WordPress Training Course level: Beginner
Total Duration: 10 Hours
Certification: Certificate of Completion will be provided after completing the course

This course will provide you the necessary skills to build, manage and run a beautiful website or blog by using WordPress. You can create anything from personal blogs to professional websites within a short span of time. It is also a powerful content management system (CMS). No coding is required. You will be able to design your blog/website by using the readymade WordPress templates. The course is designed for beginners and it explains about WordPress installation, configuration, creating a site, adding content, images, videos, using themes, widgets, plugins, publishing the site and beyond. You get to work on a project while doing this course.

Skills Required

No previous experience of Web design, HTML, CSS is required. You should have basic computing and Internet knowledge.

Course Dates, Prices & Enrolment

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07 Jan 2017 - 08 Jan 2017
Saturday to Sunday
£180 (normal price £200)Enrol Now
  1. Getting Started with WordPress
    • What is WordPress and its advantages
    • Domain Name Registration and Web Hosting
    • Difference between Self Hosting and Free Cloud Hosting
    • Downloading and Uploading WordPress to your host
    • Installing WordPress with the 5 minutes install
    • Installing WordPress manually
  2. Setting up WordPress
    • Logging in WordPress admin area
    • Familiarise with the WordPress Dashboard
    • Editing the user profile
    • Configuring the Dashboard settings
  3. Adding the right content to your WordPress site
    • About posts and pages
    • Difference between pages and posts
    • Creating pages
    • Organising page hierarchy
    • Creating a static front page
  4. Blogging with WordPress
    • Creating posts
    • Text formatting in a new post
    • Creating and managing links
    • Adding Images, Youtube Videos and Audios
    • Adding an image gallery
    • Adding post categories, tags and other elements
  5. Customising WordPress
    • Installing and activating themes
    • Exploring the themes option
    • Installing plugins and using them
    • Info about various widgets and working with them
    • Setting up custom background and header images
    • Creating custom menus and custom widgets
  6. Launching Your WordPress Site and After
    • Submitting the site to search engines
    • Managing WordPress users and permission levels
    • Managing comments and controlling spam
    • Backing up a WordPress site
    • Restoring a WordPress site from crash
    • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
    • Adding social media options like facebook, twitter and many more

Course Tutor

The course instructor is a front-end developer who runs a freelance web design and digital marketing business. She studied graphic design and web technologies at university, and today her skillset encompasses HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, AngularJS, Wordpress and SEO.

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