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Course WordPress Essentials
  • Public Scheduled Price£245 +VAT
  • Course Duration1 Day
  • Course Options
    Public Scheduled
    Public Scheduled
    Fixed content, fixed date, fixed location, fixed length, multiple organisations - All you need to do is choose which course you would like to attend and contact us to book!
    Private
    Private
    Flexible content, flexible date, flexible location, variable length, private to your organisation - Courses can be held at one of our training venues or at another location convenient to you. Training can be set over a number of days or weeks to allow for practice time between training sessions.
    Bespoke
    Bespoke
    Bespoke private training can be based on an existing course or a number of lessons taken from several courses, we can also write bespoke courses for you based on your in-house systems or development program.
Overview
This 1-day Essentials course will teach you everything you need to get started with the world’s most popular free tool for creating and managing websites and blogs. Starting from scratch, we will show you how to install and configure WordPress. You will quickly learn the basics and be able to build a simple but professional website.
Prerequisites
    • Delegates should have a good working knowledge of using a Windows based PC and be confident with using a mouse and keyboard. Delegates should feel at ease performing tasks such as arranging, sizing and switching between Windows.
Objectives
    • Install and configure WordPress
    • Understand the difference between posts and pages
    • Publish a blog post
    • Manage links, tags, and media
    • Approve or delete blog comments
    • Customise your site display by using WordPress themes
    • Attract visitors by using methods to enhance SEO
    • Track visits by using Google Analytics
Target Audience
    • WordPress beginners
    • People who want to make blogs or websites but don't have weeks or months to learn
    • Those who want to switch from standard website systems to the WordPress platform
    • Offline business owners who want an online presence without paying high prices or waiting months
What's included
    • Laptops are available for training delivered at client's premises
    • Lunch and refreshments when training is delivered at our training venues
    • Comprehensive course materials and exercises
    • Telephone and Email Support
Course Content
    • Getting Started
      WordPress in five minutes
      Upgrading WordPress
      Best Practices for upgrading WordPress
      Importing and exporting data
    • Configuring your Wordpress Site
      The WordPress Dashboard
      General settings
      Discussion settings (Make a Forum)
      Permalink settings
      Privacy settings
      Reading settings
      Writing settings
    • Uploading and Maintaining Content
      Creating content: Posts vs. Pages
      How to write a Page in WordPress
      Managing Pages
      Managing Links
      Managing WordPress Tags
      Managing your WordPress Media Library
      Updating your WordPress Profile
    • Blogging with Wordpress
      Writing a blog Post
      Managing Posts
      Managing comments
      Fighting SPAM with Akismet
    • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
      Making your content search-engine friendly
      Using analytics to deliver accountability and insight
      Adding Facebook and Twitter buttons
    • Get more from your site by customising WordPress
      Installing and activating WordPress Themes
      Using WordPress plugins
      Working with WordPress Widgets
      Reviewing CMS and eCommerce plugins
    • Wordpress Administration
      Managing WordPress users
      Permission levels and log-ins
      WordPress User Roles explained
      Managing files

 

 

IT Training Solutions Ltd
Oakville, 14 Durham Road West, Bowburn, Durham, DH6 5AU
0191 377 8377
ittrainingsolutions.co.uk

Printed: 23 Mar 19

 

 

 

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