A man ceases to be a beginner in any given science and becomes a master when he has learned that he is going to be a beginner all his life.”
~Robin G. Collingwood
The best advice I can give a beginner guitarist is to learn and master the start with the major scale and major chords (major triads). Once you master these 2 areas, the rest is based on these two things. But these are the 2 foundations for everything else you’ll ever need to learn on the guitar.
Of course to master anything takes time. So in the meantime, Take a look at what most beginner guitarists learn in the articles and lessons listed below.
In the beginner acoustic guitar lessons section, you will learn the very basics of guitar.