WordPress 302 – Advanced WordPress Theme Customization and Content Management

Class Description
This 2-day Advanced WordPress course is dedicated to the understanding and creation of effective and engaging WordPress themes, and end-user content! Creating a web environment conducive to client and visitor needs, is a huge part of using WordPress to your advantage. Through a combination of instructor-led presentations, demonstrations, and hands-on labs, students will deepen their familiarity with WordPress concepts, whilst gaining hands-on skills in developing, evaluating, and optimizing their work for visual appeal and productivity!

Course Benefits
Whether one is a budding blogger or seasoned web designer, WordPress is a brilliant tool for creating websites and content. The aim of this course is to teach Participants to tap into some of WordPress’ more impressive (and often overlooked) tools, features, and guiding concepts!

Our instructors are industry professionals and will not only teach participants the nuances of WordPress theme and content creation, but will also show the pitfalls and common errors, best practices, and shortcuts. They are well versed in WordPress concepts and will teach students to increase proficiency and how to go about working intelligently within the their domain.

Course Outline
Participants will learn concepts related to: building their custom site experience, adding features, mixing in multimedia, attracting an audience, fine-tuning their content, going mobile, and building truly unique sites!

Our aim is for the students to get the most out of the class – so class material can have a measure of fluidity, but Participants will learn: 

  • Installing WordPress on your Web Host
  • Creating Posts
  • Choosing and Polishing your Theme
  • Jazzing up your posts
  • Adding Pages and Menus
  • Comments: Letting your readers talk back
  • Getting new Features with Plug-ins
  • Adding Picture Galleries, Video, and Music
  • Collaborating with Multiple Authors
  • Attracting a Crowd
  • Editing themes: The key to customizing your site
  • Building an advanced WordPress site
  • Migrating from WordPress.com
  • Securing a self-hosted site

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Our goal is to make sure your class meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are treated as guides to help steer the workshop. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.