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WordPress Essentials Course

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About the Course

During this 2-day beginner course, students will learn how to build a WordPress website from scratch even if you have had no prior knowledge of creating a website. Over the duration of this course, you will build a complete website step-by-step using WordPress. Starting with setting up your WordPress website, you will learn how to manage accounts, add content, work with media, widgets and plugins, manage comments, customise WordPress themes and much more.

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

$990 incl GST

  • Duration:2 Days
  • Max. Class Size:10
  • Avg. Class Size:5
  • Study Mode:
    Classroom Online Live
  • Level:Beginner
  • Course Times: Classroom: 9.00am - 5.00pm approx.(Local Time) Online Live: 9.00am - 5.00pm approx.(AEST or AEDT)
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Course Dates

Sydney Class Dates

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

04 - 05 Jun 24 Tue - Wed Online Live
02 - 03 Jul 24 Tue - Wed Online Live
05 - 06 Aug 24 Mon - Tue Online Live
28 - 29 Aug 24 Wed - Thu Online Live
19 - 20 Sep 24 Thu - Fri Online Live
17 - 18 Oct 24 Thu - Fri Online Live
11 - 12 Nov 24 Mon - Tue Online Live
10 - 11 Dec 24 Tue - Wed Online Live
Melbourne Class Dates

Level 12, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne , VIC 3000

30 - 31 May 24 Thu - Fri Classroom
04 - 05 Jun 24 Tue - Wed Online Live
02 - 03 Jul 24 Tue - Wed Online Live
04 - 05 Jul 24 Thu - Fri Classroom
05 - 06 Aug 24 Mon - Tue Online Live
21 - 22 Aug 24 Wed - Thu Classroom
28 - 29 Aug 24 Wed - Thu Online Live
19 - 20 Sep 24 Thu - Fri Online Live
30 Sep - 01 Oct 24 Mon - Tue Classroom
17 - 18 Oct 24 Thu - Fri Online Live
11 - 12 Nov 24 Mon - Tue Online Live
14 - 15 Nov 24 Thu - Fri Classroom
10 - 11 Dec 24 Tue - Wed Online Live
Brisbane Class Dates

Level 6, 371 Queen Street, Brisbane , QLD 4000

04 - 05 Jun 24 Tue - Wed Online Live
02 - 03 Jul 24 Tue - Wed Online Live
05 - 06 Aug 24 Mon - Tue Online Live
28 - 29 Aug 24 Wed - Thu Online Live
19 - 20 Sep 24 Thu - Fri Online Live
17 - 18 Oct 24 Thu - Fri Online Live
11 - 12 Nov 24 Mon - Tue Online Live
10 - 11 Dec 24 Tue - Wed Online Live
Canberra Class Dates

All courses facilitated in, Online Live format ,

04 - 05 Jun 24 Tue - Wed Online Live
02 - 03 Jul 24 Tue - Wed Online Live
05 - 06 Aug 24 Mon - Tue Online Live
28 - 29 Aug 24 Wed - Thu Online Live
19 - 20 Sep 24 Thu - Fri Online Live
17 - 18 Oct 24 Thu - Fri Online Live
11 - 12 Nov 24 Mon - Tue Online Live
10 - 11 Dec 24 Tue - Wed Online Live
Adelaide Class Dates

All courses facilitated in, Online Live format ,

04 - 05 Jun 24 Tue - Wed Online Live
02 - 03 Jul 24 Tue - Wed Online Live
05 - 06 Aug 24 Mon - Tue Online Live
28 - 29 Aug 24 Wed - Thu Online Live
19 - 20 Sep 24 Thu - Fri Online Live
17 - 18 Oct 24 Thu - Fri Online Live
11 - 12 Nov 24 Mon - Tue Online Live
10 - 11 Dec 24 Tue - Wed Online Live
Perth Class Dates

All courses facilitated in, Online Live format ,

04 - 05 Jun 24 Tue - Wed Online Live
02 - 03 Jul 24 Tue - Wed Online Live
05 - 06 Aug 24 Mon - Tue Online Live
28 - 29 Aug 24 Wed - Thu Online Live
19 - 20 Sep 24 Thu - Fri Online Live
17 - 18 Oct 24 Thu - Fri Online Live
11 - 12 Nov 24 Mon - Tue Online Live
10 - 11 Dec 24 Tue - Wed Online Live

Course Units

Unit 1: Introduction to WordPress

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

Unit 2: Getting Familiar with WordPress

  • 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

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

Unit 4: Managing Accounts

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

Unit 5: Adding Content

  • 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

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

Unit 7: Managing Comments

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

Unit 8: Syndication

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

Training Packages

Web Design Package - Level 1

$ 3267 incl GST
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Total Duration
9 days
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Course Reviews

(5.00 out of 5) [ 14 December, 2023 ]

Great course! Loved it. Missed the CSS as we ran out of time which I would have preferred to do instead of Blog comments.

(5.00 out of 5) [ 05 April, 2023 ]

This course was extremely helpful in teaching me how to best utilise and maximise my efficiency on Wordpress

(5.00 out of 5) [ 05 April, 2023 ]

Great course! Belinda is very knowledgeable and explains everything in an easy to follow way. Would love to come back and do the advanced class!

(5.00 out of 5) [ 05 April, 2023 ]

Belinda explained everything so well, I have never used wordpress before and feel I have learnt so much in the 2 day course. I will be back for more! Thanks Belinda!

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