WordPress Fundamentals
 
 WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) for website and blog design.
After successfully completing this course, you will know how to build a simple WordPress website or blog. Topics include introduction to CMS, WordPress installation and setup, page and content creation, administration, themes (selection, purchase, installation and setup), working with widgets and plugins, and more.
 
Four week course; Andy Helmi, instructor. One ten-week (three part) certificate.
 
Agenda
 
Unit 1
WordPress Introduction
- Content management systems
- WordPress installation
- Creating pages and content
- Blogging and widgets

 
Unit 2
Themes
- Where to find themes,
- How to analyze themes,
- Reviewing themes main features

 
Unit 3
Plugins
- What plugins do
- How to find and install them
- Reviewing a few popular and required plugins

 
Unit 4
WordPress Maintenance
- Updates
- Security check
- Backup
- Users
 
 
$495 for all three courses (only available as a Certificate)
Next offering(s):

Advanced WordPress
March 5 - April 6, 2018
May 14 - June 8, 2018
July 16 - August 10, 2018
August 6 - 31, 2018

Website Setup
February 5 - 11, 2018
April 2 - 13, 2018
June 4 - 15, 2018

WordPress Fundamentals
February 5 - March 2, 2018
April 16 - May 11, 2018
June 18 - July 13, 2018

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$495.00 USD
 

Ave. hours 16, 1.6 CEUs/ILUs


About Your Instructor

 
Andy Helmi is a graphic and website designer, technical consultant and an online marketing specialist located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. His education background includes over ten years of academic training in electronic/computer engineering, graphic and web design, music and digital photography.

Andy’s professional experience in digital media started in 1996. He has worked for a few companies and also has been running his own freelance design business ever since.

Andy also has passion for teaching. He is an Adobe certified instructor and has completed “BC Instructional Skills” certification. He has been developing courses/programs and teaching at several local colleges and universities including Vancouver School Board, Vancouver Community College, Langara College and Kwantlen Polytechnic University.
 
Course Objectives
  Course objectives are for students:
  • To understand what WordPress is and how to simply install it
  • To learn how to build a simple WordPress website and blog
  • To learn about WordPress widgets and plugins
  • To address WordPress theme specifications and features
  • To learn how to update and maintain a WordPress website
 
Course Outcomes
   Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:
  • Install WordPress
  • Search, find, choose and purchase WordPress themes
  • Install and configure standard or premium WordPress themes
  • Build, administer and update a website or blog using WordPress
  • Add and configure WordPress Plugins and Widgets
  • Manage WordPress site users 
Completion Requirements