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Online WordPress Website Design Course Contents

Our wordpress website design course has been intended to help basic and intermediate level users to gain knowledge and skills to design an fully function wordpress website. Our course will be designed based on each student’s level and time period allowed for their course level.

WordPress training course outline

  • Timing (Student can choose suitable time for them. Classes start from 10am to 2 pm and 4pm to 8pm)
  • This is an online course so student will need a laptop (PC, Mac or Chromebook) as per course requirements
  • The course is a easy and simple process if you want to learn how to build a new website.
  • The course is also good if own a website and you want to learn how to maintain and improve it.
  • Every student get a WordPress training site to learn on during the course to play around and see functionality.
  • All students get a live wordpress website to do play around and see how the functionality works.
  • For this course no experience required. As long as you can use a computer you will be able to build a great looking website with WordPress.

How to set up WordPress

  • Introduction to WordPress
  • How to set up a WordPress website in 20 mins

How to publish posts, pages, images and video

  • How to manage content in WordPress
  • An explanation of content management in WordPress
  • How to create professional looking pages and posts
  • How to add links
  • Inserting and embedding media – images, video, audio
  • How to create and arrange menus

Comment moderation

  • How to monitor and moderate comments
  • How to stop spam

How to make your site look great with WordPress themes

  • Themes and how can you use them
  • How to install themes
  • Recommended themes

How to add functionality to your site with WordPress plugins

  • Overview of plugins
  • How to install plugins
  • 5 top WordPress plugins and what they do
  • How to use plugins and widgets to improve your website’s functionality

Search Engine optimization

  • How to make sure your website is optimized for Search Engines
  • Use ‘pretty url’s’ that will improve ‘click through’ rates
  • Tagging and categorising your posts – how to do it and why it’s important
  • How to add meta descriptions in your content to improve ranking
  • Best practices when linking

Security

  • How to make sure your WordPress website is secure
  • How to back up your WordPress website

How to take advantage of the social web

  • How to sharing your content on other social networks
  • Auto-posting to Twitter
  • Adding ‘Share’ buttons
  • How to add a newsletter
  • How to integrate your content with Twitter and Facebook

 

After this course you will be able to:

  • Create a WordPress website
  • Manage, update and improve a WordPress website
  • Use WordPress to manage your website content
  • Integrate social media content into your WordPress website
  • Promote your website
  • Manage comments
  • Understand WordPress themes, plugins and widgets