RapidWeaver For Beginners

In this free 9 part video course we'll show you how to build a website with RapidWeaver and publish it online. If you'd like to keep up-to date with newly published RapidWeaver tutorials please Subscribe to our YouTube Channel.

Lesson 1— Getting Started

In this lesson you'll learn how to get RapidWeaver installed on your machine. Then we'll look at creating your first project, adding a page, adding content and previewing your site in the browser

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Lesson 2 — Additional Pages

In this lesson you'll learn how to add additional pages to your site including a contact form. You'll also learn how RapidWeaver's navigation works, and see how easy it is to reorder, hide, and remove pages from your site's navigation.

Lesson 3 — Site Customisation

In this lesson you'll learn all about RapidWeaver 7's powerful theme customisation feature. You'll be able to control the site-wide, and page specific, customisation settings. We'll also cover the banner images feature introduced in RapidWeaver 7.

Lesson 4 — Meta Data

In this video you'll learn the basics of getting your website to rank in search results (Often called SEO).If you want in-depth training on this subject, we have a dedicated RapidWeaver SEO Course available.

Lesson 5 — Stacks Basics

Stacks is a third-party plugin for RapidWeaver that adds a drop-and-drop, freeform layout page type, allowing you to create any type of page design imaginable. This lesson will teach you how to create uniquely designed pages.

Lesson 6 — Tidy Up

In this lesson we'll step back and make sure everything is in order before we move on to some more advanced features in RapidWeaver 7.

Lesson 7 — Foundry Introduction

In this lesson you'll learn about Foundry, the bootstrap powered framework for RapidWeaver. Foundry gives you the power to easily create beautifully designed, unique responsive websites in RapidWeaver 7. If you want to master Foundry, we have a dedicated RapidWeaver Foundry course available.

Lesson 8 — Foundation Introduction

In this lesson you'll learn about Foundation for RapidWeaver. Foundation gives you the power to easily create beautifully designed, unique responsive websites. If you want to master Foundation, we have a dedicated RapidWeaver Foundation course available.

Lesson 9 — Google Analytics & Publishing

In this video you'll learn how to add Google Analytics along with getting your website published and online. We also offer an SEO course if you need help with getting your website to rank higher on Google.

How to Preview Responsive Designs

If you need to preview how your site works in different devices (iPhone, iPad, etc.) then this video is for you! You’ll learn all the different ways you can preview your RapidWeaver site locally to ensure everything looks great before you publish it to your live site.

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