Build Your Own WordPress Website:
This course is for anybody who wants to learn how to design and build or maintain websites for business in this popular free package. Suitable for entrepreneurs as well as office managers, VAs, PAs or EAs.
You will learn how to create a WordPress website with a blog. You will find about designing a user-friendly website (colours, images, accessibility); You will install a template, include plugins, create static pages, include images, use widgets and implement keywords for search engine optimisation. You will also create blog posts, include Google Analytics in the website and you will receive an introduction to using Google Analytics to measure the success of your site.
The Concise Training WordPress course offers a complete package in one place and is written for business people in easy-to-understand plain English. This doesn’t mean you miss out on the things that you need to know but it does mean that you are more likely to understand what is being talked about.
The course covers everything you need to create a website including information about the choice of colours and images, the layout of the website, choosing a template, using plugins and creating static pages. You will receive access to a development area to create a training website. Note if you wish to make it live you will need to purchase a domain name and hosting (not included).
Content is broken down into manageable learning objects:
Learning Object 1 - Website Design Steps
- What is WordPress and why use it?
- Understanding WordPress terminology
- Mobile Websites
- Web hosting
- Page layout and navigation
- Using Images
Learning Object 2 - Getting Started with WordPress
- Examples of theme use
- Selecting, installing and customising a theme
- Creating a static homepage
Learning Object 3 - Enhancing the Website
- Further customisation
- Implementing SEO using Yoast
Learning Object 4 - Blogging
- Creating blog posts
- Using categories and tags
- Creating a comments policy
- Managing blog comments
- Marketing your blog
- Blogging tactics
Learning Object 5 - Live Site Tasks and Analytics
- Publishing a live website
- Registering your website with search engines
- SSL Certificates
- Https on WordPress
- Best practice - websites
Outcome / Qualification etc.
Qualification awarded by the course provider.
On completion of a practical assignment, a CPD certification will be awarded (15 CPD credits).
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