Everything you need to learn WordPress

You can’t miss when you use WordPress, the Content Management System that powers more than 30% of all sites. That’s because WordPress is easy to learn (even if you’re new to the website game). To prove it, we created these WordPress tutorials, a series of expertly written guides loaded with images and videos, so you can quickly master the platform — no experience required.


Beginner's Guide To WordPress

We answer 5 common questions about WordPress, including what it is, the hosting options available for the platform, and the tools you’ll need to build your dream site.

  1. Do I Need Managed WordPress Hosting? 8 mins
  2. Managed vs Shared WordPress Hosting 7 mins
  3. What is WordPress? 9 mins
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How to Set Up and Install WordPress

To help you implement WordPress like a pro, we’ll walk you through the setup and installation process, before discussing how to choose a suitable theme.

  1. Guide to Local WordPress Install 10 mins
  2. How to Manually Install WordPress 9 mins
  3. Guide to WordPress Permalinks 9 mins
  4. How to Back up WordPress Tutorial 6 mins
  5. What Are WordPress Themes 7 mins
  6. WordPress One-Click Install 7 mins
  7. WordPress Settings Tutorial 9 mins
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WordPress Guide: Themes, Menus, and Plugins

Once you’ve installed WordPress, it’s time to learn how to use the platform. We’ll help you set up themes, plugins, menus, and other key elements.

  1. How to Hire a Custom Theme Developer 8 mins
  2. How to Install a WordPress Child Theme 16 mins
  3. How to Install a WordPress Theme 6 mins
  4. How to Set Up Your WordPress Menus (3 Steps) 8 mins
  5. Tutorial: WordPress Plugin Installation 8 mins
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WordPress Guide: Speed and Performance Optimization

Optimizing your site isn’t as difficult as you might think. We’ll show you how to optimize your WordPress website to achieve the best speed and performance!

  1. Guide to Gzip Compression in WordPress 6 mins
  2. How to Implement Caching on Your WordPress Website 18 mins
  3. Guide to WordPress Image Compression 12 mins
  4. Guide to WordPress Minification 7 mins
  5. How to use a CDN 11 mins
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WordPress Guide to E-Commerce Plugins and Stores - DreamHost

In this series, we’ll introduce you to WooCommerce and show you how to install it on your WordPress website. We’ll also show you how to fully customize an e-commerce store.

  1. How to Create A WooCommerce Child Theme 12 mins
  2. How to Customize WooCommerce With a Child Theme 12 mins
  3. How to Install WooCommerce on Your WordPress Site 12 mins
  4. A Comprehensive Introduction to WooCommerce 8 mins
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