WordPress Fundamentals

Price
$790.00 USD

Duration
2 Days

 

Delivery Methods
Virtual Instructor Led
Private Group

Course Overview

This course shows you how to use WordPress 4.7’s themes, widgets, plug-ins, and souped-up editing and multimedia tools to build just about any kind of site.

Course Objectives

This course provides a thorough A to Z look at WordPress. You will learn the basic skills and knowledge of WordPress including how to create, manage, maintain, and extend a WordPress site. This course is a combination of lectures and hands-on exercises that provide practical real-world experience.

Who Should Attend?

Whether you’re a budding blogger or seasoned Web designer, WordPress is a brilliant tool for creating websites, once you know how to tap its impressive features.
  • Top-rated instructors: Our crew of subject matter experts have an average instructor rating of 4.8 out of 5 across thousands of reviews.
  • Authorized content: We maintain more than 35 Authorized Training Partnerships with the top players in tech, ensuring your course materials contain the most relevant and up-to date information.
  • Interactive classroom participation: Our virtual training includes live lectures, demonstrations and virtual labs that allow you to participate in discussions with your instructor and fellow classmates to get real-time feedback.
  • Post Class Resources: Review your class content, catch up on any material you may have missed or perfect your new skills with access to resources after your course is complete.
  • Private Group Training: Let our world-class instructors deliver exclusive training courses just for your employees. Our private group training is designed to promote your team’s shared growth and skill development.
  • Tailored Training Solutions: Our subject matter experts can customize the class to specifically address the unique goals of your team.

Learning Credits: Learning Credits can be purchased well in advance of your training date to avoid having to commit to specific courses or dates. Learning Credits allow you to secure your training budget for an entire year while eliminating the administrative headache of paying for individual classes. They can also be redeemed for a full year from the date of purchase. If you have previously purchased a Learning Credit agreement with New Horizons, you may use a portion of your agreement to pay for this class.

Corporate Tech Pass: Our Corporate Tech Pass includes unlimited attendance for a single person, in the following Virtual Instructor Led course types: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Technical, CompTIA, Project Management, SharePoint, ITIL, Certified Ethical Hacker, Certified Hacking Forensics Investigator, Java, Professional Development Courses and more. The full list of eligible course titles can be found at https://www.newhorizons.com/eligible.

If you have questions about Learning Credits or our Corporate Tech Pass, please contact your Account Manager.

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Agenda

1 - WORD PRESS INTRO

  • Intro to Content Management Systems (What is a CMS?)
  • About WordPress
  • Website hosting for WordPress
  • Domain names
  • Free online accounts

2 - INSTALL AND MANAGE YOUR WORDPRESS SITE

  • Planning your site
  • Setting up the website hosting and creating a database
  • Install WordPress (w/Autoinstaller)
  • Install WordPress (manually)
  • Working with the interface
  • Configure settings

3 - YOUR FIRST POST

  • What is dashboard?
  • The difference between a post and a page
  • Creating your first blog
  • Organizing your posts
  • Dashboard tips and tricks

4 - COMMENTS

  • Allowing comments
  • How long should comments stay posted?
  • Ongoing conversations
  • Dealing with Spam

5 - WEB PAGES AND MENUS

  • Creating your first page (Home page)
  • Creating additional pages
  • Templates
  • Linking your site by building a site navigation menu
  • Custom Menus

6 - MANAGING CONTENT

  • Working with existing content
  • Adding images to the media library
  • Creating a Photo gallery
  • Using featured images
  • Tags and categories to organize your content
  • Embedding video
  • Playing audio
  • Embeds and Short codes

7 - CUSTOMIZING CONTENT

  • Changing the appearance of your WordPress site by customizing the theme
  • Using Widgets
  • What are Plugins?
  • Mobile Themes
  • Using Jetpack
  • Ecommerce
  • Theme code editing

8 - GETTING NOTICED

  • Keeping the readers in the loop
  • Having readers share
  • Manage your sites feed
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Site statistics

9 - FINISHING TOUCHES

  • Launching your site
  • Setting up permalinks
  • Updates
  • Where to find additional plugins and themes
  • Backing up your site
 

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