Build Your Own WordPress Website

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25 hours
99 GBP excl. VAT
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Build Your Own WordPress Website

Course description

Build Your Own WordPress Website:

This course is for anybody who wants to learn how to design and build or maintain websites for business in this popular free package. Suitable for entrepreneurs as well as office managers, VAs, PAs or EAs.

You will learn how to create a WordPress website with a blog. You will find about designing a user-friendly website (colours, images, accessibility); You will install a template, include plugins, create static pages, include images, use widgets and implement keywords for search engine optimisation. You will also create blog posts, include Google Analytics in the website and you will receive an introduction to using Google Analytics to measure the success of your site.

The Concise Training WordPress course offers a complete package in one place and is written for business people in easy-to-understand plain English. This doesn’t mean you miss out on the things that you need to know but it does mean that you are more likely to understand what is being talked about.

The course covers everything you need to create a website including information about the choice of colours and images, the layout of the website, choosing a template, using plugins and creating static pages. You will receive access to a development area to create a training website. Note if you wish to make it live you will need to purchase a domain name and hosting (not included).

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Qualification awarded by the course provider.

On completion of a practical assignment, a CPD certification will be awarded (25 CPD credits).

Training Course Content

Content is broken down into manageable learning objects:

Learning Object 1 - Website Design Steps

  • What is WordPress and why use it?
  • Understanding WordPress terminology
  • Mobile Websites
  • Web hosting
  • Page layout and navigation
  • Readability
  • Fonts
  • Using Images
  • Keywords
  • Accessibility

Learning Object 2 - Getting Started with WordPress

  • Examples of theme use
  • Selecting, installing and customising a theme
  • Creating a static homepage
  • Permalinks

Learning Object 3 - Enhancing the Website

  • Widgets
  • Plugins
  • Further customisation
  • Implementing SEO using Yoast
  • Menus
  • Shortcodes

Learning Object 4 - Blogging

  • Creating blog posts
  • Using categories and tags
  • Creating a comments policy
  • Managing blog comments
  • Marketing your blog
  • Blogging tactics

Learning Object 5 - Live Site Tasks and Analytics

  • Publishing a live website
  • Registering your website with search engines
  • SSL Certificates
  • Https on WordPress
  • Analytics
  • Best practice - websites

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Concise Training

Concise Training has been teaching businesses and individuals to use social media and digital marketing since 2009. We first created our short unaccredited e-learning courses in 2012 - updating them every six months since. The courses have been taken by...

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Average rating 4

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I am a complete beginner in web design and a small business owner. I signed up for the course with the hope that it will give me enough knowledge to create my own. I must say that the idea I had is very complex and this particular course I find insufficient for me. It was great reading through it and trying things out, I think it could be a grea...
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An excellent course. I recommend it to everyone who wants to create a website. You only need to purchase a domain + hosting and during the course you can create/choose the layout, pages, content.. yourself! The course is well structured, and therefore, it’s easy to understand the process of the website creation and maintenance. During the course...
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