How To Make a WordPress Website – Sydney

Welcome, everyone, to our latest “how to make a wordpress website” tutorial!

In this video you can learn how to create a WordPress website with the free Sydney theme. This website we make is ideal if you want to make a small business or portfolio website, event website, client site or virtually any website in a creative industry where you need to show off your work, events, services.

It’s all beginner friendly and should be easy enough for everyone to follow. Like all my other tutorials, this one is is simple, easy to use and just plain works.

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Below are little nuggets of CSS code you can copy-paste into your website (following the video instructions) to improve it’s overall design, though it will look just fine without them!

Please follow the video for prompts for when to insert this hand-made code.

Use in Sydney FP: Call to action widgets, inside the layout builder. Copy paste into Attributes > CSS Styles

background-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.3);

Use in Sydney FP: List widget. Copy paste into Attributes > CSS Styles

margin:0 -15px;
padding: 30px;
background-color:#d65050;
color: #ffffff;

Use in Sydney FP: Skills widget. Copy paste into Attributes > CSS Styles

margin: 0 -15px;
padding: 30px;

Use to make image borders curved on the About Us page. Copy paste in the Text tab into the image html itself.

style="border-radius: 5px 20px 5px;"

Please comment to let me know what you think! It’s not easy to build a great website and put yourself out there, but you are making it happen, so congratulations on being bold and doing it. Seriously this takes guts so great job. Of course, thanks for choosing this tutorial as you create the website!

Tell Me: Did you have any issues getting setup? Are there areas of the tutorial that you didn’t find particularly clear? Thanks for your feedback.

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2 Comments

  1. Goran

    I can’t change a color in layout builder in call to action on red?

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