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WordPress Introduction

Platform Training, In London (+2 locations)
5 hours
5 hours
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Course description

WordPress Introduction

This beginner's WordPress course will enable you to create your own website using the world's favourite content management system. The user friendly web based software enables you to quickly and easily get your website up and running. This one day course will teach you how to write, edit and manage your WordPress site and also to use image, audio and video content. Whether you are seeking to learn WordPress for your own personal posts or for business and marketing purposes this course will get you up and running right away. Our WordPress course is taught by a professional web developer. 

Suitability - Who should attend?

This beginners WordPress short course is suitable for anyone with basic PC or Mac skills. You may also be interested in our HTML and CSS Course

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Completing this WordPress course will enable you to do the following and more:

  • Setting up a WordPress local development environment
  • Manage MySQL databases
  • Install and configure WordPress
  • Build user friendly menu and navigation systems
  • Install and manage WordPress themes
  • Create SEO friendly pages and posts
  • Edit and format text
  • Control page layout with the Gutenberg block editor
  • Customise the appearance and functions of WordPress themes

Training Course Content

  • Overview of WordPress
  • Setting up a local development environment
  • Managing MySQL databases with PHPMyAdmin
  • Installing WordPress
  • Overview of the interface and the dashboard
  • Adding users and assigning different user roles
  • Setting up reading and post options
  • Creating, adding, updating and assigning menus
  • Creating SEO friendly URLs
  • Creating and editing WordPress pages and posts
  • How WordPress pages are structured
  • Using the Gutenberg block editor
  • How a theme is structured
  • Building the sidebar
  • Creating a custom home page
  • Installing a theme
  • Activating & deactivating themes
  • Editing Themes and Templates
  • How templates pages fit into the WordPress structure

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Course delivery details

Course held on10am - 4pm (5 hours)

We run classroom based courses at our London studios. We also offer this course in live online format for you to participate remotely. Whichever mode you choose you can be assured that all other attendees will be attending in the same mode as you. Private training options are also available.


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13 Jan 2023
WordPress Introduction

A very informative session by Alex with the advantage of a small group setting. Alex was a great course leader who was patient and had a very pleasant manner. Thank you.

BCC Languages
13 Jan 2023
Everything you need to know

Very informative and straight to the point. The tutor was engaging. Thank you and would recommend

Bernadette C.
13 Jan 2023
Intro to Wordpress 13 Jan 2023

Excellent course well delivered. Met our needs. Useful to have such individual support and the promise of future support if requested.

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