WordPress Training

WordPress 101

WordPress 101 Initial Install Screen 1

The first video in this WordPress 101 series covers the initial installation screen In this video, we assume the viewer is familiar with MAMP (or some local web server application) and we are moving forward past the most basic setup steps. These steps were covered in our MAMP video series:  

WordPress 101 Dashboard 2

The second video in this WordPress 101 series covers the main WordPress Admin Panel and touch on the Dashboard section (home / updates) In this video, we assume the viewer is familiar with MAMP (or some local web server application) and we are moving forward past the most basic setup steps. These steps were covered…

WordPress 101 Your First Post 3

In this video we create our first blog post and go over (very generally) the WordPress editor  

WordPress 101 Categories and Permalinks 4

We delve into giving our blog posts categories and (if I’m being completely honest) we get stuck in a discussion about Permalinks for (perhaps) maybe too long.  

WordPress 101 Main Dashboard Itemsthe remainder of the dashboard

The remainder of the dashboard…  

Beaver Builder Theme 101

Beaver Builder Theme 1010 Initial Setup 1

In this video we get settled with Beaver Builder Theme and Child Theme. We add a small customization to the child theme to help prevent our style sheet from being cached (so we can’t see our changes). ** I’m just putting the basics of those 2 lines of code from the video. You can adjust…

Beaver Builder Theme 101 Appearance Customizer 2

We venture into the theme customizer (Appearance – Customize).  

Beaver Builder Theme 101 Global Settings 3

We now move to the front end of the site to adjust the global settings for each page.  

Custom Post Types 101

Posts and Post Types

Intro Video This is a quick overview of the following: What are the basic components of a WordPress site? What is a “post”? What is a “custom post type”? What is the purpose of CPTs and why do I care? Quick overview of the CPT UI plugin and how to evaluate an unknown plugin.

Exploring the Custom Post Type UI Plugin

Creating our first CPT and Custom Taxonomy! In this video we get into the nitty-gritty of creating a custom post type and a custom taxonomy using the Custom Post Types UI Plugin. Next time, we’re going to look at the front-facing side of our sites and then move on over to Advanced Custom Fields  

Adding Custom Fields

Attaching our CPTs to our Custom Post Type In this video we cover using the Advanced Custom Fields plugin and adding those fields to our Custom Post Type  

Adding Custom Post Types to a Template

Adding our CPTs to our Custom Template In this video we tackle the process of getting our Advanced Custom Fields onto our custom template.  

MAMP 101

MAMP 101 Installing MAMP

This video simply walks through the basic steps to get MAMP (free) installed on your Mac.  

MAMP 101 Adding A WordPress Site

In this video, we’re just adding an actual WordPress site/install to our MAMP application so we can start building a site locally.