Create FREE Website

Create FREE Website – Create and Publish a FREE WordPress Website

At the end of this Workshop you will walk away with your own FREE website! This training is for anyone who doesn’t yet have a WordPress website and would like to: 1) create a free WorldPress website as well as 2) have it hosted for free. 

Creating a website and then help people meet their needs whilst achieving your business goals is useful and fun. More so if everything is free:

• FREE easy-to-build professional website

• and FREE hosting.

What past participants are saying about this Training:

“So impressed! Tony is so patient in teaching and explains everything so well. My website is stunning – Dew Drops Diet Drops – best dieting drops ever! ” Val

“The internet made fun and I got new friends. Thanks!”  Beatrice

“Yes, this was a really useful session. Thank you. I can’t wait to get started now”  Lesley

More comments below…

Create FREE Website
Create and Publish a FREE Website

These days, having a website is as important as having a phone. Thousands of people are online searching for products and services. Thousands more are on social platforms.

Whatever your business or social interests, with simple to use tools you can get your own website up and running in no time!

Simply choose your template, add a few details about your business and/ or hobbies, tell people how to contact you and press publish. Customers will be able to find your business in Google search results and on mobile devices.

Here’s what you get:

Do’s and Don’ts

A couple of “Golden Rules” to get you started.

Domain Name

How to search for a Domain Name

Web Hosting Companies

Which to use, which to avoid? Yahoo, HostGator, BlueHost, Google Sites, AfriHost, WordPress

FREE Platforms

Which to use, which to avoid? Woza online (retired), Wix, Google, WordPress

WordPress.com

Setup a WordPress.com Profile

Settings in the Admin Area

• General

• Writing

• Reading

• Discussion

• Media

• Rating

• Sharing

Users

• All Users

• Invite New

• Personal Settings

Gravatar

Setup a Gravatar Profile.

Pages
  • Set Screen Options
  • Add/ edit/ a couple of pages s.a Home, Contact Us, Gallery
  • Page Attributes
  • Set Featured Image
Posts/ Blogs

•  Add New

• Add Photos/ Photo Gallery

• Categories

• Tags

Photos, Galleries and Photo Albums

Managing Photos in WordPress-Photos, Galleries and Photo Albums-2

Media Search

How to quickly search for a photo in the media library: it enables you to search by ‘item’, ‘date’, ‘keyword’.

Image Attachment Details
  • URL
  • Title
  • Caption
  • Alt text – let images help your Search Engine rankings
  • Description
Image Attachment Display Setting
  • Media File
  • Attachment Page
  • Custom URL
Gallery Type
  • Thumbnail Grid
  • Tiled Mosaic
  • Square Tiles
  • Circles
  • Tiled Columns
  • Slideshow
Wrap Text

Wrap text around Image

Embed Videos

Embed a YouTube Video to a Page or Post; Embed a Video as a Widget

Google Maps

Easily add, customize and embed Google maps on pages and posts and… widgets

Themes

Choose a theme – you can change the look of your blog with over 380 attractive WordPress themes ranging from professional to fun to crazy, and you can switch themes instantly with just a click of a button. Each theme allows you to customize your sidebar using widgets, and several themes let you upload your own photo or image for the header bar.

Menus

Add a Nav Bar, Menus and drop-down Menus

Widgets

• Blogs I Follow – display linked images for the blogs you follow

• Facebook like box – display a Facebook Like Box to connect visitors to your Facebook Page

• Follow button – add a WordPress follow button to allow people to follow your blog easier

• Gallery – display a photo gallery or slideshow as a widget

• Gravatar Profile – display a mini version of your Gravatar Profile

• Top Posts & Pages – shows your most viewed posts and pages.

• Top Rated – a list of your top rated posts, pages or comments.

• and more…

Site Stats

Days, weeks and months; Referrers; Search Engine Terms; Totals, Followers and Shares; Top Posts and Pages; Clicks; Enhanced Stats

Mobile Theme

Enable mobile theme

FAQs
  • How to create links and have them open on new pages
  • How to edit URLs on pages and posts
  • And more…

Refreshments: There will be a tea break.

