Working with a Self-Hosted WordPress Website (Intensive Course)


This intensive WordPress training course is designed for anyone who has been given responsibility for maintaining a website at work that is built using this kind of Content Management System. It is also suitable for anyone who would like to create a website for their own business that wants to have their own Domain Name (eg.

Users must be confident computer users with experience of using the internet.

What you will learn

What You Will Learn

This fast-paced training course will give you confidence in building and maintaining a WordPress-based website. In addition to being able to add and edit content such as text, images and video, you will be able to change the way the site looks and the way it operates.



Session One: Introduction to WordPress and CMS Concepts

Selecting a good Hosting Provider
Installing WordPress using CPanel
Installing Updates
General and Reading Settings
Session Two: Introduction to WordPress Themes

Selecting and Installing Themes
Basic Theme options using the Customize menu
Blog Posts - Adding content, adding media (images/video), categories, tags, publishing options
Session Three: Pages

Choosing Templates
Adding Content
Adding Media
Parent/Child Pages
Reading Settings
Creating and placing Menus
Session Four: WordPress Plugins and Widgets

Selecting and Installing Plugins: SEO Plugins, Contact Form Plugins
Adding Widgets to Widget areas in a Theme
Session Five: WordPress Administration

Important Settings
Moderating Comments
Adding Users and Responsibilities
Installing Key Updates
Session Six: Going 'under the Hood'

Basic introduction to the code WordPress uses
Viewing the Theme Templates
Viewing the Theme Editor
Changing Font Styles in the Theme Editor using CSS
Selecting the most appropriate Theme for your Website
Intensive Courses from Happy

Intensive courses have been created specifically for those who need to learn a great deal of content at a faster pace. Each one is focused on increasing your productivity, and building a substantial expertise in just a single day. These courses will be longer, faster and more intensive than a standard classroom course. If you can keep up, the rewards will definitely be worth the effort.



Further information

1 Day
On demand
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