Industrial Training on Wordpress

WordPress is the industry-leading content management system used for small to large websites. You’ll setup your own website on WordPress.com and be shown how it works, step by step, so you’ll have the skills and confidence to manage and maintain it yourself.

Who should attend?

Anyone wanting to quickly setup a WordPress website for themselves or their clients. Anyone who has been put in charge of managing an existing WordPress website.

Course outcomes

  • At the end of this course you will be able to:
  • Understand the differences between WordPress.com and WordPress.org
  • Set up a new WordPress website
  • Add pages with images and text to your WordPress website
  • Use themes to change the look of your WordPress website
  • Maintain your WordPress website and utilise its publishing workflow features
  • Manage your user permissions and access levels to allow contributors and editors to help grow your website content

Duration

Duration

2 hours per day x 6 days

Eligibility

Eligibility

Basic knowledge of computer

Wordpress

  • Introducing WordPress
  • What you can and can’t do on the free WordPress.com hosted platform
  • Uploading WordPress to your web server
  • Installing WordPress
  • Using the WordPress dashboard
  • Managing content in the WordPress dashboard
  • Types of users
  • The WordPress settings panel
  • Reading and writing settings
  • Permalinks and RSS feeds
  • Creating and managing posts
  • Setting up post categories
  • Creating and managing pages
  • Managing comments
  • Installing and updating plugins
  • Customising WordPress themes
  • WordPress theme options
  • Downloading and installing WAMP
  • Setting up WAMP
  • Setting up your own *.wordpress.com sub-domain

Creating your website homepage

  • Adding, text format, text styles
  • Working with lists
  • Adding horizontal rules
  • Check spelling
  • Using the Media Library: adding and managing images
  • Linking from text and images
  • Using themes and the CSS editor to customize your website design
  • Creating pages and posts
  • Using tags and categories
  • Adding and managing users
  • Setting permissions for comments and other aspects of your site