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  • view course page for Responsive Web Design in the Browser

    Responsive Web Design in the Browser

    with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Want to design in the browser? Learn how to use the browser's flexible canvas and a combination of HTML and CSS to build more responsive, interactive websites and WordPress themes.

    1h 52m
    Intermediate
     

  • view course page for CSS Grid: First Look

    CSS Grid: First Look

    with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Get a first look at CSS Grid, an emerging CSS module that allows developers to lay out web pages in responsive rows and columns.

    1h 7m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for WordPress Themes: Twenty Sixteen

  • view course page for WordPress: Building Themes from Scratch Using Underscores

  • view course page for WordPress: Building Child Themes

    WordPress: Building Child Themes

    with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Learn how to build a child theme on top of an existing theme, and create stylish new WordPress sites—without the advanced knowledge of a web developer.

    2h 27m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for WordPress DIY: Community Website

    WordPress DIY: Community Website

    with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Build a great website for your volunteer group, club, church, or other community organization with WordPress. No previous WordPress experience required!

    2h 16m
    Beginner
     

  • 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
     

  • view course page for WordPress DIY: Restaurant Website

    WordPress DIY: Restaurant Website

    with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Build a great website for your restaurant with WordPress and its library of free themes and plugins.

    1h 45m
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Advanced Responsive Layouts with CSS Flexbox

  • view course page for Making Sense of the CSS Box Model

    Making Sense of the CSS Box Model

    with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Reviews the core concepts of the CSS box model, including techniques such as styling text and images, floating content, using display properties, and positioning elements.

    49m 38s
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for WordPress DIY: Freelance/Independent Website

  • 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
     

  • view course page for Responsive Images

    Responsive Images

    with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Responsive images are the next evolution in web design. Learn how to implement them today, with these real-life best practice scenarios for implementing responsive images in production sites.

    1h 22m
    Intermediate
     

  • view course page for WordPress: Developing with Sass and Grunt.js

  • view course page for WordPress DIY: Weddings and Special Events

  • 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
     

  • view course page for WordPress DIY: Setting Up WordPress

    WordPress DIY: Setting Up WordPress

    with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

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

    43m 58s
    Beginner
     

  • view course page for Mapping the Modern Web Design Process

    Mapping the Modern Web Design Process

    with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    Get a 10,000-foot overview of today's web design process, from discovery to content creation, development, and launch.

    2h 16m
    Beginner
     

  • 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
     

  • view course page for WordPress Developer Tips: Adding Category Images

  • view course page for WordPress Developer Tips: Locking Down WordPress

  • view course page for WordPress Developer Tips: DRY Development

    Learn how to implement DRY development techniques on your WordPress sites, and build more efficient, maintainable, and understandable code.

    35m 40s
    Advanced
     

  • view course page for WordPress Developer Tips: Creating a Popular Posts Plugin

  • view course page for WordPress Developer Tips: Information Architecture and the Template Hierarchy

  • view course page for WordPress Developer Tips: Managing Users in the Database

  • view course page for WordPress: Building a One-Page Style Site

  • view course page for WordPress Plugins: Advanced Custom Fields

  • view course page for WordPress Developer Tips: Enqueuing Styles and Scripts

  • view course page for WordPress Developer Tips: Using Custom Web Fonts

  • 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
     

  • view course page for Customizing WordPress Themes: Simone

  • 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
     

  • 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
     

  • view course page for WordPress: Custom Post Types and Taxonomies

  • view course page for Installing and Running WordPress: DesktopServer

  • view course page for WordPress Developer Tips: Deleting Spam Comments in the Database

  • 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
     

  • view course page for Start with a Theme: Twenty Fourteen

    Start with a Theme: Twenty Fourteen

    with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    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
     

  • 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
     

  • view course page for Start with a Theme: Twenty Thirteen

    Start with a Theme: Twenty Thirteen

    with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

    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
     

  • 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
     

  • view course page for WordPress Ecommerce: Easy Digital Downloads

  • view course page for WordPress Ecommerce: WooCommerce

  • view course page for WordPress Ecommerce: Core Concepts

    WordPress Ecommerce: Core Concepts

    with Morten Rand-Hendriksen

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

    1h 3m
    Beginner
     

  • 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
     

  • view course page for Start with a Theme: Photography Portfolios in WordPress

  • 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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