WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) for website and blog design. During the first week you will learn or refresh your knowledge of all the initial steps and the required elements for having a website. Then find out how to build a simple WordPress website or blog. Topics include introduction to CMS, WordPress installation and setup, page and content creation, administration, themes (selection, purchase, installation and setup), working with widgets and plugins, and more. Finally, you will acquire advanced knowledge about WordPress options and features. You will learn how to modify WordPress web pages by hand-coding, learn about simple yet effective search engine optimization (SEO) techniques that improve your website ranking, and much more.
After successfully completing the WordPress Certificate you will know how to build a WordPress website or blog, customize your WordPress site by hand-coding HTML, CSS, and PHP, know necessary regular WordPress maintenance, create WordPress website backup, and know how to apply SEO techniques in WordPress. Earn the certificate when you complete all three courses for $495 (a savings of $90).
Start Date February 3
Class ID #9266
Start Date April 6
Class ID #9267
Start Date June 1
Class ID #9268
- Website Setup
All the initial steps and the required elements for having a website, including process of registering a domain name, signing up for a host company, pointing your domain to the host and getting ready for website design in WordPress.
- WordPress Fundamentals
After successfully completing this course, you will know how to build a simple WordPress website or blog. Topics include introduction to CMS, WordPress installation and setup, page and content creation, administration, themes (selection, purchase, installation and setup), working widgets and plugins, and more.
- Advanced WordPress
Now that you have learned how to set up a WordPress website, it's time to learn advanced options and features of WordPress. You will learn how to modify WordPress web pages by hand-coding. You'll also learn about simple yet effective SEO techniques that improve your website ranking. We will also cover very important on-going site maintenance and site security.
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