WordPress is Used
by 39% of the World

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Introduction to Building a Website with WordPress

WordPress accounts for over 30% of the websites used on the planet, this attests to the powerful content management system (CMS) WordPress has become. In this lesson you will learn how to create a website with WordPress, this includes installing the PHP script from scratch, configuring, and editing a WordPress template. We will also teach you how to install WordPress on your computer for testing purposes and to learn WordPress without the need for a website hosting account.

Table of Contents

What is WordPress

WordPress is a content management platform (CMS) which essentially means, it is a system that allows you to make edits to your website without the need for any 3rd party software.

How to Install WordPress

Create a MySQL Database

Create an FTP Account

Download WordPress

Upload WordPress

Install WordPress

Configure WordPress

Add WordPress Plugins

Add WordPress Theme

Create WordPress Pages

Create a WordPress Blog

Integrate a NewsLetter into WordPress

Integrate WooCommerce eCommerce Plugin

Configure Google Webmaster Tools

Install WordPress on Computer