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Video Course: WordPress on Shared Hosting

[ WordPress: Shared Hosting ]

After months of hard work, my latest LinkedIn/Lynda.com video course has launched! The course walks through the entire process of getting WordPress installed and running on shared hosting. If you’re new to WordPress or the Internet in general, and want to start your own WordPress-powered website, this course will help you do it as quickly and inexpensively as possible.

Check it out at Lynda.com »

Course Description

Here is the official description from LinkedIn/Lynda.com:

“Want to set up a WordPress-powered site using a shared hosting service? This course is for you. Join instructor Jeff Starr as he steps through the entire process, explaining how to leverage shared hosting to inexpensively share your content with the world. While not all shared hosts work exactly the same way, the principles and techniques covered in this course are universal and will apply to any shared hosting environment. Learn how to set up (and back up) the database, upload WordPress files, make the necessary connections, and start using WordPress.”

Course Contents

Inside you’ll learn shared hosting basics, how to set up the database, configure the server, and of course setting up and using WordPress. Here is the Table of Content of video tutorials for WordPress on Shared Hosting:

Introduction

  • Welcome / Overview

Introduction to Shared Hosting

  • What is shared hosting
  • What you need to get started

Configuring the Server

  • Create a new database and user
  • Back up the database

Setting Up WordPress

  • Get WordPress
  • Connect to the server via FTP
  • Upload WordPress to the server
  • Connect WordPress to the database
  • Install WordPress
  • Use WordPress

Conclusion

  • Conclusion / Next steps

The course is succinct and precise, about 35 minutes start to finish. Super focused, so you get all the important details and tips. Perfect for anyone who wants to get going quickly with their own WordPress-powered site.

Check it out at LinkedIn or Lynda.com »

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