What Is WordPress?
20-minute WordPress CourseStart Course
About this Course
This short, introductory course gives an overview of what WordPress is and how people use it to make and manage websites. We start with an overview of the different ways websites are made and show how content management software, like WordPress, is often the best approach for making a website.
We demonstrate what WordPress looks like on the front and back-end and show how WordPress plugins and themes can let you easily extend and customize a WordPress site. By the end of the video you should have a good understanding of what WordPress is and be ready to start learning how to use it to build and manage websites.
What you'll learn
- What’s WordPress?
- How Content Management Systems Work
- Why WordPress?
- When is WordPress Not the Best Solution?
Zac is the WordPress teacher at Treehouse. He has an extensive background in web design and WordPress education, having taught and help run college and high school web programs. You can often find him attending and speaking at local WordCamp meetups.
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