WordPress Training Course Content

Introduction to WordPress

 

Configuring Your WordPress Website

  • One-click installation of WordPress (if required)
  • How to configure your homepage as a static page
  • How to make your website URL’s ‘Google-friendly’
  • Explanation of Roles (Admin/Editor/Author/Subscriber)

Managing Your Content

  • How to add/edit pages and posts
  • Creating categories for your posts and assigning them to categories
  • How to create a Custom Menu
  • How to add media (images, videos, audio,pdf)
  • How to create and add image galleries
  • How to embed YouTube/Vimeo videos into a WordPress page
  • How to embed a Google map into a WordPress page
  • How to create hyperlinks
  • How to create image links
  • How to use the WordPress Widget system

Styling Your Website

  • Explanation of ¬†WordPress Themes
  • Adding and Installing a new theme

Adding Extra Functionality to Your Website

  • Explanation of WordPress plugins
  • Adding and installing a plugin
  • A look at some of the most useful plugins (the Display Widgets plugin, slideshow plugins, gallery plugins,social media plugins)

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

  • Basic on-page SEO theory
  • A look at the Google Keyword Planning Tool
  • Applying SEO to your website using the All In One SEO plugin
  • Submitting your website pages and sitemap to Google Index using Google Webmaster Tools

 

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