WordPress Tutorial for Beginners | Crash course

WordPress beginners should watch this tutorial “crash course” on getting started with WordPress. We move quite fast, and cover only the high-level important areas of managing a WordPress website in this video.

If you’re looking for a slow-paced, step-by-step (boring) guide — this isn’t it! Use the links below to skip ahead, and be sure to checkout additional resources mentioned below.

Skip ahead:

00:14 Intro to WordPress tutorial for beginners
00:49 Logging into your WordPress website
01:26 Understanding the WordPress dashboard
02:35 Where & How to update WordPress/Themes/Plugins
03:05 Understanding WordPress Posts (vs. Pages)
08:57 Understanding WordPress Pages (vs. Posts)
10:30 Understanding the Media page
11:46 Managing your blog comments
13:03 Managing the appearance of your WordPress website
19:39 Where to configure your website’s menu
24:39 Managing your plugins
26:45 Managing WordPress users
29:48 Understanding WordPress tools options
30:51 An overview of WordPress settings
35:53 Setup your permalinks for better SEO results
37:01 How adding themes/plugins can change your WordPress dashboard

Resources mentioned:

How to build a profitable blog: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TgJwqcjW56c

Using the Twenty Seventeen theme: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOSZKsvFepo&t=64s

15 Ways to make money with WordPress: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_sOZZCH6Yc

How to use Ninja Forms 3.0: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jd3afgZUCBQ&t=18s

How to choose a WordPress theme: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32hdIJQP4zs

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7 Responses

  1. Angela Rydell

    Thanks so much for this tutorial. I'm toying with upgrading my WordPress site and needed this refresher. I've only been using WordPress for about 4 months so I'm picking up all sorts of tidbits I missed. Much appreciated.