How can I learn WordPress org

So you want to learn how to use WordPress? Best for free? No problem!

Fortunately, there are several online and offline resources for learning WordPress. The purpose of this list is to help you find the best deals for your needs.

WordPress.com versus WordPress.org

Let's get one thing straight: WordPress.com and WordPress.org are related, but not the same thing. (You can find the main differences here.) WordPress.com takes care of your website hosting, as well as security and backups of your website. WordPress.org, on the other hand, is self-hosted. Here you are responsible for hosting, security and backups. Each platform has its advantages and disadvantages. What is right for you depends entirely on your requirements.

In this article, “WordPress” refers specifically to WordPress.com. But of course what you have learned can also be applied to WordPress.org websites.

The best learning opportunities for WordPress

Whether you are a beginner, seasoned WordPress user, struggling with cash, or you can invest in training, these excellent learning and training resources for WordPress can help you get a really good WordPress website.

1. WordPress.com support

  • Link: https://wordpress.com/de/support/
  • Features: Similar to Learn WordPress.com, you can use the WordPress.com support website to familiarize yourself with the basics of setting up your website. You can also access the community support forums to find answers to specific problems or questions.
  • Ideal for: Beginners, advanced users, and anyone who has support questions about their WordPress.com websites
  • Price: free

2. WordPress video tutorials

  • Link: https://wordpress.com/de/support/video-tutorials/
  • Features: Sometimes the best way to learn is by watching - especially when you can click “pause” and “rewind”. You can find video tutorials for WordPress on the WordPress.com support page. The helpful instructions show almost everything you can do with WordPress.
  • Ideal for: Beginners and advanced
  • Price: free

3. Learn WordPress.com

  • Link: https://learn.wordpress.com/ (in English)
  • Features: At Learn WordPress.com, you will learn the basics of setting up your own WordPress.com website, including topic selection, creating posts and pages, basic website customizations, and much more.
  • Ideal for: Beginner
  • Price: free

4. Blogging University

  • Link: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/blogging-university/ (in English)
  • Features: You can sign up for courses from experts to learn more about a variety of topics, such as blogging, building a business website, branding, photography, or writing.
  • Ideal for: Beginners and advanced
  • Price: free if you have a WordPress.com account

5. Lynda

  • Link: https://www.lynda.com/WordPress-training-tutorials/330-0.html
  • Features: Lynda is an online learning platform with experienced lecturers and a wide range of topics. Lynda has a whole category dedicated to learning WordPress (mostly from WordPress.org). But a lot of this course content applies to WordPress.com.
  • Ideal for: everyone who masters WordPress or wants to train in the field of technology and want to become WordPress experts
  • Price: 30-day free trial, then as a subscription (from $ 19.99 per month)

6. WordCamp

  • Link: https://central.wordcamp.org/
  • Features: Would you like to exchange ideas personally with other WordPress fans in your area? At WordCamp events you learn from experienced professionals, get answers to your questions, find fellow campaigners and can network with other self-employed, bloggers and developers.
  • Ideal for: Beginners and advanced
  • Price: Ticket prices vary depending on the event.

Whether you're starting a new WordPress.com website, improving your existing website, or wanting to become a WordPress guru, there are plenty of resources out there to help you with that. The best part is that many of them are completely free. Don't wait any longer to achieve your goals with WordPress!

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