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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. In this course, Morten Rand-Hendriksen shows how to sign up for an account, personalize your profile, and start posting right away. Plus, learn how to add the images, videos, and links that make blog posts pop, enable social sharing and mobile browsing, and change the appearance of your site with custom themes, widgets, and menus.
(MUSIC) Hi, I'm Morten Rand Hendriksen and welcome to WordPress.com Essential Training. WordPress.com powers millions of blogs and websites world wide and I'm here to show you how you can create your own blog or website using this powerful service. In this course, we'll look at how to set up and configure your first wordpress.com blog. I'll walk you through the process of creating and publishing posts and pages.
We'll customize the site using themes, widgets and custom menus. Talk about how to get readers through social media sharing and comments. And we'll look at the settings and configurations that give you complete control over your own site. The aim of WordPress.com is to democratize publishing on the web, by creating your own WordPress.com blog or site, you gain the ability to share your thoughts, ideas and creations with the world.
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