How To Make A WordPress Website | Beginner 2017

///How To Make A WordPress Website | Beginner 2017

How To Make A WordPress Website | Beginner 2017

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Learn how to make a WordPress website in 2017. This is my best WordPress tutorial so far. In this tutorial I will show you step by step how to create a beautiful, stunning and functional WordPress website with the Enfold theme. You will be amazing by the possibilities of this theme. I make use of the Enfold theme, the best WordPress Theme in my opinion.

As a webdesigner I come across a lot of clients who have certain wishes. Sometimes they have their own theme already in mind. Almost every time I convince them that it is also possible with the Enfold theme. I know that theme the best and it works like charm! With WordPress and the Enfold theme you can make outstanding websites! And I will show you everything I know about this theme in this tutorial! Goodluck with making a great website!

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Download the images I use in this tutorial: http://ferdykorpershoek.com/wp-content/uploads/Enfold2017.zip
Enfold Theme Example Pages: http://www.kriesi.at/themes/enfold-overview/
Tutorial website: http://enfold2017.com

Overview of the WordPress Tutorial:
00:00 Intro
06:38 Get a Domain and Webhosting
11:08 Install WordPress
13:14 Clean up/organize the backend of your website

18:55 Create the pages that you want to have on your website
20:58 Create and assign your menu

24:24 Get the WordPress Enfold Theme
29:13 Install the Enfold Theme
31:20 Configure WordPress Settings

Configure the Enfold Theme:
33:55 Theme Options (choose homepage, upload logo and favicon)
36:03 General Layout
37:47 General Styling
43:07 Advanced Styling

45:18 Header Settings
51:08 Sidebar Settings
52:12 Footer Settings
54:50 Google Services
55:18 Demo import options

56:17 The Contact page
56:34 Basics of alinea’s, rules and headers
57:07 Introduction to the (amazing) Advanced Layout Editor
58:08 Install and place Contact Form 7 and add a sidebar
1:00:25 Introduction to the color section
1:01:52 Add Create a sidebar and assign it to a page
1:02:13 Add a text widget
1:07:42 Add a Facebook Likebox

1:08:53 The Blog page
1:09:03 Create your first blogpost with the Advanced Layout Editor
1:14:31 Import Layout Elements in your blogost
1:18:31 Insert and adjust images in your text block
1:23:35 Take your blogpost to the next level with a transparant header, image in the header, video in the header, text over the video. A lot of cool stuff! 🙂
1:33:29 Adjust the transparency of your transparent header background.

1:38:06 Change the post time of your blogost (or schedule it)
Edit the Blog page layout

Follow up tutorials:
WooCommerce Tutorial:

Mailchimp Tutorial:

SEO Tutorial

Thanks guys and goodluck! beginners

50 Comments

  1. Zayn Shayk April 26, 2017 at 9:14 pm - Reply

    i want to be able to make this exact website on my phone. thank you.😊

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  3. Laura Lee April 26, 2017 at 9:14 pm - Reply

    Thank you for your tutorial, very useful. For some reason all of the bold text defaults to my accent colour rather than the assigned font colour of black. I have tried inserting additional CSS code to make everything strong turn black, I tried resetting all of the Enfold styling and starting over. I don’t know what else to do. Do you know what happened and how to fix it?

  4. Ahmed Hassan April 26, 2017 at 9:15 pm - Reply

    how we can make it multi-language ??

  5. Lindsey Wiedmeier April 26, 2017 at 9:15 pm - Reply

    is it true that we cant put our affiliate links on wordpress anymore?

  6. Colin Dymond April 26, 2017 at 9:16 pm - Reply

    Great tutorial. I’m glad you started with the boring stuff and moved on to the fun bits. It worked well for me.

  7. Filipa Perris April 26, 2017 at 9:19 pm - Reply

    The best tutorial I ever listen too. Thank you.

  8. Samantha Lorefice April 26, 2017 at 9:20 pm - Reply

    I stuck! My WordPress.com looks completely different than yours. I’ve run into this problem with other tutorials I’ve tried to follow. What am I missing??

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  10. Withheld April 26, 2017 at 9:24 pm - Reply

    Hi Ferdy, The course looks great, but I can’t seem to get past buying the theme. It won’t let me create an account as it remembers my email address and "believes" I already have an account. I would love to finish your course, but this is a show stopper. I opened a trouble ticket…again. Lynne

  11. Rayvon Chapman April 26, 2017 at 9:26 pm - Reply

    Can this tutorial be use to create a tech store with storevilla pro theme. Would like some information about it.

  12. Barry Linetsky April 26, 2017 at 9:26 pm - Reply

    Ferdy: I thought I’d try to build my own website using the Enfold theme and found your tutorial. It is awesome. I have learned so much. My business isn’t like yours so I’m going to have to use different components, but now I’ve seen how it can all fit together and have learned to change so many of the component by following along with my own site. I just wanted to thank you for taking the time to create this tutorial and wish you the best.

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  14. Seezar Ahmed April 26, 2017 at 9:32 pm - Reply

    Hi Ferdy Thank you for your great videos you Are Amazing

  15. Richenel Ekdahl April 26, 2017 at 9:33 pm - Reply

    i ahve a problem with a coded long text on the top of my theme when visiting site. i would like to know how to get rid of it

    if you could help or anyone

  16. Oliver Twist April 26, 2017 at 9:35 pm - Reply

    How many website can be used this theme?

  17. Sundeep Gandla April 26, 2017 at 9:36 pm - Reply

    Its 1 AM in india and i am still watching your tutorial video…. you just helped me alot to create a video for a client.. Thank you from bottom of my heart and love from INDIA

  18. Ray Mughal April 26, 2017 at 9:38 pm - Reply

    I think the video didn’t show how to make menus which you are showing. Correct me if I’m wrong.

