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Everything you need to make your idea a reality.

WordPress.com is excited to offer free courses to help you learn how to develop a strategy for your idea, create a platform for it, and build an audience to engage with.

New! Create Your Site

Is this your first time building a website? Are you returning to WordPress after a break? Are you looking for a basic understanding of how things work? You’re in the right place! This free, self-paced, Create Your Site course will give bloggers, business owners, and creators from every niche a solid foundation on how to make a WordPress.com website.

Intro to Blogging

This free course will benefit bloggers at any stage of their creative journey, but was created especially with beginners in mind. Define your why, what, and who. Then build, publish, and grow your blog. This course will help you with the key elements of creating a blog that you’re excited to publish — and others are excited to read.

Intro to Podcasting

Accelerate your podcasting journey through this free course with video tutorials on creating and editing content, growing your audience, optimizing your site, and making money. Get regular support to break through your blockers and make your content even better with feedback from peers.

Intro to Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Understanding search engine optimization (SEO) is crucial for anyone looking to improve their site for both search engines and humans. This free course will give you a solid foundation of what you can do to ensure people have the best chance to find your content.

In addition to our free courses, all students have access to our learning community once logged in, and we have a range of additional resources linked below.

If you’re working with a self-hosted WordPress site (not hosted with WordPress.com) you can access the WordPress.org support documents and forums here.

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