WordPress for End Users Course

WordPress TrainingWordPress for End Users

by Certstaffix® Training

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


WordPress Training
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.
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  Group Classes for Organizations - Onsite at Your Office How It Works

Have a group of employees needing the same training? Onsite training at your office is a great solution.  

  • An expert Instructor will come to your office
  • Course can be customized to your training needs
  • Course is scheduled based on dates you provide (Subject to instructor availability)
  • We usually require about 4 weeks lead time to arrange a training session

  Public Corporate Classes - Live Online: Our Location or Yours How It Works

Certstaffix® Training public classes are instructor-led, live online training you attend in a local computer lab or from your home/office. Our live online instructors teach you from a remote location while being able to interact with students as in a traditional classroom setting.

  • A real, live instructor teaching you from another location
  • Hands-on learning with the software you are being taught
  • Interaction with all students in the class at other locations
  • Easy assistance from the instructor

Click a class date below to register & view location/attendance options. You must register at least 15 days before class.

 Register ➥   July 16, 2020     
 Register ➥   March 3, 2020     
 Register ➥   May 26, 2020     

  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
WordPress.com
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
Writing
Reading
Discussion
Media
Permalinks
Tasks to complete
RSS feeds
WordPress has multiple RSS feeds
RSS feds can help our pages get indexed
Tasks to complete
User Profile
Gravatars
Tasks to complete
Tools
Appearance Menu
Finding WordPress Themes, Installing and Selecting them
Adding a custom graphic header to your site
The theme Editor menu
Tasks to complete
Plugins
Deleting Plugins
Installing important plugins
WP-DBManager
Contact Form 7
WP-Policies
WordPress SEO
Tasks to complete
Comments
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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Public Class Format

Certstaffix® Training public classes are instructor-led live online training you attend either from your home/work location or in one of our computer labs. Our live online instructors teach you from a remote location while being able to interact with you like in a traditional classroom.


Quality Instructors

Our instructors have many years of experience teaching adult learners in person and online.

Complete Lab Environment

Access to software required is provided in a lab environment during class.

Hands-on Learning

Most classes are not all lecture - you can learn by actually doing.


Small Classes

You get more attention from the instructor and classes flow more smoothly.

Post-Class Lab Access*

Access practice lab environment for 180 days after most classes*.


Low Cancellation Rate

Most classes run as scheduled.



*These courses do not have post-class lab environment access: Adobe, Salesforce, QuickBooks Online Edition, Google, HTML, WordPress, ITIL, Six Sigma, CompTIA, Project Management, SEO, Social Media.


Group Training

Have a group of several students needing the same training? Then onsite training is a perfect option for you. We'll come onsite to your office 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.

How Onsite Training Works

  • An expert Instructor will come to your office and personally train the students
  • Course can be fully customized to your training needs
  • Each student receives a Course Manual with Practice Files (Materials provided before the class date)
  • If a course has a hands‐on lab, we provide access to the configured course software and files.
    (Requires a high‐speed internet connection and certain open ports on your firewall. You can perform a Connection Assessment Test here)
  • Course is scheduled based on dates you provide (Subject to instructor availability)
  • We usually require about 4 weeks lead time to arrange a training session
  • Training is completed in a convenient session(s) of your choosing
  • Two 15 minute breaks and one hour long break for lunch daily

Request a Free Quote

WordPress for End Users Class Reviews

Here are a sample of WordPress class reviews from past students that have attended our WordPress training courses.



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.


Certstaffix® Class Reviews

Student Average:
4.82 out of 5 from 4 students

4.71 out of 5

Outstanding instructor


- attended our WordPress 4 for End Users class

4.76 out of 5


- attended our WordPress 4 for End Users class

4.82 out of 5


- attended our WordPress 4 for End Users class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our WordPress 4 for End Users class



Please contact us if we do not yet have any reviews or you would like more.

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