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Start with a Theme: Twenty Thirteen – new course on lynda.com

All new and totally free! The new Start with a Theme: Twenty Thirteen course from Morten Rand-Hendriksen and lynda.com is here!

Hot off the presses my latest lynda.com course Start with a Theme: Twenty Thirteen walks you through all the features of the new default WordPress theme released earlier this summer. Twenty Thirteen is blog-centric and focusses heavily on Post Formats. This short course shows you how to use the theme to its fullest and how to get the most out of the advanced Post Formats. If you are a blogger looking for a new look for your site, Twenty Thirteen may well be the way to go. Check out Start with a Theme: Twenty Thirteen on lynda.com  and see if the new default theme works for you.

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Start with a Theme: Video Blogs in WordPress – new lynda.com course

Want to build a video blog in WordPress but don’t know where to start? Look no further than my new lynda.com course Start with a Theme: Video Blogs in WordPress. The course looks at best practices around adding videos to and creating a video blog with WordPress and features three themes that make your videos shine: Twenty Twelve, Origami, and Sundance. The course is just under one hour long and gives you a complete runthrough of all the features of the three themes as well as tips on how to use them for the best results possible when posting videos from sites like YouTube and Vimeo.

The SWAT (Start With A Theme) series is an ongoing project to showcase different themes and the way you can use them to create cool WordPress sites the easy way. Other courses in the series include