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Use Wordpress websites to Create a user-friendly experience Integrate e-commerce Integrate custom features Easily upload and edit content Ensure search engine optimisation

Bespoke WordPress - 2 Day Introduction

Key Course Details:

Level:

Introduction to Intermediate

Duration:

2 Days (10am-5pm)

Price:

From £949 + VAT

Dates:

Dates to suit you

Get up and running with the web's leading blogging and site creation tool with this 2 day course targetting your site requirements. Learn how to install and configure a simple setup that will get your content online in no time developing skills further to customise and enhance your web projects with themes and plug-ins.

This course can be based around our base outline or part/fully customised according to your level & requirements. Our bespoke WordPress training is offered either Online, Onsite at your offices or at one of the XChange centres in London, Manchester and Glasgow.

Get up and running with the web's leading blogging and site creation tool with this 2 day course targetting your site requirements. Learn how to install and configure a simple setup that will get your content online in no time developing skills further to customise and enhance your web projects with themes and plug-ins.

This course can be based around our base outline or part/fully customised according to your level & requirements. Our bespoke WordPress training is offered either Online, Onsite at your offices or at one of the XChange centres in London, Manchester and Glasgow.

  • Bespoke WordPress - 2 Day Introduction

    Course Details

    WordPress offers a powerful & flexible solution for designing a website or blog and is available as a free resource. The main software is built by hundreds of community volunteers and there is a wide range of plug-ins and themes available to enhance any site. This 2 day introduction course will provide you with the skills and best practice approach needed to successfully create and run your own website or blog.

    On completing this 2 day course, you will be confidently using WordPress to create and implement visually exciting web sites. The course will take you right from installing and setting up WordPress through to customising WordPress with plug-ins and using themes to further enhance the design look of your site.

    Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites:

    This course is designed for those who are new to web design and development and who want to get started with WordPress.

    You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer's operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media. An understanding of HTML and CSS would be useful but is not essential. Ideally, you will have taken our HTML & CSS Combo Essentials Introduction 2 Day course.

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  • Full Course Outline

    The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

    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
    • Installing analytics to deliver accountability and insight
    • Adding Facebook and Twitter buttons
    WordPress Administration
    • Best Practices for upgrading WordPress
    • Managing WordPress users
    • Permission levels and log-ins
    • WordPress User Roles explained
    • Managing files
    • The WordPress Dashboard
Detailed Wordpress Theme Overview
  • Anatomy of a Wordpress Theme
  • How Themes work
  • Template files
  • Typical Template files/folders included in a Theme
  • The Wordpress Loop
  • The Functions File
  • Template Tags
  • Conditional Tags
Modifying a Wordpress Theme: Getting started
  • Choosing a Wordpress Theme to modify
  • Category Templates
  • The Template Hierarchy
Plug-ins
  • Understanding what to look for in plug-ins
  • How to view plug-in files with the editor and read the TXT files for instructions
  • Downloading and activating plug
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  • De-activating and deleting plug-ins
Security and Login
  • Admin roles and permissions
  • Security with Wordpress
Menus
  • Creating custom menus
Wordpress Theme Compatibility and Upgrades
  • Upgrading a Wordpress Theme
  • Theme compatibility with Wordpress Upgrades
  • Theme compatibility with Plug-in
  • Training Location Options

    Online ↓ London ↓ Manchester ↓ Glasgow ↓ Onsite ↓

    This course is offered for your convenience at one of our bespoke training centres in London, Manchester and Glasgow, Remote Online, or Onsite at your offices anywhere in the UK. Just let us know what would work best for you or your team.

    Remote Online

    Delivered Online to your location

    Live online training offers an extremely flexible and convenient way of covering the same content as our bespoke classroom based courses. You will receive professional, certified design training from one of our experienced instructors direct to your screen, offering the perfect solution for those wishing to learn without having to travel.

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    Remote Online Training Courses

    Central London

    5 St John’s Lane, Clerkenwell, EC1M 4BH

    St John’s Lane is located in the heart of Clerkenwell close to the junction of Farringdon and Clerkenwell Road. Farringdon tube & train station is just a few minutes away and the training centre can also be accessed from Chancery Lane and Barbican tubes in about 10 minutes. There is also easy direct access by bus from Waterloo (243) and West End (55) with nearby stops.

