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(inc GST)
$ 990
Duration:2 days
Level 3
321 Pitt St
Sydney NSW 2000
Participants:Max 10
Length:9:00 to 16:30
Break Times:
10:30 (15mins)
12:30 (1hr)
14:45 (15mins)
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Location: Level 2
80 Mount St
North Sydney
NSW 2060
Break Times:
10:30 (15mins)
12:30 (1hr)
14:45 (15mins)
Duration: 2 days Participants: Max 10
Course Length: 9:00 to 16:30 Price:
(inc GST)
$ 990
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(inc GST)

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WordPress Advanced Course

Course Overview

This course focuses on using WordPress as a CMS (Content Management System). Proficiency in HTML and CSS is assumed as well as familiarity with the topics covered in the WordPress Essentials course. Topics covered will include installing WordPress, working with the WordPress dashboard, transferring a locally developed site to the live server, and basic security and backup procedures. Students will learn how to modify an existing WordPress theme as well as install and edit WordPress child themes.

Course Prerequisites

WordPress Essentials course or equivalent with solid understanding of HTML and CSS

Course Inclusions

FREE Course Re-sit

8 months

When you book a public course at Raisng the Bar we offer you a FREE course re-sit for up to 8 months from the scheduled course date.

FREE Email Support

12 months

Free email support for up to 12 months from the scheduled course date.

Small Class Sizes

10 students

All of our courses are capped at a maximum of 10 students to maximise your learning experience.

Classroom Training

All of our courses are face to face, hands on, classroom based training delievered by .

Course Manual

With each course we provide you with a comprehensive course manual for you to practice post course.

Computer Lab

No need to bring your own laptop. Our training courses are conducted in fully equipped computer labs with free Wi-Fi.

Course Certificate

Every student receives a certificate of completion at the end of course to recognise your new skills.

Virtual Course Dates (via Zoom)

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Public Course Dates

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Course Outline

WordPress Setup

  • Quick Revision: Pre-requisite Skills
  • WordPress Website Installation
  • Database Setup

WordPress Website Backup and Install

  • Install a WordPress Website
  • Setting up and Replicating Your Database
  • Understanding FTP (File Transfer Protocol)
  • WordPress Site Backup using FTP
  • Unpacking and Checking your Live WordPress Website
  • Updating WordPress

Social Media Integration

  • Social Media Plugins for WordPress
  • Adding Share Buttons for Social Media
  • Connecting WordPress to Facebook
  • Connecting WordPress to Twitter Feeds
  • Adding Facebook Like Functionality

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

  • Create a Sitemap Using XML
  • Optimise your WordPress Website

Content Organisation

  • Ordering your Pages and Posts
  • Adding a Plugin to Order your Pages and Posts

Shopping Cart

  • Adding a PayPal Shopping Cart
  • Adding a 'Buy Now' Button
  • Payment Processing Using PayPal

Taking Control of Your Theme

  • Understanding the Code Editor
  • Intro to HTML
  • Intro to CSS
  • Intro to PHP
  • Advanced Code Editing Techniques

Working with Child Themes

  • What is a Child Theme?
  • Child Theme Installation
  • Activating a Child Theme
  • Testing a Child Theme

Editing a Child Theme

  • Editing a Child Cascading Style Sheet (CSS)
  • Editing a PHP Page
  • Create and Edit your Child PHP Page

Updating Your WordPress Website

  • WordPress Update Function
  • Updating WordPress when using a Child Theme

Backup Your Final Website

  • Backing up Completed WordPress Website
  • Packaging and Preparing your WordPress Website
  • Web Hosting with WordPress

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