Create FREE Website

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 create a free WorldPress website as well as have it hosted for free.

Assuming that you already have a self-hosted WordPress website, and assuming also that you have access to  your WordPress Admin Area and now you wish to learn how to customize and manage your website’s Admin Area, add/ edit pages and posts, photo galleries, widgets, menus, download and configure essential plugins and more, then you will be interested in attending the Training Course ‘Create and Publish a WordPress Website‘ >

If you don’t have a self-hosted WordPress website and your objective is to learn how to create a Free website on WordPress than you are on the right page. Read on…

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…

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: Snacks and refreshments will be served.

What to bring: a lap-top and a mouse (a tablet is useless for this type of training). There is WiFi at the venue.

Hands-on: This is a hands-on Event. During this workshop you will be creating your own website.

Duration: 9am – 1pm

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Meet new Friends and Learn how to Create a Free WordPress Website

147 thoughts on “Create FREE Website”

    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

  1. 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!

  2. 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

    1. Thank you very much Jennifer. Best wishes with your new website and I look forward to seeing you at the next Training. TT

  3. 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.

    1. Thank you Peter. It was a great pleasure having you here and I look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes with your website. TT

  4. 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.

  5. Tony! You are simply amazing. AGAIN you made learning so incredibly accessible. I think you are so inspirational. Thank you!

    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

  6. 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.

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

  8. Today’s Training was excellent. Tony is very good in WordPress and he knows well what he is doing.

  9. 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.

  10. Great introduction to wordpress, look forward to designing my website with the tips you gave us at training.

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

  12. 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.

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