WordPress is the perfect software for non-programmers and anyone else who wants to build a website from scratch without having to know how anything about coding. In this course you'll learn how to use the powerful WordPress.com platform to set up your website, with step-by-step instructions on how to add content including pages and blog posts; select and customize a beautiful theme; add widgets and plugins to further expand your site's features; connect it to your social networks; and upload media, including videos and images, to enhance the style and mood of your site. You'll also learn the basics of search engine optimization (SEO) to boost your site's visibility and how to use WordPress.com's analytics to generate more traffic to your site. By the end of the course, you'll have created and launched a full website and blog (optional, but highly recommended!).