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WordPress Essentials Course Outline

Module 1: Getting Started - Installation and Upgrades

  • WordPress in Five Minutes
  • Upgrading WordPress
  • New Features of WordPress
  • Best Practices for Upgrading WordPress
  • Importing and Exporting Data

Module 2: Configuring Your WordPress Site

  • General Settings
  • Discussion Settings
  • Permalink Settings
  • Privacy Settings
  • Reading Settings
  • Writing Settings
  • Miscellaneous Settings

Module 3: Uploading and Maintaining the Right Content

  • Creating Content: Post Vs Pages
  • How to Write a Page in WordPress?
  • WordPress Categories Explained
  • Using WordPress Content Management System
  • Managing Pages
  • Managing Links
  • Managing Tags
  • Managing Your WordPress Media Library
  • Updating Your WordPress Profile

Module 4: Blogging with WordPress

  • Writing a Blog Post
  • Managing Posts
  • Managing Comments
  • Fighting SPAM with Akismet

Module 5: 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

Module 6: 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

Module 7: WordPress Administration

  • Managing WordPress Users
  • WordPress User Roles
  • Managing Files
  • WordPress Dashboard

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Who should attend this WordPress Essentials Course?

The WordPress Essential Training is designed for individuals seeking to develop a comprehensive understanding of WordPress, the popular website creation and management platform. This Web and App Development Course can benefit a wide range of professionals, including: 

  • Website Owners
  • Content Creators
  • Small Business Owners
  • Freelancers
  • Web Designers
  • Aspiring Web Developers
  • Marketing Professionals

Prerequisites of the WordPress Essentials Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this WordPress Essentials Course. However, delegates must have basic PC or Mac skills, including knowledge about a computer’s operating system.

WordPress Essentials Course Overview

The WordPress Essential Training Course provides a comprehensive understanding of WordPress, the ubiquitous Content Management System (CMS) powering many websites globally. This course delves into the core functionalities, customisation options, and essential features of WordPress, enabling delegates to build and manage robust, user-friendly websites.

Proficiency in WordPress is essential for Web Developers, Designers, Bloggers, Marketers, and Entrepreneurs seeking an online presence. Developers benefit by mastering WordPress as it streamlines website creation, while content creators appreciate its user-friendly interface for publishing content. Marketers find it valuable for SEO optimisation and branding.

This intensive 1-day training by The Knowledge Academy immerses delegates in hands-on experience covering WordPress essentials such as site setup, theme customisation, plugin integration, and content management. Delegates gain practical insights into building responsive and visually appealing websites without coding expertise. By the end, delegates confidently navigate WordPress, creating and managing professional-grade websites.

Course Objectives

  • To comprehend WordPress fundamentals and its ecosystem
  • To create and customise websites using WordPress themes and plugins
  • To manage content effectively, including posts, pages, and media
  • To optimise websites for SEO and user engagement
  • To understand site security and best practices for website maintenance
  • To personalise website functionalities through basic coding (HTML/CSS)
  • To integrate e-commerce and social media features into WordPress sites
  • To troubleshoot common WordPress issues efficiently

After completing this course, delegates will possess the skills needed to create, manage, and optimise WordPress websites effortlessly. They'll confidently navigate WordPress's interface, customise site designs, enhance functionalities, and ensure site security.

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What’s included in this WordPress Essentials Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors    
  • WordPress Essentials Certificate 
  • Digital Delegate Pack

Why choose us

Our Carlisle venue


Free Wi-Fi

To make sure you’re always connected we offer completely free and easy to access wi-fi.

Air conditioned

To keep you comfortable during your course we offer a fully air conditioned environment.

Full IT support

IT support is on hand to sort out any unforseen issues that may arise.

Video equipment

This location has full video conferencing equipment.

