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Announcing, Blogging with WordPress for Beginners, an Online Course

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I’m pleased to announce that the course, Blogging with WordPress for Beginners, has been released to The Polyglot Developer courses portal.

So what does this course attempt to accomplish?

If you’re interested in starting a blog to represent your brand and grow your audience, you’ll see how to do this using WordPress, a popular content management system (CMS), and a strong search engine optimization (SEO) strategy.

You can expect to learn about some of the following subjects:

  • Choosing a tool for creating and managing your blog.
  • Picking a name and a host for your blog.
  • Installing and configuring WordPress.
  • Finding a theme to represent your brand.
  • Extending the functionality of WordPress with third-party plugins.
  • Managing your community of authors and subscribers.
  • Categories, tags, and general content organization.
  • Writing, scheduling, and publishing content.
  • Pages and general site related content.
  • What is search engine optimization (SEO) and why does it matter?
  • Manage SEO within WordPress with the Yoast plugin.
  • Writing with a strategy to rank better in search.
  • Improving page performance with optimized themes, plugins, and images.
  • Link building with established brands.
  • Measuring SEO with external tools and services.
  • Damaging your SEO and your brand.

Having a WordPress blog is not difficult to setup or maintain, but can have dramatic results in a positive fashion towards your overall brand, whether that be personal or professional. This beginners guide to WordPress will cover everything you need to get started.

Enroll in, Blogging with WordPress for Beginners, Now!

While Nic Raboy, the author of this course, is better known for his technical content, like the tutorials and videos that appear on The Polyglot Developer, the target audience of this course is meant for everyone, technical and non-technical.

As you might know, Nic Raboy started The Polyglot Developer on WordPress in 2014 and reached hundreds of thousands of viewers per month within roughly a year. This had an extremely positive impact on his brand both personally and professionally because it built him a reputation and made him more discover-able on the internet.

Nic Raboy

Nic Raboy

Nic Raboy is an advocate of modern web and mobile development technologies. He has experience in C#, JavaScript, Golang and a variety of frameworks such as Angular, NativeScript, and Unity. Nic writes about his development experiences related to making web and mobile development easier to understand.