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WordPress Essentials Course

(4.83 out of 5) 442 Student Reviews

About the course

During this 2 day course, participants will learn how to build a WordPress website from scratch even if you are a complete beginner. Over the duration of this course you will build a full website step-by-step using WordPress.

Who should do this course?

This WordPress course is designed for anyone who wants to build and maintain websites and blogs using a Content Management System

Pre-requisites

There are no prerequisites for this WordPress course. However, students should have general understanding of personal computers.

Course Details

Course Dates

  • Sydney Class Dates

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

    26 - 27 Oct 17 Thu - Fri
    13 - 14 Nov 17 Mon - Tue
    13 - 14 Dec 17 Wed - Thu
    09 - 10 Jan 18 Tue - Wed
    08 - 09 Feb 18 Thu - Fri
    05 - 06 Mar 18 Mon - Tue
  • Melbourne Class Dates

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    Level 12, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne , VIC 3000

    19 - 20 Oct 17 Thu - Fri
    16 - 17 Nov 17 Thu - Fri
    11 - 12 Dec 17 Mon - Tue
    11 - 12 Jan 18 Thu - Fri
    05 - 06 Feb 18 Mon - Tue
    05 - 06 Mar 18 Mon - Tue
  • Brisbane Class Dates

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    Level 6, 371 Queen Street, Brisbane , QLD 4000

    08 - 09 Nov 17 Wed - Thu
    18 - 19 Dec 17 Mon - Tue
    31 Jan - 01 Feb 18 Wed - Thu
    13 - 14 Mar 18 Tue - Wed
    03 - 04 May 18 Thu - Fri
    18 - 19 Jun 18 Mon - Tue
  • Canberra Class Dates

    Level 1, 33 Ainslie Place, Canberra , ACT 2601

    Classes scheduled on demand in Canberra

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  • Adelaide Class Dates

    19 Young Street, Adelaide , SA 5000

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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: Introduction to WordPress

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  • Setting Up WordPress
  • Using an Installer
  • Setting Up a Database
  • Installing WordPress
  • Putting It All Together

Unit 2: Getting Familiar with WordPress

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  • How WordPress Works: An Overview
  • Finding Your Way Around the Dashboard
  • Exporting and Importing Your Site Content
  • Backing Up Your Site Data and Files
  • Upgrading WordPress
  • Putting It All Together

Unit 3: Understanding WordPress Settings

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  • General Settings
  • Writing Settings
  • Reading Settings
  • Discussion Settings
  • Media Settings
  • Privacy settings
  • Permalinks
  • Putting It All Together

Unit 4: Managing Accounts

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  • Configuring Your Account
  • Managing User Accounts
  • Putting It All Together

Unit 5: Adding Content

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  • Adding Posts
  • Adding Pages
  • Editing Posts and Pages
  • Setting Up and Using Categories
  • Using Tags
  • Internal Linking
  • Putting It All Together

Unit 6: Working with Media

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  • Using the Media Library
  • Uploading and Managing Audio Files
  • Uploading and Managing Video Files
  • Putting It All Together

Unit 7: Managing Comments

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  • Enabling and Disabling Comments
  • Moderating Comments
  • Fighting Spam with Akismet
  • Putting It All Together

Unit 8: Syndication

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  • Setting Up Your RSS Feed
  • Displaying Your RSS Feed
  • Setting Up Subscriptions
  • Using Google FeedBurner with WordPress
  • Putting It All Together

Unit 9: Working with Widgets and Plug-ins

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  • Widgets vs. Plug-ins: What’s the Difference?
  • Using Widgets
  • Using Plug-ins
  • Upgrading Plug-ins
  • Putting It All Together

Unit 10: Customizing Your WordPress Theme

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  • Using the WordPress Default Theme
  • Choosing a New Theme
  • Using the Theme Editor
  • Setting Up Menus
  • Using Post Formats
  • Putting It All Together

Unit 11 Getting Fancy with Themes

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  • Customizing Your Theme with CSS
  • Adding a Favicon
  • Editing the Functions File
  • Putting It All Together

Training Packages

WordPress Course Package

$ 1760 incl GST

(You save $220)

Duration

4 days

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Web Design Package

$ 3300 incl GST

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Duration

10 days

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Course Reviews

(5.00 out of 5) Lauren W [ 25 September, 2017 ]
I was extremely satisfied with this course. Content was great, and explained thoroughly. All items to be covered where covered in plenty of time.
(5.00 out of 5) Clare H [ 18 September, 2017 ]
Appreciated the depth of the course and the explaination of practices. The bones of why we do things and the after support offered by the teacher
(4.70 out of 5) Margaret B [ 18 September, 2017 ]
Excellent course, enjoyable and interesting instructor. Customizing the course to our requirements was particularly valuable.
(4.40 out of 5) Kellie R [ 14 September, 2017 ]
I really enjoyed this class. It was great to have two quite different teachers. The second time around definitely 'embedded' the information further.

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