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Learn WordPress in ONE day

Our course will give you the knowledge and confidence to set up, create, edit and manage a WordPress website

Only £150 per person

WordPress training course outline

  • Time 9am - 5pm
  • Please note that you will need to bring your own laptop (PC or Mac)
  • A WordPress training website is provided for attendees to learn on during the day
  • Attendees get electronic copies of the training materials used throughout the day
  • Refreshments provided, tea, coffee and biscuits
  • The course is ideal if you want to learn how to build a new website, or learn how to update and improve your existing website
  • No experience required! As long as you can use a computer you will be able to build a WordPress website
  • Small class sizes - keeping numbers down makes sure you get the most out of the course


How to set up WordPress

  • Introduction to WordPress
  • How to set up a WordPress website in 15 mins


How to publish posts, pages, embed images and video

  • How to manage and edit content in WordPress
  • A breakdown of managing content within WordPress
  • How to layout professional looking pages and posts
  • How to add links to your content
  • Inserting and embedding all kinds of media such as images, audio & video
  • How to create, arrange and edit menus
  • How blog comments work
  • How to monitor and moderate comments
  • How to stop spam (both comments and contact forms)


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How to make your site look attractive & professional with themes

  • What are WordPress themes and how to use them
  • How to install WordPress themes
  • Recommended WordPress themes


Adding specific functionality to your site with WordPress plugins

  • Overview of plugins; what are they and how they work
  • How to install  WordPress plugins
  • 5 top WordPress plugins and what they do
  • How to use plugins and widgets to improve your website’s functionality


SocialMedia and your website

  • How to sharing your content on other social networks
  • Auto-posting to Twitter
  • Adding ‘Share’ buttons
  • How to add a newsletter


Search Engine optimisation

  • How to make sure your website is optimised for Search Engines
  • Use ‘pretty url’s’ that will improve ‘click through’ rates
  • Tagging and categorising your posts – how to do it and why it’s important
  • How to add meta descriptions in your content to improve ranking
  • Best practices when linking

This course will enable you to:

  • Create a WordPress website
  • Manage, update and improve an existing WordPress website
  • Use WordPress to manage your website content
  • Integrate social media content into your WordPress website
  • Automate posts to Social Networks
  • Promote your website
  • Manage comments
  • Understand WordPress themes, plugins and widgets

Attendees receive:

  • Electronic copies of all training materials to use on the day and to keep for future reference
  • Complimentary refreshments throughout the course


Who's running the course?

WordPress training courses are run by me Duncan Michael-MacGregor. WordPress is a passion of mine and I have been using it from the early days when it was just a modest blogging platform.

Over the past 15 years, I have trained lots of people and have a good reputation within the WordPress community.

If you have any questions regarding the course please get in touch with me directly at:
[email protected] or call: 020 7558 8997.

Book your place now to avoid disappointment!
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Location of courses

Courses take place at The Growth Hub Cirencester. This fantastic venue has:

  • Free on site parking
  • Large 4k conference display
  • High speed internet