How To Make A WordPress Website 2018

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Learn how to create a professional WordPress website using the Enfold theme. I always want to give the viewers the best! Well, The Enfold Theme is one of the best themes there is. In this video I will walk you through all the steps that enable you to create a professional website!

As a webdesigner I come across a lot of clients who have certain wishes. Sometimes they have their own theme already in mind. Almost every time I convince them that it is also possible with the Enfold theme. I know that theme the best and it works like charm! With WordPress and the Enfold theme you can make outstanding websites! And I will show you everything I know about this theme in this tutorial! Goodluck with making a great website!

Get a Domain name and Webhosting: https://www.siteground.com/go/webhosting-with-discount

Get The Enfold Theme:
http://ferdykorpershoek.com/enfold-theme/

Download the images I use in this tutorial:
http://ferdykorpershoek.com/wp-content/uploads/Enfold2018.zip

Result of the tutoriale:

Home

Overview of the WordPress Tutorial:
00:00 Intro
07:59 What We Will Cover
08:25 Get a Domain and Webhosting
11:58 Install WordPress
15:09 Clean up/organize the backend of your website

19:07 Create the pages that you want to have on your website
21:19 Create and assign your menu
24:23 Get the WordPress Enfold Theme
29:13 Install the Enfold Theme
32:16 Download the images I use in the tutorial

Configure the Enfold Theme:
35:57 Theme Options (choose homepage, upload logo and favicon)
36:03 General Layout
38:43 General Styling
42:51 Advanced Styling
44:49 Cusom CSS (LOVE THIS :D)
45:47 Main Menu
49:24 Header Settings
53:02 Social Profiles
57:07 Sidebar Settings
58:27 Footer Settings
01:01:44 Google Services
01:02:55 Demo import options

The Homepage
01:04:00 The Advanced Layout Editor Intro
01:06:10 Configure WordPress Settings
01:08:16 Create A Fullscreen Slider
01:11:09 Make the menu transparent and remove the title header
01:11:51 Change the transparency of the header area
01:13:36 Add 2 Call To Action Buttons To The Slider
01:17:38 Create a Section Area with Icon Boxes, Sliders and Buttons
01:18:03 Optimize your images for Google
01:19:10 Adjust the background area for Tablets and Smartphones
01:21:04 Configure The Icon Box
01:22:42 Change the body font size of your website
01:23:37 Configure the Image Slider
01:25:05 Add A Button
01:26:07 Duplicate Columns, Elements or Sections to save time

The About Page
01:30:15 Use The Color Section in combination with colors, text blocks and images
01:30:47 The Text Block Element
01:31:05 The Image Element
01:33:07 Configure the color section
01:35:05 Configure the column settings
01:36:59 Add an anchor link
01:37:54 Create a Slogan area
01:39:58 Add testimonials in different ways
01:47:29 Apply anchor links (This is soo cool)
01:51:05 Add Social Share Icons

The Portfolio Page
01:53:01 Create Your First Portfolio Item
01:55:14 Configure the Portfolio Page
01:57:28 Create Your Second Portfolio item (a different way)
02:02:34 My favourite way of showing pictures in a portfolio item
02:04:43 Confgure the Portfolio Page Even More

Sidebar Widgets
02:09:20 Add Sidebar Widgets
02:11:53 Change the date of portfolio items
02:13:15 Footer Widgets

The Blog Page
02:14:00 Create Your First Blogpost
02:15:42 The Text Block explained
02:15:57 How to use headers and paragraphs in WordPress
02:20:04 Add styling and links to words and phrases
02:22:31 Add links to your Blogpost
02:23:16 Crop, resize and optimize images within WordPress
02:24:35 Get Free Images for your website
02:28:47 The Latest Blogposts Sidebar Widget
02:30:28 Change the header style
02:32:29 Add an excerpt text
02:33:36 Create A Second Blogpost
02:38:43 Create A Third Blogpost
02:42:40 Change the publish time of a blogpost
02:43:50 Configure the Blogpage
02:47:51 Add the comments option to a blogpost
02:48:28 Configure the Blogpage more freely
02:54:50 Configure the Blogpost Offset

Sidebar and Widgets
02:56:53 Add a custom Sidebar Area
03:00:40 Add the facebook likebox
03:01:16 Add footer widgets
03:05:37 Configure the footer widget area

The Contact Page
03:07:24 Create A Contact Form
03:09:36 Add a widget area for the Contact Page

The Services Page
03:12:05 Save an area on your website as template (Section, Colimn, Element)
03:12:56 Configure the Services Page
03:21:59 Use A Free Videobackground

The latest adjustments
03:26:55 Optimize the website for Smartphones and tablets

03:34:41:19 THANK YOU FOR WATCHING

Follow up tutorials:
WooCommerce Tutorial:

Mailchimp Tutorial:

SEO Tutorial

Thanks guys and goodluck!

In this video I will teach you how to create a website from scratch using WordPress and the Enfold theme. Even if you are new to WordPress, through this course you will become a WordPress expert!

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12 COMMENTS

  1. Hoi Ferdy, op je telefoon worden de afbeelden in de header slider helemaal ingezoomd, waardoor er je de afbeelding niet meer ziet. Hoe kan dit opgelost worden, waardoor de afbeelding in zijn geheel wel te zien is? Ook op jouw voorbeeld website enfold.com zijn de afbeeldingen niet juist weergegeven, lijkt me niet bedoeling toch? Alvast bedankt!

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