The Knowledge Academy

WordPress Courses - WordPress Training Course

The Knowledge Academy
In Cardiff

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Location Cardiff (Wales)
Duration 1 Day
Start Different dates available
  • Course
  • Cardiff (Wales)
  • Duration:
    1 Day
  • Start:
    Different dates available

Comprehensive courseware for future reference Experienced instructor Refreshments Free support service for 6 months after course completion 

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What you'll learn on the course

Content Management
Skills and Training

Course programme

The Knowledge Academy WordPress Essentials Introduction 1 day course covers the following topics:


This one day introduction course will provide you with the skills and best practice approach needed to successfully create and run your own website or blog.


Ahead of taking this course the trainee must have basic PC or Mac skills, including a fundamental understanding of a computer's operating system, how to launch an application and create and save files, as well as how to copy files from CDs and other media.

Who should attend?

This course is designed for those who are new to web design and development and want to develop skills to use WordPress to build great looking and accessible websites and blogs.

What will you learn?

Once you have completed the WordPress Essentials Introduction course you will be able to fully:

  • Installation & setting up of WordPress
  • Skills to design and build professional websites
  • Blogging techniques with WordPress
  • SEO methods to bring new customers to your site
  • Using Google Analytics for your site
  • Customising `WordPress themes
  • Adding functionality with plug-ins for CNS, eCommerce or blogging

Course Outline

Getting Started - Installation and Upgrades

  • WordPress in five minutes
  • Upgrading WordPress
  • New features of WordPress
  • Best Practices for upgrading WordPress
  • Importing and exporting data

Configuring your WordPress site

  • General settings
  • Discussion settings
  • Permalink settings
  • Privacy settings
  • Reading settings
  • Writing settings
  • Miscellaneous settings

Uploading and maintaining the right content

  • New features in WordPress
  • Creating content: Posts vs. Pages
  • How to write a Page in WordPress
  • WordPress categories explained
  • Using the WordPress Content Management System (CMS)
  • Managing Pages
  • Managing Links
  • Managing WordPress Tags
  • Managing your WordPress Media Library
  • Updating your WordPress Profile

Blogging with WordPress

  • Writing a blog Post
  • Managing Posts
  • Managing comments
  • Fighting SPAM with Akismet

Make sure your customers find your site

  • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
  • Making your content search-engine friendly
  • Using analytics to deliver accountability and insight
  • Adding Facebook and Twitter buttons

Get more from your site by customising WordPress

  • Installing and activating WordPress Themes
  • Using WordPress plugins
  • Working with WordPress Widgets
  • Reviewing CMS and eCommerce plugins

WordPress Administration

  • Best Practices for upgrading WordPress
  • Managing WordPress users
  • Permission levels and log-ins
  • WordPress User Roles explained
  • Managing files
  • The WordPress Dashboard

Additional information

  • WordPress Training OFFICIAL 1  DAY course
  • Includes OFFICIAL  1 DAY Training course material
  • Training focuses on real tasks that reflect how the software is used in professional situations
  • Learn Blogging techniques with WordPress
  • Learn SEO methods to bring new customers to your site
  • Courses delivered by world class Training instructors
  • Course delivered in luxury nationwide venues
  • Book Online or Call 01344 203999 to speak to a WordPress Training advisor today

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