What to bring: a lap-top and a mouse (a tablet is useless for this type of training). There is WiFi at the venue (but bring your 3G/ 4G plugin as backup, should you have one).

Hands-on: This is a hands-on Event. During this workshop you are going to create your own website.

Meet new friends and learn how to create and publish a website.

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96 thoughts on “Create FREE Website”

  1. I am very pleased to have come across to the teaching of Tony. He is one of the very few teachers who really cares about his students.
    Thank you Tony for sharing with me your priceless knowledge.

  2. Thank you so much Tony! what an awesome learning experience – definitely helped me build up enthusiasm for my business venture.

  3. Tony, this was an informative session, it opens up new opportunities and areas to discover, and it helps to integrate with the world most modern tools to interact with people, share knowledge and share experiences.

  4. This training is what all starters will benefit from. I am now comfortable moving forward in expanding and building my website. great stuff Tony

  5. today is my birthday, Tony and Tasha gave me wonderful gifts, a chrome and wordpress for my business. Tony is a professional trainer who gives all for your success.

    Now i am able to work on my business using wordpress

  6. Thank you Tony.. Who knew!!! Creating a free website would be so interesting…. Seeing all hard work and pursuits come to life.. Look forward to many more courses…

  7. Hi Tony,
    Thank you for a most interesting and informative training session on building a website. I am sure it will be a great help to growing my business in the future.

  8. Great course, well presented by Tony who is very knowledgeable. We created a great website which will definitely improve my business.
    Thanks Tony
    I will be back

  9. Tony

    You have made WordPress so simple. Thank you for a day filled with invaluable knowledge that we will take forward with us and use daily.

  10. It was a very informative and excellent training course – I never realised it could be so much fun creating your own website. Thanks Tony- you are awesome.

  11. In one day I have learned more than enough to embark on setting up my own website.
    I am very happy with having spent this day.

  12. What a day! So much information, and so much to remember. A very different approach to website building to what I have used before. However, Tony is so expert in WordPress he helps enormously to understand the system.

  13. Glad to have done this training, I have learned a lot and can do a lot more with my website. Tony is fantastic, great host and trainer and gave so much information. Highly Recommended.

  14. Thank you Tony. The training was great. I’m confident that I’ll be able to improve my site considerably!
    Koot Naude

  15. For website simpletons like myself this is an absolute must. Tony makes creating a website simple and easy.
    Very worthwhile
    Many Thanks Tony

    ps lunch was yummy too

  16. Thank you Tony!

    What a brilliant course. I finally will get my business visible. Thank you for you patience and great food!!!

  17. Tony’s training was very useful, helping me understand how to change the website I already had, but created by somebody else. It gives me confidence for the future to make the changes I need myself…

  18. Thank you Tony!! I am so super excited to go home and play around. I have learnt so much and I am looking forward to see you for the SEO workshop and learn even more 🙂

  19. Thank you Tony – you gave me the knowledge and tools to improve my company’s visibility and also save me money, time and frustrations.

    Will see you for additional training.

  20. What an amazing experience! Learnt so much and is super exited to apply everything we learnt to our websites! Thank you so very much Tony.

  21. My head is spinning. I’ve learnt so much today. Thank you Tony for sharing your knowledge and all your patience! Cant recommend this course enough for people who need to manage their own WordPress sites or have an interest in web site development. Looking forward to the next course!

  22. Just about to finish, couldn’t wait to say how great this training was. Still alot of work to do but I have been given all the tools to get me started. Cant wait for the advance course. I really recommend the intermediate course, without this I would have struggled quite a bit for simple tasks. Thanks again Cool Tony

  23. Very Informative course. Tony makes the development of a website with word-press very easy. Looking forward to developing my website. Thanks Tony for the knowledge.

  24. Thank You so much Tony. This was a brilliant excellent course. I have learned a lot and I’m looking forward to the next course.

  25. Really amazing meeting Tony…and he really is Cool too. I never realised how easy and fun it would be to create a website..Goodbye techies…hello technology…

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