Create a Custom Responsive WordPress Website for a Client

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45 Lessons (4.5h)

  • Introduction
  • Installation and Introducing WordPress
    Setting up a new website and Wordpress with Softaculous
    Setting up WordPress manually on a platform using cPanel
    Adding the under construction plug-in
    Setting up a custom "Under Construction" page
    The difference between Pages & Posts and explanation of custom permalinks
  • Introducing Genesis and beginning customization
    Installing Genesis
    Customize and brand your child theme
    Changing the site title and tagline
    Creating a static home page and separate blog page
    Creating the top navigation menu
    Adding an image to the home page
    Formatting text and adding subheadings in WordPress
    Introducing widgets
    Checking mobile responsiveness
    Editing the footer
    Adding social media profile icons to the header
    Creating a MailChimp Email List and Adding an Email Signup Form in a Widget
  • Tools of the trade
    Introduction to Developer Tools
  • More advanced customization
    Changing the logo image
    Changing the color of the top navigation menu bar
    Editing the style of the text links in the top navigation menu bar
    Creating a signup form by pasting HTML from MailChimp
    Editing the HTML of the MailChimp signup form
    Styling the MailChimp signup form with CSS
    Changing the position of the header widget
    Changing the font weight of the subheadings
    Creating a new user in WordPress and a discussion about user roles
    More styling on the email signup form subscribe button
    Changing the line height of the page heading
    Adding a contact form
  • Training the client in using WordPress
    Editing the home page with the client
    Adding pages and sub-pages [drop-downs] to the menu with the client
  • Further improvements
    Changing the link color in the style.css
    Creating a favicon
    Changing the background color of the dropdown menu
    WordPress Page and Post text and image formatting
    Making the site go live!
  • Adding image sliders
    Putting a non-responsive image slider on the home page
    Adding the responsive Layer Slider from CodeCanyon to the home page
    Further editing to the Layer Slider
  • Further WordPress Page and Post formatting tutorials
    How to add subheadings to your WordPress Post (or Page)
    Adding images to a WordPress Page or Post

Build Your Clients the WordPress Sites of Their Dreams & Get Paid Handsomely for It

Rob Cubbon

Rob Cubbon has over 20 years' experience in graphic design, web design, and marketing. He has run his own business since 2005. He is an Amazon best-selling author of seven books, best-selling online course instructor, and, above all, is here to help you succeed in business. Being your own boss is an incredibly liberating experience, but it can be difficult as well. There never seems to be enough time for what we want to do. Rob is driven to help people experience the positive side of entrepreneurship, not the negative.


Charge your clients more by creating WordPress websites that meet their requirements. This course will teach you to use the Genesis theme framework on the WordPress platform to easily create entirely future-proof, perfectly optimized and responsive websites. This course shows you everything – from the basics to fairly advanced HTML and CSS tweaking of the child theme.

  • Access 45 lectures & 4.5 hours of content 24/7
  • Establish a WordPress website on a platform's server (both the manual & "one-click" methods)
  • Create a custom "Under Construction" page to display during online development
  • Set up the logo & top navigation menu w/ drop-downs & a blog on its own separate page
  • Create a social media profile link widget & understand widgets in general
  • Add content & images to the website's pages
  • Create & style sidebar widgets
  • Make a contact page w/ a contact form


Details & Requirements

  • Length of time users can access this course: lifetime
  • Access options: web streaming, mobile streaming
  • Certification of completion not included
  • Redemption deadline: redeem your code within 30 days of purchase
  • Experience level required: intermediate


  • Unredeemed licenses can be returned for store credit within 30 days of purchase. Once your license is redeemed, all sales are final.
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