WordPress for Beginners

Course Dates

 
Thursday 16 November, 2017 9:30am - 3:30pm $600 English Our Office
Tuesday 13 February, 2018 9:30am - 3:30pm $600 English Our Office
Wednesday 4 April, 2018 9:30am - 3:30pm $600 English Our Office

Overview

Course Description

This course is designed for beginners in the world of website creation who wish to build and maintain their website based on the popular WordPress Content Management System (CMS). Attendees will be introduced not only to useful concepts and definitions, but also to practical step-by-step instructions covering important points from installation to publication.

Who Should Attend

This course can benefit those looking to build a relatively small and focused website, in particular individuals who wish to:

  • Promote personal and business services
  • Spread awareness of a specific subject
  • Blog
  • Prepare a personal website

Note: This course is not suited for e-commerce ventures, experienced programmers, or social media platform creation. It also does not apply to websites built on WordPress.com. Note: Valid for WordPress 3.0 and up.

Benefits

This course provides attendees with a lot of useful information. This course will help you:

  • Install Wordpress properly on your server
  • Navigate the Wordpress administration area
  • Customize Wordpress
  • Select and install Wordpress themes and plugins

Outline

Part 1a: Choosing & Setting up Wordpress

  • Understanding Content Management Systems (CMS)
  • Advantages and limitations of a CMS compared to Static Pages
  • Advantages and limitations of a CMS compared to Static Pages

Part 1b: Installing Wordpress

  • Checking your server specifications
  • Unpacking, file transfer and installation
  • Initial site setup

Part 2a: Understanding the Wordpress Backend

  • Navigating the Wordpress backend
  • Customizing the Wordpress backend
  • Understanding the terminology

Part 2b: Managing Content

  • Creating and publishing pages, posts, categories and tags
  • Menu management
  • Populating links directory
  • Managing comments

Part 3: Working With Plugins

  • Understanding the plugin concept
  • Pros and cons to using plugins
  • Finding useful plugins
  • Installing and removing plugins

Part 4: Working With Themes

  • Finding quality Wordpress themes
  • Installing Wordpress themes
  • Managing Wordpress themes

Part 5: Q&A

  • Questions and Answers

Registration

 

Registration Includes:

  • Guaranteed Reservation (Space is limited. Book early to secure your spot and avoid disappointment.)
  • Lunch
  • Information Booklet

Terms

  • You may transfer your registration to another individual who must attend on the course date that you registered for.
  • If you cannot attend your chosen date after registration, you may change your course selection for a course of equal or lesser value within a year of the purchase date. 72 hours notice is required to make this change, otherwise please refer to the refund policy.
  • Each attendee will be officially reserved when full payment has been received and processed
  • You may cancel your attendance for any reason. Refunds will be issued as follows:
    • 21 or more calendar days: 100% Refund
    • 14-20 calendar days: 75% Refund
    • 8-13 calendar days: 50% Refund
    • 0-7 calendar days: 0% Refund