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In this comprehensive step-by-step video tutorial, I walk you through how to make an incredibly professional WordPress website with the premium Divi theme from Elegant Themes. The video is designed so that everyone, including absolute beginners can easily follow along and build a great website.

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Things covered in this video:
0:00:00 Introduction
0:00:45 Bullet list of what you’ll be creating
0:03:03 A walkthrough of the exact site you will learn how to create
0:14:53 Setting up a domain name and hosting account with a company called HostGator and getting your first month of web hosting for just 1 cent
0:20:38 Installing WordPress onto your hosting account
0:23:57 Logging onto the backend of your WordPress website
0:25:24 Configuring basic WordPress settings
0:28:48 Purchasing, downloading and installing, and activating the Divi Theme
0:29:11 Advantages of using the Divi theme from Elegant Themes
0:37:01 How to access the Divi support documentation
0:38:01 Setting up social media links in the header and footer Part 1
0:39:44 Removing the Elegant Themes and WordPress attribution in the footer
0:40:44 Setting up social media links Part 2 and additional theme settings
0:43:36 Choosing the site wide color scheme and fonts
0:45:25 Creating pages
0:48:34 Creating navigation menus
0:56:20 Setting up the home page and the optional blog page
0:57:57 Using the page builder and the accordion modulate to add content to the FAQ page
1:04:51 Using the contact form and map modules to add content the the contact page
1:10:37 Adding content to the About Us page and using sections and background images with the page builder
1:11:02 Where to get free high quality stock photos
1:22:22 Adding content to the Testimonials page with the testimonial module
1:27:58 Using two types of photo gallery modules on the Portfolio page
1:36:46 How to find professional color palettes
1:42:14 Creating a professional logo with free online resources
1:53:42 Adding the logo to the website
1:55:11 Enabling/Disabling the fixed navigation bar
1:56:15 Setting up an optional blog
1:59:14 Creating blog posts
2:03:14 Adding an image to your blog post content using the visual editor
2:04:53 Creating a video blog post
2:08:03 Creating a link blog post
2:11:45 Blog comment settings
2:14:50 Widgets and widget areas
2:21:06 How to use widgets on your pages with the page builder
2:23:42 Adding content to the home page
2:23:58 Creating a full width slideshow
2:33:08 Using blurb modules and icons
2:42:06 Using the animation options with certain modules
2:43:05 Adding a divider module
2:44:16 Adding a call to action module with it’s own section background color
2:47:10 Adding a blog module to the home page
2:50:26 Adding a two column section with a background image that uses the Parallax effect
2:58:48 Creating Projects and using them to add the carousel module to the home page
3:01:59 Adding Projects to the navigation menu
3:06:50 Using a plugin to add a visual editor widget
3:09:41 How to switch from the full width layout to the boxed layout and use background colors or images for your entire site
3:13:28 How to completely control your website’s color scheme and not be limited to the default color schemes
3:14:50 Final words and several ways to say thanks 😉

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