Steps to learn Vim

  1. Learn how to ask a good question and to type it into search engine before asking on forums
  2. Do vimtutor - it's a 30-minute tutorial that teaches the most basic Vim functionality hands-on
  3. RTFM! User manual (:h user-manual) will guide you through every feature from basic to advanced
  4. :help and :helpgrep to find more detailed documentation of specific feature
  5. :h faq - Frequently Asked Questions
  6. :h quickref - quick reference guide
  7. idiomatic vimrc by romainl