Course Code: WWP01

Introduction to WordPress Course

Our WordPress course is taught by a professional web developer. WordPress is the world's favourite blogging platform, but can also be used as a flexible content management system on which to build highly functional self-hosted websites. This comprehensive two day course will enable you to build your own WordPress web site either from scratch or by editing existing templates. You may also be interested in our HTML and CSS Course

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Completing this WordPress course will enable you to do the following and more:

  • Setting up a WordPress local development environment
  • Manage MySQL databases
  • Install and configure WordPress
  • Create SEO friendly pages
  • Build user friendly menu and navigation systems
  • Install and manage WordPress themes
  • Customise the appearance and functions of WordPress themes


Our Creating Websites with WordPress short course is suitable for anyone with basic PC or Mac skills.

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  • Overview of WordPress
  • Setting up a local development environment
  • Managing MySQL databases with PHPMyAdmin
  • Installing WordPress
  • Overview of the interface and the dashboard
  • Adding users and assigning different user roles
  • Setting up reading and post options
  • Creating, adding, updating and assigning menus
  • Creating SEO friendly URLs
  • How WordPress pages are structured
  • How a theme is structured
  • Building the sidebar
  • Creating a custom home page
  • Installing a theme
  • Activating & deactivating themes
  • Editing Themes and Templates
  • How templates pages fit into the WordPress structure

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Any questions?

If you have any questions about our WordPress Essentials course please send us a message using the form on our contact page and we will reply to you as soon as possible.

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