WordPress is vast with all its plugins and widgets. You really can do anything when you are self-hosted. It’s exciting! But when you are new how do even know where to start? The dashboard itself is overwhelming.
First, I do want to say that if you purchased your theme then I would check the creator or company website. Many of them provide videos to help you design your site. It’s super helpful!
9 Free Sites That Teach You How to Use WordPress
Seriously, youtube is GREAT! There are many techy superheroes that help us to learn how to get this blog off the ground. Plus it’s all visual which is a life saver. You can either search for something specific you need to learn or you can type in “WordPress tutorials”. And you will be in tutorial heaven!
For those of you don’t want to weed through the search system. Take a look at these channels.
Remember everyone’s teaching and learning styles are different. Gravitate to the one that fits you best!
Grayson Bell offers a free crash course for understanding WordPress. It goes through all the things you will need to know and understand to make your site successful
When I first started out someone told me about WPbeginner. It has been so helpful with my learning. It’s chock-full of articles about all things blogging and WordPress. They also have a youtube channel with tutorials. You can check that out here. It’s amazing how this site is free!
iTunes U is an app that offers tons of free course on all kinds of topics. You can simply search “WordPress” and slew of courses and tutorials will pop up.