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Wordpress Introduction

 

Description

WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool and a content-management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL, which runs on a web hosting service. Features include a plug-in architecture and a template system. WordPress is used by more than 18.9% of the top 10 million websites as of August 2013. WordPress is the most popular blogging system in use on the Web, at more than 60 million websites.

Dates

  • Book a place on this course and pay with your credit card.14 February 2017 , 1 Day
  • Book a place on this course and pay with your credit card.26 April 2017 , 1 Day
  • Book a place on this course and pay with your credit card.29 August 2017 , 1 Day
  • Book a place on this course and pay with your credit card.04 October 2017 , 1 Day
  • Book a place on this course and pay with your credit card.01 December 2017 , 1 Day

 

Price €445 per person

TARGET AUDIENCE

This course is designed for people who require the proficiency to take over the content management of a WordPress web site.

PREREQUISITES

The student must be proficient at the use of word processing packages (typing, editing and formatting text) and have a basic knowledge of handling image files (saving, copying and resizing). No programming necessary!

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

To gain the necessary proficiency to take full control of the content management of a WordPress developed site.

  • Create, delete, categorise and edit posts
  • Create, delete, categorise and edit pages
  • Add media files to media section
  • Insert media files to posts and pages
  • Manage the menus on the site
  • Manage themes
  • Manage widgets
  • Manage plugins
  • Manage comments and users
Course Outline
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Introduction
General introduction to website design (HTML, CSS, Authoring, etc)
Introduction to Content Management Systems
Data base and template usage
Blogs/Forums and Other CMS available
WordPress

WordPress Overview
The Dashboard
Posts
Media
Pages
Comments
Appearance
Plugins
Settings

Creating a First Post
Post List
New Post
Formatting Post
Status/Visibility/Updating/Publishing
Preview/See Post
Categories
Permalinks

Media
Uploading media
Media Library
Inserting media onto a post/page

Pages
Page List
New Page/Format/Edit/Publishing
Page template

Themes
Using themes/templates
Sourcing a theme
Uploading a theme
Activating a theme

Widgets
What are widgets
Widget positionings
Adding widgets

Menus
Creating menus
Editing menus

Users & Comments
Creating new users
Managing Comments
Explaining Spam risks

Advanced Notes
Plugins
Editing template’s CSS
Tools
Using advanced templates – demonstration

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