Search Training
X

WordPress Fundamentals

Course Overview

This course shows you how to use WordPress 4.7’s themes, widgets, plug-ins, and souped-up editing and multimedia tools to build just about any kind of site.

Who Should Attend

Whether you’re a budding blogger or seasoned Web designer, WordPress is a brilliant tool for creating websites, once you know how to tap its impressive features.

Course Objectives

This course provides a thorough A to Z look at WordPress. You will learn the basic skills and knowledge of WordPress including how to create, manage, maintain, and extend a WordPress site. This course is a combination of lectures and hands-on exercises that provide practical real-world experience.

Course Outline

1 - WORD PRESS INTRO

  • Intro to Content Management Systems (What is a CMS?)
  • About WordPress
  • Website hosting for WordPress
  • Domain names
  • Free online accounts

2 - INSTALL AND MANAGE YOUR WORDPRESS SITE

  • Planning your site
  • Setting up the website hosting and creating a database
  • Install WordPress (w/Autoinstaller)
  • Install WordPress (manually)
  • Working with the interface
  • Configure settings

3 - YOUR FIRST POST

  • What is dashboard?
  • The difference between a post and a page
  • Creating your first blog
  • Organizing your posts
  • Dashboard tips and tricks

4 - COMMENTS

  • Allowing comments
  • How long should comments stay posted?
  • Ongoing conversations
  • Dealing with Spam

5 - WEB PAGES AND MENUS

  • Creating your first page (Home page)
  • Creating additional pages
  • Templates
  • Linking your site by building a site navigation menu
  • Custom Menus

6 - MANAGING CONTENT

  • Working with existing content
  • Adding images to the media library
  • Creating a Photo gallery
  • Using featured images
  • Tags and categories to organize your content
  • Embedding video
  • Playing audio
  • Embeds and Short codes

7 - CUSTOMIZING CONTENT

  • Changing the appearance of your WordPress site by customizing the theme
  • Using Widgets
  • What are Plugins?
  • Mobile Themes
  • Using Jetpack
  • Ecommerce
  • Theme code editing

8 - GETTING NOTICED

  • Keeping the readers in the loop
  • Having readers share
  • Manage your sites feed
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Site statistics

9 - FINISHING TOUCHES

  • Launching your site
  • Setting up permalinks
  • Updates
  • Where to find additional plugins and themes
  • Backing up your site

Enroll Today

This is a 2-day class

Price: $790.00
Payment Options

ILT Instructor‑Led Training

OLL Online LIVE

GTR  Guaranteed to Run

Class times are listed Eastern time. This class is available for Private Group Training

To sort by location or date, click the ‘When’ and ‘Where’ column headings.

Cart When Time   Where How
07/30/2018 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
10/11/2018 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL
12/03/2018 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR Online LIVE OLL

Class times are listed Eastern time
This class is available for Private Group Training