Task-Driven WordPress Courses

Create a Custom WordPress Blog

$29.00

Blogging is a great way to improve your writing and communication skills, raise brand awareness, or just get your thoughts out there. It can also be a great way to make a little extra money. In this course, Create a Custom WordPress Blog, you'll learn everything you need to in order to get your own blog up and running in no time. And the best part? You don't need to know any code!

Your WordPress Blog – Your Way!

There are lots of tools out there for blogging now. You can get set up with WordPress.com or Medium in no time and start writing content.

But these tools don’t give you complete control. In this course, you will learn everything from choosing the right domain and setting up hosting to configuring some great plugins and even making money with your blog. This self-paced, text-based course will give you the exact step-by-step guidance you need for creating a custom blog with WordPress.

19 Modules of text-based, self-paced Blogging goodness!

What Will I Do?

The goal of all of our courses is to learn by doing, here’s a rundown of what you’ll do in this course:

  • Learn how to create a content schedule
  • Choose a good domain
  • Install WordPress
  • Customize your WordPress settings
  • Pick a good theme (and learn why we picked it)
  • Write your About and Contact pages
  • Add default Categories and Tags
  • Schedule some posts
  • Use the Theme Customizer to add some personality
  • Setup Widget areas
  • Install and configure Jetpack
  • Install and configure Yoast SEO (and how you can SEO your blog)
  • Look at all the ways you can monetize your blog.

Who is This For?

The great thing about a blog is that anyone could (and arguably should) have a blog. This course can be for the very beginner – someone who’s never set up a website before – or a freelancer who needs to beef up their online presence. This course is definitely for you if:

  • You know WordPress but want to take a deeper dive by setting up a site using it.
  • You have a fresh idea for a blog and are not sure where to start.
  • You currently have a blog but want to improve the theme or plugins.
  • You want to learn how to make money with your blog.

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*Now is a great time to do this. We’re adding videos soon and the price will go up!

$29.00

"A Phenomenal Teacher"

Joe is a phenomenal teacher, and has the ability to break down otherwise complicated topics, making them easy to understand. In these courses, he’ll guide you through the process of building sites from scratch, explaining each step in simple, straightforward language that’s perfect for beginners.

Shawn Hesketh, Creator of WP101.com

"One of the Best"

rzenJoe is one of the best people you can find to teach you about WordPress. His real-world experience working with the Fortune 100 combined with his classroom experience as a college professor make him the perfect fit for teaching this course. You won’t be disappointed!

Brian Richards, WPSessions

"He Brings his Heart"

Joe brings more than his knowledge & intelligence - which is substantial - to his work.

He brings his heart and that empathy is what makes him brilliant.

Chris Lema, VP of Products at Liquid Web, Daily Blogger

"A Phenomenal Teacher"

Joe is a phenomenal teacher, and has the ability to break down otherwise complicated topics, making them easy to understand. In these courses, he’ll guide you through the process of building sites from scratch, explaining each step in simple, straightforward language that’s perfect for beginners.

Shawn Hesketh, Creator of WP101.com

"He Brings his Heart"

Joe brings more than his knowledge & intelligence - which is substantial - to his work.

He brings his heart and that empathy is what makes him brilliant.

Chris Lema, VP of Products at Liquid Web, Daily Blogger

"An Eloquent Presenter"

AYfhYv3ZJoe is an eloquent presenter and a gifted teacher. He was able to identify the friction points new users have with Beaver Builder and efficiently explain how to overcome them. His webinar has become our go-to resource for new users.

Robby McCullough, Beaver Builder

yr6kekbt"A Phenomenal Teacher"

Joe is a phenomenal teacher, and has the ability to break down otherwise complicated topics, making them easy to understand. In these courses, he’ll guide you through the process of building sites from scratch, explaining each step in simple, straightforward language that’s perfect for beginners.

Shawn Hesketh, Creator of WP101.com

"One of the best to teach WordPress"

rzenJoe is one of the best people you can find to teach you about WordPress. His real-world experience working with the Fortune 100 combined with his classroom experience as a college professor make him the perfect fit for teaching this course. You won’t be disappointed!

Brian Richards, WPSessions

"An Eloquent Presenter"

AYfhYv3ZJoe is an eloquent presenter and a gifted teacher. He was able to identify the friction points new users have with Beaver Builder and efficiently explain how to overcome them. His webinar has become our go-to resource for new users.

Robby McCullough, Beaver Builder

Meet Your Instructor: Joe Casabona

Joe Casabona is a Front End Developer that works in WordPress...a lot. Starting in 2002 at the age of 15, Joe has worked on sites for everyone from high school bands to enterprise-level companies. in 2014, he authored a book called Responsive Design with WordPress.  He develops the courses here and has developed an accredited course on WordPress theming. He also hosts the How I Built It podcast. Learn more.