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WordPress Courses for Beginners - the best?1890

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WordPress Courses for Beginners:

- Udemy vs Lynda vs Treehouse vs Skillshare

WordPress changes so often, who has time to create courses?

Seems these guys do?

Which one is the best in your experience?
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The one that get you posting ASAP.

There is no one-size-fits-all solution for anything.

We each learn different ways. Some people don't even want a course. They learn best by just getting in there and making mistakes, then figuring it out.

Whatever gets you going and learning, as you go - that's the "best."
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@jycmba

I learned how to use a PC by just getting in there and figuring it out.

In fact, I learned how in Japanese.

Everything was in Japanese, Ichitaro instead of Word, Lotus123 instead of Excel and so on.

I can remember hitting buttons and just watching to see what happened/changed.

I don't know that I wanted to learn that way by choice, but it was the only way I could learn at the time.

If someone wants to figure smth out, they will.
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@Belew - I may not be sure which one is the best.

But I can know which one is the biggest waste of money - the one bought and never used past lesson one!
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@jycmba

But I thought that if I paid for the course I would learn it.

I didn't realize I'd have to actually learn. 8-(
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@Belew - lol, sadly you're not alone in this..
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@Belew

Doesn't work by osmosis, though many seem to expect that.

All four you mention in your OP offer good courses.

My WizardsPlace WP Classroom is an alternative. It provides self-directed study through videos and other means AND offers weekly time with a live instructor. The videos, 87 at the moment and soon to be 118, are updated (and the number increased) regularly and the "Using WordPress" series actually updates with each new release of WordPress.

WordPress is easy to use (when you know how) and can be readily learned, but the value of a knowledgeable instructor who can answer questions and provide assistance should not be overlooked.
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@Rev

Link to your WordPress Classroom?

One of the frustrating things I faced in the California classroom is the mindset that students thought they paid for a grade, when what they paid for is the opportunity to learn.

Very different.
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@Belew

Couldn't agree more. It isn't limited to the California classroom. It seems to be systemic, at least across the country, and perhaps around the world.

Click for WizardsPlace WP Classroom information.
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I don't understand how I learn best. I have been trying all method. Along the way, I realize that I learn best
1. Physical one to one and step by step guidance
2. Demonstrate it
3. Then let me do it repetitively
4. Making mistakes

The one to one guidance is someone who is physically there and guides me step by step in my life and even work life.

Now, I feel so frustrated due to learning how to cope with life.
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