Want to Become a WordPress Expert? Follow These 6 Tips Today
Are you looking to expand your knowledge on WordPress to get your website to go from functional to fabulous?
Fortunately, there is endless information at your fingertips that will help you greatly on the road to being a WordPress expert.
Unfortunately, it can be a bit scattered and all over the place.
Your time is valuable and understandably you don’t want to spend it pouring through hundreds of threads trying to find the answer to a small problem you’re having with your website.
Keep reading if you’re interested in becoming a WordPress expert!
Get Back to Basics
It will help you to start small when you’re trying to learn all there is to know about WordPress and how it works because as you know there is a lot to know.
Are you ever wondering how all the pieces fit together to create the puzzle that is your website?
In order to know what is really going on behind the scenes you need to be comfortable with the fact the having and maintaining a website involves coding.
Scary, right? Not with all the resources available to you!
Learn the Language
While you don’t have to be an expert programmer to be a WordPress expert you should have a clue what some of the language means when you see it.
The following are some of the staples of coding that you may want to take some notes on:
- HTML-is the language of the internet and it gives every webpage its structure.
- CSS- or cascading sheet style, is what makes plain HTML pretty. This is more of the design piece when it comes to creating a website. It affects the font, color, and size of the text, margins, overall spacing, and a lot of other cool features!
- PHP- is the programming language that is used by WordPress. It would definitely be beneficial to do a bit of research on PHP but you do not need to be an expert.
Utilize Your Resources
As mentioned above, there are tons of awesome resources out there that can help you become a WordPress expert. While it won’t always be fun to go through you should utilize these resources.
Trying to figure things out for yourself without even knowing where to start can be very frustrating. The best way to start learning is by using all the tools at your disposal.
Keep it Simple
Now that you are a WordPress expert and know a bit about coding you are going to want to work on your theme.
The theme is what makes your website look pretty to those that are visiting it.
If you are up for a challenge you can create a new theme from scratch. If you want something a little bit less work then put your new CSS skills to the ultimate test.
Make your website reflective of your brand by creating a one of a kind theme!
Take Your Time
Learning something new is always challenging but learning something like coding doesn’t come naturally to everyone.
It is going to take bit of trial and error to get your website up and running and never mind looking beautiful. Don’t be afraid to try new and different things until it looks just right.
Practice makes perfect!
We Can Be Your WordPress Expert
Have more questions that you are tired of scouring the help forums for? Don’t hesitate to reach out and we can get you going on your way to being a WordPress expert in no time!