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Build Your Own Website with WordPress | Term 3 | 16-17 |
Wed, 3 May 2017, 18:00 – Thu, 11 May 2017, 21:00 BST
YOU HAVE TO BE AGED 19+ to study with us.
This course runs for x4 sessions: Wed 03 May, Thu 04 May, Wed 10 May, Thu 11 May
Evenings 18:00 - 21:00
Whether you are completely new to working with the web or have some experience and would like to brush up and extend your knowledge, this course will be perfect for you.WordPress offers a powerful & flexible solution for designing a website or blog and is available as a free resource. With a wide range of plug-ins and themes available, there is so much available to enhance any site.
This course will provide you with the skills needed to successfully create and run your own website or blog. It takes you through the basics of WordPress, covering all the most useful features and tools WordPress offers.
We shall also look at other free and cost-effective online tools to help you run your business more effectively.
Once you have completed the course you will be able to:
- Create a self-hosted WordPress website or blog
- Use WordPress to manage your website content
- Connect your website to social media sites
- Understand WordPress themes, plugins & widgets
- Use other online tools and services that can benefit your business.
This opportunity can be used to enhance your skills in development and preparation towards subsequent education and/or employment, if you are starting your own business or already run your own business, or alternatively as an enjoyable way to engage with new people and new ideas in the fantastic setting of the new Ravensbourne building.
College laptop computers will be available for each student to use during the sessions.
Minimum IT skills required to commence the course Basic computer skills. Saving, retrieving & opening files etc IT skills gained on completion of the course Basic, appropriate skills in – WordPress, Web based software & tools