Update: This free offer is gone and now you can take advantage of embedded video blog and learn WordPres.
WordPress is best Blogging platform but again you need to understand how to use WordPress and get use to it, to understand and getting things done with it. No matter what, Videos are the best way to getting started with learning anything. If you read my Blogging journey, you would know that I started with BlogSpot and later moved to WordPress. And I could do that with the help of few WordPress training videos, which I found on Web and realized it’s not hard to learn WordPress and using it.
Here at ShoutMeLoud, I offer an extensive WordPress guide, where you can understand WordPress completely and get best of my WordPress resources from one place. And I’m also working on creating more beginner WordPress videos, which I will share later in this article. There are many online sites, which offers WordPress training videos for a price, and which is quite acceptable as you will be getting all videos to get started at one place. But, how about you get the complete WordPress video training for free?
Lynda.com offers to get Free Video training of WordPress
Lynda.com is one of the best online learning resources but you need to be a paid member to get hold of exclusive video content. Now, they are offering special WordPress essential training videos for free and it’s an extensive guide to get started with WordPress and learn how to do everything from writing blog post, adding images to your content and many more. This videos are free till 24th August 2012, so make sure you make most out of before that. If you still don’t have a WordPress blog, you can take advantage of my free WordPress installation program to get one or you can use Instantwp to get a local WordPress installation, and learn WordPress locally.
Here is a quick index of videos, which you will be getting with their free WordPress essential training videos program:
For the sake of your ease, I also linked the index title to previous tutorials, which I have created which will help you to understand WordPress better:
- What is WordPress
- Difference Beetween WordPress.com & Self hosted WordPress
- Getting necessary info from Hosts
- Installing WordPress on your hosting
- Installing WordPress manually
- Starting and setting up WordPress for the first time
- Setting up WordPress user profiles
- Difference Between WordPress posts and pages
- Adding images
- Adding images gallery
- Managing WordPress posts categories and tags
- Publishing a post
- Creating and organizing pages
- Using a static page as front page
- Working with Themes
And this is not all, there are many more advance and basic WordPress tutorials, which you need to know and learn to get started with self hosted WordPress blog. This is a great opportunity for any BlogSpot bloggers or people who plan to start Blogging, to learn and understand WordPress.
You can get access to all free WordPress video training program from Lynda.com
here or you can also like their Fan page to access the content. (Link removed)
Few of my WordPress starter Videos to get you started:
As promised above, here are few of videos, which I have created in the past, which will help you to get closer to WordPress.
I’m sure you will make most out of these free WordPress training videos, and you still have any questions in your mind related to WordPress, don’t forget to give me a shout. Also, do share this article on Facebook and Twitter, to let your friends know about how they can learn Blogging and how they can get started with WordPress blog.
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