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Create FREE Website – Create and Publish a FREE WordPress Website

Introduction

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

Online Training from the comfort of your own home or office: convenient, effective and safe! Zoom is easy to use and very user-friendly. You don’t need to download Zoom – you will receive an invitation link for you to access the meeting. All you need is a desktop or laptop and a headset with mic.

Why Use WordPress?

People choose WordPress because it’s an easy platform to use. WordPress has a lot to offer regardless of whether you are new or experienced in building websites. It’s entirely customizable, and its plugin and theme systems can enable you to build almost any type of site you’d like. You can sell products and services from your own website and if you enjoy blogging you can publish articles to the internet on health and fitness, travelling, cooking… anything you are passionate about and… you will get a following in the process.

Syllabus

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 (free themes, plugins and widgets)

• and FREE hosting.

One can now create beautiful websites on the free version of WordPress.com.

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…

Having a website is, needless to state, as important as having a phone. Thousands of people are online searching for products and services, thousands more are enjoying blogging and sharing their blogs with friends…

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? AfriHost, BlueHost, GoDaddy, Google Sites, Hetzner, HostGator, WordPress, Xneelo, Yahoo…

FREE Platforms

Which to use, which to avoid? Drupal, Google Sites, Joomla, Wix, WordPress…

WordPress.com

Setup a WordPress.com Profile

Settings in the Admin Area
  • General
  • Writing
  • Reading
  • Discussion
  • Media
  • Permalinks
  • Sharing
Users
  • All Users
  • Invite New
  • Personal Settings
Gravatar

Setup a Gravatar Profile.

Pages
  • Setup the ‘Title’ for the following pages: Home, Blogs, Photo Gallery, Video Gallery and Contact us
  • Set the Featured Image.
Blogs / Blog Posts
  • Set ‘Title’
  • Set ‘Featured Image’
Embed Video

Embed a YouTube, Vimeo or your own mp4 Video to a Page or Post.

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.

Add a Nav Bar, Menus and drop-down Menus.

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.

Hands-on

This is hands-on training.

Video Recording of the Training Course

You will be able to access the video recording of the Training Course 24/7.

Price – Free!

2022 Training Schedule: Dates and Time

This Training Course is hosted on the last Wednesday of the month, 10am – 2:30pm (please refer Calendar below).

What you need to have to attend

Online Training from the comfort of your own home or office: convenient, effective and safe! Zoom is very user-friendly. You don’t need to download Zoom – you will receive an invitation link for you to access the meeting. To attend you need to complete the RSVP Form (below), you need a desktop or laptop and a headset with a mic. As already mentioned Zoom is very user-friendly but please try and get some Zoom experience prior to the online class. If your server and/ or hosting are/ is too slow I am afraid the class will continue and you are going to be left behind.

RSVP Now!

In order to attend this Training Course, please complete the RSVP Form below. Should a particular date be oversubscribed you will be allocated the next available date. There is limited space so please change your RSVP should you no longer be able to participate. Your name and email will be added to our mailing list – we do send out a Newsletter every time we publish a new blog post.

*The Training Course is hosted every 3rd Wednesday.

During this workshop you will be creating your own free-hosted website!

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Meet new friends, make new business acquaintances and learn how to Create a Free WordPress Website!

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173 thoughts on “Create FREE Website”

  1. I found the training very helpful. I look forward to using the tools I have been given in creating my website. Thank you for an informative course.

    1. Much appreciated thank you🙏. Absolutely fantastic being able to give Dian, Lindsay and Michalen training. Much success with your respective websites and work🎓🎓🎓

    1. Much appreciated thank you🙏. Absolutely fantastic being able to give Dian, Lindsay and Michalen training. Much success with your respective websites and work🎓🎓🎓

    1. Thank you very much Smart. You are a fast learner and it was a great pleasure giving you training. Best wishes with your new website.

  2. Thank you Tony for the training. I have learnt allot and look forward to the following sessions. I appreciate your patience when explaining and the time taken to answer questions on Plugins and Widgets.

    1. Thank you so much Amber. It was most enjoyable giving you Training. Look forward to start reading the articles on your new website.

