Build your own website in WordPress


Learn how to build, design and populate a complete website in WordPress

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Course Summary

In Brief

Everything you need to setup a WordPress website from scratch and configure it to your needs.

What will I get out of it?

  • An Introduction to WordPress
  • Installing and setting up your new WordPress website
  • An orientation of WordPress
  • How to customise the design and choose a WordPress Theme
  • Creating Website pages, posts and an introduction to blogging
  • How to entering content, links & images
  • A month of free hosting afterwards, with our support
  • A fully built website!

Scroll down or click here for the full WordPress Website course plan

What do I need for this?

  1. A laptop and power cable
  2. Basic computer skills

Sessions

  • 1 day workshop (normally Saturdays, Weekdays available)
  • 10am to 4:30pm
  • Tea, coffee, biscuits and lunch provided

Price & Places

  • £95 +VAT per person
  • Places are limited to a maximum of 6 people

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We currently have no scheduled courses, so please click the blue button below to register your interest and we will keep you up to date.


Course Plan in Detail

An Introduction to WordPress

  • WordPress worldwide usage
  • WordPress for blogging
  • WordPress as a Content Management System (CMS)
  • WordPress & Ecommerce
  • Other uses for WordPress

Installing WordPress

  • Choosing a hosting provider
    • Low-cost hosts
    • Managed hosts
  • Setting up WordPress yourself in five minutes with a low-cost provider (not us)!

WordPress Orientation

  • The WordPress dashboard
  • Updating Your WordPress profile (includes changing your password)
  • Configuring your general, discussion, permalink, privacy, reading, writing and miscellaneous settings

Customising Your Design

  • Choosing themes; free and paid
  • Installing themes
  • Changing colours
  • Managing Widgets

Creating Website Pages 

  • Adding, editing and deleting pages.
  • Managing menus

WordPress Posts & Blogging

  • The difference between posts and pages
  • Adding, editing and deleting posts.
  • Categorising posts
  • Blogging with WordPress

Entering Content, Links & Images

  • Writing text and using the editor
  • Creating links
  • Inserting images and files
  • Managing the Media Library

Customising your WordPress site further

  • Users
    • User accounts & managing WordPress users
    • Permission levels and logins
  • Plugins
    • WordPress plugins; what they are how to use them
    • Choosing plugins and where to find them
    • Some essential plugins to help you;
      • SEO,
      • Twitter and Facebook WordPress plugins,
      • Google Analytics



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Course Dates

We currently have no scheduled courses.

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Course Location

SiteBites (Wokingham), Training Venue
Unit 27 Space Business Centre,
Molly Millars Lane,
Wokingham,
Berkshire,
RG41 2PQ

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