WordPress Websites and Blogs

WordPress is the most popular blogging tool and content managing system used on the web. This free, open source system manages nearly a quarter of all new websites. Designed specifically for students and professionals wishing to develop an online presence via blog or WordPress website, this one-day course covers all the basics of setting up and customising a WordPress site to suit your particular needs...

Taught by: Robert Aldous.

Description

WordPress is the most popular blogging tool and content managing system used on the web. This free, open source system manages nearly a quarter of all new websites.

Designed specifically for students and professionals wishing to develop an online presence via blog or WordPress website, this one-day course covers all the basics of setting up and customising a WordPress site to suit your particular needs. You will have the opportunity to design your own website and learn how to self-host on WordPress.

Topics Covered

  • Blog site theory
  • Back and front-end structures
  • Hosting
  • Dashboards
  • Themes
  • Navigation
  • Plug-ins

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Understand the theory and practice of WordPress and other blogging websites
  • Create a website using WordPress
  • Select the most appropriate format and tools for your website

Who Should Attend
Small business owners, creative professionals, and anyone looking to build an online presence.

Level
Beginner: You should have basic computer knowledge and some experience of using InDesign.

Follow Up Courses
After you have completed this course you may want to continue your digital education with Adobe InDesign: Intermediate or promote your website with Social Media Marketing.



Tutor information

Robert Aldous trained at Ravensbourne College of Art where he qualified with a degree in Fine Art. He has a Masters Degree in Creative Entrepreneurship from the University of East Anglia. He is an experienced teacher and trainer with a PGCE from Goldsmiths and a cert Ed in Education.

Robert is an accomplished fine artist and has an extensive exhibiting portfolio; often using the combination of text and images. He works as a painter and poet often using installations to create works that make use of the exhibited environment.


Materials

Please bring a USB stick to save your work and a notebook and pen.

Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
05/12/2016 - 05/12/2016Monday11:00 - 17:001 Day£210Available Elephant & Castle - SE1 Add to Basket