Introduction

This 1 day WordPress training course will give you a rapid introduction to this software to get you up and running as quickly as possible.

It is a hands-on course and includes lots of time for experiment with what you are being taught, try things out for yourself and ask questions.

By the end of this course you will be a confident WordPress user.

✔ A complete beginner’s course that covers all of WordPress’s basics.
✔ Plenty of one to one attention and time to ask questions.
✔ Friendly expert trainers, small groups and a comfortable place to learn.
✔ All the materials and extras that you’ll ever need.
✔ Ongoing support and help with issues you have after the course.

What Will I Learn?

This course will show you how to use WordPress plug-ins and themes in order to maximise your productivity and get your website looking professional as quickly as possible.

You’ll learn about:

  • Navigating the WordPress dashboard
  • Creating and managing content on your website.
  • Pages and Posts
  • Categories and Tags
  • Configuring the WordPress settings
  • Customising your WordPress Website using Themes, Widgets and Plugins
  • Administrating your WordPress Website

Am I Ready For This Course?

You do not need any previous experience of using WordPress to attend this course, however it assumes a basic understanding of Windows and the web.

The Training Day

Our courses run from 9.30am to roughly 4.15pm with refreshments throughout the day and a break for a tasty, freshly prepared lunch.

We offer a relaxed, supportive learning environment, fully air-conditioned training facilities and some of the nicest instructors on the planet.

Also, you’ll receive:

✔ A full-colour manual covering everything in the course so that you can recap.
✔ A USB stick for the course exercises to let you practice more in your own time.
✔ A Certificate of Attendance.

  • WordPress explained
  • Installing WordPress in a couple of clicks
  • Creating content for your website
  • The difference between ‘Posts’ and ‘Pages’
  • Managing your content
  • Managing WordPress Posts and Pages
  • Creating and managing WordPress links
  • WordPress ‘Categories’ and ‘Tags’ explained
  • Managing WordPress Categories and Tags
  • Adding ‘Media’ to your website
  • Managing the WordPress Media Library
  • Updating Your WordPress Profile (includes changing your password)
  • WordPress ‘Comments’ explained
  • Managing WordPress Comments
  • WordPress Settings explained
  • Discussion Settings
  • Permanent Link Settings
  • Reading Settings
  • Writing Settings
  • Installing and Activating WordPress Themes
  • WordPress ‘Plugins’ explained
  • Working with Plugins
  • WordPress ‘Widgets’ explained
  • Working with Widgets
  • How to make your WordPress website search engine friendly
  • WordPress ‘Users’ explained
  • Managing Users