WordPress Training Course

Overview

In this class you will learn to launch your website quickly with the help of a quick WordPress installation guide; create a quality website with a proper assembly of important subpages; install and work with plugins and widgets; install and create attractive themes for your website; create custom menus to improve the user experience of your website; upload multimedia content such as images, audio, and video easily and effectively.

This WordPress course will be the building block to your experience with WordPress. It will give you the fundamental administrative functions of the WordPress dashboard and a solid understanding of basic themes and plugins.

More than just providing an easy way to make a good looking web site or blog, WordPress was developed with search engine optimization in mind. The class also covers how to use powerful SEO plugins so that you will be more easily found online.

Audience
Anyone new to WordPress or who is self-taught on the product is a good candidate for this course. No prior WordPress knowledge is needed. No prior web development or programming skills are required. This course is designed for non-technical users who are more interested in content management and search engine optimization than the technical aspects of web site creation.

Course Objectives

After coming on the WordPress course you will be able to:

  • Set up Web Hosting and Download and Install WordPress
  • Configure Standard or Custom WordPress Templates
  • Build, Administer and Update a Website or Blog using WordPress
  • Add and configure WordPress Plug-ins and Widgets
  • Manage Users and WordPress Site Administration

Who is the WordPress Course for?

This course is suited for any individual who wishes to:

  • Create a website
  • Run an existing website
  • Start a career in developing or managing websites
  • Learn more about website building
  • Improve skills and job prospects
  • Individuals who want to create and manage their own website using the WordPress CMS to harness the power of this versatile and comprehensive platform.


Course Outline

Module 1: Setup and Configure WordPress
Section 1: Understanding the WordPress.org Downloads Website
Section 2: Uploading Your WordPress Files via FTP
Section 3: Installing WordPress
Section 4: Logging into Your Dashboard

Module 2: Administering WordPress, Theme and Plugin Updates
Section 1: Understanding the WordPress Dashboard
Section 2: Understanding Version, Release and Modification Updates
Section 3: Updating Based on WordPress, Theme and Plugin Compatibility
Section 4: Upgrading to the Latest WordPress Release

Module 3: Creating and Administering Posts
Section 1: Setting Up Categories and Tags
Section 2: Understanding Title and Content Areas
Section 3: Configuring the Publish Area
Section 4: Setting the Featured Image

Module 4: Creating and Administering Pages
Section 1: Differences between Pages and Posts
Section 2: Creating Your Basic Website Pages
Section 3: Using HTML to Extend Page Content

Module 5: Creating and Administering Menus
Section 1: Creating Your First Menu
Section 2: Adding Pages, Post and Categories to Your Menu
Section 3: Enabling Advanced Menu Options
Section 4: Adding Custom Links to Your Menu

Module 6: Configuring Website Settings
Section 1: Configuring General Settings
Section 2: Configuring Reading Settings
Section 3: Configuring Permalinks

Module 7: Media Library
Section 1: Understanding the Default Width and Height Settings
Section 2: Understanding WordPress Image File Creation
Section 3: Understanding the Default Month Year Folder Structure
Section 4: Uploading and Managing Media Files

Module 8: Themes and Plugins
Section 1: Choosing a Theme
Section 2: Installing and Configuring a Theme
Section 3: Switching Between Themes
Section 4: Adding Menu, Media and Content to a Theme
Section 5: Administering, Upgrading and Maintaining Plugins
Section 6: Installing and Configuring a Form Plugin
Section 7: Installing and Configuring a Media Library Plugin

Module 9: Administering User Accounts
Section 1: Understanding the Built-in User Accounts
Section 2: Setting Up User Security
Section 3: Installing and Configuring a User Management Plugin
Section 4: Merging and Deleting User Accounts

Optional Module 1: Comments and Discussions
Section 1: Understanding the Comments Dashboard Settings
Section 2: Setting Up and Commenting User Options
Section 3: Administering Website Comments

Methodology

This instructor led training course is delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

Accreditation

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with a certificate of participation.

Training Venue

The training is residential and will be held at the Livecode Training Centre in Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

Accommodation

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mobile Number: +254 725 771 853

Training Fees

The course fees is KES 70,000.00 or USD 1,000.00 exclusive of VAT. The course fees covers the course tuition, training materials, two (2) break refreshments, lunch and study visits. Participants will cater for their travel and accommodation costs.

Payment

Payment should be transferred to Livecode Technologies account through bank on or before the course starting date. 

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Cancellation Policy

Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

Tailor- Made

This scheduled course can also be tailored for your organization. To find out how our tailor-made training can help your organization, call our team on

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Event Date 10-14-2019 8:00 am
Event End Date 10-18-2019 5:00 pm
Registered 0
Cut off date 10-10-2019
Individual Price USD1,000
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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