WordPress in 1 Day, the program

WordPress in 1 Day, the program

  • Start time 10.00 – 13.00 and 14.00 – 17.00 (Central European Time)
  • Bring your laptop (PC, Mac or Chromebook) as the WordPress course is ‘hands-on’
  • You will get video tutorials of the WordPress course
  • You will get a training WordPress website to practice on for one month
  • This WordPress in 1 Day course is great if you want to learn how to build a new website or if you have an existing website and you want to learn how to maintain and improve it.
  • No experience required. This WordPress course is great for beginners and for those that have some experience with WordPress.
  • As long as you can use a computer you will be able to build a great looking website with WordPress.

The set up of a WordPress website

  • Introduction to WordPress
  • What is needed for a self hosted WordPress website?
  • Set up a website on your domain name
  • The costs involved in building a WordPress website
  • What is the best hosting for WordPress

Content creation with WordPress

  • How to use the new WordPress Block Editor (Gutenberg)
  • How to create professional-looking pages and posts
  • How to add links into your pages
  • How to insert images, youtube video, audio

Content Management

  • WordPress content management explained
  • The difference between Pages and Posts
  • How to do maintenance, updates and upgrades
  • The importance of Categories and Tags to organise your information

Structuring your WordPress website

  • How to structure your information
  • How to create and arrange the navigation
  • How to use WordPress widgets
  • How to create a blog with WordPress
  • How to create a portfolio website

Comment moderation

  • How to turn off reader comments
  • How to monitor and moderate comments
  • How to stop spam

WordPress plugins

  • An overview of WordPress plugins
  • How to install WordPress plugins
  • 5 popular WordPress plugins explained

Search Engine optimization (SEO)

  • How to the ranking for Google works
  • How to make sure your website is optimized for Search Engines
  • Tagging and categorizing your posts – how to do it and why it’s important
  • How to add meta descriptions in your content to improve ranking
  • How to SEO optimize your images

What about Security

  • How to make sure your WordPress website is secure
  • How to back up your WordPress website

How to take advantage of the social web

  • How to share your content on other social networks
  • Adding ‘Share’ buttons or not
  • How to add a newsletter

Following this WordPress course you will be able to:

  • Manage, update and improve your website
  • Use the WordPress CMS to manage your website content
  • Promote your website
  • Manage comments
  • Understand and use your WordPress theme, plugins and widgets

You will get:

  • A full video recording of the Day
  • Step by step instruction and video tutorials of the course