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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

    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

    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 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

    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 Dreamweaver CS6 and WordPress 3.8: Core Concepts

    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.

    5h 40m
    Intermediate
     
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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 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 Ecommerce: Integrating Shopify

    Integrate a Shopify store into your existing self-hosted WordPress site and start selling your products or services online.

    1h 25m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress Essential Training

    WordPress Essential Training Morten Rand-Hendriksen

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

    5h 9m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Start with a Theme: Twenty Fourteen

    Learn to quickly set up and configure the Twenty Fourteen theme, and turn your WordPress website into a modern flat design online magazine.

    36m 21s
    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.

    54m 36s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Installing and Running WordPress: Shared Hosting

    Learn how to set up a self-hosted WordPress-powered site on a shared hosting service.

    27m 24s
    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 Start with a Theme: Twenty Thirteen

    Learn to set up and configure the new Twenty Thirteen WordPress theme, and get the most of the new post format options.

    32m 25s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress Plugins: SEO

    WordPress Plugins: SEO 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: Food Blogs in WordPress

    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.

    1h 24m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress Ecommerce: Easy Digital Downloads

    Build an online store for digital products like music, ebooks, and more using WordPress and the Easy Digital Downloads plugin.

    1h 32m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress Ecommerce: WooCommerce

    WordPress Ecommerce: WooCommerce Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Build an online store using WordPress and the WooCommerce plugin.

    2h 57m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for WordPress Ecommerce: Core Concepts

    Find out what you need to build an online store and decide if WordPress is the right solution for you.

    1h 3m
    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 Installing and Running WordPress: BitNami

    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.

    59m 31s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Installing and Running WordPress: WebMatrix

    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.

    43m 11s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Installing and Running WordPress: MAMP

    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.

    45m 39s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Installing and Running WordPress: WAMP

    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.

    47m 59s
    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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  • view course page for WordPress 3: Building Child Themes

    Create a child theme based on an existing parent theme in WordPress and change the functionality, presentation, or styling of a site.

    3h 11m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Dreamweaver and WordPress: Core Concepts

    Shows how to combine the utility of WordPress and the power of Dreamweaver to transition existing websites to the WordPress platform.

    5h 44m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for WordPress: Building Responsive Themes

    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 WordPress Mobile Solutions

    WordPress Mobile Solutions Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Create a mobile-ready version of an existing WordPress web site by leveraging plugins.

    44m 26s
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Start with a Theme: Creative Portfolios in WordPress

    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!

    1h 3m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for View Source

    View Source Ray Villalobos

    Ten-minute projects on intermediate and advanced web design topics, covering technologies such as HTML, PHP, jQuery, and CSS, as well as content management solutions like WordPress and integration with Twitter, YouTube, and more.

    2h 10m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Dreamweaver and WordPress: Building Themes

    Shows how to build a WordPress theme in Dreamweaver from the ground up.

    1h 47m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Dreamweaver and WordPress: Building Mobile Sites

    Shows how to build a mobile WordPress site in Dreamweaver.

    2h 0m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Dreamweaver and WordPress: Building Sites

    Shows how to create a robust WordPress-based site using Dreamweaver.

    1h 42m
    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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  • view course page for Start with a Theme: Photography Portfolios in WordPress

    Shows how to install and customize two free WordPress themes designed to create online photo portfolios.

    53m 2s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Create an Online Portfolio with WordPress

    Shows how to build an advanced portfolio site that showcases various types of content effectively using the free open-source application WordPress.

    3h 13m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for WordPress 3: Developing Secure Sites

    Illustrates various techniques for securing self-hosted WordPress sites.

    2h 36m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for WordPress 3: Creating and Editing Custom Themes

    Shows how to build a custom theme from scratch in WordPress 3.

    4h 28m
    Intermediate
     
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