Get the skills you need to develop custom websites powered by WordPress. With this learning path, you'll build a solid foundation for developing your advanced WordPress skills. Go beyond simply choosing WordPress themes, and learn how to actually manipulate WordPress to build content and designs that match your unique needs.
Learn the essentials of WordPress and web standards.
WordPress 5 Essential Training with Morten Rand-Hendriksen
WordPress makes web publishing accessible to everyone. Learn how to build your own feature-rich blog or website with the self-hosted version of WordPress.
2h 13m • COURSE
WordPress 5 Essential Training: Site Administration with Morten Rand-Hendriksen
Learn how to administer a WordPress website. Find out how to adjust settings, add users, customize menus and themes, install plugins, and more.
2h • COURSE
WordPress: Workflows with Joe Casabona
Be a more efficient WordPress developer. Discover time-tested workflows for building WordPress sites and themes.
1h 22m • COURSE
Version Control for Everyone with Joe Chellman
Start incorporating version control into other types of digital projects, such as graphic design, writing, photography, prototyping, and even lesson planning.
1h 43m • COURSE
CSS Essential Training with Christina Truong
Explore the concepts that form the foundation of CSS. Learn how to select content, style text, manage layouts, and more as you work on a real-world project.
4h 29m • COURSE
HTML Essential Training with Jen Simmons
Learn how to write HTML, the programming language that powers the web.
2h 45m • COURSE
WordPress: Building Child Themes with Patrick Rauland
Learn how to customize your WordPress site with child themes.
2h 4m • COURSE
Making Sense of the CSS Box Model with Morten Rand-Hendriksen
Review the core concepts of the CSS box model, including techniques such as styling text and images, floating content, using display properties, and positioning elements.
1h 11m • COURSE
WordPress: Accessibility with Joe Dolson
Build an accessible website with WordPress. Learn how to use accessibility principles and WordPress plugins and themes to make your website accessible to all.
1h 47m • COURSE
5h 29m • COURSE
WordPress: Building Progressive Themes with WP Rig with Morten Rand-Hendriksen
Learn how to build progressive WordPress themes with WP Rig, a theme development toolkit.
2h 20m • COURSE
WordPress: Custom Post Types and Taxonomies with Joe Casabona
Custom content is what makes WordPress shine. Learn how to create custom post types and taxonomies to extend what you can do with WordPress.
2h 9m • COURSE
WordPress: Advanced Custom Fields with Joe Casabona
Use the Advanced Custom Fields plugin to add new fields to posts and pages in WordPress.
1h 28m • COURSE
You'll learn WordPress with these experts
Morten Rand-Hendriksen is a web designer and developer.
Morten has a passion for clean design, standards-based code, and open-source software like WordPress. He has published several books, articles, and videos on these topics and is a popular speaker at conferences. Running a small boutique-style digital media company, he divides his time evenly between building web solutions and teaching others how to do things right and get the most out of the web. Morten grew up in Norway and made Canada his home in 2002.
Joe Casabona is a college-accredited course developer. He is the founder of Creator Courses.
Joe loves teaching. He started freelancing in 2002 and has been a teacher at the college level for over 10 years. His passion in both areas drove him to build Creator Courses, a school for those who want to create online businesses. As a big proponent of learning by doing, Joe loves creating focused, task-driven courses to help students build something.
Christina Truong is an educator who has over 10 years of experience as a front-end developer.
Christina has worked for digital agencies such as Teehan+Lax and SapientRazorfish (formerly Nurun). As an educator, she has taught 1000+ students in college courses, bootcamp programs, and workshops.
In her previous role as director of curriculum for Ladies Learning Code, she overhauled the curriculum and created new workshops and a part-time program used by 20+ Canadian chapters. She also provided training for all the lead instructors.
Christina now works independently, focusing on inclusive tech education, curriculum development, and technical consulting services.
Jen Simmons is a designer and developer advocate at Mozilla and a member of the CSS Working Group.
Jen—who has been creating websites since 1996—works as an independent consultant and trainer helping teams transition to a responsive design process, implement sites with HTML5, or architect Drupal websites to last. She also provides a mix of design and front-end development services. Besides designing for the web, Jen has years of experience designing for live performance and for print. From 2011–2015, she was the host and executive producer of The Web Ahead. Jen continues to share her passion for CSS and design by speaking at conferences and making videos.
Patrick Rauland is the product manager for WooCommerce at WooThemes.
He's done everything from creating custom PHP and MySQL applications to building client sites with WordPress to planning and developing commercial WordPress plugins. Hailing from Denver, Colorado, when he isn't engrossed in a podcast or audiobook he likes to run, hike, or go rock climbing.
Joe Dolson is a WordPress core contributor, WordPress plugin developer, and web accessibility consultant.
He's been writing on topics in website accessibility since 2004, when he founded his development and consulting company, Accessible Web Design. He speaks widely on web accessibility and advocates for accessibility issues in WordPress.