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Guitar Chords: The Complete Guide

Learn all the guitar chords, how to read guitar chords, and how to play guitar chords. Easy step-by-step lessons for beginners. Want to check out the chords, or take lessons from a pro?

Introduction to Guitar Chords

How To Read Guitar Chords

Learn how to read chord diagrams. Making sense of all those lines, dots, and numbers is one of the first skills you'll need to master on your way to guitar greatness.
6 minutes All levels English

Guitar Fingering Chart

Learn how to read guitar chords and where to place your fingers for each major chord. Want to check out the lesson?
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How To Play Guitar Chords

Learn how to play guitar chords in this beginner guitar lesson. Easy step-by-step lesson to correctly play guitar chords. Want to check out the lesson?
6 minutes All levels English

Basic Guitar Chords

Learn the 8 basic guitar chords for beginners. Easy step-by-step lessons to learn easy guitar chords. Want to check out the lesson?
6 minutes All levels English

11 Easy Guitar Chords for Beginners

Learn the 11 easy guitar chords for beginners. Easy step-by-step lessons to learn easy guitar chords. Want to check out the lesson?
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Guitar Chords Chart

We've compiled the 132 best guitar chords chart that exists online. We also designed a guitar chords chart for beginners. Want to check out the charts?
15 minutes All levels English

Chord Playing and Types

Guitar Power Chords

Learn how to play guitar power chords. Easy step-by-step lessons to learn all the power chords. Want to check out the lesson?
6 minutes All levels English

Guitar Barre Chords

Barre chords (Bar Chords) are an important part of every guitarists' arsenal. This beginner lesson includes tips, charts, and step-by-step examples. Want to see?
10 minutes All levels English

Guitar Chord Progressions

Guitar Chord Progressions will take your playing to the next level. Want to check out the 3 most popular guitar chord progressions right now?
9 minutes All levels English

Blues Guitar Chords

Learn the 10 best blues guitar chords for free. We cover blues chord progressions, the 12 bar blues, and step-by-step instructions for each blues chord. Want to see?
15 minutes All levels English

Electric Guitar Chords

Learn the 10 best electric guitar chords and download charts for free. We cover electric power chords, electric jazz chords, with step-by-step instructions. Want to see?
12 minutes All levels English

Jazz Guitar Chords

Learn the 10 best jazz guitar chords and download charts for free. We cover 10 jazz chords and jazz chord progressions with step-by-step instructions. Want to see?
9 minutes All levels English

Left Handed Guitar Chords

Learn the 10 best left handed guitar chords and download charts for free. We cover 10 left handed chords and chord progressions with step-by-step instructions. Want to see?
11 minutes All levels English

Country Guitar Chords

Learn the 10 best country guitar chords and download charts for free. We cover 10 country chords and chord progressions with step-by-step instructions. Want to see?
7 minutes All levels English

A Chords

A Guitar Chord

The A chord on guitar is a must-know chord. Learn the most common way to play it, a few variations, and tips that will make these chords sound their best.
3 minutes All levels English

Ab Guitar Chord

The Ab guitar chord is a must-know chord. Learn the 10 best ways to play it, a few variations, and tips that will make these chords sound their best.
3 minutes All levels English

A# Guitar Chord

The A# guitar chord is a must-know chord. Learn the 7 best ways to play it, a few variations, and tips that will make A# chords sound their best.
4 minutes All levels English

Am Guitar Chord

Learn 9 easy ways to play the Am guitar chord (A Minor) with chord charts. A Minor is about as essential as it comes for guitar chords. Want to see the Am chord?
4 minutes All levels English

A7 Guitar Chord

Learn the 10 best ways to play the A7 guitar chord with chord charts. Arguably, the A7 chord is one of the most essential you'll be learning on the guitar.
7 minutes All levels English

Am7 Guitar Chord

Learn the 10 best ways to play the Am7 guitar chord with chord charts. The A Minor Seventh guitar chord is used on a vast number of songs and is ever-useful.
4 minutes All levels English

B Chords

B Guitar Chord

Learn the 4 best and easy ways to play the B guitar chord with chord charts. B Major is a tricky chord and this free guitar lessons helps you step by step.
3 minutes All levels English

Bm Guitar Chord

Learn the 6 best ways to play the Bm guitar chord with chord charts. In this free guitar lessons we're going to show you step by step how to master B Minor.
3 minutes All levels English

Guitar Chords: The Complete Guide


Learn the best guitar chords, how to read guitar chords, and how to play guitar chords. Easy step-by-step lessons for beginners. Want to check out the lessons?

The Complete Guitar Chords Chart

If you want to learn to play guitar well, then getting a few chords under your belt should be a top priority. These "building blocks" of rhythms and harmonies are an integral part of the language of music, so the more you can pick up, the more you're expanding your proverbial vocabulary (and your ability to "speak" through your instrument).

Guitar Chords Chart

View the ultimate Guitar Chords Chart and see step-by-step lessons.

Basic Guitar Chords

Which chords should you start with, though, if you're a beginner player?

That's the topic we'll be covering today. We're going to walk through eight basic guitar chords how you should be playing them:

Basic Guitar Chords

Learn the Basic Guitar Chords step-by-step with these easy lessons.

Easy Guitar Chords

These 11 easy guitar chords we've assembled are as simple as they come, and a great place for a beginner to start:

Easy Guitar Chords

Learn the Easy Guitar Chords step-by-step with these easy lessons.

Guitar Barre Chords

Barre chords, also known as Bar Chords, are the bane of many a new guitar player. Which isn't to say they aren't useful, mind you -- bar chords are an important part of every guitarists' arsenal. If you're looking to put a unique sounding twist on some of the open-position chords you know, playing said chords in "bar form" is a useful trick.

Guitar Barre Chords
Learn the Guitar Barre Chords step-by-step with these easy lessons.

Guitar Chord Progressions

Few chords, no matter how pretty they sound in isolation, are played that way in actual songs. It’s much more common for songs to group several chords together into guitar chord progressions to develop an interesting sound.

Guitar Chord Progressions
Learn the Guitar Chord Progressions step-by-step with these easy lessons.

Common Chord Progressions

The first thing you’ll need to remember is that for every chord progression, there is a “root note,” also known as the “tonic.” For the purposes of our lesson today, we’re going to use “C” as our root, exploring several chord progressions in this key.

Chord Progression Chart

Learn the Common Chord Progressions step-by-step with these easy lessons.
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