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WordPress Advanced Course

(4.85 out of 5) 232 Student Reviews

About the course

During this two day course, participants will learn how to extend the skills they have learnt in the WordPress essentials course to advanced levels. This hands-on course teaches you the skills you need to add powerful functionality to your website using plugins, editing child themes, adding shopping cart to your website, integrating social media, updating WordPress, backing up your website and much more

Who should do this course?

This course is designed for anyone currently using WordPress but needs to learn advanced skills and techniques to build more dynamic and functional WordPress websites.

Pre-requisites

Participants must have completed our WordPress Essentials course or have equivalent skills before attending this course.

Course Details

Course Dates

  • Sydney Class Dates

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    Level 11, 32 Walker Street, North Sydney , NSW 2060

    21 - 22 Nov 18 Wed - Thu
    17 - 18 Jan 19 Thu - Fri
    14 - 15 Mar 19 Thu - Fri
    07 - 08 May 19 Tue - Wed
    04 - 05 Jul 19 Thu - Fri
    27 - 28 Aug 19 Tue - Wed
  • Melbourne Class Dates

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    Level 12, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne , VIC 3000

    28 - 29 Nov 18 Wed - Thu
    23 - 24 Jan 19 Wed - Thu
    21 - 22 Mar 19 Thu - Fri
    20 - 21 May 19 Mon - Tue
  • Brisbane Class Dates

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    Level 6, 371 Queen Street, Brisbane , QLD 4000

    05 - 06 Dec 18 Wed - Thu
    14 - 15 Mar 19 Thu - Fri
    13 - 14 Jun 19 Thu - Fri
    04 - 05 Sep 19 Wed - Thu
    28 - 29 Nov 19 Thu - Fri
  • Canberra Class Dates

    Level 4, 54 Marcus Carke Street, Canberra , ACT 2601

    Classes scheduled on demand in Canberra

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  • Adelaide Class Dates

    19 Young Street, Adelaide , SA 5000

    Classes scheduled on demand in Adelaide

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  • Perth Class Dates

    Level 1, 140 St Georges Terrace, Perth , WA 6000

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Course Units

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Unit 1: Setting up WordPress

  • Quick Revision of Pre-requisite Skills
  • Installing a WordPress Website
  • Setting up a Database

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Unit 2: Backup and Install a WordPress Website

  • Install a Fully Functional WordPress Website
  • Setting up your Replicated Database
  • Understanding File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
  • Backing up your WordPress Site using FTP
  • Unpacking and Checking your Live WordPress Website
  • Upgrading WordPress
  • Putting it all Together

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Unit 3: Social Media Integration

  • Integrating Social Media Plugins with WordPress
  • Adding Social Media Share Buttons
  • Connecting Facebook to WordPress
  • Connecting Twitter Feeds to WordPress
  • Letting People Facebook Like your Website
  • Putting it all Together

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Unit 4: Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

  • Create an XML Sitemap
  • Learn How to Optimise your WordPress Website
  • Putting it all Together

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Unit 5: Organising Your Content

  • Changing the Order of your Pages and Posts
  • Inserting a Plugin to Order your Posts
  • Putting it all Together

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Unit 6: Shopping Cart

  • Create a PayPal Shopping Cart
  • Adding a 'buy now' Button
  • Link to PayPal for Payment Processing
  • Putting it all Together

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Unit 7: Taking Control of Your Theme

  • Understanding the Code Editor
  • Brief Introduction to HTML
  • Brief Introduction to CSS
  • Brief Introduction to PHP
  • Advance Code Editing Techniques
  • Putting it all Together

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Unit 8: Working With Child Themes

  • Understanding is a Child Theme
  • Creating and Installing a Child Theme
  • Activating your Child Theme
  • Testing your Child Theme
  • Putting it all Together

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Unit 9: Editing Your Child Theme

  • Editing your Child CSS Style Sheet
  • Editing your PHP Page
  • Creating & Editing your Child PHP Page
  • Putting it all Together

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Unit 10: Updating Your Website

  • Using the WordPress Update Function
  • Updating when using a Child Theme
  • Putting it all Together

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Unit 11: Backup Your Final Website

  • Backing up your Completed Website
  • Packaging and Preparing your Website for Live Production
  • Overview of Web Hosting with WordPress
  • Putting It All Together

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Training Packages

WordPress Course Package

$ 1760 incl GST

(You save $220)

Duration

4 days

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Web Design Package - Level 1

$ 3267 incl GST

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Duration

9 days

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Course Reviews

(5.00 out of 5) Amy S [ 25 September, 2018 ]
So much content! Very intense, but gave me the thirst to learn more. can see myself back for the refresher!
(5.00 out of 5) Erika W [ 25 September, 2018 ]
Great course! Instructor knew her stuff! Only suggestion is to slow down... pace was a too fast at times on first day but second day was great and content more attuned to what I needed to know to be productive back at work. Thanks so much Belinda Cheers Erika
(5.00 out of 5) Abby T [ 08 August, 2018 ]
Very informative, answered important questions very clearly with real life scenarios. John definitely knows his stuff. Best course I have done with DWT so far!
(4.80 out of 5) Jordan G [ 08 August, 2018 ]
John was able to meet my specific needs and inquiries in a comprehensive way. I've learned a whole lot over the last 2 days. Great course!

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