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WordPress - 1 Day Workshop - Build your own Website/Blog

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Microsoft Innovation Centre

Level 5 Skyparks Business Centre

Ħal Luqa

LQA 4000 Ħal Luqa

Malta

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WordPress training course outline

  • Date and Time: Saturday 30th March 2019 from 9.30am – 4.30pm.
  • Where: Microsoft Innovation Centre, Skyparks, Luqa.
  • Cost: 95.00 (Includes Training Manual, Certificate of Completion, Refreshments & Parking)
  • Please note that you will need to bring a laptop (PC, Mac or Chromebook) as the workshop is ‘hands-on’.
  • The course is great if you want to learn how to build a new website or blog!
  • The course is also great if you have an existing website and you want to learn how to maintain and improve it.
  • No experience required. As long as you can use a computer you will be able to build a great looking website/blog with WordPress.

How to set up WordPress

  • Introduction to WordPress Site, Hosting and Email

How to publish posts, pages, images and video

  • WordPress Dashboard
  • How to manage content in WordPress/Blog
  • An explanation of content management in WordPress
  • How to create professional looking pages and posts
  • How to add links
  • Inserting and embedding media – images, video, audio
  • How to create and arrange menus

How to make your site look great with WordPress themes

  • Themes and how can you use them
  • How to install themes
  • Recommended themes

How to add functionality to your site with WordPress plugins

  • Overview of plugins
  • How to install plugins
  • 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 ‘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
  • 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

    • 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
    • Create a WordPress website or blog
    • Manage, update and improve 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


You will leave the course with a functioning working website or blog, live on the internet!

For further information or any queries, please email Mary Downing at the Microsoft Innovation Centre (Malta): b-madown@microsoft.com

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Level 5 Skyparks Business Centre

Ħal Luqa

LQA 4000 Ħal Luqa

Malta

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