Welcome to B2Web's free WordPress video tutorials.

Below is my WordPress for Beginners course consisting of 18 video tutorials that give you all the WordPress help you need to build a website.  I also have a lot more tutorials and tips about creating a website in my "Building Websites" blog category.

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  • Video Tutorial on How to Install WordPress via CPanel Quickly

    Video Tutorial on How to Install WordPress via CPanel Quickly

    This video steps you through installing WordPress using the CPanel (a popular web hosting service interface): This video profiles Bluehost.  I also use HostGator hosting … you can watch my video tutorial on installing WordPress in HostGator (the video demonstrates installing on a subdomain, the process is the same). Get a 25% discount with my exclusive HostGator coupon 25OFFHOSTGATORB2WEB which you use upon checking out on their website. Click here for HostGator and use coupon code 25OFFHOSTGATORB2WEB when checking out. […]

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  • Important Post-WordPress Installation Steps

    Important Post-WordPress Installation Steps

    This video goes over the few steps I take after installing WordPress.  You can do these steps after installing a theme or before. Next Video:  How to Install a WordPress Theme – Several types of themes demonstrated Previous Video Tutorial:  How to Install WordPress in CPanel Return to the Table of Contents Page Transcription of this important admin steps video At this point, we have just installed WordPress, and we’ve done nothing to the site. I’ve logged in. Here’s what I […]

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  • How to Install a WordPress Theme – Parent and Child Frameworks Included

    How to Install a WordPress Theme – Parent and Child Frameworks Included

    This video reveals how to install a WordPress theme.  It includes a demonstration of both a single installation and parent/child installation. Next Video:  How to Install WordPress Plugins Previous Video:  Important First Steps to Take After Installing WordPress Return to the Video Tutorials Menu   Transcript In this video, I’m going to show you how to install a theme. You can buy a premium theme; that’s normally what I do. I’m a big fan of StudioPress; it would be the […]

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  • How to Install Plugins in WordPress

    How to Install Plugins in WordPress

    This video steps you through the process of how to install plugins in WordPress. Note, since this video, I switched the theme on the profiled site to another Genesis child theme called Optimal.  I did this because I discovered Optimal as a StudioPress community developer theme (developed by a third party) and really like it. That said, the information in this video tutorial with respect to plugins remains the same regardless which child theme you use … or non-Genesis theme […]

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  • How to Customize a Header in WordPress

    How to Customize a Header in WordPress

    This video demonstrates how to customize or change a header in WordPress. If you want to know how to change the size of the header specifically with Genesis child themes – watch this Genesis framework header video tutorial. Next Video Tutorial:  How to Add Pages to WordPress Website Previous Video Tutorial: How to Install WordPress Plugins Return to the WordPress for Beginners Table of Contents Page   This video covers how to customize your header in a WordPress website.  There […]

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  • Video Tutorial on How to Add a Page in a WordPress Website Plus Make it Look Great

    Video Tutorial on How to Add a Page in a WordPress Website Plus Make it Look Great

    This video tutorial steps you through adding a page in WordPress. Next Video:  How to Set Up a Home Page in WordPress – 3 Types and Methods Previous Video:  How to Change the Header in WordPress Return to the Video Table of Contents Page Read the full transcript below: In this video, I’m going to step you through adding a page, just basically content and formatting that content. Basically, the same principles apply to whether you add a page or […]

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  • How to Set Up the Home Page in WordPress – 3 Types and Methods

    How to Set Up the Home Page in WordPress – 3 Types and Methods

    This video demonstrates 3 ways to set up the home page in a WordPress website. Next Video:  How to Set Up the Blog and a Blog Page in WordPress Previous Video:  How to Add Pages in WordPress Return to the Main Videos Page Transcription follows … Hey there. In this video, I want to cover 3 basic concepts in setting up homepages with WordPress. The reason there are 3 is themes generally are going to use 1 of 3 methods […]

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  • How to Set Up a Blog on a WordPress Website Plus How to Add Blog Posts

    How to Set Up a Blog on a WordPress Website Plus How to Add Blog Posts

    This video shows you how to set up a blog page and add blog posts on WordPress. Next Video Tutorial:  How to Set Up Sidebars and Use Widgets Previous Video:  How to Set Up the Home Page in WordPress Return to the Video Tutorials Menu Page   Blog set up tutorial transcript: In this video, I’d like to cover a few things about setting up your blog. First, I’m going to show you how to add categories, then I will […]

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  • How to Set Up Sidebars and Widgets in a WordPress Website

    How to Set Up Sidebars and Widgets in a WordPress Website

    This video steps you through setting up sidebars and widgets in a WordPress website. Resource referenced: CodeCanyon Tutorials Navigation: Next Tutorial:  How to Customize Your Footer in WordPress Previous Tutorial:  How to Set Up a Blog and Blog Page in a WP Website Return to the main menu. In this video, I’m going to cover widgets and sidebars. In past videos, I’ve shown you a lot of the widget panels, so some of this maybe a bit of a repeat, […]

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  • 2 Methods on How to Customize the Footer in WordPress – Video Tutorial

    2 Methods on How to Customize the Footer in WordPress – Video Tutorial

    Watch this video on how to customize the footer in WordPress. Next Video:  How to Use Custom Menus in WordPress Previous Video:  How to Set Up Sidebars and Use Widgets Return to the Table of Contents Page Transcription of this WordPress footer tutorial: In this video, I want to cover adding custom footers to your website. There are a number, as with anything WordPress, there are a number of options, and again, it’s going to depend on the theme you […]