The city of Carlisle is located in the county of Cumbria in the North West of England. The city is around 10 miles south of the Scottish Border. Carlisle is the largest settlement in Cumbria with a population of approximately 75,000 residents. The unemployment rate for Carlisle currently stands at just over 2%. This is dramatically lower in comparison to the national average unemployment rate which currently stands at 7.6%. Carlisle is home to 4 campuses belonging to the University of Cumbria. The University of Cumbria has a student enrolment rate of up to 13,000 students both Undergraduate and Postgraduate. The university has two main faculties; The Faculty of Health and Science which includes Nursing and Midwifery as well as Social Work, and The Faculty of Education, Arts, and Business which includes Computing and Accounting as well as Arts and Humanities. Carlisle also has a range of public secondary schools as well as Roman Catholic Private Schools.

Nearby Locations:

  • Blackwell
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  • Bow
  • Woodhouse
  • Dalston
  • Garland
  • Moat
  • Belle Vue
  • Beaumont
  • Newtown
  • Park House
  • Easton
  • Smithfield
  • Houghton
  • Rickerbys
  • Crofton
  • Rockcliffe
  • Unthanks
  • West Linton
  • Welton

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Development Training | WordPress Essentials Introduction Training in Carlisle. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Development Training | WordPress Essentials Introduction Training in Carlisle, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Development Training | WordPress Essentials Introduction Training in Carlisle. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Development Training | WordPress Essentials Introduction Training in Carlisle sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


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We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


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Achieve certification without breaking the bank. Find a lower price elsewhere? We'll match it to guarantee you the best value

Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy's In-house/Onsite at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.


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Our offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


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The course know-how will help you track and evaluate your employees' progression and performance with relative ease

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Development Training | WordPress Essentials Introduction Training in Carlisle FAQs

WordPress Essential Course is designed for beginners, content creators, small business owners, marketing professionals, and anyone without coding experience, providing a user-friendly entry into website development with WordPress.
No, you don't need coding skills to take WordPress Essential Course. This course is tailored for beginners and doesn't require coding expertise, allowing you to create and manage websites using WordPress through its intuitive user interface.
There are no formal prerequisites for pursuing this course. However, 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 can be beneficial for the delegates.
WordPress Essential Training doesn't involve a specific exam. You will receive a WordPress Essential Certificate upon completion.
No, you don't need coding skills to take a Essential Training Course. These courses are designed to cater to beginners and users without coding experience. However, having a basic understanding of HTML and CSS can be beneficial.
In this course, you'll learn about website creation, content management, theme customisation, plugin usage, basic SEO, user management, and troubleshooting.
Absolutely, the knowledge gained from WordPress Essential Training equips you to create a wide range of websites, from personal blogs to professional portfolios and business sites. Its versatility and user-friendly features make it applicable to various web development needs without requiring extensive coding expertise.
The duration of this course spans across 1 day and The Knowledge Academy offers flexible learning options for our courses, which help delegates learn according to their convenience. These learning modes include the online instructor-led training, classroom training, on-site training, and self-paced training.
Yes, WordPress Essentials Training includes coverage of updates and changes in the WordPress platform, ensuring you stay informed about the latest features, improvements, and any modifications to the user interface.
Yes, we provide 24/7 support for this Online Essentials WordPress Training. Our customer service will be available to assist you before and after the course, with any queries, technical issues, or additional support you may require. We are committed to ensuring your learning experience is seamless and that you have access to assistance whenever you need it.
Yes, upon completion of the WordPress Training Course, you will receive the WordPress Essential Certificate.
In this WordPress Essentials Training Course, you'll learn vital security measures such as user authentication, updates, backups, plugin/theme security, firewalls, malware scanning, and SSL implementation, safeguarding your site against potential threats and vulnerabilities.
Yes, with the skills learned in WordPress Essentials Training, you'll acquire the knowledge to migrate an existing website to WordPress. This includes transferring content, managing domains, and ensuring a seamless transition while maintaining the integrity of your site's structure and design.
Yes, the skills gained in WordPress Essentials Training empower you to freelance and offer WordPress services. You'll be equipped to create, manage, and customise websites, catering to clients' needs, making it an excellent foundation for freelancing or providing WordPress-related services.
The training fees for WordPress Essentials certification in Carlisle starts from £1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for WordPress Essentials.
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Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


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