What is the course about?
On this course you will develop the basic skills of CSS needed to format a WordPress site. You will also learn how to use WordPress’ plugins to customise your website further utilising the free themes available. You will use a workflow that rely on the browser to customise and understand WordPress structure.
What will we cover?
Using CSS to customise WordPress
The Browser’s Developers tools
WordPress post types
Taxonomies in WordPress
Customising menus in WordPress.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Stylise themes using CSS
Understand custom Post Type and taxonomies
Use the Browsers dev tools for styling
Make custom Post types
Create taxonomies and modify custom post types
Create Menus that incorporate custom post types.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
The course is most suitable for students with some experience of WordPress having completed one of our introductory WordPress courses or already have a working WordPress website or blog.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
The course is taught as a series of practical activities and lectures. There will be some optional work to be completed outside class to further your understanding of the topics covered.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
There are no extra costs. Please bring your logins for an existing WordPress site you wish to use. If you do not have an existing site, please bring valid email login details to be used to create a new account with WordPress.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
WordPress: Intermediate, HTML5 & CSS: stage 1
Any marketing and social media courses.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details