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5 Best WordPress Plugins For Creating Online Courses

5 Best WordPress Plugins For Creating Online Courses

Best WordPress Plugins For Creating Online Courses

Teaching what you know online can be the best thing you can do for your audience. More and more bloggers, entrepreneurs, and freelancers are adding online courses in addition to their blogs.

It’s a great way to help others while establishing yourself as an expert in your field.

One of the first things you’re going to need when launching a course is a piece of software for creating your content.

Courses are not the same as blog posts. For one, a course needs to be accessed by registered students and not just anyone who lands on your site. It doesn’t matter if you’re offering a free or paid course, you need to have some kind of student profile to track your students’ progress. read more

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How To Create Your WordPress Blog with Bluehost Hosting

How To Create Your WordPress Blog with Bluehost Hosting

There are many cheap and reliable hosting services for WordPress out there, and one of the best is Bluehost.

This guide is for newbies to learn how to install WordPress on Bluehost hosting.

I have used Bluehost for my sites and my client sites, and what I like about them is they don’t oversell themselves. They’re simple, they’re cheap, and they’re good.

Create WordPress Blog with Bluehost Hosting

In case you don’t know, Bluehost is one of the officially recommended hosts by WordPress.

One thing I like about Bluehost is that they’ve scaled their server for optimum performance when running WordPress. They offer unlimited bandwidth, unlimited storage, premium support, and everything else you could possibly need to run a successful WordPress blog. read more

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Easy Digital Downloads Review: Best Way To Create Digital Download Store in WordPress

Easy Digital Downloads Review: Best Way To Create Digital Download Store in WordPress

Easy Digital Downloads Review

Have you ever wanted to start your own online store? How about launch your own e-commerce portal on WordPress to sell eBooks or other digital downloads on your WordPress powered blog/site?

Back in the day, it seemed impossible to set up a digital downloads store of your own, but thanks to various online WordPress plugins, now anyone can start a digital downloads store on WordPress and start making money.

Don’t let the term “digital downloads store” misguide you, as it is merely a popular term in the business industry. For a blogger like you and me, what it means is: read more

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Yoast SEO Premium: How to Upgrade from Free Version to Pro

Yoast SEO Premium: How to Upgrade from Free Version to Pro

Yoast SEO Premium

Yoast SEO is the best free SEO WordPress plugin out there.

But they also have a paid version which has added features like:

For redirects, I used a free redirection plugin.

I usually don’t use the focus keyword option.

I don’t typically need to see the full social preview.

And for internal linking, I used the SEO Smart Links plugin, but I thought the plugin was getting old and needed to be replaced with something better.

The Yoast internal linking feature available on the premium version shows posts that can be interlinked directly in the post editor section. This was enough reason for me to start using the pro version of Yoast. read more

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How To Embed YouTube Videos In WordPress (It’s easier than you think)

How To Embed YouTube Videos In WordPress (It’s easier than you think)

How To Embed YouTube Videos In WordPress

Do you know that the number of people who consume video content has increased significantly in the past 2 years? This is largely due to increased smartphone usage and improved internet speeds.

However, even though it’s easier than ever to embed videos from sites like YouTube and Vimeo, many newbie bloggers are not aware of how to do it.

In this tutorial, I will show you how to embed YouTube videos in your WordPress articles.

But before we get into that, let’s understand why you should embed videos into your blog posts. read more

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Homeschooling your Kids in Coding

Homeschooling your Kids in Coding

It is universally known that kids should learn to code for a variety of reasons:

Job opportunities (software development, robotics, Ai) Brain training Pathway to entrepreneurship

The problem many parents have, is that they themselves don't know how to code ... let alone teach it! StudioWeb solves that problem. The post Homeschooling your Kids in Coding appeared first on How to Build Websites. Article is shared from ####http://www.how-to-build-websites.com/feed####...

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Professional Development in Web Design

Professional Development in Web Design

It is well known that coding (which includes the web design coding languages) is now an essential subject for students of all ages. Many US states and countries around the world, are making code a core part of their curriculum. … The challenge many schools are facing though, is finding teachers to teach the coding … The post Professional Development in Web Design appeared first on How to Build Websites. Article is shared from ####http://www.how-to-build-websites.com/feed####...

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Web Design Curriculum for 2017-2018

Web Design Curriculum for 2017-2018

I started building websites in 1994 and started teaching web design in 2000. Since even the early 2000's (I won't even talk about the 1990's!) much has changed when it comes to building web sites! ... If you are teaching your students 'old-school' methods from that era (ex: XHTML, Dreamweaver, Photoshop) that is akin to teaching them how to use typewriter. In fact, teaching old web design methods might even be worse than teaching students to use a typewriter, because students will have a harder time unlearning antiquated methods. The post Web Design Curriculum for 2017-2018 appeared first on How to Build Websites. Article is shared from ####http://www.how-to-build-websites.com/feed####...

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Why does Teaching Web Design with Open Ended Lesson Plans make sense?

Why does Teaching Web Design with Open Ended Lesson Plans make sense?

Over the last 6-7 yrs of working with schools to deliver an effective code curriculum, we’ve found that open ended lessons plans is the way to go. The following is from StudioWeb’s outline on why we choose flexible open ended lessons, over fixed lesson plans: Code Course Lesson Plans Our experience has taught us that … The post Why does Teaching Web Design with Open Ended Lesson Plans make sense? appeared first on How to Build Websites. Article is shared from ####http://www.how-to-build-websites.com/feed####...

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How 100,000 Students made our Coding Courses so much better.

How 100,000 Students made our Coding Courses so much better.

I created my first code course in 2003. About 7 years ago, I started working with schools to bring coding to the classroom. I discovered that teaching JavaScript and Python (among other languages,) to middle school and high school students, is a whole different animal than teaching adult learners! The best teacher: 100,000 students and … The post How 100,000 Students made our Coding Courses so much better. appeared first on How to Build Websites. Article is shared from ####http://www.how-to-build-websites.com/feed####...

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