Wordpress Introduction

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Wordpress Introduction

Courses never cancelled. Last minute rescheduling. 24 month delegate support forum. And more... On this course you will learn how to:
create a simple blog and website using WordPress
set up an account on wordpress.com
create your own site
use the many WordPress settings and options
create pages and posts, draft, publish and upload images and formatting content with HTML and CSS.
select and activate a theme, adjust available options, set menu items and ensure the site is optimised for search engine results.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is for website owners or anyone who wants to manage their own webpages through this user-friendly interface. No experience with computer graphics or coding is required.

Training Course Content

Introduction and Set-up

Review of WordPress
Installing WordPress

Overview of WordPress Interface

Overview of interface and dashboard
Adding users
Assigning different user roles
Setting up reading options - homepage and how posts work
Menus: Creating, adding, updating and assigning
Creating SEO friendly URLs

Template File Structure

WordPress page structure
WordPress Theme structured
Breaking up the HTML
Building the sidebar
Creating a custom home page
Introducing custom fields

Working with WordPress Themes

Installing a theme
Adding a theme to your website
Where is the theme located
Editing themes and templates
Compulsory changes to the CSS in order to make themes work
Activating and deactivating themes

Working with WordPress Templates

Targeting and identifying which templates update which sections
How templates pages fit into the WordPress structure
Compulsory template pages
Compulsory CSS files
Compulsory naming conventions when customising your own themes
Creating a new template page and the basics required on the page
Assigning a template to a page
Editing themes through the editor view in WordPress
Overview of how PHP is coded for WordPress
Overview of PHP functions required for WordPress
What is required to do advanced template work
Creating your own WordPress template page


Prices from £756 (Guideline pricing). Promotional rates often available the further ahead you book. Contact us for quote.

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