Learn how to create a website with WordPress in this step by step video tutorial for beginners. Nothing is left out so that absolute beginners can easily follow along and create a fantastic website with WordPress using the free, mobile friendly Zerif theme. Zerif is currently one of the most downloaded WordPress themes and for good reason, it is awesome! It is also very easy to set up. Please let me know what you think of the tutorial. Enjoy!

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This video tutorial includes:
0:00:00 Welcome Message
0:00:40 Bullet list of what is covered in this video
0:02:05 Complete walkthrough of the exact website you’ll learn how to create with WordPress
0:08:44 Setting up a domain name and hosting account with HostGator.com (Use wpsculptor1cent for 1 cent for your first month or use wpsculptor30 for 30% off your hosting order. Thank you for your support!)
0:15:23 Installing WordPress onto your hosting account
0:19:18 Logging In to the Backend of Your WordPress Website
0:20:09 Deactivate and delete the WpSuperCache plugin
0:21:06 Changing your password
0:21:40 Using the “Admin Bar” to Log out and switch between the front end and back end of your site
0:23:39 Downloading and installing the Zerif theme
0:25:00 Changing your site title and tagline
0:26:05 Telling WordPress which page you want to be your home page
0:27:34 Overview of the “Customize” option panel
0:28:04 How to upgrade to the PRO version of the Zerif theme
0:29:00 Setting up the Big Title section
0:32:52 Finding free high quality stock photos to use on your website
0:37:50 Setting up the Our Focus section with Widgets and Widget areas
0:39:09 Finding free high quality graphics to use on the Focus section
0:44:54 Adding graphics for the our focus section and resizing them
0:54:17 Setting up the About Us section
1:01:23 Setting up the Team Member section
1:04:08 Adding and cropping images for the team member section
1:09:11 Setting up the Testimonial section
1:16:07 Hiding the latest news section
1:16:59 Setting up the Contact section
1:18:17 Creating a custom logo
1:25:08 Setting up copyright info and social media links in the footer
1:27:02 Setting up contact information in the footer
1:29:46 Creating pages and using the visual editor
1:41:03 Adjusting comment settings
1:41:58 Setting up the sidebar widget area with a Testimonial widget
1:46:37 Setting up a custom navigation menu
1:56:26 Finishing touches

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