WordPress Training Course Overview

Our 2-day comprehensive practical WordPress training course will equip computer literate individuals with no web design or coding experience with knowledge and skills to design a complete professional WordPress website on their harddrives from scratch.

WordPress is free and open source software (FOSS).

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 a laptop, then we can hire one for 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: About WampServer
  • Module 3: Creating a WordPress Website
  • Module 4: Dashboard Login
  • Module 5: The WordPress Interface
  • Module 6: Changing WordPress Settings
  • Module 7: About Plugins
  • Module 8: The Page Screen
  • Module 9: Creating Web Pages
  • Module 10: Creating Posts
  • Module 11: Creating a Menu
  • Module 12: Inserting Hyperlinks
  • Module 13: About Shortcodes
  • Module 14: Adding a Photo Gallery
  • Module 15: Creating a Contact Form
  • Module 16: About Widgets and Sidebars
  • Module 17: WordPress Themes
  • Module 18: Inserting an Image Slider
  • Module 19: Adding Social Media Buttons
  • Module 20: Styling the Home Page
  • Module 21: Inserting A Google Map
  • Module 22: Basic Search Engine Optimisation
  • Module 23: WordPress Web Security
  • Module 24: Backing Up the Website
Download the Detailed Course Outline

Course Venues & Dates

Alberton  3 & 4 February 2020
Cape Town  11 & 12 February 2020
Centurion  18 & 19 February 2020
 9 & 10 March 2020
Port Elizabeth  26 & 27 February 2020
East London
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Course Registration

Registration for this course is open.

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