Cardiff WordPress training course details

learn wordpress in 1 day

Our 1 day WordPress course will give you the knowledge to create,
manage and run a great WordPress website.

Only £95 + vat per person

1st June
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8th June
15th June
22nd June
24th June

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“Pootlepress thank you for showing me such a fantastic new world and demystifying the world of website development. I have never attended such an exciting and eye opening training course. First class training and support.”

richard morgan telegraph media groupRichard Morgan
HR Director
Telegraph Media Group

“Pootlepress shows just how easy managing and building a website can now be.  Manageable knowledge  yet a huge amount of website power is the end result of the one day course. “

Steve_White_ChairmanSteve White
Police Federation

“Everything I needed to know to get a professional, optimised and money earning web presence in less than six hours. I have spent thousands on websites in the past and had no idea that with WordPress, and some good coaching, I could be the master of my own online universe. Thanks Jamie.”

TallyTally Wade
Western Horse UK

WordPress training course outline

  • Time 10am – 4pm
  • Please note that you will need to bring a laptop (PC or Mac) as the course is ‘hands-on’
  • Attendees get a WordPress training site 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
  • The course is great if you want to learn how to build a new website, or learn how to update and improve your existing one.
  • No experience required. As long as you can use a computer you will be able to build a great looking website with WordPress.

How to set up WordPress

  • Introduction to WordPress
  • How to set up a WordPress website in 15 mins

How to publish posts, pages, images and video

  • How to manage content in WordPress
  • An explanation of content management in WordPress
  • How to create professional looking pages and posts
  • How to add links
  • Inserting and embedding media – images, video, audio
  • How to create and arrange menus

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
  • Recommended themes

How to add functionality to your site with WordPress plugins

  • Overview of plugins
  • How to install plugins
  • 5 top WordPress plugins and what they do
  • How to use plugins and widgets to improve your website’s functionality

Search Engine optimisation

  • 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
  • Best practices when linking


  • 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
  • How to add an online community to your website.

Following this training course, you will be able to:

  • Create a WordPress website
  • Use WordPress to manage your website content
  • Integrate social media content into your WordPress website
  • Promote your website
  • Manage comments
  • Understand WordPress themes, plugins and widgets

Course tutor

jamie marsland wordpress trainingThe WordPress training course is run by me Jamie Marsland. I’m the founder of Pootlepress. PootlePress are passionate about WordPress. I’ve trained over 2500 people on WordPress in the past 4 years, we have over 950 members to our online training Academy and our plugins are used by thousands of customers worldwide.

WordPress training course dates

WordPress course DatesLocationPlaces
January 15thOnline via ZoomSOLD OUT
February 5thOnline via ZoomSOLD OUT
March 11thOnline via ZoomSOLD OUT
June 10thOnline via Zoom4

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