Learn how to build an attractive blog or website without coding. WordPress is the world's most popular Web creation tool. It's easy to use, produces professional results, and is supported by a large user community. By the end of this course, you'll be able to confidently launch and maintain your own blog or interactive website using the simple yet powerful WordPress.org platform. Course includes a free, three-month hosting company subscription.
This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac device.
PC: Windows Vista or later.
Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
Browser: The latest version of Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari (We recommend Firefox or Chrome).
WordPress.org requires a paid hosting account, which normally costs around $8/month. Included in the course is a free 90-day hosting account (US only)and temporary domainwith SiteGround, one of the world's most respected hosts. You'll receive instructions for registering for and accessing your free account.
Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
Richard Mansfield is a best-selling author and widely recognized expert on computer programming. He graduated from The University of California, Santa Barbara, with a Master's degree in English. He has written numerous articles and columns on computer topics, and was the editor of Compute! Magazine. In addition, he has authored or co-authored 44 books, including the best sellers Machine Language for Beginners (Compute!) and The Visual Guide to Visual Basic (Ventana). His more recent titles include XML for Dummies: All-in-One Desktop Reference (co-authored, Wiley), Mastering VBA for Office 2013 (Sybex), and Programming: A Beginner's Guide (McGraw-Hill). Richard's books have sold more than 600,000 copies worldwide and have been translated into 12 languages.