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Discover how to create a stylish WordPress website in this hands-on digital masterclass with Jamie Marsland

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If you’re looking to take your business into 2021 with renewed energy and confidence, you might be wondering how you can use the power of the internet to generate more interest in your work. Or perhaps you’re looking to ring in the New Year by spreading the word about a hobby that you’d like to turn into a profitable side hustle. Whatever your needs, learn how to create and curate a website that’s user friendly – without compromising on aesthetics.

In this full-day digital masterclass, Jamie Marsland will take you through the steps for building a stylish website using WordPress, including how to get your new site up and running, how to make it look professional, and how to update it. You will also receive invaluable advice on increasing web traffic and making money, meaning it will not only be easy to showcase your blog, portfolio, business or hobby - but potentially profitable too.

Perhaps most importantly of all, you will complete this masterclass equipped with all the skills you need to build a fully functional, beautiful website that gives your work the platform it deserves.

You will be sent a link to the webinar 2hrs before the start time of 10am (GMT).

Course Content

  • Introduction to WordPress
  • Installing WordPress on your own laptop computer
  • Publishing posts and pages
  • How to update and manage your content
  • Creating a stylish design for your site with WordPress themes
  • Improving the functionality of your website with WordPress plugins
  • Expert advice on making money from your site
  • How to increase web traffic using search engine optimisation (SEO) techniques
  • Practical exercises on your laptop, plus detailed handouts and follow-up video tutorials

This course is for ...

  • Beginners with some basic understanding of using and navigating – but not building websites.
  • Anyone who wants to launch a new website or online business using Wordpress, and has a good idea of what they want to achieve with their own site

Tutor Profile

Jamie Marsland is the founder of Pootlepress, a business specialising in WordPress training. Over the past four years, Jamie has trained more than 2,500 people on WordPress, and is passionate about the future of the web. Find Pootlepress on Twitter here.

Course Details

  • Date: Tuesday 7 September 2021
  • Time: 10am-4pm (BST)

This masterclass is available globally. If you are joining us from outside the United Kingdom, please use this time zone converter to check your local live streaming time.

You will be sent a link to the webinar two hrs before the start time. Please email masterclasses@theguardian.com if you have not received the access link within one hour of the scheduled start time.

All Guardian Masterclasses are fully accessible but please contact us at masterclasses@theguardian.com if you have any queries or concerns.

Full course and returns information on the Masterclasses website

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Welcome to Guardian Masterclasses – a unique programme of learning embedded within one of the world's most forward-thinking media organisations.

Masterclasses offer a broad range of short and long courses across a variety of disciplines from creative writing, journalism, photography and design, film and digital media, music and cultural appreciation.

Harnessing the expertise and specialisms within the organisation, our courses are led by first class and award winning guardian professionals whilst also drawing on the skills and expertise of other leading figures at the forefront of the creative and digital industries.

The programme is aimed at anyone interested in personal or professional development whether that be refining your skills, focusing your ambition or simply broadening your mind and gaining inspiration.


































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