Set up a website using WordPress – in a day!
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Set up a website using WordPress – in a day!

Set up a website using WordPress – in a day!

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The Factory

14 Alder Hills


BH12 4AS

United Kingdom

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The Digital Marketing Academy is a WordPress site, look at all the things we have set up (and for free!).

Update your own website, quickly and how you want it… no waiting for designers, programmers and get costly bills either!

By the time you have completed this workshop, you will have an in-depth understanding of several WordPress plugins, and will be able to make an informed decision on which will work best for you.

This course is aimed at people who have no experience at all!. As long as you can use a computer you will be able to build a great looking website with WordPress.

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Create a WordPress website
  • Use WordPress to manage your website content
  • Integrate social media content into your WordPress website
  • Promote your website
  • Manage comments
  • Understand WordPress themes, plugins and widgets

Course overview:-

How to set up WordPress

  • Introduction to WordPress
  • How to set up a WordPress website in 15 mins

How to publish posts, pages, images and video

  • Formatting your posts
  • Adding links
  • Inserting and embedding media – images, video, audio
  • Creating and arranging your menus

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
  • Theme frameworks (e.g Woothemes, Thesis)

How to add functionality to your site with WordPress plugins

  • Overview of plugins
  • How to install plugins
  • 5 top WordPress plugins and what they do
  • How to use plugins and widgets to improve your website’s functionality

Search Engine optimisation

  • 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
  • Best practices when linking

How to take advantage of the social web

  • Sharing your content on other social networks
  • Auto-posting to Twitter
  • Adding ‘Share’ buttons
  • Adding a newsletter
  • How to integrate your content with Twitter and Facebook
  • How to add an online community to your website.
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