As WordPress users, we all know the incredible power and difference that good plugins can offer our websites. This is why in this course, you will learn how to install and configure over 200 plugins that will boost the functionality and design of any WordPress website.
With nearly 50,000 plugins available to download today, it can be quite a daunting task finding the right plugin for the right job. This course removes that headache and saves you time because I have spent months researching and finding the best plugins for you to use.
Most of the plugins covered in this course are FREE and are well maintained by their developers. They are all updated for the year 2017 and will work with the latest versions of WordPress.
The course is divided into 12 main sections.
The first section covers plugins that are primarily used for creating and editing content as well as plugins that can be used to improve the design of any WordPress website.
Section 2 covers plugins that are used for building page structures. You will learn how to use 3 of the best page builder plugins on WordPress and in addition you will learn how to design your own custom 404 page and how to add accordions to your pages.
SIDEBARS & WIDGETS
Section 3 will cover plugins that are predominantly featured in your sidebar. You will learn how to configure and customize the content shown in your sidebars by making use of some extremely powerful plugins.
In section 4, you will learn how to use different types of plugins for building and publishing contact forms on your WordPress website. You will learn how to use Contact Form 7, Ninja forms, Gravity forms and Formidable forms.
SLIDERS & GALLERIES
The next section will introduce you to plugins that you can use to design and publish sliders and galleries. You will learn about the Soliloquy slider which is reputed to be the fastest slider for WordPress. You will learn how to create galleries featuring your images and videos.
You will then move on to learn how to use plugins that you can use to build beautiful mega menus. You will learn how to use plugins like the Max Mega Menu and the WR Mega Menu plugins. You will also learn how to use lightweight menu plugins that can enhance your menu such as the WP Sticky menu.
No WordPress website is complete without social media functionality which is why in section 7 you will learn how to use a wide range of social media plugins that will allow your audience to not only follow you on social media but will also give them the ability to share your best content on their own social media platforms.
COMMENTS & CHAT
The last section will focus on plugins you can use to improve the default WordPress comment system. You will also learn how to use chat plugins as well which can be vital for business websites.
Security has never been more important in the world we live in today with hackers and cyber criminals constantly attacking WordPress websites. In this dedicated section to WordPress security you will learn how to use some of the best plugins to secure and protect your site against hackers and malware.
SPEED & MAINTENANCE
Its one thing to have a well designed website with good functionality and its quite another to have a site that is performing at peak performance. You will learn how to use several plugins to help you improve the speed of your site. You will also be exposed to several plugins for cleaning up and maintaining your database as well.
SEO & STATISTICS
The following section covers plugins for SEO and statistics. SEO is a crucial for the success of any website and you will learn how to use some awesome plugins to help get your website on the first page of major search engines. You will also learn how to use some plugins to better analyze your traffic and study your major sources of traffic.
BONUS SECTION – WOOCOMMERCE
in this bonus section, you will learn how to install and configure over 30 plugins that will boost the functionality and design of your WooCommerce store.
Products are the lifeblood of any WooCommerce store and you will learn how to work with some plugins that will not only improve how your products are displayed but also help you manage them.
We will also cover plugins for prices and checkout customization where you will learn how to improve the default WooCommerce checkout page and how to offer different types of pricing models to your customers.
You will also learn how to configure plugins that will enable you to offer PDF invoices to your customers and charge different types of shipping prices depending on what products are purchased and the location of the customer.
We will then finally cover plugins that will improve the overall design and functionality of your WooCommerce store making it a more attractive and exciting place for customers to visit and shop.
By the end of this course, you will have been exposed to nearly 200 plugins that will greatly improve your ability to make your WordPress website more attractive and functional for your customers.
Most of the plugins covered in this course are FREE and are well maintained by their developers. They are all updated for the year 2018 and will work with the latest versions of WordPress.