Thursday 8th March 2018  from 10:00 to 12:00

This Workshop will cover the following areas:

  • WordPress installation and initial set-up
  • Branding your website.
  • Adding pages and content.
  • Uploading an image gallery and slideshow.
  • Creating a navigation menu with drop-down menu option.

To book a place please email us at: info@webtrainingwicklow.com

Setting up and developing a Website

This training course is for Beginners and we will train you on setting up and developing a WordPress Website in 3 stages as listed below:

WordPress training courses are held in Web Training Wicklow Offices in  Delgany Co.Wicklow. These courses can be booked by one person or up to a group of 5 people. Total cost is €150 + vat. The course has 3 parts (as listed below) each part is 2 hours and can be booked over 3 days or once a week for 3 weeks.

To book this WordPress course email us at: info@wptraining.ie

Part 1 – Why On line? 

  • The Irish online landscape and what are the benefits to your business
  • The internet and the way it is used
  • Search Engines and how web sites are found .com & .Ie  log in or log out.
  • Sites that make the first page and why
  • Building online presence

Preparing for your website – Who, What and Why

  • Who are you trying to target
  • What are you trying to sell, promote or inform
  • Why do you want a web site?
  • Picking a Domain name
  • Preparing visual images, content and call to action
  • Set up a Gmail account for Part 2 and 3

Part 2 – Setting up a web site and WordPress

  • Domain name and Cloud hosting
  • The Difference between WordPress.com & WordPress.org
  • Installing WordPress
  • Confirmation details and saving site information
  • Using the Cloud Hosting control panel

Start building a test website with WordPress

  • Setting up a free WordPress website
  • Overview of  the WordPress Dashboard
  • Where to begin and setting up the home page
  • Adding upgrades and plugins
  • Site Settings and adding your location and social networks
  • Picking a theme and preparing your graphic banner
  • Adding images and links to pages
  • Help and support – How to use it
  • Using the Search Engine Optimisation package

Part 3 – Google  – Ad words,  Keywords and Analytics

  • Linking your website to social media sites
  • Using the keywords tools
  • Setting up a Google Ad words campaign
  • Analytics what it is and activating it.
  • Outline other useful google tools: Picasa, Google Maps, You Tube  & Docs
We also provide one to one training for €50 per hour in the South Dublin and Wicklow areas, for further information and for booking a training time just email us at: info@webtrainingwicklow.com

What is WordPress?

WordPress is a way of getting information up on web. It was first set up for blogs and is a powerful content management system, it is now used by millions of people around the world in setting up web sites

Why is it so useful and successful

  • WordPress.com and WordPress.org is open source software – it is free.
  • WordPress.org can be uploaded to the web site server, this means you can control every element of the site.
  • If you get a Web designer or web developer to upload software to your server they can then add in extra software to suit your business needs.
  • You can build extremely attractive creative sites with WordPress.org
  • It has a very effective search engine optimisation element to it and preforms well with search engines browsers.
  • It is easy to use and can be updated and changed to grow with your Business.

How do I get WordPress software?

I . It is best to book your domain name and cloud hosting with a server yourself and make sure that it’s supports WordPress.  Letshost.ie is Irish company that’s supports Wordpress and they have a very helpful support team.

2. We will upload the software to your site during the course if you have  completed the above point .

3. The course will also cover: Setting up pages, adding copy, images, keywords, links and videos.

What is the difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org?