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WordPress Training Course - Cardiff

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Unit 1 & 2 Purbeck House

Cardiff Business Park



CF14 5GJ

United Kingdom

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Learn to build and manage sites on the WordPress platform

Whether you are looking to kickstart your business with a new online presence or to improve your basic knowledge of WordPress, this course should be of interest to you. Over 1 day we will help you get to grips with the creation and management of WordPress websites. It is aimed at marketing managers/assistants, digital marketing staff, creative teams and business startups.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the day students will have learnt to:

  • create their own FREE WordPress site

  • change themes, headers and background images

  • write and source articles for their blogs

  • edit and embed videos, images, tweets, and more

  • add functionality, like sidebars, social media buttons and navigation, to their blog

Course Overview

Session 1 - A close look at the blogosphere

  • Who blogs and why do they blog?

  • What are the main platforms?

  • What is the difference between WordPress.com and Wordpess.org?

Session 2 - Defining objectives

  • What are your business objectives?

  • Who is your audience?

Session 3 - Blogging fundamentals

  • Exploring themes and page layout

  • How do posts differ from pages?

  • Evaluating different styles of blogs from diverse companies.

Session 4 - Setting up a blog

  • Starting out: domain name, mapping, layout, etc

  • Theme selection and considerations

  • Using and adding menus

  • What are widgets and how can we add them?

  • Developing simple content articles.

Session 5 - Writing content

  • Aligning your content to your business objectives

  • Knowing when to write pages/posts and creating a blog diary

  • How to write SEO-friendly and good quality content

  • Learn over 25 great writing techniques

  • Discover the importance of context

  • Explore how to format - from links to embeds

Session 6 - Sourcing content and creating images

  • Understanding the context of your business

  • Using Twitter and Facebook to find quality content

  • Sourcing and creating great images for headers and articles

Session 7 - Finding viewers and keeping them

  • How to use Social media and connect your channels

  • Setting up RSS to email notifications

  • Using Google Search console to support your blog.

  • Considering blogger outreach and influencers

Session 8 - Measurement, 3rd party apps and future planning

  • Learn how the stats within WordPress work and what they mean

  • Connect third party accounts

  • Start blogging from a mobile device

  • Consider the benefits of WordPress.org vs WordPress.com

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The cost of the course is £295 (London) and £195 (Cardiff), though early-bird discounts can apply (see below). The cost includes:

  • Course materials

  • Full access to our online knowledge centre with useful documents and links


  • Get 10% off course bookings if your organisation is a registered charity (not applicable to Early Bird pricing).

  • If you have 2 or more staff attending we can offer a discount (not applicable to Early Bird pricing).

In-house courses

Should your organisation require, we can arrange to have the workshop delivered either at your location or a venue closer to your workplace. Please contact us for prices.

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To reserve a place, please complete our London or Cardiff booking forms.

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Unit 1 & 2 Purbeck House

Cardiff Business Park



CF14 5GJ

United Kingdom

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