver.
Shows how to create a robust WordPress-based site using Dreamweaver.
Create a network of sites and blogs from a single installation of WordPress with the WordPress Multisite feature.
Shows how to install and customize two free WordPress themes designed to create online photo portfolios.
Shows how to build an advanced portfolio site that showcases various types of content effectively using the free open-source application WordPress.
Illustrates various techniques for securing self-hosted WordPress sites.
Shows how to build a custom theme from scratch in WordPress 3.