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Master Wordpres - From newbie to PRO

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by danailo, Oct 17, 2012.

  1. danailo

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    01. WordPress - getting started


    This video-based WordPress tutorial will show you everything you need to get started with the content management system, including installation, setting up pages, managing themes and adding plugins.


    02. Beginner's guide to WordPress menus


    Follow along as Paul Kaiser explains the menu system basics and how to start using them on your new site in this excellent WordPress tutorial for beginners.


    03. How to learn WordPress in one week


    This step-by-step guide to WordPress is aimed at beginners who are trying to become competent with the platform in their spare time.


    04. Mastering the WordPress visual editor


    The WordPress visual editor is known as a 'What you see is what you get' (WYSIWYG) editor
    Author Tom Ewer takes an in-depth look at the Visual Editor in this comprehensive WordPress tutorial for beginners.


    Improve your site's design


    05. WordPress for designers


    Using a series of easy to understand screencasts, Drew Douglass explains exactly how to design beautiful sites for WordPress.


    06. How to make a featured post carousel


    It?s becoming more and more common for blogs to feature certain posts at the top of the page. In this intermediate WordPress tutorial, Nettuts+ author James Lao explains how to implement this in WordPress.


    07. How to choose a great colour scheme


    Don't be afraid to experiment with colours when designing your blog
    This helpful WordPress tutorial explains the three main considerations when choosing colours for your website.


    Add images to your site


    A few simple lines of code can display author's images on your site
    08. How to add author's images to your blog


    Pro designer Joseph Foley explains how adding a few simple lines of code to your site can display author's images on your site. A very useful intermediate-level WordPress tutorial.


    09. How to create additional image sizes in WordPress


    If you want a bit of variety with your images, check out this WordPress tutorial which will show you how to add additional image sizes.


    10. How to create a photo album gallery in WordPress


    In this WordPress tutorial, the guys at wpbeginner.com explain how to create a monthly photo album gallery without a plugin.


    11. Better image management with WordPress


    Here are a few ways to enrich your blog using some common sense, best practices and the power of WordPress.


    12. How to get perfect blog images


    Craig Grella talks through the best way to get perfect blog images every time with Auto Scale and Crop in this WordPress tutorial.


    Create a WordPress theme


    13. How to build a basic portfolio WordPress theme


    Follow this tutorial and you'll be able to build a basic portfolio site like this
    In this in-depth WordPress tutorial Chris Spooner explains how to take a portfolio site design and convert it into a basic theme.


    14. How to create a WordPress theme


    In 11 individual lessons, this WordPress tutorial will show you how to create a powerful, up-to-date theme.


    15. Designing for WordPress: complete series


    Web craftsman Chris Coyier's three-part Designing for WordPress series covers downloading and installing WordPress on a server all the way to a completed theme.


    16. Create a typography based WordPress blog theme




    Create your own personalised portfolio site with WordPress
    Having gone through the Photoshop, HTML5 and CSS3 coding stage, in this WordPress tutorial Chris Spooner explains the templating stage to finish off a typo design as a fully working theme.


    Integrate social media


    17. How to add Pinterest 'Pin it' button in your blog




    Integrating social media on to your site will help grow your audience
    If you want to enable your readers to pin images from your website but don't know how, check out this WordPress tutorial, which will show you exactly what you need to do.


    18. How to integrate Facebook, Twitter and Google+ in WordPress


    In this WordPress tutorial, Scottish webmaster and blogger Kevin Muldoon explains how to manually integrate the three most popular social media services on your website: Twitter, Facebook and Google+.


    19. Beginners guide on how to add Twitter cards in WordPress


    Twitter is slowly rolling out this experimental technology called Twitter Cards which makes it possible for you to attach media experiences to your tweets that link to your content. This WordPress tutorial shows you how to use them.


    20. How to create email newsletters in WordPress


    In this WordPress tutorial, learn how to create a daily and weekly email newsletter using Aweber or MailChimp.


    Customise your website


    21. Customise the WordPress admin area




    This tutorial from our sister site netmagazine.com shows how to customise admin screens
    In this two-hour WordPress tutorial, web developer Thomas Hardy guides you through how to tailor the Administration screens to match your client's branding.


    22. Create a WordPress custom post type


    This quick 20-minute WordPress tutorial will show you exactly what custom post types are, and how to use them in your plugins and themes straight away.


    23. Implement Google Custom Search into WordPress


    WordPress has a search function which has developers opinions split. In this WordPress tutorial freelance developer Paul Maloney explains how to replace the search function with a super powered Google Custom Search engine.


    24. Add Icons to WordPress custom menus without plugins




    You can add icons to custom menus without any coding whatsoever
    Adding icons to custom menus is a relatively simple two-step process that doesn't involve any PHP coding whatsoever. And this WordPress tutorial will show you just how to do it.


    Use plugins


    25. 5 free essential plugins for your first WordPress blog




    WPMU.org has many great WordPress tutorials, including this one on essential free plugins
    There are many useful plugins available for the platform. In this WordPress tutorial the guys at WPMU.org pick five must-have plugins for your first blog.


    26. How to display your latest Spotify activity in WordPress


    The latest Spotify activity plugin lets you display a stream of the latest songs you?ve listened to right on your website. Check out this WordPress tutorial to find out how to get it working.


    27. How to create your very first WordPress plugin


    For more control and flexibility over your site, one of the first things you'll want to know is how to create a plugin. Find out how in this simple walkthrough WordPress tutorial.


    Advanced skills


    28. Master the WordPress loop




    The Loop is the basis of dynamic content in WordPress. Here, web developer, teacher and author Joe Casabona explains what it does, how to use it and resolves the most common Loop-related queries.


    29. Get to grips with shortcodes in WordPress


    WordPress has a fantastic feature called shortcodes. Here, Paul Maloney explains how they work and offers up a few examples of shortcodes you can use in your WordPress install.


    30. How to code a WordPress 3.0 theme from scratch


    In this WordPress tutorial, the guys at oneextrapixel.com show you exactly how to code a 3.0 theme from the ground up.


    Have you found a great WordPress tutorial online? Let us know about it in the comments!

     
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  2. futurestic06

    futurestic06 Supreme Member

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    Awesome sharing dude.
    I will definitely apply your ideas in my blogs.
     
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    There is a lot of information on that site, and for anyone new to wp or even people who are experienced, will be able to learn a lot, thanks for sharing.
     
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    Nice! Thanks for the share. Picked up a couple of useful customizations - especially for the admin area. Rep!
     
  7. ma1brw

    ma1brw Newbie

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    great stuff