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Introduction to WordPress

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What you'll learn

WordPress started as the world’s favourite blogging platform, but is now commonly used as a flexible content management system on which to build highly functional self-hosted websites. This two-day WordPress course will enable you to build your own self-hosted Word Press web site from scratch.

The course covers the following:

WordPress interface and dashboard
Configuring General Settings
Adding Users and assigning Roles
Previewing and installing Themes
Understanding the difference between Pages and Posts
Creating / using Post Categories
Using the built-in Page Builder to design pages with text and media
Previewing, publishing and page revisions
Creating and editing menus
Understanding the Media Library
Working with Theme Customiser
Adding Widgets to Sidebar / Footer
Selecting and installing Plug-ins

Completing this course will enable you to:

Become confident using WordPress for professional or personal use
Achieve a working knowledge of WordPress as a Content Management System
Know your way around the WordPress interface
Understand WordPress’ features and capabilities
Build a user-friendly and easily maintained website
Confidently customise the Theme and visual elements
Add functional elements with Plug-ins and Widgets

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Entry requirements

Places are booked on a first come first served basis. A deposit of £20 will be taken at booking and fully refunded upon completion of the course. We are operating a stand by / waiting list in case courses are fully booked.

This course is suitable for anyone with basic PC or Mac skills who wishes to learn how to create a website with WordPress.

This online course is taught using Zoom

What does this mean for me?

Our courses are normally taught in person. To keep people safe during the coronavirus pandemic, we're doing all our teaching online instead.

You'll need a computer or smartphone with a good internet connection.

Your tutor will send you detailed instructions before lessons start.

New to video calls? See our guide

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Who you'll learn with

Alex Silver

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