Learn how to build, manage or update your website

  • Time 10am – 5pm
  • Please note that you will need to bring a laptop (PC or Mac).
  • No previous experience is required.
  • All attendees will receive an easy to understand course guide electronically in pdf format.
  • Suitable for anyone who wants to learn how to build a new website using wordpress, or learn how to update, manage or improve your existing one.

Course highlights…

  • Two experienced & friendly trainers
  • Free website hosting for 1 year
  • Domain name registration for 1 year
  • Or a test site for you to work on and keep
  • Setup of your site before the course so you’re ready to go
  • An easy to understand course guide to take home

You do not need to have any understanding of WordPress prior to coming on this course.

Course topics include:

› Introduction

  • Introduction/Understand WordPress basics
  • Selecting/registering a domain name.
  • Hosting for your website
  • Installation & Setup of WordPress
  • Understanding the Admin Bar, Admin Panel,
  • Understanding Settings and Basic Configuration
  • Understand how to login/out of your site safely.
  • Adding and managing users/roles to your site.

› Creating posts, pages, images & videos

  • How to manage content using WordPress
  • How to create new pages using WordPress
  • How to create new blog posts using WordPress
  • How to create internal & external links in pages/posts
  • How to add & format images in your media library
  • How to add/embed videos from Youtube
  • How to add images & videos to pages/posts

› Menus and navigation

  • How to create and arrange main menus
  • How to create dropdown menu items
  • How to rename your menu items
  • How to add pages to your menu
  • How to remove items from your menu
  • How to create a static front page (home page)
  • How to create a blog feed within your website.

› Design

  • How to add a colour scheme to your website
  • How to add a logo/branding
  • Easy ideas & ways to design and layout your website for user friendly and marketing purposes
  • Tips on what works & will work for/against you on your website
  • Create your basic layout – home, about, contact, blog, services, testimonials pages.

› Themes

  • How to install free WordPress Themes easily
  • How to install purchased WordPress Themes manually
  • How to keep themes updated

› Comments

  • How to automatically approve comments
  • How to manually moderate comments
  • How to turn off, edit or delete comments.
  • How to stop spam comments

› Widgets

  • How to add a widget in the sidebar
  • How to add text widgets
  • How to arrange or remove widgets

› Security & Backups

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

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