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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 Essentials Course

Course Overview

This course is ideal for anyone who wishes to create a professional website or blog using WordPress. Basic computer and keyboard skills, as well as an understanding of the internet, are advised.

Not just for blogs, WordPress is widely used to create corporate and portfolio sites that can be as basic or as complex as you like. Students will learn how to obtain web hosting, install WordPress and create content. They will also learn how to select and install the themes and plugins that make a site spectacular, including a simple but effective free SEO plugin.

Course Prerequisites

Basic computer and keyboard skills, understanding of the internet

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

Introduction to WordPress

  • WordPress Setup
  • Using a WordPress Installer
  • Setting up The Database
  • Installing WordPress

The WordPress Environment

  • An Overview of How WordPress Works
  • Navigating the WordPress Dashboard
  • Importing and Exporting Your Site Content
  • Backing up Your Site Content
  • Updating WordPress

WordPress Settings

  • General Settings
  • Writing Settings
  • Reading Settings
  • Discussion Settings
  • Media Settings
  • Privacy settings
  • Permalink Settings

Managing Accounts

  • Configuring Your Account
  • Managing Other User Accounts

Adding Content

  • Adding Pages
  • Adding Posts
  • Editing Pages and Posts
  • Setting up Categories
  • Using Categories
  • Using Tags
  • Internal Linking

Working with Media

  • Working with the Media Library
  • Uploading and Managing Video Files
  • Uploading and Managing Audio Files

Managing Comments

  • Enabling and Disabling Comments
  • Moderating Comments
  • Fighting Spam with the Akismet Plugin


  • Setting up RSS Feeds
  • Displaying RSS Feeds
  • Setting up Subscriptions
  • Using Google FeedBurner

Working with Plug-ins and Widgets

  • Widgets vs. Plug-ins
  • Difference Between Widgets and Plug-ins
  • Using Widgets
  • Using Plug-ins
  • Upgrading a Plug-in

WordPress Theme Customisation

  • WordPress Default Theme
  • Browsing for New Themes
  • Editing a Theme
  • Setting Up Menus
  • Using Post Formats

More on Themes

  • Customising a Theme with CSS
  • Adding a Site Favicon
  • Editing the WordPress Functions File

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