WordPress Fundamentals

Video Series

WordPress is the most popular content management system for building websites and for good reason. This tutorial series will focus on getting you started with WordPress and how to use it to create a website.


This is an introduction to the WordPress Fundamentals video series. This series will consist of tutorials covering every aspect of base WordPress and teach you how to use WordPress as it was intended.


Every website needs a website hosting account, WordPress itself is 100% free for you to use however website hosting isn't. Let's cover this in a little more detail.


Learn how to install WordPress manually by uploading the installation wizard from WordPress.org and configuring everything our self. Installing WordPress this way is easier then it sounds


Learn how to install WordPress on a SiteGround Hosting Account. This is super simple it was almost pointless making a tutorial for this.


The first step to learning how to use WordPress is to login to the administration dashboard, from here you can manage your entire WordPress Website.


When working on a WordPress website most of your interactions will be through the WordPress dashboard, which is often referred to as the admin side of WordPress or variations along those lines.


Let's take a look at the General Settings for your WordPress Website. These are important settings like Site Title, URL, User Registration, etc...


Posts and pages in WordPress are similar but are used for completely different types of content. Let's have a look at how they are different and when you should use one over the other.


In WordPress we can use Categories and Tags to help organize our Posts to be easier for visitors to navigate.


In WordPress the links or URLs to your Posts and Pages are automatically generated for you, your website page links are important for SEO & Visitors. You can control how these are generated using the WordPress Permalink Settings.