WordPress Training

WordPress is a popular open-source application for creating and publishing blogs and websites. WordPress allows users with little or no knowledge of web design and programming to build professional, standards-compliant sites.

Investment: USD $299

Course Objectives

On completion of this course delegates will be able to:

  • Set up Web Hosting and Download and Install WordPress
  • Configure Standard or Custom WordPress Template
  • Build, Administer and Update a Website or Blog using WordPress
  • Add and configure WordPress Plug-ins and Widget
  • Manage Users and Site Administration

Course Content

WordPress Hosting and installation options

  • Setting up Web Hosting
  • Registering a Domain Name
  • Downloading and Installing WordPress on your Web Space

WordPress Templates

  • Adding a pre-existing site template to WordPress
  • Creating and dding your own site template to WordPress
  • Note – this is an overview of templates – for in-depth coverage we offer an Advanced WordPress Course

Configuring WordPress Setup Options

  • General Settings
  • Reading Settings
  • Writing Settings
  • Permalinks
  • Discussion Settings
  • Making WordPress Behave Like a Website or a Blog

Administering WordPress

  • When and How to Upgrade WordPress
  • Managing User Roles and Permissions
  • Managing Spam with Askimet

Adding WordPress Plug-ins

  • Downloading and Installing plug-ins
  • Activating Plug-ins
  • Guide to the most useful WordPress plugins

Adding Content

  • Posts vs Pages
  • Adding Content to Posts & Pages
  • Managing Links
  • Using Categories
  • sing Tags
  • Managing User Comments

Managing Media in WordPress

  • Uploading Images
  • Basic and Advanced Image Formatting
  • Adding Video
  • Adding Audio
  • Managing the Media Library

Course Pre-requisites:

  • Delegates must be confident users of the Windows or Macintosh environment, including creating, moving and deleting files and folders and use of web browsers
  • Familiarity with the internet, websites and web terminology
  • If you have not used an FTP client before, please go through our free guide on How to Upload WordPress via FTP with FileZillabefore attending

The Trainer:

Gary Gopinathan (Bsc (Hons) Business Admin (Marketing), CEC, PDM) , is a respected speaker and motivator on Leadership and Entrepreneurship with over 14 years of experience in training, empowering and developing individuals to succeed.

A driven entrepreneur by nature, Gary has experience in starting a business and developing it. Gary provides business coaching to entrepreneurs and would be entrepreneurs, on their journey towards success in business.  

Garybelieves that failure shapes a person and propels one to move forward and do better. He motivates people to RISE AGAIN and walk away from failure with WISDOM from the experience.

He is a Certified eCommerce Consultant accredited by Institute of Certified eCommerce Consultants, USA and holds a Prof Dip – Marketing (Asia Pacific).

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