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WordPress Unleashed

Video Description

Expert trainer Neil Oliver takes you through one of the powerfull blogging programs available today, Wordpress. Wordpress can appear to be complex for first time users. This Wordpress Tutorial Video is ideal for anyone who wants to join the blogging revolution, from the basics of setting up your Wordpress blog, through complex topics such as installing and using widgets and plug-ins.

Included in this tutorial is coverage of some of the most popular plug-ins, as well as a full chapter on the award winning, theme generating software, Artisteer. This guide is essential to anyone who wants to run their own website or blog using Wordpress.

Download the working files for this course at: http://www.infiniteskills.com/01579

Table of Contents

  1. 1. Introduction to WordPress
    1. Welcome 00:00:52
    2. About Blogging? 00:00:46
    3. Using the Exercise Files 00:01:47
  2. 2. Self Hosting Installation
    1. Web Hosting 00:03:00
    2. Downloading WordPress 00:01:59
    3. Configure wp-config.php 00:03:09
    4. Upload WordPress to a Web Server 00:04:13
    5. Preparing for Installation 00:04:06
    6. How to Install WordPress 00:03:38
    7. Log In 00:01:52
    8. Changing Passwords 00:02:19
  3. 3. Interface
    1. At a Glance 00:02:54
    2. Touring the Dashboard 00:02:42
    3. Administration Panels 00:01:27
  4. 4. Changing a Blog's Appearance
    1. Themes 00:04:17
    2. How to Upload a New WordPress Theme 00:01:57
    3. Uploading Themes From the Appearance Panel 00:01:47
    4. Switching Themes 00:01:47
    5. How to Customize Your Theme 00:04:10
    6. Modifying CSS 00:05:15
    7. Modifying PHP 00:03:49
  5. 5. Widgets
    1. Widgets at a Glance 00:03:14
    2. Adding Widgets 00:02:36
    3. Customizing Widgets 00:03:29
  6. 6. Writing Posts
    1. How to add a New Post 00:01:03
    2. Using the Write Post Admin Panel 00:02:16
    3. Writing Posts With the Visual Editor 00:04:19
    4. Using the More Tag 00:02:25
    5. Toolbar Options 00:04:13
    6. Adding Hyperlinks Links 00:02:50
    7. Applying Categories 00:03:40
    8. Applying Tags 00:02:38
    9. Previewing a Post 00:04:38
    10. Scheduling a Post 00:02:26
    11. Controlling Post Visibility 00:03:13
    12. Publishing a Post 00:02:36
  7. 7. Adding Pages
    1. About Blog Pages 00:01:10
    2. Using the Add New Page Admin Panel 00:02:31
    3. Adding Pages With the Visual Editor 00:03:48
    4. Customizing Page Settings 00:01:58
    5. Controlling the Page Order 00:02:32
    6. Previewing a Page 00:02:18
    7. Scheduling a Page 00:01:22
    8. Controlling Page Visibility 00:02:32
    9. Publishing a Page 00:02:07
  8. 8. Uploading Media Content
    1. How and Where to Upload 00:05:00
    2. Customizing Content Settings 00:04:07
    3. Adding an Image 00:04:53
    4. Changing the Settings For an Image 00:01:38
    5. Inserting an Image From a URL 00:02:39
    6. How to Insert Video in WordPress 00:02:34
    7. Inserting Audio 00:02:01
    8. Inserting Other Media 00:02:41
    9. Managing Your Content 00:01:32
  9. 9. Managing Posts and Pages
    1. How to Edit Blog Posts 00:03:32
    2. Editing Pages 00:02:02
  10. 10. Managing Categories and Tags
    1. Managing Categories 00:03:28
    2. Managing Tags 00:02:03
  11. 11. Adding Link Lists
    1. About Hyperlinks 00:01:05
    2. Adding Links 00:02:13
    3. Managing Links 00:01:22
    4. Link Categories - Part 1 00:01:15
    5. Link Categories - Part 2 00:01:56
  12. 12. Communicating Through Comments
    1. Allowing Readers to Comment 00:02:57
    2. Discussion Settings 00:03:45
    3. Moderating Comments 00:02:47
    4. Managing Comments 00:03:19
  13. 13. Adding and Editing Users
    1. Editing Your Profile 00:04:11
    2. Changing Your Avatar 00:02:26
    3. Adding Another User 00:04:49
    4. Editing User Accounts 00:01:30
  14. 14. Using WordPress Plug-Ins
    1. Understanding Plug-Ins 00:01:32
    2. How to Install WordPress Plug-Ins 00:04:21
    3. Managing Plug-Ins 00:02:08
  15. 15. Settings
    1. General Settings 00:03:17
    2. Writing Settings 00:01:56
    3. Reading Settings 00:02:40
    4. Discussion Settings 00:02:09
    5. Media Settings 00:01:14
    6. Privacy Settings 00:01:00
    7. Permalinks 00:02:53
    8. Miscellaneous 00:01:59
  16. 16. Advanced Dashboard
    1. An Overview of the Dashboard 00:01:59
    2. Using QuickPress 00:01:19
    3. Moderating Comments 00:00:47
    4. Customizing the Admin Panels 00:01:27
    5. Using Other Dashboard Tools 00:02:05
  17. 17. Advanced Techniques
    1. Using the HTML Editor 00:02:13
    2. Importing Posts From Other Blog Platforms 00:01:09
  18. 18. Maintaining Your Blog
    1. Handling Basic Maintenance 00:04:46
    2. How to Back Up Your WordPress Blog 00:04:43
    3. Troubleshooting 00:01:54
    4. Stopping Spam 00:01:06
  19. 19. Extras
    1. Plugin: Kimili Flash Embed - Part 1 00:00:57
    2. Plugin: Kimili Flash Embed - Part 2 00:01:47
    3. Plugin: Kimili Flash Embed - Part 3 00:01:07
    4. Plugin: Kimili Flash Embed - Part 4 00:03:08
    5. Plugin: Kimili Flash Embed - Part 5 00:02:06
    6. Plugin: Exclude Pages 00:02:03
    7. Plugin: Order Categories 00:02:29
    8. Plugin: WordPress DBManager 00:05:07
    9. Plugin: All In One SEO 00:03:59
    10. Plugin: Google Sitemap Generator 00:03:21
    11. Plugin: Akismet 00:02:06
    12. Plugin: Sociable 00:02:18
  20. 20. Artisteer
    1. About Artisteer 00:01:30
    2. Interface Overview 00:01:39
    3. Suggest a Design 00:01:35
    4. Customizing a Theme 00:04:23
    5. Exporting Your Theme 00:02:34