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WordPress Essentials Course Outline

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

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Prerequisites

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 WordPress Training 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.

WordPress Essentials Course Overview

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.

 

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What's included in this WordPress Training Course?

  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.

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Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.

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State of the art training venues

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

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Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience

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Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.

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Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.

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Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.

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Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.

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Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

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Frequently asked questions

FAQ's

Please arrive at the venue for 08:45am
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
The price for WordPress Essentials certification in New Zealand starts from NZD1395
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for WordPress Essentials.

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

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Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.

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High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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"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"

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

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