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1 day
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Course description

WordPress - Building Your Own Website

This hands on full day workshop is aimed at non-technical web people, business owners, marketeers, entrepreneurs, directors and small business owners who are already running a WordPress web site or would like to build and/or run your own website using the world class WordPress platform. 

  • You will learn all the key controls and become very familiar with the WordPress interface and tools. 
  • You will understand how to organise, write and present your content in the most appropriate and powerful way.
  • You'll be able to customise the look of your site and add important features and functions to make your site truly professional. 

You will need your WordPress log in (for existing site owners) if you wish to use your own website for training, and a good stable internet connection. 

Suitability - Who should attend?

Delegates should have a good level of PC and windows skills, but do not need prior experience with WordPress.

Training Course Content

About WordPress 

  • What is WordPress? 
  • What can WordPress do? 
  • WordPress supporting websites 

Getting Started 

  • The WordPress interface 
  • The admin bar and previewing your site 
  • Working with the dashboard 
  • Customising the screens 
  • Content controls 
  • Site admin controls 
  • Getting help and support 

Adding and Editing Content 

  • Planning your content 
  • Pages vs Posts 
  • Categories, sub categories and tags 
  • Adding and structuring pages
  • Adding and structuring posts 
  • Basic look and feel changes 
  • Defining custom slug names 

Basic Site Configuration 

  • Adding users and user roles 
  • Changing site structure and permalinks 
  • Changing other site settings 
  • Managing post and page comments 

Working with Images 

  • Uploading images to the media library 
  • Inserting images into posts and pages 
  • Controlling image position 
  • Defining featured images
  • Advanced image settings 
  • Adding a photo gallery 
  • Adding videos 

Adding More Functions and Features 

  • What is a plug-in? 
  • Installing plug-ins 
  • Anti-spam tools 
  • Adding a light box to your photo galleries 
  • Adding a contact form 
  • Adding Google Analytics to your site 
  • Adding SEO tools 

Customising the Look of your Site 

  • What is a theme? 
  • Changing visual theme settings 
  • Adding a custom banner 
  • Working with Widgets 
  • Controlling and customising menu bars 
  • Changing your theme 
  • Using a premium theme

Questions and Answers 

Why choose SquareOne Training

25 years' experience of delivering quality IT Training Services

All trainers Certified Microsoft Office Trainer (MOS) or higher

Public and in-house training throughout the UK

Expenses

This WordPress - Building Your Own Website training course is offered both as an open/scheduled course in Merseyside, Manchester or London. 

This course can also be offered as an in-house training course, delivered in the form of a closed course at your company's premises.

SquareOne can come to you no matter where you are based throughout the UK and Europe. Closed course price available on request.

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