WordPress - Beyond the Basics

Explore and simplify features of WordPress to expand your sites functionality, appearance quickly and effectively by reviewing and modifying your end user experience. Learn how to adjust and make your website look more slick and professional including adding social media integration and a shopping cart at this hands-on course. You’ll learn about search engine optimisation and making your site device-responsive. Our experienced trainers will take you through the more advanced features offered by Wordpress.org, with self-hosting, more advanced plugins and security.


This class will be delivered online via the online platform Zoom. Enrolling students need to ensure they have an email, a reliable internet connection, microphone/speakers and access to a separate tablet, smartphone or computer that can be used to join the Zoom meeting in addition to using their computer/laptop during the course to access WordPress.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Refining Site Structure and Purpose - Create and label content so it is search engine friendly. SEO, keywords, links and site optimization for best performance.
  • WordPress Themes - Choose a WordPress theme that is right for you? Themes can be FREE and COST up to US $240 and choosing the best option can be difficult, time consuming and customising themes needs a programmer, this will inflate your budget.
  • Widgets: What are they? - WordPress themes by default come with several widgets! How do you choose widget areas and widgets? Including them on your site pages appropriately will add categories, navigation menu, calendar, search bar can aid your user experience.
  • Plugins Explained - Plugins can give site extra functionality, some FREE, most are NOT Additional security, to run a shop or have a image gallery in WordPress you will need a Plugin to be added to your site for each function. Will this affect your budget?


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Customise content for Search Engines.
  2. Choose a WordPress theme.
  3. Define a WordPress Widget region and add and remove Widgets.
  4. Define a WordPress PlugIn and add and remove Plugin.
$110 Limited / $99

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03 Nov

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