WordPress is the best tool for using as your base for your business website
I have added a few videos here that are designed to give you a basic understanding on how I have been using WordPress for business websites over the last 8 years. Please go through them as you see fit.
If you feel that I could do a specific WordPress training video for you that I have not done here below, then feel free to go to the top of this website where the social media icons are and use the Facebook one to get to my facebook page. Then when you are there you can click like and leave a comment. Thank you
WordPress Training video series for beginners video 1 – what is WordPress
The idea is for me to do a series of casual videos going over the basics that you will need to know when you work on your WordPress business website.
This is not meant to be higher-grade stuff, just the basics – so you can do it yourself.
WordPress Training video series for beginners Video 2 installing WordPress
There are a number of ways for you to install WordPress.
This video shows you the easiest way, one you can duplicate if you needed to do so at any time.
WordPress Training video series for beginners Video 3 – overview of the WordPress dashboard
Once you get the hang of the basics inside the WordPress dashboard you will find almost everything easy after that.
This video helps you see what you need to do with your dashboard.
WordPress Training video series for beginners Video 4 – basic steps when you start
The very first time you set up a WordPress website – there are a couple of things that you should do right away.
This video covers those basic steps
WordPress Training video series for beginners Video 5 – changing your password
Security is perhaps the biggest threat to your website, and if you know what to do you will probably be OK online.
The start of everything is having a decent username and a great password. This video shows you how to change your password
WordPress Training video series for beginners Video 6 – choosing a theme
OK, I admit that because I am creative, I waste a lot of time choosing themes, or did so in the past.
Now I just use one theme supplier. But I still show you how to choose your own in this video.
WordPress Training video series for beginners Video Number 7 – adding a logo
Branding and using a logo for your business website is quite important, and in this video I show you how to upload your logo and avatar to your website
WordPress Training video series for beginners Video 8 – plugins explained
Plugins are a bit like adding a turbocharger to your website. They add extra functionality. In this video, I show you which plugins are the most important for your core website
WordPress Training video series for beginners Video 9 – keyword basics for content
If you have not watched the keyword video series here on this website – then you should do so right now. This video shows you where and how to add keyword orientated pages and posts to your website
WordPress Training video series for beginners Video 10 – where to get images and upload them one
Your website is going to live or die by the quality of your images.
This is the first video on how to find images and how to upload them to your website
WordPress Training video series Video 11 – where to get images and compress them two
Your images need to load fast or your website is going to get punished by Google and the other search engines.
This covers some of the solutions on this issue and the age old issue of where to find your images.
WordPress Training video series for beginners Video 12 – posts and pages explained
I used up a whole video here just explaining to you why you should use pages and posts on your website in a specific way.
If your site is a business website and needs to get rankings in the search engine results pages – then you need to see this.
WordPress Training video series for beginners Video 13 – page SEO basics
SEO is everything, and if you screw this up, all your work will be in vain.
I cover the basics of search engine optimisation right here in this video. It is important. I will have a detailed series of videos on this site soon, for SEO all by itself. This is the basic that you need to know
WordPress Training video series for beginners Video 14 – recap and intro to adding content
I ground you here in this video with a recap on the basics and start to introduce the addition of your content.
You need to remember that the content will be what your visitors read, and therefore it is vitally important.
WordPress Training video series for beginners Video 15 – Adding a page
Finally, I get to one of the things that you will be doing on a regular basis on your website.
This video covers a lot and I will be adding a lot more of this sort of video over and over in the future. That way you will see a variety of ways to work on your pages.
WordPress Training video series for beginners Video 16 – Adding a post
Posts are just like pages, so this one is a bit like the last video, but I do suggest that you watch it too.
You will find that the more you do this sort of thing yourself, the easier it will get.