What you’ll learn in this free course
- Build a beautiful, fully functional social network on your website and your own domain powered by BuddyPress, BuddyBuilder and WordPress.
- Users can interact with each other and includes friendship connections, messaging system, groups, forums, photo, video
- Create a public or private online community
- Work with WordPress and BuddyPress
- Configure different social network site options
- Control any aspect of the network as the system administrator
- You will also learn how to easily host your WordPress powered website so it can be accessible online.
- Basic computer knowledge. NO coding knowledge required
- Just not being afraid to try exciting things like creating your own online website!
An online community site is an incredible way for people with a similar interest to share their idea, encounters and stories with one another. This course will show you how to create a social network that would permit your members to create friendships, to send messages to one another, to share thoughts and situations with a site-wide activity stream, and many more.
Free products that we will use in this course(no previous experience is needed):
- WordPress – Number one platform to build awesome websites.
- BuddyBuilder – Awesome community builder and customizer for WordPress. Build your BuddyPress pages using Elementor
- BuddyPress – Social network platform that works on top of WordPress
- Elementor – Visual drag&drop page WordPress site builder
What we will cover in this course:
- Website hosting – learn how to quickly launch a website with ease.
- WordPress setup.
- Adding a WordPress theme.
- Learn WordPress basics – content, menus, theme options, plugins, widgets.
- BuddyPress installation and configuration.
- BuddyBuilder installation and setup.
- Network components and how to work with them.
Who is this course for?
- This course is for new and advanced WordPress users who want to start learning about WordPress communities
- No prior website building experience is needed
- Anyone who wants to build an online membership platform where they can share thoughts, photos and videos and with a group of people