Ultimate Guide to WordPress for Beginners 

 May 19, 2020

By  Jeanette Giselle

I can’t believe how many times I’ve heard “Help! I can’t figure WordPress out!”

I refuse to believe that WordPress is only for the “tech savvy” people on the internet. WordPress can be for EVERYONE – including you!

So if you’ve been struggling to get your WordPress site up and running check out my official Ultimate Guide to WordPress roundup post below.

If you see something missing and need additional help, let me know in the comments and I’d be happy to help!

Haven’t started your blog yet? Read my most popular post: How to Start a Blog on a Budget

Domain Name & Hosting

Before diving in to what WordPress is, it’s important to understand the magic behind it which is hosting!

You will learn:

  • Whats a domain name
  • Where to get a domain from 
  • Domain Tips
  • What is hosting


What is WordPress?

In this post, we discuss the most important part of everything. What the heck IS WordPress? 

You will learn:

  • The Two Types of WordPress
  • What is a WordPress Plugin
  • How to Get Started with WordPress

Your WordPress Dashboard and Navigation

In this post we discuss how to actually navigate WordPress

You will learn:

  • The different Navigation Menus
  • Options within the Navigation

WordPress Setup Guide

This post covers all the essentials to setting up a brand new WordPress site.

You will learn:

  • Plugins
  • Settings
  • Users
  • Theme

WordPress Themes and the Genesis Framework

This post covers all there is to know about WordPress themes and the type of theme I personally use which is the Genesis Framework from StudioPress. 

You will learn:

  • What is a WordPress theme
  • What is the Genesis Framework
  • Where to get a theme
  • How to Upload a Theme

Final Thoughts

And there you have it! A nice little overview of what you need to get started. Of course, you will probably need more in depth information on each of these topics but now you know what you will need to do. My free eBook, The New Blogger’s Starter Kit is a great guide to get you going on those advanced steps!

If you haven’t started a blog yet make sure to read my post: How to Start a Money Making Blog.

Questions? Comments? Concerns? Ideas? Talk to me in the comments!

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Jeanette Giselle

Jeanette is a mom of three kids and full time entrepreneur. She is a certified Professional House Cleaner by the AHCA. It is her passion to help overwhelmed mothers simplify their home duties so that they can spend their time doing the things they love. 

Jeanette Giselle

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