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WordPress for End Users Course

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WordPrss Training

Length: 2 day(s)      Public Class Price: $1165/person (USD)      Group Class Price: Request Quote      Course Category: WordPress

In this WordPress training class, you will start with the basics of setting up WordPress and learn how to create and maintain a successful WordPress site.

In this training, you will learn to:
  • The two different versions of WordPress.
  • Website hosting and domain registrars. How to set this up with separate registrar and host, for more security.
  • How to install WordPress.
  • An overview of the Dashboard including how to find hidden items.
  • Cleaning out the stuff that is installed by default.
  • Finding and installing WordPress themes to instantly change the look and feel of your website.
  • Plugins. What they are and how you can use them to create magnificent websites.
  • How to update WordPress, themes, and plugins.
  • Every single Dashboard setting, what they do, and what you should use in the settings of your website.
  • How to find and use the RSS feeds on your site to help search engines find your content.
  • The importance of user profiles, and how to assign a "Gravatar" image to your email address.
  • How to create great navigation systems on your site, with custom menus, internal linking, and related post sections.
  • Enabling and dealing with visitor comments.
  • Using the media library for images, video and more.
  • The difference between pages and posts, and a simple way to know which one you should be using for each bit of content you publish on your website.
  • Effective use of categories and tags. Using these incorrectly can get your site penalized or even banned from search engines.
  • How to create content using both the Classic editor and the new Gutenberg editor. 
  • How to publish posts, and even schedule them so they will be published at some future date. 
  • Using post revisions.
  • Two different types of homepage. A blog style page v a more traditional "static" homepage.
  • Using widgets on your site to add neat features.

NOTE: This course is not about Wordpress programming or development. Please see our 5 day PHP/MySQL course for that.

This is an instructor-led course. It is taught by an instructor live online or at organizations for groups.
For team training, we can teach onsite at your office or private live online.

 Register ➥   May 2, 2022     
 Register ➥   June 15, 2022     
 Register ➥   July 28, 2022     

Group Onsite Training
At Your Organization


Private Online Training
Live Online Instruction

Have a group of several students needing the same training? Then onsite or private online group training is a perfect option for you. We'll either come onsite to your office or deliver a private live online class so you don't have to travel. You'll be able to fully customize a course to your needs. Lastly, you can save per student versus our public classes.

  • An expert Instructor will either come to your office or deliver a private live online class to your students
  • Course can be fully customized to your training needs
  • Course is scheduled based on dates you provide (Subject to instructor availability)

  Detailed Course Topics

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Course Topics

Learn how to get started with WordPress, create new content.
Learn to change what appears on a home page, blog post, and more.
Learn to handle media uploads, audio/video players, and podcasting.
Learn to create basic themes.
Learn to publish, move, maintain, and secure your WordPress sites.
What is WordPress?
Some of the features that make WordPress great
WordPress.com v. WordPress.org
The Costs of owning your own site
The website domain
Website hosting
Registrar & web hosts
Recommended registrars & webhosts
Tasks to complete
Installing WordPress
Go check out your site
Tasks to complete
Installing the Twenty Eleven Theme
An overview of the Dashboard
The sidebar
Update notification
Screen options, help, profile & logout
The main screen
Tasks to complete
Cleaning out the preinstalled stuff
Deleting the “Hello World” post
Deleting the sample page
Deleting the blogroll
Deleting widgets
Tasks to complete
Dashboard updates
Tasks to complete
WordPress Settings
General Settings
Tasks to complete
RSS feeds
WordPress has multiple RSS feeds
RSS feds can help our pages get indexed
Tasks to complete
User Profile
Tasks to complete
Appearance Menu
Finding WordPress Themes, Installing and Selecting them
Adding a custom graphic header to your site
The theme Editor menu
Tasks to complete
Deleting Plugins
Installing important plugins
Contact Form 7
WordPress SEO
Tasks to complete
Moderating comments
What kind of Comments should you send to Trash?
Tasks to complete
Media Library
How to Upload New Media
Tasks to complete
Pages v. Posts
When to use posts and when to use pages
Tasks to complete
Categories & Tags
A few guidelines for using tags
Setting up categories & tags in your dashboard
Parent categories & hierarchy
Adding a new category
Tasks to complete
Writing Posts
WordPress WYSIWYG editor
Adding images
Post format
Editing Posts
Tasks to Complete
Where to go from here?
Useful Resources
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WordPress Training Reviews by Certstaffix® Training

Certstaffix® Training collects detailed class reviews via a formal post-class evaluation in all our instructor-led courses. Below are a sample of abbreviated reviews from real students from our past classes. If you would like more reviews or ones with even further detail, please contact us and we would be happy to show you the high quality of our training services.

Certstaffix® Class Reviews

Student Average:
4.82 out of 5 from 9 students

4.71 out of 5

Outstanding instructor

- attended our WordPress 4 for End Users class

4.89 out of 5

Our instructor worked well with the issues that came up. She handled them calmly and patiently. She was an excellent teacher and made sure we all understood the content.

- attended our WordPress for End Users class

4.94 out of 5

Having a user friendly student account that allows students to follow along in the case a website can not be utilized. This will allow a more hands on approach.

- attended our WordPress for End Users class

5.00 out of 5

- attended our WordPress for End Users class

5.00 out of 5

- attended our WordPress 4 for End Users class

4.82 out of 5

- attended our WordPress 4 for End Users class

4.78 out of 5

- attended our WordPress for End Users class

4.50 out of 5

- attended our WordPress for End Users class

4.76 out of 5

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