WordPress

Introduction:

WordPress has become one of the most popular open source applications for designing and publishing professional blogs and websites. This WordPress course is suitable for delegates with no previous experience with WordPress.

Objective:

Set up Web Hosting and Download and Install WordPress
Configure Standard or Custom WordPress Templates
Build, Administer and Update a Website or Blog using WordPress
Add and configure WordPress Plug-ins and Widgets
Manage Users and WordPress Site Administration

Content:

1.  WordPress Hosting and Installation Options

  • Setting up Web Hosting
  • Registering a Domain Name
  • Downloading and Installing WordPress on Your Web Space

2.  WordPress Templates

  • Adding a Pre-Existing Site Template to WordPress
  • Creating and Adding Your Own Site Template to WordPress

3.  Configuring WordPress Setup Options

  • General Settings
  • Reading Settings
  • Writing Settings
  • Permalinks
  • Discussion Settings
  • Making WordPress Behave Like a Website ora Blog

4.  Administering WordPress

  • When and How to Upgrade WordPress
  • Managing User Roles and Permissions
  • Managing Spam with Askimet

5.  Adding WordPress Plug-ins

  • Downloading and Installing Plug-ins
  • Activating Plug-ins
  • Guide to the Most Useful WordPress plug-ins

6.  Adding Content

  • Posts vs. Pages
  • Adding Content to Posts & Pages
  • Managing Links
  • Using Categories
  • Using Tags
  • Managing User Comments