Learn WordPress in 5 Simple Stages: A Roadmap

Learn WordPress in 5 stages

This time last year, I never would have believed that today I’d be building websites for freelance clients.

This time last year, I didn’t know much about WordPress either. I understood the concept of a CMS (content management system), and I had used WordPress.com to manage my food blog. But I didn’t understand that learning to build a self-hosted WordPress site and join the community of developers, designers, and content creators who make WordPress what it is could be so transformative to my career.

And when I got my first WordPress project, I didn’t know what I was getting into. I would have given up chocolate pudding snack cups (hello, yum) and probably my car if I could have taken the Skillcrush WordPress Blueprint before diving in headfirst.

But I digress. If you’re like I was last year, you don’t know WHAT you know about WordPress. You don’t know where you’re starting, and you certainly don’t know how to answer the question “Do you know WordPress?” You need some clear cut guidance about where you are now, and how you can get where you want to go. And the first step is figuring out what skills you already have and what skills you need learn. Use this roadmap to gauge your level of WordPress knowledge and decide where you want to go next.

If you realize you have a lot to learn, worry not. Skillcrush Blueprints run monthly, and you can amp up your skills along site a support of community of fellow learners and cheerful instructors. Imagine where you could be in just 3 short months!

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  2. Martindix Replied

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  3. sarahsk10 Replied

    When I try to have the guide sent to me, it tells me “property values were not valid”. Hmmm

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  5. Urszula Koczyńska Replied

    Hey, I wonder if I could do it myself. Does it require a lot of work put? I had a blog on wordpress but I don’t think that I could make the site out of it. planujemypodroz.com.pl

    • skillcrush Replied

      Hi, Urszula! Glad you’re interested in WordPress! Be sure to sign up for the guide so you can see the steps, and, when you’re ready to start learning WordPress, check out our WordPress Developer Blueprint at skillcrush.com/blueprint/freelance-wordpress-developer.

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