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In these WordPress Training Classes we begin with the same principles and fundamentals of using WordPress as your CMS (content management system) or Blog platform.

Course Outline

In these WordPress Training Classes we begin with the same principles and fundamentals of using WordPress as your CMS (content management system) or Blog platform, then we move into more advanced training on how to manipulate and alter WordPress themes to achieve a more unique and custom look. We also go over proper SEO search engine optimization for WordPress. How to properly optimize your WordPress website or blog to ensure easy indexing and high search rankings.

Course Outline

Day 1 (Begins with the Basic WordPress Training Syllabus)

Morning Class

  • Setting up your hosting / server for WordPress
  • Installing a new copy of WordPress
  • Creating a Database for your website or blog
  • Admin / Dashboard panel basics
  • Installing your theme
  • Minor alteration / customization of themes
  • Writing your first post
  • Updating personal settings
  • Updating profile
  • Edit general settings
  • Changing template
  • Adding a post
  • Using the visual editor
  • Adding hyperlinks
  • Using categories and tags
  • Managing categories and tags
  • Changing your writing and reading settings
  • Managing and moderating comments
  • Trackbacks and pingbacks
  • Discussion settings
Afternoon WordPress Training Class
  • Adding and deleting a page
  • Paste copy from Word
  • Paste as plain text
  • Changing the page order
  • Adding a photo
  • Adding a video
  • Adding other content (.pdf, .doc, etc.)
  • Managing uploaded content
  • Media settings
  • Changing the header image / logo image
  • Typekit fonts
  • Customizing your sidebar with widgets
  • Managing recent comments
  • Installing Google Analytics on your website or blog
  • Tracking your statistics
  • Customizing your dashboard's appearance
Day 2

Morning WordPress Training Class

  • Splitting the Code into Templates
  • Single Post Page Template
  • Adding a Comment Form
  • Creating the Page Template
  • Adding New Pages
  • Inserting Images
  • Creating Custom Theme Functions
  • Creating & Customizing a Nav Menu
  • Registering Sidebars
  • Adding Widgets to Sidebars
  • Installing an Image Widget
  • Adding a Contact Form Plugin
  • Exporting the Local Database
  • Backing up your Database
  • Making a back-up of your site
Afternoon WordPress Training Class
  • The Basics of On-Page / On-Site Optimization
  • Achieving On-Site Optimization in WordPress
  • WordPress URL and Navigation Structure
  • Plugins & Tools to Aid in WordPress SEO
  • Tips & Tricks for Faster Indexing and Higher Rankings
  • Where to host / store your site for best rankings
  • Analyzing & tracking your website's progress in organic rankings
This WordPress Training is instructed over the course of two days (2 days) and roughly sixteen (14 hrs) hours. We take a thirty minute break at the half-way point each day. As our other courses we also provide a recoding of all the WordPress Training Classes for students to access and review at a later date.

Prerequisites & Certificates

Certificates offered

Certificate of Completion

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be made prior to ten business days before the first class date registered. There is a $50.00 administration charge for all cancellations.
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