Below here are many video tutorials that will help you get to know WordPress.
To learn about designing a WordPress site I begin by installing MAMP and WordPress. So that I have a play ground to start with.
Go to the below page and watch the video.
I am using a free theme from Themify called Basic. It is a good starter theme and it has a good framework to help you along learning WordPress.
Part 2 Adding favicon, banner, pages, post and categories
Part 3 Adding wordpress menu and footer
Part 4 Customization of WordPress menu etc
Part 5 Adding an image gallery into WordPress
Part 6 Adjusting blog posts in WordPress
Part 7 Adding video
Part 8 video shortcode WordPress and themify.me
Part 9 about me page