This collection of free WordPress video tutorials cover everything you need to know to get started using WordPress.
WordPress is one of the best platform for Bloggers. People who just started with blogging or using Google’s BlogSpot platform, and looking forward to start with WordPress, they find it hard to use WordPress. WordPress platform is bit technical, but if you can manage a Blogspot blog, managing a WordPress blog would not be any tough.
Here I’m sharing a list of WordPress videos tutorials for beginners to start a blog with InMotion hosting.
What Is WordPress?
Let’s start with classic what is WordPress. If you are first timer and never heard of WordPress, watch the given video below. It will help you to understand about WordPress.
WordPress comes in two variants: WordPress.com and WordPress.org. WordPress.com will let you create free blog like yourname.wordpress.com. On self-hosted WordPress blog, you need to install WordPress on your web server and you manage it. You can download WordPress from WordPress.org for this purpose. This is bit technical but self-hosted WordPress site have its own advantages over free one.
WordPress Video Tutorials for Beginners
The first component of a website you need to consider is web hosting. Think of your WordPress site as a collection of files. When it’s “hosted” on your PC (like all your other files), only you can open it up. When you host those files on a web server, anyone can connect to that server through the Internet.
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How to Install WordPress on InMotion Hosting?
From the video given below, you will learn how to install WordPress manually on InMotion Hosting.
Important Steps to Take After Installing WordPress
After installing WordPress, there are few essential settings which you need to do. In the videos given below, you will learn about few essential settings which you need to do after WordPress installation.
- How to Login & Logout of your WordPress Admin Dashboard
- How to Change Your WordPress Password in the Dashboard
- How to Change your Site URL and Home Settings in WordPress
- How to Reset WordPress Permalinks
- How to Manage Comments in WordPress
How to Install a New WordPress Theme
In the video given below, you will learn how to add a new theme to WordPress.
You can find a big list of WordPress premium theme provider here.
How to Install New Plugin
One of the best things about WordPress is “WordPress plugins”. They will let you add new features, and functionalities to your WordPress blog. In the video given below, you will learn steps to install a new plugin to your WordPress bog.
Adding Posts to Your WordPress Blog
In this video; you will learn how to add posts to your WordPress blog.
Generating WordPress sitemap for You Blog
XML sitemaps are an essential part of your blog or website, in this video; you will learn how to generate WordPress sitemap using Google XML sitemap plugin.
You can always refer to my WordPress guide and bookmark it for later use. These videos are going to be lengthy and if you are reading on mobile or anywhere, I suggest saving the link and opening later on your PC for better viewing experience.
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