WordPress: Intermediate

Course Dates: 15/02/22 - 01/03/22
Time: 10:30 - 16:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street
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Take your basic WordPress skills to the next level by using plugins and widgets to add new functionality, and by editing and creating theme files to customise the look of your site.
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Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £115.00

Course Code: CFWS04

Available start dates 

Tue, day, 15 Feb - 01 Mar '22

Duration: 3 sessions (over 3 weeks)

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or call 020 7492 2515

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What is the course about?

A deeper look at the WordPress Content Management System – Computer software that allows you to quickly and easily create and maintain websites and/or blogs. This course is intended for learners with some previous experience of WordPress. The course uses the free hosted service WordPress.com or learner’s own hosted sites.

What will we cover?

• Using WordPress with WordPress.com and self-hosted sites
• Recap on creating, modifying Posts and Pages
• Effective use of the Media Library
• Managing a blog – handling comments and feedback
• Effectively using Themes and Templates to customise your website or blog
• Using Plugins and Widgets.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

• Demonstrate a good understanding of WordPress at an intermediate level
• Feel confident in creating a useful website and/or blog in WordPress.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

You should have attended the course Build a website in two sessions with WordPress or WordPress: introduction or have a similar level of knowledge.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

You will be taught step by step through demonstrations and presentations. The course uses the free-hosted service Wordpress.com. Each student has access to a computer for practical work.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

There are no additional costs. You will need a valid email address and ensure you are able to access this email account to verify your Wordpress.com registration or if you have an existing WorPress site you wish to use then bring your logins along.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Customising a WordPress website, HTML5 & CSS: Introduction (stage 1) or any of our digital marketing /social media courses.

Julian Holden

Julian worked as a technical manager for two large organisations before taking a career break to study for an MA and to qualify as a teacher. He now divides his business hours between working as a freelance marketing consultant and business coach for small to medium-sized businesses, and teaching for City Lit, two other colleges, and for a number of charities that help people gain the skills to start their own business. His key interests include web design and marketing, content strategy, search engine marketing and the use of social media. He is a huge fan of WordPress and also teaches a range of IT courses in Java, Python, PHP and App development.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.