WordPress Training – Introduction

 was originally an open source blogging tool however it has evolved since it was launched in 2003 and is now the world’s more popular content management system (CMS) with 22% of all new websites using it.  Its plug-in and template structure make it extremely easy to customise.

Our WordPress training courses are led by ex-industry professionals with years of hands-on experience. This means that our courses use real-life examples and scenarios.

We offer training at our centres in GuildfordLondonManchester and also at our client’s sites. Many client’s find it more convenient to ask us to come to their site to provide training.

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WordPress Training – 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.

WordPress is the world’s most popular content management system (CMS) with 30% of all new websites being built using WordPress. This course will show you how to use WordPress plug-ins and themes in order to maximise your productivity and get your website looking good as quickly as possible.

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.

  • 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