Building your Homepage with WordPress Block Editor- HostGator Tutorial

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The Homepage of a WordPress website is the first thing that everyone sees when they visit your website. It’s always good to make a good first impression right? Well, Josh agrees. Follow along as he walks you through editing a page, and creating a homepage that showcases your WordPress site.

Josh shows off the WordPress Block Editor, which is one of the best features of the platform. Using the block editor to edit his homepage, Josh goes into detail about different settings and tricks, as well as showcasing some new blocks for you to try yourself.

In this video you will learn:

How to edit an Existing Page in WordPress

Why make a new page when WordPress gives you a couple to start out with. Josh will show you how to edit a homepage in WordPress

How to Make a Homepage in WordPress

As we have said before, the block editor is one of the best features as part of WordPress. There are so many blocks to choose from, you will be able to make sure your WordPress homepage is perfectly tailored to your website. Watch as Josh walks you through the changes he makes to his site joshmakestutorials.com.

Saving Changes/Site Preview

After making all of those changes to your homepage, you will want to ensure that everyone can see them exactly how you intend. We will show you how to preview your WordPress site, as well as how to save your changes to the page you are editing.

The Featured Image

The featured image is either your favorite site feature or your biggest annoyance. Depending on your theme, this can be easily managed, Josh shows you how to toggle it on and off if it is not a feature you would like to use.

Page and Block Settings

Block settings are incredibly useful and versatile. You can use them to tweak each individual block to your liking. Each block has its own unique settings that can be toggled to get your page just right.

00:00 – Intro
00:35 – Editing an Existing Page
01:10 – Homepage Overview
01:40 – Building your Homepage/Block Tutorial
06:07 – Saving Changes/Site Preview
06:25 – Featured Image
07:27 – Building your Homepage/Block Tutorial
09:22 – Build Review/Homepage Review
10:45 – Page and Block Settings

Good article on the Block Editor:
https://www.wpbeginner.com/beginners-guide/how-to-use-the-new-wordpress-block-editor/

Other Helpful Vids:

Installing WordPress with Softaculous

Build a WordPress Website Playlist:

Blog Articles:

How to Create an Awesome Website Homepage
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Duration: 00:13:07
Publisher: HostGator
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