Building a WordPress website 2018 – HTTPS – SEO Full Tutorial. Video tutorial on using self-hosted WordPress (wordpress.org) and not wordpress.com to make a website.
What we need to follow this video (I am also using them):
Namecheap (Domain registrar):
Siteground (web host):
*****If you use the URL links on the video, I will be receiving commissions from the products that I am also personally using. Thank you for this. Will be much appreciated.
We’ll build a premium business website from 0 step to finished. I’ll show you how we setup our site to have a secure badge or https on a visitor’s browser, this security information of your website is very important these days and it will give you benefit to have both visitors and SE’s trust and positive impact.
We will also have a fixed header menu both on desktop and mobile view for optimized visitors experience on all devices. This step will be optional.
Next, we will optimize our site with internal and external SEO by opmitizing our site pages and submit it to giant SE webmaster tools.
In the website, we will add video header optionally, call to actions buttons, your client testimonials with slider style, price tables, newsletter and your business profile includes its schema structure for SE to show your business profile microdata on Google search results.
This website will cost you about 200 USD, and I think it may cost you a lot more if you hire a developer to build an exact website.
If you want to just install WordPress with more affordable price (without HTTPS) and then use another theme, you can follow my video tutorial steps;
1. Registering a domain:
2. Pointing NC to HostGator (KIMWP as coupon):
3. Building a website with 2017 theme:
Please don’t be hesitated to post your questions if you have any.
** There isn’t a PDF file for now, all the code snippets used on the video can be found on my web page:
1:35 Registering a domain name
9:48 Sign up to a host
19:17 Manually Install WordPress in SiteGround – With famous 5-Minutes installation process
33:27 Setting up HTTPS version of the website
41:00 Cleaning up our new installed site settings
1:04:27 Installing SEO Plugin
1:28:05 Creating a “Home” and “Blog” pages
1:29:00 Using Customizer
1:32:00 Site Identity
1:36:35 Header images
1:39:03 Setting up top navigation menu
1:40:20 Importing our theme’s widgets setting
1:43:03 Optimizing your “Home” page for Search Engines
1:51:40 Optimizing the “News” (Blog posts) page
1:55:40 “About” page
2:11:51 A Contact page
2:38:00 Portfolio pages
2:54:39 “Prices” page
3:09:35 Customize our “Home” page appearance, altering widgets settings.
4:00:16 Using custom menu
4:01:49 Sticky Menu
4:08:02 Changing Footer text
4:20:18 Allow Search Engines to index your website
4:20:56 Submitting your sites to SE’s webmaster tools
4:35:05 Cleaning plugins we no longer need
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