The last five years have seen an astronomical shift in the process of how people get their education. With the availability of really high-quality content, it is now possible to learn the same things within a few months that otherwise would have taken a year. Linda.com started it, but Udemy has taken it to a whole different level. No matter if you are a complete beginner or an aspiring WordPress developer; Udemy has got you covered. We have compiled a list of some of the best Udemy WordPress Courses available today.
Courses For WordPress Beginners
A must have for any WordPress beginner, Gregg Davis is an excellent instructor. His lessons are concise, to the point and easy to understand. He will guide you through the whole process of getting WordPress installed on a Free SiteGround or Flywheel Hosting Account. He will help you to get familiar with the WordPress file structures, dashboard/admin area. In no time, you will learn how to set up a static homepage, how to install new themes/plugins, setting up a contact form, configuring your Google Analytics, setting up navigation, publishing posts/pages, different category posts, etc. You will also learn how to do a bit of custom CSS in order to change the look and feel of your site. The course is broken up into 13 sections containing 88 different lectures. Each lecture is 10-15 minutes long at most.
How is the customer’s feedback on this course
- Over 6 thousands Enrolled Students
- An average rating of 4.6 out of five.
- 62 Percent of students rated it as a perfect 5 star.
Many of the WordPress beginners, find the idea of creating and managing a web store to be somewhat intimidating. The complexity of managing an eCommerce site is surely greater than that of a simple content based site. This free Udemy WordPress course will show you step by step of all the processes that are involved with building and managing a WordPress e-commerce site. Having launched recently, you will feel right at home with the current WordPress e-commerce trend. Course length is at a mere 1.5 hour, so those in need of a quick lesson will find this short but concise course to be really helpful.
- Over 2 thousands Enrolled Students
- An average rating of 4.7 out of five.
- Completely Free.
If you are looking for a more comprehensive course, look no further. This 5 hours long WordPress eCommerce course will guide you step by step to create, manage and customize an online WordPress eCommerce store using WordPress, WooCommerce, and Storefront. This course also comes with a free licensed copy of the STOREFRONT POWERPACK plugin. Storefront Powerpack is a powerful WooCommerce extension that allows you to change the look and feel of Storefront theme for WooCommerce — without writing a single line of code.
- Close to 1500 enrolled students.
- An average rating of 4.7 out of five.
- One of the current bestseller of Udemy(In the time of writing this post).
Another type of site a large number of WordPress beginners find to be relatively complicated to build is a full-fledged membership site. From user registration to manage different levels of users, handling payments, adding teasers for your contents in order to attract potential clients, scheduling contents for future release; there are a lot of steps involved in creating a membership site. Please bear in mind that, the course assumes that you have a basic understanding of WordPress platform.
And with an average rating of 5(29 ratings, more than 800 enrolled students), it’s hard to go wrong with this expertly crafted WordPres course on building a membership site.
For those, who are in favor of using s2member plugin for their membership WordPress website, check out this excellent tutorial created by Steve Dougherty.
Speed is one of the widely known, and crucial ranking factors. You will be surprised to find just how much a decrease or increase in a few mere miles-seconds could significantly effect your site’s overall profitability.
We have published a post regarding how to speed up your WordPress website that covers the basics of speed optimization. But for those who want to go beyond the basic, this is an excellent course on WordPress speed optimization.
Securing your WordPress site’s from hacker can be pretty complicated at times. Just installing a WordPres security plugin does not work all the time. There are measures that could and should be taken to secure your site from being hacked. This 1.5-hour long course will get you up and running pretty fast.
Courses For Developers/Designers
If you have a basic knowledge of CSS, HTML, PHP and trying to learn WordPress theme development, this course is for you. You will learn how to create a fully functional, great looking, responsive WordPress theme using Bootstrap. Bootstrap is a very popular web framework that makes it significantly easier for you to create a responsive WordPress theme. You will also learn to code custom post types, theme admin area, different templates for different sections of the site.
- Over 20 thousands Enrolled Students
- An average rating of 4.5 out of five
- 70 Percent of students rated it as a perfect 5 star
- Over 9 hours long with 49 different lectures
- Over 3500 enrolled students with an average rating of 4.5
- Covers all the basic complexities and guidelines of WordPress plugin development