WordPress: Intro

$1,195.00 $597.50

Description

Learn to use WordPress to manage your website in this comprehensive 2 day, hands-on training class. You’ll learn to use and customize templates, add extensive functionality through the most-important plug-ins, add and manage content in an organized way, and more.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Understanding and Using domain names
  • WordPress Hosting Options
  • Installing WordPress on a Dedicated Server
  • Understanding Directory Permissions
  • Understanding the WordPress Dashboard
  • Pages, Tags, Media and Content Administration
  • Core WordPress Settings
  • Understanding the Structure of WordPress Themes
  • Finding Themes and Choosing the Right One
  • Installing and Configuring Themes
  • Editing and Customizing Themes
  • Using Theme Frameworks and Parent-Child Themes
  • Theme Best Practices
  • Finding and Installing Plugins Quickly and
    Easily
  • Upgrading WordPress Plugins
  • Recommended WordPress Plugins
  • Understanding Posts Versus Pages
  • Organizing Posts with Categories
  • Connecting Posts Together with Tags
  • Custom Post Types and Custom Taxonomies
  • Managing Lists of Links
  • Creating and Editing WordPress Pages
  • Editing and Inserting Images
  • Adding Video and Audio Media to a WordPress Site
  • Working with Galleries and Featured Images
  • Creating Page Layouts with SiteOrigin Page Builder and Elementor
  • WordPress as a Blog vs. WordPress as a
    Website
  • Converting a Website to WordPress
  • WordPress as a Content Management System (CMS)
  • Beyond blogging: Other Uses for WordPress
  • A Checklist for WordPress SEO
  • Using SEO Plugins and SEO Friendly WordPress Themes
  • Mastering Google Webmaster Tools
  • Writing and Linking for SEO
  • Avoiding Black Hat SEO tactics that will get you into trouble with Google
  • Organizing Pictures, Videos and Downloadable Files in WordPress
  • Alternatives to Using WordPress for Managing Media Online
  • Using WordPress Photo Galleries
  • Updating and Upgrading WordPress Itself
  • Updating Plugins and Themes
  • Database Maintenance for WordPress Users
  • Backing Up and Restoring Your WordPress Site
  • Securing WordPress Passwords
  • Updates and Patches to Keep Your Site Secure
  • Connecting Securely to Your WordPress Site
  • User Management
  • Fixing Posts and Pages if They Break
  • Fixing Broken Widgets
  • Fixing Theme Issues
  • Fixing Plugins
  • Identifying and Fixing Common Database Issues

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