How to Create a Custom WordPress Website – BEGINNERS 1:36:22 wpSculptor

 

How to Create a Custom WordPress Website – BEGINNERS 1:36:22 wpSculptor

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPR_I00comE&feature=em-subs_digest-vrecs

In this video tutorial, I will show you how to create a custom website with WordPress from START TO FINISH, without skipping ANY steps. This video is made for beginners to be able to easily follow along with each step!

I also show you how to get your first month of website hosting for 1 cent!

Topics covered in this video include:

– Setting up website hosting and a domain name with HostGator
– Installing WordPress
– Switching to a different WordPress theme
– Customizing your website with free textured backgrounds
– Creating pages and using the visual editor
– Finding free, high quality stock photos
– Using a free online photo editor called Pixlr to make custom header images and to re-size images
– Installing a photo gallery and contact form plugin
– Adding and taking away widgets to and from the sidebar
– Setting up a front page layout
– Finding and using free icons
– Basic WordPress settings and more!

Learn more at: http://wpsculptor.com

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How to Create a Custom WordPress Website – BEGINNERS
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPR_I00comE

Intro
3:15  purchase domain & hosting
12:00 login to backend/dashboard
chg pw
chg permalinks
14:00 activate 2012 theme
26:30 chg background to textured
subtle patterns
http://subtlepatterns.com/
dark pattern page 18
Called Black Paper
http://subtlepatterns.com/?s=black+paper&submit=Search

Dashboard, Appearance, Background

31:30 Header Image
Stock.XCHNG
http://www.sxc.hu/
burnt-out dock
Save as header_original.jpg

36:03 free photo editor pixlr

960×250 pixels
Crop tool, constraint to output size 960×250
Add text, click on Text Too, click anywhere on image and type urbane decay, select color white, select font & size

File, Save as header_final.jpg 70%
or
File, Save as header_

final.pxd (layered image)

68:30 Install Plugin nextgen gallery
Pixlr images to 900×675
add gallery
options gallery, uncheck slide show

1:06:30 Contact form 7

1:08:50 embed a youtube video
Create video page, add to menu, go to youtube, find video to embed, scroll sown, click Share, click embed, select code and paste into video page as text

1:12:00 Rearrange Menus

1:14:00 Rearrange Sidebar, Appearance, Widgets, Move widgets off Main Sidebar

1:16;56 Add widgets to Sidebar, Custom Menu & Search Widget

1:17:35 install visual editor black studio TinyMCE widget

1:28:61 icon finder http://www.iconfinder.com/ find icon in question and save it as .png

css.php