WordPress - Design a Blog or Website Parramatta College

WordPress - Design a Blog or Website

Want to learn how to create impressive websites? WordPress has taken the web design world by storm, and it has become one of the most popular ways of creating a website or blog. Why? Because it’s easy to learn, and free to use with a flexible content management system. This intensive course will provide you with the tools to design, build and manage a blog or basic website.

This course could help you find employment, or help you to set up a website for your own business, club or hobby.

The benefits of the WordPress platform include these factors:
1. Easy to learn and use

2. The power of posts – every time you create a post you have the chance of getting another web page indexed in Google. If you are posting regularly that means you are getting more pages indexed in Google

3. Dynamic content – WordPress makes it very simple to add content. This is another big factor for ranking well in Google. Google loves fresh content and by adding new content consistently, Google will take notice

4. Media – uploading images and videos has never been easier.

These three facts ensure that WordPress is and will probably always be one of Google’s favourite web publishing platforms. The Google love is only one of the reasons why you should be using WordPress but there are few factors more important. The best traffic creation techniques you can do is to rank in Google for your keywords – and WordPress makes that task even easier. Why not come along and learn how to use this wonderful platform.

Course Outline will include:
o Learn the difference between the free and “paid” WordPress, and the advantages and disadvantages of both
o How to install WordPress
o Create pages/posts
o Learn how to insert hyperlinks
o Learn how to insert graphics, such as photos
o Learn how to insert videos
o Add your own theme or template
o Dealing with WordPress comments and other blog issues
o Learn how to install and use some impressive PlugsIns

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Course testimonials:

  • More confidence and familiarity with WordPress
  • Scott was able to share lots of tips with the class and I felt a lot more confident when I had finished the 2 day course.
  • Good interaction between tutor and students, able to answer related questions and tailor the information to students' specific needs