BUILD A WEBSITE ROADMAP

A clear, concise guide showing how to set up a self-hosted blog or website using WordPress.
Welcome to the Build Your Website Roadmap
6 mins
START HERE
The Anatomy and Vocabulary of a WordPress Website
27 mins
LAY THE FOUNDATIONS - Domain, Hosting and WordPress Installation
Wix Vs WordPress.com Vs Self-Hosted WordPress
6 mins
The 3 Things You'll Need To Build a Blog or Website
6 mins
Purchasing a Domain Name - The Signpost to Your Online Kingdom
11 mins
Purchasing Hosting - Where You'll Build Your Castle
8 mins
10WEB HOSTING: The Benefits of a Managed WordPress Hosting Environment
16 mins
10WEB HOSTING: Adding a New Site And Installing WordPress on 10Web
10 mins
HOSTGATOR HOSTING: Quickinstall WordPress Using cPanel
7 mins
Finding Your Namerservers Info on Hostgator and 10Web
5 mins
10WEB HOSTING: Change Your Nameservers in Namecheap
3 mins
HOSTGATOR HOSTING: Change Your Nameservers in Namecheap
3 mins
Optional Viewing: Installing WordPress Manually
10 mins
BUILD THE FRAME - Setting Up Your Wordpress Site For Success
The WordPress Dashboard
9 mins
Importing & Exporting Your Website Content
3 mins
Edit Your User Profile and Add New Users
6 mins
Essential WordPress Settings
13 mins
Securing Your Website
7 mins
WordPress Website Customization
7 mins
Keeping Your Website Updated
2 mins
Preventing Comment Spam
6 mins
SET THE FORM - Adding Your Theme, Customization, Menus and Other Essentials
Installing A WordPress Theme
14 mins
Introducing WordPress Themes
20 mins
The Benefits of Using A Staging Site (10Web)
7 mins
The Customization Menu
14 mins
Importing Content To Your WordPress Website
8 mins
Different Options For Building & Displaying Your Website Home page
11 mins
Introduction to WordPress Website Menus
15 mins
FIX THE FUNCTION - Adding Powerful Functionality To Your Site With Widgets and Plugins
Working With Widgets - An Introduction
11 mins
How To Install & Activate Plugins
8 mins
Example Plugins Demonstration
14 mins
FILL AND FIRE UP - Adding Pages, Posts And Other Powerful Content To Your Site
Introduction to Filling Your Site With Awesomeness
3 mins
Using Page Templates
5 mins
Gutenberg Block Editor
7 mins
Embedding Audio On Your Website Pages
6 mins
Embedding Video On Your Website Pages
4 mins
Adding Images To Your Website
7 mins
Text Block Styling, Headings, Lists , Quotes & Pullquotes
8 mins
Adding Text Links and Buttons To Your Pages
5 mins
The Group Block
3 mins
Reusable Blocks
3 mins
Delete, Duplicate and Move Blocks
2 mins
Differences Between Posts And Pages
4 mins
How To Create a New Page
7 mins
How To Create a New Post
4 mins
Post Categories
10 mins
Add Category Menu To Sidebars And Other Widget Areas
6 mins
Post Tags
5 mins
Scheduling Posts
3 mins
Choosing a Default Category
3 mins
Adding A Blog Page To Your Website
10 mins
Adding A Contact Form & Contact Page
6 mins
Building Out The Front Page
16 mins
CONCLUSION
And now it's over to you...
4 mins
BONUS SECTION: WordPress Blocks Explained
Introduction To WordPress Gutenberg Blocks
3 mins
Classic Editor vs Block Editor
3 mins
Tour of the Editor
8 mins
Editor Sidebar
7 mins
More Tools & Options: Editor
3 mins
More Tools & Options: View
4 mins
More Tools & Options: Tools
5 mins
More Tools & Options: Plugin
3 mins
Create First Post: Title
5 mins
Tools & Options: Features
5 mins
Create First Post: Inline Toolbar
6 mins
Create First Post: Block Settings
5 mins
Create First Page
8 mins
Block Type Shortcuts
5 mins
Convert Classic Content To Block Content
5 mins
Easily Add Images Using the Image Block
2 mins
Adding Links
2 mins
Creating Jump Links Part 1
5 mins
Creating Jump Links Part 2
6 mins
Group Block
7 mins
Column Block Part 1
5 mins
Column Block Part 2
3 mins
Column Block Part 4
6 mins
Column Block Advanced
5 mins
Column Block Part 3
4 mins
Cover Block Basics
6 mins
Cover Block Advanced
5 mins
Reusable Blocks
5 mins
Reusable Templates
4 mins
Editing Reusable Blocks
6 mins
Custom CSS Part 1 - Single Column Background Color
8 mins
Custom CSS Part 2 - Single Column Hover Color
3 mins
Managing Reusable Blocks
8 mins
Custom CSS - Image Pulse
4 mins
Custom CSS - Hard Coding in Style.CSS
9 mins
Custom CSS - Using Edit CSS Plugin
8 mins