How To Make A Portfolio Website using WordPress (Photography Portfolio)

How To Make A Portfolio Website using WordPress

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This video will show you how to make a Portfolio Website using WordPress (using the Free “Snaps WordPress Theme”). I will personally guide you through everything you need to know, step by step.

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In this tutorial we will be using the “SNAPS WordPress Theme”, which is a GREAT looking and Simple to Use “Portfolio” Theme which is great for Photographers, Logo and Graphic Designers etc…..and also, it’s 100% FREE for us to use!

Making a Portfolio Website with WordPress is SUPER EASY and I think that if you follow this tutorial, you will have NO PROBLEMS at all!

[Other Relevant Links]

Demo Site: http://snapswpthemetutorial.com/
MorgueFile: http://morguefile.com (Free Images)
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Create A Free Favicon Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYjY0…
This Video URL: https://youtu.be/CAHYTcyXOOs
My Website: http://letsbuildwp.com/

[Free WordPress Plugins Used]

Contact Form 7: https://wordpress.org/plugins/contact…
Regenerate Thumbnails: https://wordpress.org/plugins/regener…
Simple Share Buttons Adder: https://wordpress.org/plugins/simple-…
WP Smush: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-smus…
W3 Total Cache: https://wordpress.org/plugins/w3-tota…

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How To Create A Simple Logo for Free:
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[Main Course Overview]

The Times mentioned here are clickable and will bring you to that exact point in the video… You guys asked for a way to navigate through my videos… You got it!

00:00 Personal Introduction
Website Overview/Demo
Tutorial Check List
Signing up for Hosting & Domain Name (using HostGator)
Logging into what’s know as the HostGator “CPanel”
Installing WordPress using the CPanel
Signing into WordPress for the First Time
Changing Our WordPress Password
Changing The WordPress Theme
(We Are Using The “SNAPS” Theme)
Site Title, Tagline & Site Icon (favicon)
Theme Colours
Main Site Banner Image
Background Image
Deleting Demo Content (Page, Post and Plugins)
Adding Our “About Me” Page
Creating Clickable Links (Hyper Links)
Adding Our “Contact Me” Page
Turning Comments ON/OFF
Creating A Custom Menu
Installing Our Contact Form Plugin (Contact Form 7)
Adding Our Contact Form
Before we add our portfolio image posts
Installing and Using Regenerate Thumbnails Plugin
Changing Thumbnail Sizes to 236×315 pixels (Our Main Portfolio Images)
Adding Our Main Portfolio Posts & Images
Setting How Many Posts Show on Homepage
Creating Categories
Adding Categories to Posts
Creating Our “Categories Menu”
Changing Permalink Structure (URL)
Changing Our Footer “Widgets”
Adding Social Sharing Buttons (Simple Share Buttons Adder Plugin)
Installing and Activating WP Smush Plugin
TIP What to do if your changes don’t show up right away (W3 total cache plugin)
Congratulations – You Finished!

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Until Next Time,
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