Web Design with WordPress

Duration

18 hours

Mode

Face-to-face

Location

City Campus

Cost

$610

Next Intake

To be determined

Overview

Learn the fundamentals of setting up, extending, and managing WordPress websites, focusing on its core features. The course outline is based on over six years professional WordPress experience and also covers content management, optimising for search engines and social media intregration.

Course content

  • Domains, hosting and email
  • Installing WordPress and WordPress settings
  • Posts vs Pages
  • Adding and formatting content and search engine optimisation
  • Managing users, categories, tags and authors
  • Widgets, Menus, select and install a theme and the best plugins
  • Contact forms, Page builders and child themes
  • Photos, galleries, video and YouTube
  • MailChimp signup, Google analytics,maps and optimising for Google and FaceBook
  • Backups, upgrading and security
  • Make your site faster and what to do when things go wrong
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    Timetable

    There are currently no dates scheduled for this course. Please contact us or join our mailing list to express your interest in this course.

    How to enrol

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    Prerequisites

    No prior knowledge or experience is necessary for this introductory course. Basic computer skills are essential such as the ability to use the internet and file storage networks.

    Materials supplied

    All relevant course notes are supplied with comprehensive instructions and exercises.

    Materials to bring

    Computers for use during class time will be supplied, but we recommended that you bring a personal laptop where possible.

    Suited to

    Beginners who want to fast track their WordPress fundamentals. New website owners that need to learn how to use WordPress effectually. Managers of WordPress websites who want more control and take their WordPress to the next level. Professional website owners needing an understanding of the core WordPress technologies to direct and manage their developers or suppliers.

    Outcome

    On completion of this course, participants will have will have developed the core knowledge to setup new WordPress websites and confidently manage the various technologies required. Participants will have a good understanding of installing and managing basic plugins and themes, allowing the development of sophisticated WordPress websites.

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