The Knowledge Academy Logo
The Knowledge Academy Logo
01344 203999 - Available 24/7

Send us your message.


WordPress Essentials Introduction

Key points about this course

Duration: 1 Days*

Dates & Prices Enquire
  • WordPress Training OFFICIAL 1  DAY course
  • Includes OFFICIAL  1 DAY Training course material
  • Training focuses on real tasks that reflect how the software is used in professional situa

Available delivery methods for this course

Classroom Icon


Onsite Icon


Online Icon


Virtual Icon

Live Virtual

Course Information

This one-day introductory course will provide you with the skills and best practice approach needed to successfully create and run your own website or blog.


Once you have completed the WordPress Essentials Introduction course, you will be able to fully install & setup WordPress, use SEO methods to bring new customers to your site, customise `WordPress themes and add functions with plug-ins for CNS, eCommerce and blogging.


The following subjects will be taught during this course:


Getting Started - Installation and Upgrades

  • WordPress in five minutes

  • Upgrading WordPress

  • New features of WordPress

  • Best Practices for upgrading WordPress

  • Importing and exporting data


Configuring your WordPress site

  • General settings

  • Discussion settings

  • Permalink settings

  • Privacy settings

  • Reading settings

  • Writing settings

  • Miscellaneous settings


Uploading and maintaining the right content

  • New features in WordPress

  • Creating content: Posts vs. Pages

  • How to write a Page in WordPress

  • WordPress categories explained

  • Using the WordPress Content Management System (CMS)

  • Managing Pages

  • Managing Links

  • Managing WordPress Tags

  • Managing your WordPress Media Library

  • Updating your WordPress Profile


Blogging with WordPress

  • Writing a Blog Post

  • Managing Posts

  • Managing comments

  • Fighting SPAM with Akismet


Make sure your customers find your site

  • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

  • Making your content search-engine friendly

  • Using analytics to deliver accountability and insight

  • Adding Facebook and Twitter button


Get more from your site by customising WordPress

  • Installing and activating WordPress Themes

  • Using WordPress plugins

  • Working with WordPress Widgets

  • Reviewing CMS and eCommerce plugins


WordPress Administration

  • Best Practices for upgrading WordPress

  • Managing WordPress users

  • Permission levels and log-ins

  • WordPress User Roles explained

  • Managing files

  • The WordPress Dashboard


Ahead of taking this course, the trainee must have basic PC or Mac skills, including a fundamental understanding of a computer's operating system, how to launch an application and create and save files, as well as how to copy files from CDs and other media.


Who should attend this course?

This course is designed for those who are new to web design and development and want to develop skills to use WordPress to build great looking and accessible websites and blogs.

Please arrive at the venue for 09:30am
Courses are run between 10am and 5pm
Ahead of taking this course the trainee must have basic PC or Mac skills, including a fundamental understanding of a computer's operating system, how to launch an application and create and save files, as well as how to copy files from CDs and other media.
No examinations are required for this course
WordPress Advanced Theme Customisation
Comprehensive courseware for future reference Experienced instructor Refreshments Free support service for 6 months after course completion
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
All of our instructors are fully accredited and have over ten years of experience

Dates & Prices

Select your preferred delivery method

Choose a Region

Choose a Location

Choose a Month

Office Icon Attend your course from the office or home
Trainers Icon Interactive support from experienced trainers
Simple Icon Simple to setup and easy to use on any device

Complete the steps below to receive a quote or more information

How will you be funding your training?

Self funding

Company funding

Not sure

Key points about this course

Duration: 1 Days*

Why choose TKA logo

Gold Tag

Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.

Delivery Icon

Various delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.

Resource Icon


Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

Thames Water Logo

"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

Joshua Davies, Thames Water

Google Logo
Samsung Logo
Shell Logo

"...the trainer for this course was excellent. I would definitely recommend (and already have) this course to others."

Diane Gray, Shell