Introduction to WordPress

Duration: 1 Day


This course will teach users how to identify the major components of a blog, website, CRM or CMS. It will explain the key features of WordPress and its capabilities as a blogging or content management tool, how to plan and design a site and then how to use WordPress to build it.


Delegates should have a general understanding of internet technologies.

Course includes

A comprehensive set of reference notes covering course topics, follow-up telephone support and, for training on Transmedia premises, lunch and refreshments.

Course outline


  • Creating Content: Posts vs. Pages
  • Writing and managing Posts
  • Writing and managing Pages
  • Adding images and videos
  • Using the Media Library
  • Managing Links
  • WordPress categories vs. tags
  • Updating your Profile
  • Managing comments

Configuring WordPress

  • General settings
  • Discussion settings
  • Permalink settings
  • Privacy settings
  • Reading settings
  • Writing settings
  • Miscellaneous settings

Customising WordPress

  • Installing WordPress themes
  • How to pick a good theme
  • Using WordPress plugins
  • Useful plugins
  • Working with Widgets
  • Making WordPress search engine friendly
  • Using the editor to customise a theme

Installation and Upgrades

  • Best Practices for upgrading WordPress
  • Installing WordPress
  • Upgrading WordPress
  • Importing and exporting data

WordPress Administration

  • The WordPress Dashboard
  • Managing WordPress users
  • WordPress User Roles explained
  • Managing files

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15% discount for groups of four delegates.
10% discount for groups of three delegates.
(This offer applies for delegates on the same public scheduled course on the same date.)

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