  3. Thank you Tony, the training was very informative and most helpful. I enjoyed it very much and I look forward and am excited to getting started on my blogging. I never thought I could learn so much in 5 hours.
    The course is so interesting that time flew by, I will be back to learn more.

  4. jonathanrioutlookcom

    Thank you Tony for a great course. My son and I learnt a lot and I personally feel a lot more confident in enhancing and improving the value of the web sites that I am managing.

    1. Hi Jonathan, it was a great pleasure giving you and your son training on WordPress. Thank you for attending. I wish you great success with the websites you are managing.

  5. Tony your style of training is so insightful, simple and could make anyone a genius with no time. Honestly I’m impacted and ready to take the world by storm.Thank you Tony, I definitively will be coming for more training.Cheers

    1. Hi Maria, thank you for your comment. A new journey has definitely began for you. Thank you for attending ‘Create Free Website’ and I am looking forward to great content on your new site. I am also looking forward to giving you Training this Wednesday on ‘Create Beautiful Blogs and Pages with the Gutenberg Block Editor’. TT

    1. Thank you so much Wendy. Look forward to seeing you tomorrow at the Day 2 of the Training. Your website is looking good. Best wishes. TT

    1. It was an absolute pleasure giving you Training on WordPress Nokuzola. May you enjoy Blogging for a very long time… TT

    1. It was absolutely fantastic having you here Kerry. Look forward to seeing you at the upcoming ‘Create free Website 2’. TT

    1. Thank you very much Kamo. It was fantastic having you here and I look forward to seeing you again this time for ‘Create Free Website – Part II’ this coming Thursday. TT

  6. Tony took all the frustration out of trying to make sense of WordPress on my own! I learned a great deal in a short time. Great!

  7. Thank you for a very informative course, I am overwhelmed with information but cannot wait to extend my new website . Tony you are a great teacher and thank you for your patience. I look forward to doing future courses.

    1. Thank you so much Anthea. It was absolutely fantastic having you here. Best wishes with your work and the Fitness Studio. I am certain you will be having many interesting articles to write and I look forward to start reading your fitness posts. TT

    1. Dear Lyra, thank you so much for your comment and yes, you should be proud of your new website. Well done! Best wishes with your work. TT

  8. Wildly useful. Details you will never find out unless you are guided by an expert. Brilliant. A day that should not be missed by any entrepreneur in Johannesburg.

  9. This is a great short course on how to create a free or hosted website. You leave the intense personalized class knowing how to create a website from scratch and navigate the admin panel effectively understanding all the necessary features. I did not realize how simple it can be to setup a basic website. Tony has devised an excellent course.

    1. Alwyn, “cramming so much learning…” is this good or bad news? Just kidding – I realise we covered a great deal of material. Thanks for attending ‘Create Free Website’ and best wishes with your new website.

    1. Very kind of you Tippie and Santie. It was great having you here. Best wishes with your new ‘Adventure Travel’ website and I look forward to seeing you again. TT

  10. Thanks Tony. I already had my own WP site but I learned so much today that will save me so much time updating my site in the future.

  11. Had a wonderful learning experience with Tony. Thank you so much. A must if you are looking to create your own website.

  12. 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.

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

  14. 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.

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

  16. Thanks Tony. Great training, very informative, I really learnt a lot. I will definitely be attending more training.

  17. 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

  18. 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…

  19. Christine Armstrong

    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.

  20. Has this training been of use??? – Most definitely! It is going to take me and my endeavors to new heights.

  21. 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

  22. Thankyou to Tony for a wonderful wordpress workshop. It was practical, user friendly and insightful 🙂

  23. 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.

  24. I have loved creating my own website today. Thank you Tony for making it interesting, fun and best of all easy!

  25. 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.

  26. 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.

  27. 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.

  28. 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.

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

  30. 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

  31. Thank you Tony!

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

  32. 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…

  33. 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 🙂

  34. 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.

  35. 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.

  36. 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!

  37. Very informative and easy to follow! What a great teacher and site. I would never have been able to do it alone!

  38. 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

  39. 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.

  40. Learnt so much today – can’t wait to get my website started. Thank you Tony for your patience and for making it fun!

  41. 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.

  42. 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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