I’m excited about this tutorial! We are going to give you everything you need to learn how to make a wordpress website 2020 fast, easy and step by step.
This tutorial is a guide for the video you are watching. It has the steps for our video on learning how to make a website with wordpress but does not have every little detail.
The best thing to do is use this text tutorial on learning how to make a wordpress website in conjunction with the video while you build your own wordpress website. We will be providing images, and other files for you to use to make it easier for you to make a professional website with wordpress.
Our goal is to always give you the option to build a beautiful website but also give you the ability to learn how to use the resources and tools like wordpress and the elementor page builder so you can create anything you want.
Now let’s get started
Step 1: Hosting and Domain
In this step, we will learn how to register our domain (website address) and get hosting (to store our content and run our website) with Hostgator.
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Step 2: Install WordPress
We need to install wordpress, the content management system we are going to use to make our wordpress website.
Just go to the cpanel, click install wordpress and go through the steps.
Step 3: Clean Things up!
Just a little clean up!
Step 4: Install Theme
We are using the OCEAN WP theme for this tutorial. Watch the video to see what we do
Step 5: Install Plugins
We really only need the Elementor Plugin and the WP forms plugin, but we will install all the recommended plugins. Also we should install the SSL certificate so we can secure your website.
Feel free to deactivate any plugins you do not want to use.
Step 6: Create Pages
Create the homepage, about page, services page and blog page.
Step 7: Go through WordPress Settings
Set your homepage and blog page
All that good stuff!
This is where you can change your font styles, link colors and settings for your entire website.
We can also make changes one by one as we make our pages, which is what we are going to show you how to do
Step 8: Download Page Templates + Demo Content
This is a new thing I am doing for my tutorials to make your life easier. I am going to give you premade templates that you can customize and add and delete things from.
Step 9: Customize Your Website
Now we will learn how to customize our website going through all the different elements. Then we will import the other page templates and you can do the same thing.
Step 10: Edit Text
Step 11: Edit Buttons
Step 12: Undo/Redo Steps
Step 13: Edit Images
Step 14: Rearrange Modules
Step 15: How to Delete Sections and Modules
Step 16: Spacing and Margin
Step 17: Edit Icon Boxes
Step 18: Add New Sections
Step 19: Create Footer (Save as template)
Step 20: Upload Other Page Templates
Step 21: Contact Form
Step 22: Create Header Menu
Step 23: Responsiveness
And You’re Done!!