This course is for anyone who wants to learn how to develop a WordPress-based website or blog which looks very sleek and professional. It will contain images, video and text which attract visitors to your site and keeps them interested and stimulated. You will learn how to use a range of plug-ins and tools which give you complete control over your site’s ongoing appeal and performance.
Part 1 – Overview:
Setting up your site domain name and hosting
Understanding how WordPress works
Part 2 – WordPress Themes:
Themes – overview
Making the theme work for you
Part 3 – Plug-Ins:
Installing a range of plug-ins
Part 4 – Multimedia:
Images for your site
Multimedia and slideshows
Part 5 – SEO and Performance:
Integrating Search Engine Optimisation
Part 6 – Social Media Integration:
Integrating social media including:
Entry is open. No prior qualifications are required to join the course. However you do need good general skills in using a computer.
The course runs over one full day.
Participants receive the Barony Certificate in WordPress Essentials.