Website Creation (WordPress CMS)

Website Creation (WordPress CMS)

Website Creation (WordPress CMS)

Course Overview:

This course will provide you the necessary skills to build, manage and run a beautiful website or blog by using WordPress. You can create anything from personal blogs to professional websites within a short span of time. It is also a powerful content management system (CMS). No coding is required. You will be able to design your blog/website by using the readymade WordPress templates. The course is designed for beginners and it explains about WordPress installation, configuration, creating a site, adding content, images, videos, using themes, widgets, plugins, publishing the site and beyond. You get to work on a project while doing this course.

 

What you'll learn

  • Understand the Conceptual Framework of WordPress
  • Learn the Building Blocks of a WordPress Site

  • Launch your own Professional Website or Blog

  • Learn to create and manage your own WordPress Themes

Course Chapters:

How to set up WordPress

  • Introduction to WordPress
  • The difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org
  • How to install and set up a WordPress website in 15 mins

How to use the new WordPress Block Editor

  • How to use the new Gutenberg Editor
  • How to add Blocks
  • How to create advanced layouts with the new Block Editor
  • How to create professional looking pages and posts
  • How to add links
  • Inserting and embedding media – images, youtube video, audio
  • Top 10 Blocks to use

How to publish posts, pages, images and video

  • An explanation of Pages and Posts
  • How to manage content in WordPress
  • How to use Categories and Tags
  • An explanation of content management in WordPress

Structuring your WordPress website

  • How to create and arrange navigation menus
  • How to use WordPress widgets
  • How to create a blog with WordPress
  • How to create a website
  • How to create a website with a blog

Comment moderation

  • How to monitor and moderate comments
  • How to stop spam

How to make your site look great with WordPress themes

  • Themes and how can you use them
  • How to install themes
  • How to customize the design of your website
  • How to tell what themes other websites are using
  • Top 10 recommended themes

How to add functionality to your site with WordPress plugins

  • Overview of WordPress plugins
  • How to install WordPress plugins
  • 5 top WordPress plugins and what they do
  • How to set up an online shop
  • How to use plugins to improve your website’s functionality

Search Engine optimisation

  • How to rank better on Google
  • How to make sure your website is optimised for Search Engines
  • Use ‘pretty url’s’ that will improve ‘click through’ rates
  • Tagging and categorising your posts – how to do it and why it’s important
  • How to add meta descriptions in your content to improve ranking
  • How to SEO optimise your images
  • How to create Rich Snippets in the search results page
  • Best practices when linking

Security

  • How to make sure your WordPress website is secure
  • How to back up your WordPress website

How to take advantage of the social web

  • How to sharing your content on other social networks
  • Auto-posting to Twitter
  • Adding ‘Share’ buttons
  • How to add a newsletter
  • How to integrate your content with Twitter and Facebook

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