WordPress: Website Building Workshop CityEast College

Course Outline

Learn all about WordPress and build your own website. Are you responsible for managing or updating content on WordPress websites, or are you wanting to create a website from scratch? In this short workshop you will learn fundamental WordPress skills, so you can create or maintain a functional WordPress website or blog to meets your needs.

You’ll be shown how to acquire a website address and install WordPress so you’re ready to build a website that will work on computers, laptops, tablets and mobile phones. You’ll add pages to the website and set up a blog/news page. We’ll then move on to adding and editing content such as text, images and videos.

This is an intensive course and assumes a reasonable working knowledge of computers and the internet, even if you have little or no prior knowledge of WordPress. You do not need website content to attend this course, however you are welcome to bring along a USB containing images and copy to build your website pages e.g. about us, what we do, services etc. Please note that this course will not cover setting up more advanced features such shopping cart, events management, membership etc.

Ideal for

Anyone wanting to build, maintain or manage their own WordPress website.

Outcomes

• Ability to select and register a domain
• Knowledge on hosting your website
• Ability to install, set up and update WordPress automatically
• Understanding of Admin Panel, Settings and Basic Configuration
• Ability to create pages and posts – and understanding the difference
• Ability to source, edit and upload images
• Ability to add videos from YouTube
• Understanding users, categories and links
• Understanding comments and how to avoid spam
• Ability to organise your posts and articles into a blog
• Ability to add to and customise the top navigation menus
• Ability to research, choose, upload, install and update the best plugins

Please bring

• Notepad
• Pen

About your tutor

Brian O’Grady is an experienced creative Digital Marketer who has worked across some of Australia’s biggest brands including Woolworths, Dan Murphys, Freedom Furniture, Accor Hotels and more to boost their search result visibility. He has a proven track record engaging the B2B and B2C consumer markets through effective digital acquisition, conversion and retention strategies.

With SEO & PPC experience on both client and agency side, Brian has recently left a well-known global digital agency where he worked for over 5 years to start up his own boutique digital agency (Flarecom Digital Marketing) focusing on businesses that cannot afford a full-time digital marketing manager but still need help with the day-to-day management of their online campaigns.

Brian has also been a guest speaker and presenter at a number of local marketing events as well as a speaker at Fashion Exposed 2018. He publishes his own online internet marketing magazine which is sent to over 1,200 monthly subscribers worldwide.

Other information

All courses need a minimum number of students to run. If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled prior to commencement and you will be informed. For your convenience information about class cancellations or changes are made initially via email and SMS, please ensure your contact details are correct.

This course has no current classes. Please to be notified of vacancies and similar courses.

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