Ready to learn WordPress? Two of the many great things about the platform is that one, it is extremely well-documented, and two, there is a thriving ecosystem that supports it. Jump on these 4 links to get moving.
If you’re just diving into WordPress, knowing where to begin is no easy question to answer. Are you going to be a user or a developer? Both? This page from the official WordPress manual is the perfect place to start.
This 7-day plan from WPMU will get you up and running inside a week. Topics include:
- setting up your first WordPress site
- choosing the right theme
- an introduction to plugins
- strategies for backing up (hint: it’s important)
A shorter version of the above with lots of great links, such as posts vs pages and categories vs tags. The 7-day plan above is far more thorough, but this one from WP Beginner will get you up and running faster.
This quick-start guide from WordPress.com skips the background info and gets straight to it. You’ll be online with your own site by the end of the day.