Wordpress Basics for Photographers By Aaron Grimes

Duration
1 hr 29 min
Lessons
15
Difficulty Difficulty Difficulty
Intermediate

Learn all the steps. From purchasing a domain name and web space, to installing WordPress, creating pages and posts, to adding images. You will be amazed by how easy it is to setup your own photography blog! RC Concepcion takes you through from start to finish!

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RC introduces himself and talks about what he will cover in these lessons
In this tutorial, RC talks to you about how Wordpress is built to handle a variety of different web needs
The first step in setting up a photography blog is setting up your domain name. RC goes over how to secure a domain name using GoDaddy, and why it's important that you manage all of your domains in one place
Once your domain is registered, it's time to get some hosting space. RC goes over the process of getting your space for your blog
In this tutorial, RC goes over the process of setting up a project folder for working with a web project
Setting up Wordpress installation could not be easier. RC takes you through the 5 steps
Login to the Back Office of the Wordpress application and make your first post!
Posts are date based - pages are not. Learn how to create pages and sub-pages
How to upload images into your posts and pages
In This Tutorial RC how to create some order on your site by creating categories
Go from boring to pretty using a Wordpress theme!
Learn how to backup your blog, work with comments, add authors, and turn off comments globally in Wordpress
Plugins allow you to extend what Wordpress can do. Learn how to install WP Google Analytics to track visits on your website
Part of working on a photo blog website means you'll be researching other websites. Make that easier by using Bloglines!
Thanks for following along. Hope you learned a lot
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Aaron Grimes

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Loosely based in Los Angeles, Aaron Grimes is a filmmaker who spends most of his time on the road. Specializing in Aerial Photography his work has been featured on 60 Minutes, The Weather Channel, Right This Minute, as well as online through Gizmodo, Time, and Adobe’s blog. While aerial photography is not his primary focus the equipment...

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  1. Profile photo of catherineshore catherineshore

    By watching this, and following along I now have my very own website!!

    Thanks RC! —- Yes, please post my feedback

  2. Profile photo of lucienr lucienr

    Very good course. It is well explained. I have learned new things. Thanks ! —- Yes, please post my feedback

  3. Profile photo of azp3 azp3

    Wonderful and so thorough. I’m wondering since this is now an older class is this still the best way to make a website? If not, what would you suggest?
    Thanks!!!