WordPress Web Design Workshop

R976.35

This is a short course which will give you the tools to create your own website from scratch using the WordPress platform, as well as implementing useful functionality such as contact forms and image galleries. Perfect for graphic designers looking to up-skill and business owners who want to build their own professional business website.

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Description

Workshop General Information

Overview and outcome

This is a short course which will give you the tools to create your own website from scratch using the WordPress platform, as well as implementing useful functionality such as contact forms and image galleries.

Target audience

  • Self employed / business owners
  • Graphic designers looking to upskill

 


Skill level

  • You’re comfortable with social media and using websites.
  • Coding knowledge is not required for this workshop at all, you will not need to write a single line of code.

 

Length

5 to 6 Hours


Cost

R976.35 incl. VAT


Includes

  • A printed user manual containing course content for later reference.
  • Tea / coffee and lunch

 

Capacity

Max 10 seats


What you will need

  • A registered domain with an attached hosting package – You can register here with Hetzner directly or through Web Ink (we host with Hetzner and will handle the registration and admin at the same price that Hetzner charges)
  • Your own laptop

Workshop Outline

  1. Introduction
    • What is WordPress?
    • WordPress alternatives comparison
    • Examples of WordPress used in different industries
  2. Set up
    • Hosting and domain registration
    • Installing WordPress on your new domain
    • Basic settings configuration
    • Quick tour of the CMS (Content Management System)
  3. Content
    • Posts vs pages
    • Creating a menu
  4. Customisation
    • Widgets
    • Look & feel
  5. Adding functionality
    • Image gallery
    • Contact form
  6. Industry tools discussion
    • Premium themes and plugins
    • SEO
    • DIVI walkthrough
  7. Wrap up and Q&A
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