Get the skills you need to develop custom websites powered by WordPress. With this learning path, you'll build a solid foundation for developing your advanced WordPress skills. Go beyond simply choosing WordPress themes, and learn how to actually manipulate WordPress to build content and designs that match your unique needs.
Learn the essentials of WordPress and web standards.
WordPress 4 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 39m • COURSE
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 31m • COURSE
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 34s • COURSE
CSS Essential Training 1 with Christina Truong
Explore the concepts that form the foundation of CSS, including selecting content, how the box model defines the spacing and sizing of page elements, styling text, and managing basic layouts.
2h 36m • COURSE
HTML Essential Training with James Williamson
Learn how to write HTML, the programming language that powers the web.
5h 54m • COURSE
jQuery for Web Designers with Joe Chellman
2h 7m • COURSE
WordPress: Workflows with Morten Rand-Hendriksen
Outlining three basic workflows for building WordPress sites: building your first website, building sites with custom themes, and building full-fledged sites for clients.
1h 6m • COURSE
WordPress: Accessibility with Joe Dolson
Learn how to use WordPress to build a beautiful and accessible website that can be used by people with all different types of abilities.
1h 31m • COURSE
Programming Foundations: Real-World Examples with Barron Stone
Learn how to connect programming theory to practice. This series of training videos explains basic programming concepts such as functions, variables, and loops by comparing them to real-life scenarios.
3h 8m • COURSE
WordPress: Building Themes from Scratch Using Underscores with Morten Rand-Hendriksen
Learn how to build complex custom WordPress themes using the _s (aka Underscores) starter theme.
7h 5m • COURSE
Version Control for Everyone with Joe Chellman
Start incorporating version control into other types of digital projects, such as graphic design, writing, photography, web design, and even lesson planning.
2h 6m • COURSE
WordPress: Developing with Sass and Grunt.js with Morten Rand-Hendriksen
Write simpler, smarter CSS for your WordPress themes and plugins with Sass and Grunt.js.
1h 36m • COURSE
WordPress Developer Tips: Information Architecture and the Template Hierarchy with Morten Rand-Hendriksen
Use information architecture and the WordPress template hierarchy to build a cleaner and more effective design process.
21m 8s • COURSE
WordPress Plugins: Advanced Custom Fields with Morten Rand-Hendriksen
Use the Advanced Custom Fields plugin to add new fields to posts, pages, and custom post types in WordPress.
1h 39m • COURSE
WordPress: Custom Post Types and Taxonomies with Morten Rand-Hendriksen
Create custom post types and taxonomies to extend the functionality of WordPress.
2h 26m • COURSE
You'll learn WordPress with these experts
Morten Rand-Hendriksen is a web designer and developer with a passion for open-source software like WordPress.
Morten Rand-Hendriksen is a web designer and developer with a passion for clean design, standards-based code, and open-source software. He has published several books, articles, and videos on these topics and is a popular speaker at conferences. Running a small boutique-style digital media company, he divides his time evenly between building web solutions and teaching others how to do things right and get the most out of the web.Morten grew up in Norway and made Canada his home in 2002.
Christina Truong is an educator who has over 10 years of experience as a front-end developer.
Christina has worked for digital agencies such as Teehan+Lax and SapientRazorfish (formerly Nurun). As an educator, she has taught 1000+ students in college courses, bootcamp programs, and workshops.
In her previous role as director of curriculum for Ladies Learning Code, she overhauled the curriculum and created new workshops and a part-time program used by 20+ Canadian chapters. She also provided training for all the lead instructors.
Christina now works independently, focusing on inclusive tech education, curriculum development, and technical consulting services.
Adobe Certified Instructor James Williamson is a trainer in web, print, and digital video experience.
James Williamson is a senior author for lynda.com and an Adobe Certified Instructor. He has many years of web, print, and digital video experience, and has been a featured speaker at Flashforward as well as a regular speaker at Adobe MAX. James also blogs (infrequently) about all things web at his site, Simple Primate, which can be found at www.simpleprimate.com.
Joe Dolson is a WordPress core contributor, WordPress plugin developer, and web accessibility consultant.
He's been writing on topics in website accessibility since 2004, when he founded his development and consulting company, Accessible Web Design. He speaks widely on web accessibility and advocates for accessibility issues in WordPress.
Barron Stone is an electrical engineer with a broad range of experience from low-level digital hardware design to high-level application software development. He earned his bachelor of science in electrical engineering from Rice University and his master of science in electrical engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology. He spent several years as an applications engineer and product-marketing engineer at National Instruments, where he developed marketing and training content for the FPGA-based NI FlexRIO modular instruments. Today, Barron is serving as an officer in the United States Air Force.