Learn how to set up and design and manage your own website using WordPress. If you have a laptop and a wi-fi key you will have a website by the end of the day.
Wordpress is the best platform available to create great websites with the least effort. You’ll go through all the skills you’ll need to create your own website fast. It is “open source” which means that all around the world experts create code that you can then use on your site.
This means that you don’t need to know complex HTML code.
Our WordPress training course has been designed to give you a complete overview so you can work effectively fast. We take you from the basics to a practical level, developing your skills and getting you to use them straight away. If you can create a word document you can use wordpress.
You will be working on your own site as you learn, and have access to full course notes after the course.
Who should attend this course?
- Beginners with no or little WordPress experience
- Self taught WordPress users
- WordPress users who have never received professional training
- Small business owners wanting to create their own website
- Sales and Marketing staff working with web based media
- Students and school teachers
- Office administration staff
Things you will do and skills you will gain by attending this course
- Learn to design a website effectively.
- Learn to upload, optimise and manage your website correctly
WordPress for Business Course Dates / Venues / Pricing :
Venue: Erina Leagues Club
18 Ilya Avenue, Erina
Dates: Wednesday 10th August 2011 - 9.30am – 4.30pm
Sydney – Northern Beaches
Venue: Manly Leagues Club
563 Pittwater Road
Friday 19th August 10.30am – 5.30pm
Book Now Below!
Early Bird price (before 10th July) – $190
Standard price – $220
WordPress for Business Course Outline
This outline may look a bit daunting, but honestly you will be able to do all of this by the end of the day (even if you still look for the any key!)
Before the design
Purchasing a domain name
Purchasing web hosting
Why wordpress is so good to use.
Understanding search engines – what they look for
Previewing Your Site
Settings: Permalinks, privacy, comments etc
Free or premium?
How to find a wordpress theme.
Headway; the ultimate WordPress theme
Installing a wordpress theme
Uploading a header
Finding wordpress plugins
Integrating Facebook etc
Adding the content
Changing your wordpress user account
Checking the current version of wordpress
Post vs pages which to use when
Adding a post or page
Entering a title and body text
Upload and insert images
Advanced image settings
Upload and insert videos
Upload and insert audio
Upload and insert other media
Working with the visual editor
Showing the kitchen sink
Text formatting options
Creating URL links
Creating download links
Working with the wordpress HTML editor
HTML editor tricks
Adding post tags
Publishing Posts or pages
Previewing your post or page
Saving unfinished work
Publishing your post or page
Controlling post or page visibility
Deleting posts or pages
Creating drop down menus
Uploading new files
Creating link categories
Managing comments in wordpress
Changing comment settings