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  • How to Set Up Custom Menus on a WordPress Website

    How to Set Up Custom Menus on a WordPress Website

    This video steps you through how to set up your menus and navigation on WordPress using the custom menus. Next Video:  How to Set Up Different Sliders and Slideshows in WordPress Previous Video:  How to Set Up and Customize a Footer Return to the Table of Contents Page Transcribed Video Text In this video, I want to cover setting up menus for navigation of your website. I highly, highly, highly recommend using the built-in WordPress custom menus. Some themes will […]

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  • How to Install and Set Up Slideshow and Slider Plugins for a WordPress Website

    How to Install and Set Up Slideshow and Slider Plugins for a WordPress Website

    This video shows you how to install and set up various sliders and slideshows for your WordPress website. Resources: WordPress Plugin Directory Code Canyon Tutorials Navigation: Next Video:  How to Add a Free Contact Form Previous Video:  How to Set Up and Use WordPress Custom Menus Click here to return to the main video tutorials table of contents. Transcription of this slider and slideshow video: In this video, I want to cover sliders and slideshows. Generally, they’re for the homepages. […]

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  • How to Add a Contact Form to WordPress Website for a Business Website

    How to Add a Contact Form to WordPress Website for a Business Website

    This brief video shows you how to add a FREE contact form to your WordPress website. Next Video:  How to Embed a Map to a WordPress Website Previous Video:  How to Install and Set Up a Slideshow/Slider Return to the Table of Contents Page Hey there. This brief video will show you how to add contact form to your business website. It’s, in my view, extremely important to have a contact form. Not only a contact page, as we do […]

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  • How to Add a Map to a WordPress Website (Great for Local Business Websites)

    How to Add a Map to a WordPress Website (Great for Local Business Websites)

    This brief video steps you through the process of adding a map to a page on your business WordPress website. Next WordPress Video Tutorial:  How to Add Testimonials Using a Free Plugin Previous Video:  How to Add a Free Contact Form Return to the Table of Contents Page Transcription of this video tutorial: In this video, I’ll show you quickly how to use a free plug-in to input a Google Map into your business website. If you’re a local business, […]

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  • How to Add Testimonials to a Business WordPress Website

    How to Add Testimonials to a Business WordPress Website

    If you run a business website, watch here how to add testimonials easily and quickly to a business WordPress website. Next Tutorial:  How to Set Up SEO Using Plugins in a WordPress Website Previous Tutorial:  How to Add a Map to a WordPress Website Return to the Table of Contents Page Read the transcription of the this video below: One of the greatest selling tools for any business website is placing testimonials on your site. I take it a step […]

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  • Installing WordPress on a Subdomain Using CPanel

    Installing WordPress on a Subdomain Using CPanel

    This video steps you through installing WordPress in a CPanel-based web hosting account.  CPanel is one of the most popular web hosting user interfaces. I use both Bluehost and HostGator.  You can watch a Bluehost WordPress installation video tutorial here (not on a subdomain – a regular installation). Web Hosting Used: HostGator (get 25% off with discount code: 25OFFHOSTGATORB2WEB ) Return to Main Real Estate Video Tutorials Index Transcript Hey there. In this video, we’re going to now install WordPress […]

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  • How to Add or Embed a Video in a WordPress Website

    How to Add or Embed a Video in a WordPress Website

    This video shows you how to add or embed videos in a WordPress website including embedding a YouTube video and adding videos that aren’t hosted on video sharing websites. Previous Video:  How to Set Up SEO in a WordPress Website Return to the main video menu Return to the real estate WordPress website main menu Transcript In this video, I want to cover your options for adding video to your website. There are principally 2 methods to do that: You […]

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Building Websites

  • Eleven40 Child Theme Review with Video Presentation of the Backend

    Eleven40 Child Theme Review with Video Presentation of the Backend

    The Eleven40 theme by StudioPress is a back-to-basics blogging theme with the benefits and features of using it on Genesis. What type of website does the Eleven40 theme create? A blog.  It’s not really designed for anything else. Cool features of the Eleven40 Theme Home page blog post display I like the way the home page displays blog posts.  The first post displays in its entirety.  The subsequent posts are excerpts split into two columns. Check out the image of […]

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  • Balance Child Theme Review with Video Demonstration

    Balance Child Theme Review with Video Demonstration

    If you’re looking for a blog theme to build an audience, one of the best themes available is the Balance theme by StudioPress. Balance theme is a child theme that operates on the Genesis Theme Framework.  Check out the screenshot below: Balance theme is somewhat original with respect to 2 features: The prominent sign up box on the home page; and The home page display where the post excerpts split automatically into 2 columns. Okay, these 2 features have been […]

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  • How to Convert WordPress Pages to Blog Posts or Posts to Pages

    How to Convert WordPress Pages to Blog Posts or Posts to Pages

    Prefer reading?  The transcript is below: In this video I show you how to convert a static page to a post or vice versa a post to page in WordPress. To do this we use a free plugin. We’ll get that and install it. It’s not on the site. It’s called pTypeconverter. You can search in the search plugin box “pTypeConverter.” You’re going to get 2 search results, most likely. This is the old one, P2TypeConverter. You don’t want to […]

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