Event on 2015-04-25 10:00:00

Available dates:

Saturday 25th April & Sunday 26th April 2015: 10am-5pm
Saturday 23rd May & Sunday 24th May 2015: 10am-5pm
Saturday 26th June & Sunday 27th June 2015: 10am-5pm

Venue: Creative Exchange, 29 Constitution Street, Leith, EH6 7BS 

WordPress is the most popular and powerful free content management system in the world. One of its many merits is that it has a huge developer community behind it. They create new plugins and features that keep WordPress up to date with the latest web technologies and standards. With the right knowledge anyone can create dynamic, cost effective websites in WordPress relatively quickly. WordPress can easily be used for e-commerce as well. So, whether you need a business portfolio website or an online shop, WordPress can save you a lot of hassle and money but still deliver outstanding results.

This 2 day course is for you if you want to —

  • Become familiar with the WordPress dashboard and themes
  • Set up a home page
  • Set up a blog
  • Add and edit content
  • Install Plugins
  • Administrate your website
  • Integrate with Social Networks
  • Utilize Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Keep your website secure



Rado Tsvetkov graduated from Edinburgh Napier University in 2013 with a Web Technologies degree and is now a web developer (WordPress Specialist) for Starbit Ltd. He is passionate about web site development and has worked for numerous agencies in the UK and Bulgaria. He is proficient in HTML5, CSS3, PHP and Java Script.

In 2012 he designed and developed an award winning government Website of the Year web site, based on WordPress CMS. (

As a web developer at Starbit Ltd he has worked with a variety of institutions and companies such as The British Biochar Foundation, University of Edinburgh, Clarity Writing LLC and The Big Cheese Making Kit. See his recent client commission for Voluntary Arts Week at

“I’ve been using WordPress professionally since its inception and really enjoy passing on my knowledge to anyone who is interested in learning more about this amazing CMS. I love to work with beginners who may just want to learn how to work with the WordPress admin panel and customize themes and people who may want to learn more advanced techniques such as creating page templates with PHP, learning the WordPress API and making custom design themes.”




An exciting business incubator and flexible workspace for people working in creative industries. The Creative Exchange offers affordable space alongside business support, creating a hub for collaboration and innovation in Leith.

The exchange provides:

  • workspace for up to 80 individuals, groups and businesses
  • a centre for creative and digital talent
  • business incubation, development and support services
  • a hub for collaboration, innovation and co-operative working
  • a demonstrator space to promote the business
  • potential of ultra-fast broadband and digital technology
  • a platform to showcase the city’s creative products, services and talent
  • on-site gallery with exciting programme of exhibitions

at The Creative Exchange
29 Constitution St
Edinburgh, United Kingdom


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