WordPress Training

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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.

Goals
  1. Learn to set up for WordPress.
  2. Learn to work with themes.
  3. Learn to set up a WordPress site.
  4. Learn to work with loops.
  5. Work with templates and pages.
  6. Learn about customization options.
Outline
  1. Section 1
    1. Setting Up the Local Server
      1. Installing MAMP/XSMPP
    2. Installing WordPress
      1. Creating a Database
      2. Installing WordPress
      3. Creating a wp-config.php file
    3. Installing Themes
      1. Dowloading a Theme from the WordPress Dashboard
      2. Manually Installing a Theme
    4. Creating a Child Theme
      1. Adding a Custom Header with the Theme Name, Author, etc.
      2. Importing Style Sheets Using wp-enqueue=script()
    5. Modifying a Theme
      1. Adding a Header Graphic
      2. Customizing Links
      3. Changing the Header Background
      4. Removing the Categories Menu
  2. Section 2
    1. Setting Up a WordPress Site
      1. Creating a Database
      2. Installing WordPress.org Files
    2. Starting the MRP Theme
      1. Creating index.php
      2. Swapping static HTML with Dynamic PHP
    3. The WordPress Loop
      1. Displaying Posts
      2. Adding/Customizing Posts
    4. Continuing with the Loop
      1. Displaying Post Time and Tags
      2. Dispalying Comments
      3. Adding Page Navigation
      4. Adding Fallback Content
  3. Section 3
    1. Splitting the Page into Templates
      1. Creating Header, Footer, and Sidebar Templates
      2. Adding Header and Footer Functions
    2. Creating a Page for Single Posts
      1. Making the Post Template
      2. Adding a Comment Form
      3. Customizing the Comments' CSS
    3. Creating Pages
      1. Creating the Page Template
      2. Adding the Title
      3. Adding New Pages
      4. Changing the Site's Front Page
      5. Inserting Images
    4. Customizing the Nav Menu
      1. Creating functions.php
      2. Creating the Menu
      3. Customizing the Menu Order
  4. Section 4
    1. Customizing the Sidebar
      1. Registering New Sidebars
      2. Adding Widgets to Sidebars
      3. Installing an Image Widget
    2. Creating a Custom Page Template
      1. Creating a Custom Template
      2. Creating a Custom Query in the Loop
    3. Adding a Contact Form
      1. Installing the Contact Form 7 Plugin
      2. Adding the Form to a Page
    4. Uploading a WordPress Site
      1. Exporting a Database
      2. Modifying the SQL to Use Appropriate Absolute URLs
      3. Uploading a WordPress Site
      4. Importing a Database
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

Class Prerequisites

Experience in the following is required for this WordPress class:

  • HTML
  • CSS

Experience in the following would be useful for this WordPress class:

  • PHP
  • SQL
Prerequisite Courses

Courses that can help you meet these prerequisites:

Preparing for Class

Training for your Team

Length: 2 Days
  • Private Class for your Team
  • Online or On-location
  • Customizable
  • Expert Instructors

Training for Yourself

$850.00 or 3 vouchers
  • Live Online Training
  • For Individuals
  • Expert Instructors
  • Guaranteed to Run
  • 100% Free Re-take Option
  • 1-minute Video

What people say about our training

Excellent training, even for a beginner. Lots of practical work that put learning right into practice.
Linda Hunter
Texas Association Against Sexual Assault
The instructor did an amazing job of teaching us the basics of CSS, HTML and Wordpress. I'd highly recommend using her for your businesses web training.
Aaron Wilson
Novak Birch
The training, instructors, and system are all incredibly easy to understand and dynamic. I have not seen any other website program that is as robust while remaining so simple and straight forward to use and implement.
Nichole Moser
Business Furnishings
The instructor is very skilled and tried to answer anything we threw at her. I felt very comfortable asking her if I needed additional explanation on specific exercises. She was also able to provide insight into complementary technologies we should be pursuing.
Christine Reslmaier
Adelphi University

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