WordPress Workshop Google Campus July 2014 (FREE)

WordPress Workshop Google Campus July 2014 (FREE)
Event on 2014-07-05 10:00:00

  • 10:00 AM – Workshop begins
  • 10:15 AM – WordPress installed
  • 10:30 AM – Theme installed & configured
  • 10:45 AM – Header & Footer content
  • 11:00 AM – Homepage content
  • 12:00 PM – Social Media Workshop
  •  1:00 PM – Q&A session (WordPress, Social Media and SEO)
  •  2:00 PM – Workshop ends



1. Customising a premium WordPress theme

  • Difference between a free theme and premium theme
  • Choosing and installing a premium WordPress theme
  • Adding the basics: a logo and favicon


2. Creating and customising pages

  • Creating web pages including home, about and contact
  • Adding image sliders at the top of the homepage
  • Adding rows, columns and filling them with content
  • Adding maps, videos, images, texts and forms
  • Creating highly converting sales/squeeze pages
  • Applying Parallax images and videos


3. Adding plugins and widgets

  • Differences between a plugin and widget
  • Defining widget areas
  • Adding slider, page builder, social media and form plugins


4. Social media

  • Adding a Facebook widget
  • Adding and configuring a Twitter widget
  • Adding a Pinterest widget
  • Adding an Instagram widget
  • Adding a social floating media bar


5. Extras

  • Tricks and tips (avoiding coding)
  • Free, royalty free image resources for your website
  • Support forums and video tutorials
  • Recommended plugins



You do not need to bring a laptop. This workshop takes place once a month so if you are unable to make it then sign up for the next one. Contact the organiser and trainer Rafi Akbar for more information
About this Workshop

We are delighted to present this free series of WordPress workshops that shows you how to create a WordPress website step-by-step and then manage your website just the way you want.

Past attendees include: Deputy Picture Editor of the Times, Marketing Manager of Lancaster (4 Star Hotel), Silicon roundabout startups, business owners, accountants, artists, graphic designers, fashion stylists, ecommerce retailers, DJs and bloggers.

Places are limited so please book early.

at University of Kent
33 Queen Street
Canterbury, United Kingdom

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