Are you looking to take your WordPress website to the next level? If so, the WordPress Site Editing with a Block Theme course is just what you need! In this live and interactive course, you will learn how to create stunning and functional websites using block themes and the powerful capabilities of WordPress’s block editor.
The course is designed for both beginners and experienced WordPress users who want to learn how to create and edit WordPress websites with block themes.
By the end of the course, you will have a solid understanding of how to use the block editor and block themes to create beautiful, functional websites that stand out from the crowd.
The course is led by me, Jamie Marsland, an experienced WordPress trainer and the founder of Pootlepress, a WordPress plugin development company.
I have helped thousands of individuals, small businesses, and major brands create beautiful and functional websites with WordPress, and he will be dedicated to helping you unlock the full potential of WordPress’s block editor and block themes.
WordPress Site Editor course agenda
The course agenda includes topics such as what block themes are, the benefits of using block themes, how to migrate from a classic theme to a block theme, how to use the site editor, understanding templates and template parts, creating navigation menus, changing page and post layouts, creating landing pages, global styles, changing fonts, my favourite block themes, and how to create your own block theme.
What are Block Themes
This section of the course will cover the basics of block themes, including what they are and how they differ from classic themes. You’ll learn how block themes are designed to work seamlessly with WordPress’s Gutenberg block editor, and how they can help you create complex layouts and custom designs with ease.
The benefits of using Block Themes
In this section, you’ll explore the many benefits of using block themes for your WordPress website. From improved performance and accessibility to easier customization and design options, you’ll learn why block themes are quickly becoming the preferred choice for many WordPress users.
How to migrate from a Classic Theme to a Block Theme
If you’re currently using a classic theme for your WordPress website, this section of the course will show you how to make the switch to a block theme. You’ll learn about the differences between classic and block themes, and get practical tips for migrating your content and settings to a new block-based design.
How to use the Site Editor
The site editor is a powerful tool for creating and customizing your WordPress website with block themes. In this section, you’ll learn how to use the site editor to adjust your site’s layout, typography, colors, and other design elements. You’ll also get hands-on practice with the site editor to see how it works in real time.
Understanding Templates and Template Parts
Templates and template parts are key elements of block themes that allow you to create custom page and post layouts. In this section, you’ll learn how templates and template parts work, and get practical tips for designing your own custom templates to suit your needs.
Creating Navigation Menus
Navigation menus are an essential part of any website, and block themes offer a range of options for creating custom menus that suit your site’s design and content. In this section of the course, you’ll learn how to create and customize navigation menus in WordPress using block themes.
Changing the Page and Post layouts
Block themes offer unparalleled flexibility when it comes to designing page and post layouts. In this section, you’ll learn how to use the block editor to create custom layouts for your pages and posts, including full-width designs, column layouts, and more.
Creating Landing Pages
Landing pages are an effective way to promote your products, services, or content, and block themes make it easy to create custom landing pages that convert. In this section of the course, you’ll learn how to design and create landing pages using block themes, and get practical tips for optimizing your landing pages for maximum impact.
Global styles allow you to set design styles and elements that apply to your entire website, rather than just individual pages or posts. In this section, you’ll learn how to use global styles to create a consistent look and feel for your website, and how to customize global styles to suit your brand and design preferences.
Fonts play a key role in the overall look and feel of your website, and block themes offer a range of options for customizing fonts and typography. In this section of the course, you’ll learn how to change fonts and typography in WordPress using block themes, and get practical tips for choosing fonts that suit your site’s design and content.
My favourite Block Themes:
In this section, I will share his favourite block themes. You’ll get inspiration for your own designs, and learn how to choose the right block theme for your website.
How to create your own Block Theme
If you’re feeling ambitious, this section of the course will show you how to create your own custom block theme from scratch. You’ll learn about the key components of a block theme, and get practical tips for designing and building your own unique theme that reflects your brand and design preferences.
In addition to attending the course live, attendees will receive a full video recording of the course to reference in the future, a live website to practice on throughout the course, and access to the website even after the course is finished.
This comprehensive learning experience will provide attendees with the skills and confidence to create professional, high-quality WordPress sites using the block editor and block themes.
Don’t just take my word for it – happy customers have left glowing reviews about their experiences with the course.
Kevin Healy said, “Jamie has a wealth of knowledge about WordPress and managed to pass it on in such a simple and easy to understand way. I would highly recommend this course to anyone wanting to learn how to use WordPress or brush up on previously learned skills.”
Odhran McLeod added, “Jamie is very knowledgeable about WordPress. While he must have delivered this training many many times, he still is interested and enthusiastic in sharing this knowledge.”
While this course is suitable for both beginners and experienced WordPress users, we recommend that attendees have some basic familiarity with using WordPress.
Ideally, attendees will have attended my “Learn WordPress in One Day course” or have equivalent experience using WordPress. This will ensure that attendees have a solid understanding of WordPress’s basic features and functionality before diving into the more advanced topics covered in this course.
If you have any questions about whether this course is suitable for you, please don’t hesitate to contact me at email@example.com or call/text me at 07909 449 617.
Book a place
Join me for the WordPress Site Editing with a Block Theme course and take your WordPress website to the next level. Book your place now for only £75 + VAT per person.