WEBSITE DESIGN COURSE: WordPress Design Training

WEBSITE DESIGN COURSE: WordPress Design Training
Event on 2013-10-24 08:00:00

This 2-day WordPress training course provides a comprehensive hands-on guide to using WordPress to developing and managing a professional website and blog.




DATE: 25 – 26, October 2013








Please come to the training venue with your personal computer (Laptop), a mouse and an internet modem (optional)



 Sydney 08027197547, 08183962049




What You Will Learn in This WordPress Training Course


  • Foundations of a WordPress-based website
  • Basics of the WordPress User Interface
  • Finding and Using WordPress Plugins
  • Working with WordPress Themes
  • WordPress Content Management
  • WordPress Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Managing Multimedia with WordPress
  • Troubleshooting Common WordPress Problems


Lesson 1: Foundations of a WordPress-based website


  • Understanding and Using domain names
  • WordPress Hosting Options
  • Installing WordPress
  • Understanding Directory Permissions


Lesson 2: Basics of the WordPress User Interface


  • Understanding the WordPress Dashboard
  • Pages, Tags, Media and Content Administration
  • Core WordPress Settings


Lesson 3: Finding and Using WordPress Plugins


  • Finding and Installing Plugins Quickly and Easily
  • Upgrading WordPress Plugins
  • Recommended WordPress Plugins


Lesson 4: Working with WordPress Themes


  • Understanding the Structure of WordPress Themes
  • Finding Themes and Choosing the Right One
  • Installing and Configuring Themes
  • Editing and Customizing Themes
  • Using Theme Frameworks and Parent-Child Themes
  • Theme Best Practices


Lesson 5: WordPress Content Management


  • Understanding Posts Versus Pages
  • Organizing Posts with Categories
  • Connecting Posts Together with Tags
  • Custom Post Types and Custom Taxonomies
  • Managing Lists of Links


Lesson 6: Creating and Managing Content


  • Hands-On Training on the WordPress Editors
  • Hands-On Training on the New Image Editor
  • Adding Video and Audio Media to a WordPress Site


Lesson 7: WordPress based Sites


  • WordPress as a Blog vs. WordPress as a Website
  • Converting a Website to WordPress
  • WordPress as a Content Management System (CMS)
  • Beyond blogging: Other Uses for WordPress


Lesson 8: WordPress Search Engine Optimization (SEO)


  • A Checklist for WordPress SEO
  • Using SEO Plugins and SEO Friendly WordPress Themes
  • Mastering Google Webmaster Tools
  • Writing and Linking for SEO
  • Avoiding Black Hat SEO tactics that will get you into trouble with Google


Lesson 9: Managing Multimedia with WordPress


  • Organizing Pictures, Videos and Downloadable Files in WordPress
  • Alternatives to Using WordPress for Managing Media Online
  • Using WordPress Photo Galleries


Lesson 10: WordPress Site Maintenance


  • Updating and Upgrading WordPress itself
  • Updating Plugins and Theme s
  • Database Maintenance for WordPress Users
  • WP-DB Manager


Lesson 11: WordPress Security


  • Securing WordPress Passwords
  • Updates and Patches to Keep Your Site Secure
  • Connecting Securely to Your WordPress Site
  • User Management


Lesson 12: Troubleshooting Common WordPress Problems


  • Fixing Posts and Pages if They Break
  • Fixing Broken Widgets
  • Fixing Theme Issues
  • Fixing Plugins
  • Identifying and Fixing Common Database Issues

at Excellence Hotel Ogba

Ikeja, Nigeria

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