WordPress Certificate

   WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) for website and blog design.
   During the first week you will learn or refresh your knowledge of all the initial steps and the required elements for having a website. Then find out 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.
   Finally, acquire advanced knowledge about WordPress options and features. You will learn how to modify WordPress web pages by hand-coding, learn about simple yet effective search engine optimization (SEO) techniques that improve your website ranking, and much more. 
   After successfully completing the WordPress Certificate you will know how to build a WordPress website or blog, customize your WordPress site by hand-coding HTML, CSS, and PHP, know necessary regular WordPress maintenance, create WordPress website backup, and know how to apply SEO techniques in WordPress. 

Nine week Certificate; Andy Helmi, instructor.
$495 total Only available as a Certificate 
 
Individual Courses

Website Setup
All the initial steps and the required elements for having a website, including process of registering a domain name, signing up for a host company, pointing your domain to the host and getting ready for website design in WordPress. One week course. 

WordPress Fundamentals
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 widgets and plugins, and more. Four week course. 

Advanced WordPress
Now that you have learned how to set up a WordPress website, it's time to learn advanced options and features of WordPress. You will learn how to modify WordPress web pages by hand-coding. You'll also learn about simple yet effective SEO techniques that improve your website ranking. We will also cover very important on-going site maintenance and site security. Four week course. 
Next offering(s):

Advanced WordPress
October 9 - November 3

Website Setup
September 5 - 10

WordPress Fundamentals
September 12 - October 8

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$495.00 USD

Average hours 45; 4.5 CEUs

 
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.
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