Course Introduction & Overview
Steps you need to take before you can start building and designing your website, plus installing WordPress and choosing your theme. Estimated Completion Time: 3-4 hours
Just like any good building or successful business, you start with the foundation. This week we cover the steps needed to build your website, including headers, navigation, and plugins. Estimated Completion Time: 2-3 hours
With the foundation in place, let's work on the overall look and funtion of your website. This week we cover; widget usage, creating pages, and publishing blog posts. Estimated Completion Time: 3-5 hours
Once your site is built, there is still a certain amount of maintenance ot ensure that your site is up-to-date and secure. This week we are finishing op on our design elements and showing you how to maintain your site. Estimated Completion Time: 2-3 hours
Here are some additional resources and links to help you continue to improve your website and your marketing efforts.
Header Customization and Formatting
The first thing your visitors see when they get to your site is your ‘header’ and/or ‘headline’ area, it’s truly your website’s ‘first impression’. So, it’s important to make it look good.
In fact, marketers and web designers have a phrase you may have heard of… ‘above the fold’. This phrase refers to everything a visitor sees without having to scroll down the page. Think of it like the cover of a book, it’s what grabs your attention before you start reading. So, it’s important to put something eye-catching or captivating ‘above the fold’, i.e. in your header.