WordPress Training Course Overview

The WordPress training course is a practical hands-on course with participants developing a fully fledged website. The course also demystifies the WordPress terminology and will show you how the different pieces of WordPress fits together. At the end of the course, participants will receive all the tools they need to develop their websites. Participants will leave the course with skills and knowledge to build or maintain their WordPress websites.

Target Audience

This course is aimed at:

  • Those who want to develop websites quickly
  • Those who have WordPress websites and needs to maintain it and wants to go in more depth about WordPress
  • Those who have developed websites using Frontpage or Dreamweaver
  • Those who want to move their static website to WordPress
  • Those who want to know what WordPress is all about
  • Those who want to be in control of their website
  • Those who want a mobile-friendly/responsive website

Course Prerequisites

The only prerequisite is that you must be computer literate. We assume that you start the course with no web design or WordPress experience. Programming/coding knowledge is not required.

You are required to bring a laptop/Mac or iMac to the course. If you do not have access to one, we can hire one to you.

Course Duration and Time

Duration: 2 days

Times: 9:00 – 15:00

Brief WordPress Training Course Outline

Below is a brief course outline.

  • Module 1: Open Source Software
  • Module 2: Creating a WordPress Website
  • Module 3: Dashboard Login
  • Module 4: The WordPress Interface
  • Module 5: Changing WordPress Settings
  • Module 6: About Plugins
  • Module 7: The Page Screen
  • Module 8: Creating Web Pages
  • Module 9: Creating Posts
  • Module 10: Creating a Menu
  • Module 11: Inserting Hyperlinks
  • Module 12: About Shortcodes
  • Module 13: Adding a Photo Gallery
  • Module 14: Creating a Contact Form
  • Module 15: About Widgets and Sidebars
  • Module 16: WordPress Themes
  • Module 17: Adding a Slideshow
  • Module 18: Adding Social Media Buttons
  • Module 19: Styling the Home Page
  • Module 20: Inserting A Google Map
  • Module 21: Newsletter Signup
  • Module 22: WordPress Web Security
  • Module 23: Redirecting Pages
  • Module 24: Backing Up the Website
Download the Detailed Course Outline

Course Venues & Dates

Alberton23 & 24 July 2018
Cape Town2 & 3 July 2018
Centurion25 & 26 June 2018
Durban
16 & 17 July 2018
Ferndale9 & 10 July 2018
MidrandTBA
Port Elizabeth26 & 27 July 2018
Bloemfontein23 & 24 August 2018
Edenvale
TBA

 

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