London WordPress training course

London WordPress training course 1

Our 1 day WordPress training course in London will give you the knowledge and tools to create, manage and run a great WordPress website. The ‘Learn WordPress in 1 day course’ in London runs from 10am to 4 pm.

Please see below for venue details and timings for the day.

To reserve a place, call or text 07909 449 617, email jamie@pootlepress.com, or pay online via our WordPress training page.

London WordPress training course dates

DatesLocationPlaces
25th MarchLondonSOLD OUT
1st AprilLondonSOLD OUT
8th AprilCheltenhamSOLD OUT
20th MayLondonSOLD OUT
7th JuneEdinburghSOLD OUT
17th JuneLondonSOLD OUT
25th June ManchesterSOLD OUT
16th JulyCheltenham2
29th JulyLondonSOLD OUT
2nd SeptemberLondon8
9th SeptemberEdinburgh8

London WordPress training course

WordPress course agenda

  • Time 10am – 4pm
  • Please note that you will need to bring a laptop (PC, Mac or Chromebook) as the course is ‘hands-on’
  • This WordPress course is great if you want to learn how to build a new website,
  • This WordPress course is also great if you have an existing website and you want to learn how to maintain and improve it.
  • Attendees get a WordPress training website to learn on during the day and for 1 year after the course
  • All attendees get electronic copies of the training materials used throughout the day
  • No experience required.
  • As long as you can use a computer you will be able to build a great looking website with WordPress.
  • This course will teach you how to build a self hosted WordPress.org website

How to set up WordPress

  • Introduction to WordPress
  • The difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org
  • How to install and set up a WordPress website in 15 mins

How to use the new WordPress Block Editor

  • How to use the new Gutenberg Editor
  • How to add Blocks
  • How to create advanced layouts with the new Block Editor
  • How to create professional looking pages and posts
  • How to add links
  • Inserting and embedding media – images, youtube video, audio
  • Top 10 Blocks to use

How to publish posts, pages, images and video

  • An explanation of Pages and Posts
  • How to manage content in WordPress
  • How to use Categories and Tags
  • An explanation of content management in WordPress

Structuring your WordPress website

  • How to create and arrange navigation menus
  • How to use WordPress widgets
  • How to create a blog with WordPress
  • How to create a website
  • How to create a website with a blog

Comment moderation

  • How to monitor and moderate comments
  • How to stop spam

How to make your site look great with WordPress themes

  • Themes and how can you use them
  • How to install themes
  • How to tell what themes other websites are using
  • Top 10 recommended themes

How to add functionality to your site with WordPress plugins

  • Overview of WordPress plugins
  • How to install WordPress plugins
  • 5 top WordPress plugins and what they do
  • How to set up an online shop
  • How to use plugins to improve your website’s functionality

Search Engine optimisation

  • How to rank better on Google
  • How to make sure your website is optimised for Search Engines
  • Use ‘pretty url’s’ that will improve ‘click through’ rates
  • Tagging and categorising your posts – how to do it and why it’s important
  • How to add meta descriptions in your content to improve ranking
  • How to SEO optimise your images
  • Best practices when linking

Security

  • How to make sure your WordPress website is secure
  • How to back up your WordPress website

How to take advantage of the social web

  • How to sharing your content on other social networks
  • Auto-posting to Twitter
  • Adding ‘Share’ buttons
  • How to add a newsletter
  • How to integrate your content with Twitter and Facebook

London WordPress training information

  • Time 10am – 4pm
  • Please note that you will need to bring a laptop (with wi-fi) as the course is ‘hands-on’.
  • Please arrive by 9.30am if possible so we can set up your laptop.
  • Lunch is not provided as part of the the price but a menu can be found here.
  • No experience required. As long as you can use a computer you will be able to build a great looking website with WordPress.

Location

MSE Meeting Rooms

103a Oxford Street, Soho,
London, W1D 2HG,

Phone: 020 3470 0295

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