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    London Training Centre

    Central Manchester

    Piccadilly House, 49 Piccadilly, M1 2AP

    Piccadilly House is located in central Manchester directly next to the Piccadilly Gardens transport interchange with excellent bus and tram connections and is easily accessed from Piccadilly train Station (5 mins). Victoria station is also close by (around 10 mins).

    Click to view Full details of our
    Manchester Training Centre

    Central Glasgow

    Centrum Business Centre, 38 Queen Street, G1 3DX

    The Queen Street training centre is located in central Glasgow within easy walking distance of the 3 local train options of Central Station, Queen Street and Argyle Street offering excellent transport connections.

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    Glasgow Training Centre

    Onsite

    Onsite at your Offices/Premises

    If you have the required set up and would prefer to have the training at your location we will be able to deliver the same session onsite at your premises as in our training centres. This will provide you with the same tailored training but without the need to travel and less disruption to you or your teams work schedule.

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    Onsite Training
  • Related Courses

    Below are related bespoke courses for alternative tailored training options.


    Bespoke WordPress Training Courses

    WordPress - 1 Day Introduction Training CourseWordPress - 2 Day Advanced Theme Customisation & CMS IntegrationWordPress - 1 Day Advanced Theme Customisation & CMS Integration
  • Client Reviews

    ''The course was well structured and the small class size was great. The tutor managed to tailor it to our needs too which was great.''

    Jessica Croome, The Creative Clinic, WordPress - 1 Day Advanced

    ''Very enlightening and resolved the immediate issues I was having with WordPress. ''

    Gillian Bardsley, Ferranti Technologies, WordPress - 1 Day Advanced

    ''Effective training pitched at trainees level. I have achieved what I hoped to on this course.''

    Tony Armstrong, Lemon Squeezy, WordPress - 2 Day Masterclass

    ''Well paced. I would recommend the course for anyone who is starting with WordPress''

    Bob King, Department of Health, WordPress - 2 Day Introduction

    ''Great content and excellent instructor - really useful course.''

    Heather Grimes, FMC, WordPress - 1 Day Introduction

    ''Excellent course, I picked up a lot of information and tips which will be really useful. ''

    Stephen Baldwin, NRL, WordPress - 2 Day Introduction

    ''I have moved from a complete novice to setting up my own WordPress blog following the 2 day Masterclass - amazing!''

    Jill Pilling, Bishop Bridgeman School, WordPress - 2 Day Introduction

    ''A really good course. I've enjoyed it very much and can't wait to put it all into action.''

    John Cox, MannaHealth, WordPress - 2 Day Introduction

    ''Excellent course. I have a better understanding of WordPress and feel confident to make greater use of it by improving the website my company currently has. I only booked a one day course but will certainly consider booking the second day at a later stage.''

    Angela Russell, Decision Lab, WordPress - 1 Day Introduction

    ''The trainer tailored the training course to my needs which was great. I feel that I have learnt a lot and will be able to apply this knowledge to editing the company website.''

    Katie Spike, Getech, WordPress - 1 Day Introduction

  • Frequently Asked Questions:

    What dates are available for this course?

    As a bespoke course the date arrangement is based around your requirements and availability in our schedule. With your guide of when you are looking for the training we will advise suitable date options ahead of finalising the planned date(s).

    Can the content be tailored to my requirements?

    Yes we are flexible about tailoring content and can adapt to be fully based on your requirements, a mixture of content from different levels of our base courses or a base outline with some additional focus areas.

    Can this course be delivered live online?

    Yes we can provide the same bespoke course as a live online session connecting to you or your group with either Zoom or Microsoft Teams if preferred.

    What is the cost to deliver the course onsite?

    We are equally able to deliver our bespoke training onsite at your premises and the cost to deliver this is the same structure as classroom with the addition of basic expenses depending on your location. Onsite courses in and around London, Manchester and Glasgow are usually without additional costs.

    Can the course include my work samples?

    It is often possible to review and include consideration towards sample files however the main course content is usually structured around prepared examples which are best suited to the planned content and structure of teaching the required skills in the best format.