How to install and use Wordpress to build your website.
Learn how to use WordPress (open source website and blogging software) to create a website, manage the content, and understand WordPress themes, plugins and widgets. Suitable for website design beginners, this course is a great starting point for developing basic website design skills and techniques. The course is suitable for those wishing to create a website either for business or personal use.
The course will cover:
Introduction to WordPress | Admin Panel, Settings and Basic Configuration | Adding content to your website | Themes and Plugins | Theme Frameworks | Menus and Widgets | Images and Videos | Galleries and Portfolios | Contact Forms and Maps | Security, Stability and Backing Up | Setting up a blog | Make your site easy to navigate, accessible and print friendly | How to register a domain name, and arrange hosting.
This course assumes a decent working knowledge of using computers, file management and the internet, even if you have little or no prior knowledge of WordPress.
26, and 28th May 2015
7 and 10 July 2015
8 and 10 September 2015
3 and 5 November 2015
Venue: Marlborough Business Hub, Marlborough, Wiltshire
Times: 09.30 to 13.30
14, 21, 28, October and 4 November 2015
Venue: New College, Swindon, Wiltshire
Course times: 18.30 to 20.30
Course tutor, Anthony Lovell de Souza, has helped more than 700 small to medium sized businesses gain and expand their presence online. He has also had years of national fundraising and teaching experience and currently runs his own online digital marketing agency and consultancy.