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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 logins
  • 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.

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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 our instructors are fully accredited and have over ten years of experience
The price for WordPress Essentials certification in the United States starts from $1795
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider in the world for WordPress Essentials.

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