  19. Luukka Entertainment April 26, 2017 at 9:39 pm - Reply

    THANK YOU !! It was very HELPFUL !! 🙂

  20. Withheld April 26, 2017 at 9:40 pm - Reply

    Ferdy, I am getting further now.

  21. PATRICE DEAUGN DESIGNS April 26, 2017 at 9:40 pm - Reply

    Hello! I have purchased the enfold theme but it will not upload to my wordpress site.

  22. Mehrdad Zandipour April 26, 2017 at 9:42 pm - Reply

    Hi
    I Have a website kitchenaccessories .co I have two features on the website that are very important to me. the warranty tab and the newsletter that i have in the backend.
    My question: Using enfold, will I be able to have those two features. I have given you a like.

  23. Ray Mughal April 26, 2017 at 9:42 pm - Reply

    I want to know, can I make any website that client need with this theme? or will I have to buy other themes or code a theme myself to make a website they require? I think, this theme can all of it. isn’t it?

  24. Schlomoh Brodowicz April 26, 2017 at 9:42 pm - Reply

    Two thumbs up Ferdy ! Your tutorials are really outstanding ! Keep-up the good work !

  25. Peter Horler April 26, 2017 at 9:43 pm - Reply

    Sound quality is less than clear!

  26. Seezar Ahmed April 26, 2017 at 9:44 pm - Reply

    But please can you help me I want To Know How to add Page Navigation Pages Number Using Divi Theme

  27. Melanie Rechter April 26, 2017 at 9:45 pm - Reply

    Excellent video! thanks

  28. Laura Lee April 26, 2017 at 9:48 pm - Reply

    Thank you, brilliant tutorial! My only suggestion would be more time links in the description because the last one is at 1:38 but the tutorial goes on for almost another hour and a half. If I want to go back and refresh my memory I have to sift through, very time consuming.

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  30. Jimmy Augustsen April 26, 2017 at 9:50 pm - Reply

    Once again…you are the BEST!!
    I have a problem showing video on my starting page on my iPhone. Could you help me to solve this? It works fine on my mac.

  31. HierIsArman April 26, 2017 at 9:50 pm - Reply

    Are you dutch/netherlands?

  32. Napi April 26, 2017 at 9:51 pm - Reply

    Hi there. this is a great great tutorial about enfold theme. I have a question, though.
    I am a beginner and I would like to ask you if we can change the copyright info in the footer section (theme footer), Just because I use it for our own company. Is it possible?

  33. hannahoberlander April 26, 2017 at 9:53 pm - Reply

    I do not seem to have the "excerpts" option at the bottom of the build page on the back end.  Where can I enable this so that it shows up for me?

  34. Lushi Lu April 26, 2017 at 9:55 pm - Reply

    I liked because I appreciate You spent time to make all this site, video …. . Thanks

  35. Lorna McDougall April 26, 2017 at 9:56 pm - Reply

    Your tutorial for Enfold is the best one on YouTube. I am wondering though – I would like my logo to be much larger than it shows on my main page. But no matter what size I add it in, it keeps shrinking down. Is there a way to make the logo larger or a way to change the default dimensions in Enfold?

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  37. Yuan Feng April 26, 2017 at 9:58 pm - Reply

    Thanks for your share, now I will create a web for myself. Deeply Thanks!

  38. Charles Fernandez April 26, 2017 at 9:59 pm - Reply

    Hi Ferdy, loved watching your video and found it incredibly useful, thank you! I do have a question though – how can i upload a .ggpkg file which allows me to run a virtual tour. It runs very well in regular WordPress and uploads fine. When i tried to upload in Enfold it would not allow me to do it and i had to get a guy from my hosting ground to change permission so i could upload it. Unfortunately once uploaded it will not play as a virtual tour? Any ideas?

  39. Luke Gillies April 26, 2017 at 10:00 pm - Reply

    Theme doesnt load. cost $60.
    SCAM

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  41. Mark Lee April 26, 2017 at 10:02 pm - Reply

    very detail, very helpful. thanks

  42. James Snell April 26, 2017 at 10:02 pm - Reply

    you would have yo pay $60 for the theme it is not free

  43. Kristen Poborsky April 26, 2017 at 10:03 pm - Reply

    Wow! That was really an in depth tutorial! Thank you so much….especially for that list of free website images. Gonna go check out unsplash right now!

  44. hannahoberlander April 26, 2017 at 10:04 pm - Reply

    Hello!  I have been working through this video step by step.  But I am having difficulty with trying to insert the "comments" element after a blog post.  I insert it under the blogpost on the back end and update, but the comments section does not show below the blog post.  Could you help me figure out what I am doing wrong?

  45. Ray Mughal April 26, 2017 at 10:05 pm - Reply

    Hi, I am following your tutorial and I’m having social media icons at the bottom and a black blank-padding in the middle. where can I remove this?

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  47. Deepak Chauhan April 26, 2017 at 10:08 pm - Reply

    this theme is paid . do you have any free link of this theme ??

  48. Elite Power Wash Solutions April 26, 2017 at 10:09 pm - Reply

    Thank you for taking the time and effort to make this awesome video! It is greatly appreciated!

  49. Vidéo Drone Technologie April 26, 2017 at 10:10 pm - Reply

    Bonjour, i m using Enfold for the first time and i follow your démo, thanking to making so nice vidéo, i would like to create comment line on the foot of the page, please tell me how i can do that ! Thank you.

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